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MILESTONE THEATRE COMPANY
PASADENAS PREMIERE THEATRE COMPANY
By: George Brant Directed by: Mike Alva
Opening February 3, 2012 at the Carrie Hamilton Theatre @ the Pasadena Playhouse
Open Call Auditions:
Auditions are open to the public on a first come first serve bases.
However, appointments made will receive priority and can be booked by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Auditions will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 2pm to 6pm
AUDITION LOCATION: 690 East Orange Grove Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91104-4452 (Church of Truth)
Location is just east of the intersection of Orange Grove and El Molino on the south side of the street with plenty of on site parking.
FOR ALL CHARACTERS (character descriptions below): Please prepare at least two dramatic monologues (Classic and/or contemporary) for your presentation.
Also be prepared for the possibility of cold-reads from sides provided.
To set up an appointment time and to request a copy of the script, please email us at: email@example.com
Please bring a headshot and theatrical resume to your audition.
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Contract: N/A, volunteer-based 1st Production Meeting: December 18, 2011
Rehearsals Begin: December 19, 2011 Tech: January 28 to February 2, 2012
12 Performances (with possibility of added shows): February 3 to February 26, 2012 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Performance Location: The Carrie Hamilton Theatre @ the Pasadena Playhouse 39 South El Molino Avenue, 91101
SYNOPSIS: In September of 1916, Sparks Circus set up tent in the small town of Erwin, Tennessee. The circle of events that followed culminated in a shocking and morbid circus act. Combining historical facts and legend, Elephants Graveyard explores the deep-seated American craving for entertainment, violence and revenge while asking the audience how far they will go for spectacle.
About Milestone Theatre Co.
Milestone is Pasadena's Premiere Theatre Company dedicated to the independent artist. Participation in Milestone productions takes discipline and determination. Every active member must have a personal artistic goal to reach and we help them reach that goal. Using our productions as educational platforms, members use their skills to evolve and advance further in their artistic careers providing genuine support to progress careers. Milestone produces performance artists as much as it produces performance arts.
For more information, please visit www.milestonetheatre.org
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Ringmaster||Male||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Ringmaster (male): Obsessed with the bottom line|
|Trainer||0||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Trainer (male/female): A Little Person who loves his/her work (actor must be around 5'5 or shorter for this role)|
|Ballet Girl||Female||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Ballet Girl (female): A showgirl in control (some dancing required; non-American accent preferred)|
|Tour Manager||0||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Tour Manager (male): Bit of a bully|
|Strong Man||Male||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Strong Man (male): A Proud Muscleman from Europe's far-off shores (muscular built; Eastern-European accent)|
|Clown||0||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Clown (male): A comedian with an inferiority complex (some circus performance preferred, i.e. juggling)|
|Hungry Towns Person||0||African American||Any Age||Hungry Towns Person (male/female): African American, a steel-trap memory|
|Marshal||Male||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Marshal (male): Keeps the peace|
|Muddy Townsperson||Female||African American||Any Age||(Female): African American; a haunted widow|
|Preacher||0||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||(male/female): Doggedly hopeful (minor singing required)|
|Steam Shovel Operator||0||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Steam Shovel Operator (male): Looking to escape|
|Young Townsperson||0||Any Ethnicity||11-14||Young Townsperson (male/female): a child and an excitable dreamer ( must be able to play age 6 to 13)|
|Engineer||0||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||Engineer (male): Confident Time is on his side|