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Rough House Theater Company is accepting non-equity actor submissions for its 2018-2019 Season.
Rough House is on a mission to connect individuals and communities through art that celebrates the weird things that make us unique and the weirder things that bring us together. Rough House creates theater that captures the heart through the eye. Their shows use puppetry, music, and human performance to tell stories that are intimate, strange, and sincere.
The productions for Rough House's 2018-2019 season are:
The Walls of Harrow House
An Immersive, Theatrical Puppet Haunted House at the Chopin Theater
Directed by Mike Oleon
AUG 6: First Rehearsal
OCT 6: Tech begins
OCT 11: Opening
NOV 10: Closing
The Stranger and The Shadow
Co-produced by Adventure Stage Chicago
Premiering at the Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival
Written by Kay Kron
Directed by Mike Oleon and Claire Saxe
Performances Weekdays and Weekend Days
NOV 12: First Rehearsal
JAN 14: Tech begins
JAN 24: Opening
FEB 24: Closing (Possible extension to MAR 3)
- Saturday, May 12 from 11am-5pm at Adventure Stage Chicago (1012 N Noble Street)
- Tuesday, May 15 from 6pm-10pm at Rough House Studio (3052 W Carroll)
Harrow House: May 21 from 5pm-10pm, Adventure Stage Chicago (1012 N Noble Street)
The Stranger and the Shadow: June 4 5pm - 10pm, Adventure Stage Chicago (1012 N Noble Street)
Rough House is seeking adult actors/devisers of all genders and ethnicities with strong movement skills to perform in works that combine puppetry, mask, and human performance. No prior puppetry experience is required. Actors submitting must have evening rehearsal availability. Actors submitting for The Stranger and the Shadow must have daytime availability for student matinee performances.
Material To Prepare:
A monologue, poem, dance, clown act, movement piece, or puppet show. Work in a medium that is comfortable and familiar to you and shares with us something of yourself as an artist. Works should be no more than 2 minutes in length.
To request an appointment, submit a headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure that your resume includes an email address and a phone number. Submissions close May 2, 2018.
May 12 11-5pm
May 15 6-10pm
May 21 Callbacks 5-10pm
Jun 4 Callbacks 5-10pm