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Auditions

 


ROVER DRAMAWERKS ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS

365 WOMEN A YEAR FESTIVAL
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- Auditions -
Saturday, February 15 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday
February 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm

APPOINTMENT REQUIRED!
For an appointment time, please email
audition14_at_roverdramawerks_com.

Auditions will be at Rover Dramawerks
located at 221 W. Parker Road, Suite 580 in Plano,
at the northwest corner of 75 and Parker Rd.
in the Ruisseau Village Shopping Center.

Brief Synopsis:


Rover is pleased to present 8 plays by playwrights all over the United States for our sixth annual 365 Women a Year Festival. Directors are looking for an ensemble of ethnically diverse actors (male and female) to fill various roles for a festival of full-length staged readings and fully staged short productions.




Roles: about 18 men and 18 women, 2 either, ages 11+


Full-length staged readings:

 

Dear Anne, From Nina by Claudia I. Haas,
directed by Glynda Welch
NINA JENSEN   (female, 11-13 and 16 in end scene) student, sister of Jeannie; wants out of the farm life
JEANNIE JENSEN   (female 14-16 and 19-20 in end scene), student, sister of Nina; content wherever she is
ALICE JENSEN   (female, mid 30s) teacher, mother to Nina and Jeannie; the farm is all she knows
CHARLIE MILLER   (male, 16-18 and 24 in end scene) friend/neighbor of the Jensens; initially content to life his life in Danville telling bad jokes
ANNE FRANK   (female, 11-13) a young girl in Amsterdam; her cup runneth over
MARGOT FRANK   (female, 14-16), Anne’s sister; inward, she is stronger than you know
OTTO FRANK   (male, 40s) Anne and Margot’s father; protector of his children
RADIO ANNOUNCER   (Male, pre-recorded)

 

 

The Glastonbury Cow Party by Jan Kimbrough,
directed by Nancy Pistilli
JULIA SMITH   75 years old, rockribbed New England spinster
ABBY SMITH   Julia’s sister - 70 years old, also a rock-ribbed New England spinster

LYDIA BUTLER, Forty-something and vaporish / MABEL CRANE, the Mayor’s wife / BESSIE the Cow / MRS. THOMAS

MARIANNE BUTLER - Lydia’s daughter -18 and pretty, the mature one in the family / ROSIE the Cow / MRS. LEE

SAM WHITNEY - 20’s, handsome and idealistic. / SUFFRAGIST

HENRY GRISWOLD - the Town Rich Guy, late 70s, King of all he surveys / DAISY the Cow / SUFFRAGIST

GEORGE ANDREWS, the Tax Collector, 50s or 60s, no-nonsense martinet. / MINNIE the Cow / SUFFRAGIST

MAYOR CRANE, a Man in his 50s / HORACE CORNWALL - a man in his 40s / LILY the Cow / SUFFRAGIST / JUDGE HUNT

MRS. DAGGET / AGATHA ANDREWS / BETTE NOLAN / WOMAN BUYER / WHITEY the Cow / MRS. KENT

JIM KINDALL / NELSON HARDING / CHESTER SKIDMORE / SUPREME COURT JUDGE #1 / JESSIE the Cow / SUFFRAGIST

JUDGE HOLLISTER / SUPREME COURT JUDGE #2 / PROXY the Cow / MALE VOICE #1 and #2 / SUFFRAGIST

 

 

[Miss]
by W.L. Newkirk, directed by Jon-Paul McGowan
DR. FRANCES OLDHAM KELSEY   FDA Investigator, Female
DR. RAYMOND STEHLE   McGill Professor / DR. RAY NULSEN, Physician
BETTY YODER   Merrell Pharmaceutical Representative, Female
JOHN YODER   Husband of Betty, Male
MARY BECK   Merrell Pharmaceutical Representative, Female
DR. JOSEPH MURRAY   Merrell Contact Man, Male
DR. RAYMOND POGGE   Merrell Medical Director, Male
GERTRUDE HELFER   FDA Staff, Female

 

 

The Ashes of Aquitaine
by Rusty Harding and Leigh Wyatt Moore

This show has been precast.


 

 

Fully staged short plays:
Pulse
by Allie Costa, directed by Mildred Austin
JOCELYN BELL   Female. 24. Astrophysicist. Intelligent. Focused. Born and raised in Northern Ireland.
ANTONY HEWISH   Male. 43. Jocelyn’s thesis advisor. Radio astronomer. Intelligent. Enjoys the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way. From Cornwall.
MARTIN RYLE   Male. 49. Radio astronomer. Quick-thinking, smart, and charismatic. From Brighton

 

 

Vogue
written and directed by Libby Mitchell
ALINE BERNSTEIN   40s, put together, charismatic, happy

 

 

It Will Happen
by Carol M. Rice, directed by Libby Mitchell
JEAN MARIAN PURDY   Female, nurse and embryologist, English, age 32
ROBERT EDWARDS   Male, biologist and physiologist, English, age 52
PATRICK STEPTOE   Male, obstetrician and gynecologist, English, age 64
CELLS   Two roles that are primarily movement, as their dance is essential to telling this story. Any age and ethnicity, male or female.

 

 

The Hooligans Outside My Door
by Susan Shafer, directed by Mildred Austin
GEORGIA O’KEEFFE   a 21-year-old art student
PROPRIETOR   a clerk in an art store
 


All roles are available.


Other information:

· Email audition14_at_roverdramawerks_com
for an appointment time and access to a script will be made available to you. Be familiar with the script before coming to auditions.

· Be prepared to read from the script.

· Please bring a resume and head shot.

· References may be required.

· Actors and technicians will receive stipends.

· Rehearsals times and locations will vary.

· Please call (972) 849-0358 for more information.

365 Women a Year Festival
will run March 26 - April 4 on Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
and Saturdays at 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.,
at Rover Dramawerks,
221 W. Parker Rd., Suite 580, Plano 75023.

Or use this handy dandy™ form.


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