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Open Theatre Auditions

23 Sep
When: Monday September 23rd, 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Where: Chesapeake Academic Building, The Blackbox Theatre (4102)
Address: 1428 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322
Description:

TCC Theatre will be holding auditions for their upcoming fall productions on September 23 and 24from
7 PM – 9 PM on Monday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 24th
Callbacks, if needed, will be on Wednesday, September 25th from 7 PM – 9 PM.

All auditions and rehearsals will take place in the Black Box Theatre in the New Academic building on the Chesapeake Campus (4102).

Each audition will take about five minutes
Please have a short, memorized monologue, no longer than one minute ready for the audition. For Animal Farm, please be prepared to do the monologue in a couple different voices and be prepared to do some physical action

To schedule an audition time or if you are interested in technical position, contact Matthew Gorris at (757) 822-7041 or at mgorris@tcc.edu. Auditions are open to all.

Animal Farm, A Fable in Two Acts. Adapted by Nelson Bond from the book by George Orwell

Animal Farm is a fable with a sting. Much has been written about the threat of Communism, but it remained to the late George Orwell, farsighted British author of the brilliant and frightening 1984, to expose the Russian experiment for what it really is; an idealist's dream, converted by realists into a nightmare. In staged dramatic reading version of this timely allegory you will meet beasts whose prototypes have dominated news headlines for many fearful years. Opening on a note of joyous triumph for the creatures who have emancipated themselves from the cruel mastery of a human owner, the reading mounts inexorably to a climax of disillusionment in which the other animals discover themselves now subject to the rule of even more ruthless autocrats: the greedy, cunning pigs. Intermingling humor and drama, Animal Farm wrings the emotions of its listeners, leaving audiences shaken with the tale of a tragedy that happened in a mythical barnyard far away but could happen in our own back yard.

The cast size for Animal Farm - 5M and 2F but could expand to 5M and 5F.
Production Dates - Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9 and Thursday, November 14 – Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, November 10 at 2 PM
Rehearsal are tentatively scheduled for Monday – Thursday from 3 PM – 6 PM.
We may move the rehearsal from Monday – Thursday from 7 PM – 10 PM. Depending on people’s conflicts
The read thru will take place on Thursday, September 26 from 3 PM – 6 PM
Rehearsals will start on Tuesday, October 2

The Seafarer by Conor McPherson

The Seafarer is a chilling new play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth. It's Christmas Eve, and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who's recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

The cast size for The Seafarer is available for 5M.
Production Dates – Wednesday, December 4 – Saturday, December 7 and Wednesday, December 11 – Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 8 at 2 PM
Rehearsal are tentatively scheduled for Monday – Thursday from 7 PM – 10 PM.
The read thru will take place on Monday, October 28 from 7 PM – 10 PM.
Rehearsals will start on Tuesday, October 29

This event is open to the public.