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Auditions for 'The Laramie Project'

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Sep 4–5, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Rocklin Campus T (Dietrich Theatre)
5100 Sierra College Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677
It costs nothing to try out
Scott Adams, sadams14@sierracollege.edu

Event Details

Sierra College Theatre Arts Department will hold auditions Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5, 2018 for its fall production of The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and The Members of The Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Debra Hammond.

Audition Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, September 4 and 5, 2018, 3:30pm. Auditions held on a first-come, first-served basis. Parts available for 4-6 M, 4-6 F (doubling, flexible casting.)

Audition Location: Auditions will take place in the ­­­Dietrich Theatre on the campus of Sierra College, 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin, CA 95677.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Auditioners are encouraged to prepare a one-minute modern, dramatic monologue; from any published play. Monologues should best portray actor's strengths and must be; memorized. It is requested that auditioners bring an 8x10 color photo-headshot and resume of acting experience, if available, but this is not required. If interested in checking out scripts prior to auditions, please e-mail sadams14@sierracollege.edu for an appointment.

Callbacks (by invitation only): Wednesday, September 6, 2018 at 3:30pm. Auditioners who are called back will be asked to audition by way of cold readings from the script. All Actors who are cast will be portraying multiple characters, so there will be a heavy emphasis on the ability and techniques used to change voice, movement, energy, pacing, age, and style.

Rehearsal Dates:; September 10 through October 25, 2018, Mondays through Fridays at 3:30pm. There will be one pick-up rehearsal on Thursday, November 1st.

Performance Dates:; October 26–November 10, 2018, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm, Thursday, November 1 and 8, at 7:00pm. There will be an additional performance for schools on Friday, November 2 at 10:00am. Closing performance on Sat, Nov. 10 will be a 2:00pm curtain (not 8pm). 

Audition Workshop: Tuesday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 29, 2018, in the Dietrich Theatre at 3:30pm. The first day will cover best practices and tips for audition preparation and cold readings techniques. The second day will focus on practicing techniques of playing multiple characters. Participants will be asked to bring a memorized monologue to work in creative ways. Those interested in auditioning for The Laramie Project are encouraged to attend. Workshop presenters are Sierra College Theatre Professors Debra Hammond and Scott Adams.

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