New Plays for Young Audiences at NYU Audition Notice

03/02/2010

WHAT:
Auditions for The Program in Educational Theatre’s award-winning
13th Annual Staged Reading Series at the Black Box Theatre 2010

WHEN:
Thursday, April 8, 2010 6-10pm Pless 3rd Floor Lounge- Acting Only
Friday, April 9, 2010 6-10pm Pless 3rd Floor Lounge- Singing Only
Music Callbacks, Saturday, April 10, 2010, 35 W 4th St, Rm 770- Singing Only
Monday, April 12, 2010 7-10pm Pless 3rd Floor Lounge- Acting Only
Callbacks, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 7-10pm Pless 3rd Floor Lounge- Acting and Singing

WHERE:
Auditions will be held in Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge (82 Washington Square East)
*Music Callbacks on Saturday, April 10th will be held in the Education Building (35 W 4th Street)

HOW TO SIGN-UP:
Contact Teresa Fisher at t.fisher@nyu.edu or 212-998-5256.

WHAT TO PREPARE:
Actors- Prepare a 3-5 minute monologue for the audition. Bring an acting resume and headshot or larger picture of yourself.

Singers- Prepare a 2-4 minute song you will sing acapella for the April 9th audition (if you prefer, bring a CD and your own player). Bring an acting resume and headshot or larger picture of yourself.

“Some of the best plays for young people have been polished during the NYU Educational Theatre Program’s series.”
Time Out/New York

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule

The Changeling
By: Angela Betzien Director: Emelie Fitzgibbon
Explores connections between the contemporary and ancient, young people and public space, mythology and war, and how those connections are expressed.
Rehearsal: Sunday, June 6th – Friday, June 11th 6:00-10:00pm
Performance: Saturday, June 12th at 3pm & 7:30pm / Sunday, June 13th at 3pm followed by a talk back

Mighty Miracle Saves the World
By: José Cruz Gonzalez Director: Emily Petkewich Kohring
A three-character play about a little girl, her grandmother, and a dog that has an uncanny ability to be around where miracles happen.
Rehearsal: Sunday, June 13th – Friday, June 18th 6:00-10:00pm
Performance: Saturday, June 19th at 3pm & 7:30pm / Sunday, June 20th at 3pm followed by talk back

Grotesque Arabesque
By: Ric Averill Director: Deirdre Kelly Lavrakas
A rock opera based on the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Rehearsal: Thursday, June 17th –Friday, June 25th 6:00-10:00pm
Performance: Saturday, June 26th at 3pm & 7:30pm / Sunday, June 27th at 3pm followed by talk back

In conjunction with E17.2152, 3 points
Theatre Practices: Problems in Play Production, the Development of New Plays

Contact Katie Pelkey, Production Stage Manager (newplaysforyoungaudiences@gmail.com) or Teresa Fisher, Producer (t.fisher@nyu.edu) if you have any further questions.

For additional information about New Plays for Young Audiences please visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/edtheatre/programs/summer/newplays

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