Theater project Los Angeles

08/30/2012

WOYZECK
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location: Los Angeles

Category: Theater

The Illyrian Players Theatre Co. presents

WOYZECK

by Georg Büchner
Directed by Jaymie Bellous

AUDITIONS:
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 – 12 noon to 5pm at the Space Station Casting Studios–Appointments Recommended!

LOCATION:
1258 N. Highland Ave. 1st Floor/3rd Floor
Hollywood, CA 90038-1207
Corner of Highland Ave and Fountain Ave

http://spacestationla.com/Directions/

Actors are asked to bring a headshot and resume. Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue: any style or period is acceptable. If you play a musical instrument please bring it and prepare a short song to play.
CLOWNS, please arrive in white face and nose, and have a short solo act prepared. A CD/MP3 player will be available to you. You may also perform a monologue, if you would also like to be considered for a non-clown role.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
Woyzeck: a poor, lowly solider and human lab rat. His diet of only peas leaves him prey to superstition and irrational fear;
Marie: Woyzeck’s common-law wife and the mother of his son. A sweet woman with a wild side;
Drum Major: The sexy and powerful leader of the military drum corps, who seduces Marie;
Andres: Woyzeck’s best friend, also a soldier. A simple man, who is aware of Woyzeck’s madness*
Doctor: A mad scientist, who subjects Woyzeck to strange and unethical medical experiments*
Captain: Woyzeck’s superior in the army; a manipulative man, who toys with Woyzeck’s head*
Margaret: Marie’s brassy neighbor, who also has an eye for the Drum Major*
Clowns: (2) Will serve as a silent chorus performing clown acts between scenes and taking on all the “extra” roles.
*Will double as other roles including: Katie, Grandmother, The Showman, The Sergeant, The Pawnbroker, The Inn Keeper, and two Journeymen.

Note: Some male roles will be played by women, and some female roles will be played by men.

REHEARSALS:
Rehearsals will begin September 28th, and will typically run Monday through Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

PERFORMANCES:
Fridays – Sundays, November 2nd -18th At the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

The Illyrian Players Theatre Co. is a non-union theatre and does not pay. TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT or for direct questions, contact the Production Team via e-mail: illyrianplayers@gmail.com Please include ‘WOYZECK’ in the subject line.

Job type: Non Paid

Casting Location: Los Angeles

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