Houston Texas Theater


Posted by the Producer

Where: Houston, Texas

Type: Theater

“Over There / Over Here”
Noir Dame Productions, in conjunction with San Jacinto College, is casting “Over Here / Over There”, an audio play in two parts, about the veteran experience. Characters and stories are drawn directly from historical letters and oral histories, dating from the Revolutionary War and continuing through to recent events in Iraq. Part two of this play, “Over There”, originally premiered at the National Audio Theatre Festival in 2009, and was broadcast over terrestrial and Internet radio. David LeMaster is directing.

A staged reading will be produced July 3rd at San Jacinto College South’s Black Box Theatre in Houston. An additional live performance will take place in November, date TBD, during the Veterans in Our Community Film and Speaker Series, held at San Jacinto College’s Proscenium Theatre, South Campus. A recording of the audio plays will also be broadcast on Internet radio. Rehearsals start June 29th for the July 3rd performance; subsequent rehearsals will be held in early November.

Auditions will be held Monday, June 24, 7 p.m., at the Black Box Theatre, Flickinger Fine Arts Center, San Jacinto College South, 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, TX 77089. Actors should prepare to tell a story, and to cold read. The producers request that each auditioner bring a current photo and updated resume. Character descriptions are listed below. No compensation. Non-union. Questions? Email dame@noirdame.com.

Note: Except where explicitly stated, parts are open to any/all ethnicities.

John: male, middle-aged, grouchy, LEAD
Tom: 20s-early 30s, male, shy, supporting
Abigail: female, late 20s or older, intelligent, worried, supporting
William: male, late 20s or older – tough guy with die-hard romantic streak, featured
Albert: male, late 20s or older – passionate, principled, featured
James: male, 20s, melancholy, featured
Graham: male, 20s, optimist, a bit of a blowhard, featured
Joseph: male, Native American or Latino, boomer – tired, bitter, featured
Julie: female, late 20s – adventuresome and vulnerable, featured
Doug: male, older boomer who has lived and seen it all, featured
Lana: female, 30s, no-nonsense professional, featured
Heather: female, teens to 20s; naive, featured
Jesse: male, Latino, teens to 20s, resourceful, featured
Peter: male, boomer, straight-talker, featured
Males and Females, 18+, any ethnicity, age, accent, to play various characters.

We are also seeking a Foley / live sound effects artist who will perform alongside the artists.

Payment: Non Paid

This casting notice was posted on auditionsfree.com

City or Location of call: Houston, Texas
Please submit to: dame@noirdame.com

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