Audition for the Dickens Christmas Show in Newport, RI

06/22/2014

The Dickens Christmas Feast: Actors/Singers/Dancers

Location: Newport, RI

Type: Theater

Location:
Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840)

Dates/Times:
Monday, August 18 @ 6:00–8:00pm
Sunday, August 24 @ 4:00–6:00pm

Seeking Actors & Singers:
Adults and youths (ages 8 & up) of all experience levels for annual Victorian Christmas celebration hosted in one of the original mansions of Newport, Rhode Island. Experience and/or knowledge in improvisation, interactive theatre, living history, and/or period theatre is encouraged.

Bring:
Resume & Headshot (or current photo)

Prepare:
16 bars of song (classical, contemporary, or carol) & one-minute monologue

Reserve Audition Slot:
Slots are 10 minutes per auditioner. Email auditions@marleybridges.org with your first and second slot preferences, indicating the dates and times. You will receive confirmation of your scheduled date/time.

About The Dickens Christmas Feast:
Welcome to our interactive festive celebration of Victorian song, dance, story-telling, and feast! Set in the year of 1891 and hosted at the elegant 19th century John N.A. Griswold House (Newport Art Museum), the MBTC portrays notable figures of Newport high society in period Victorian costume. It is a three-hour experience where the actors invite the guests to step back in time and indulge in the traditions, tastes, stories, and sounds of the late Victorian age.

Evening revolves around the unique re-telling of Charles Dickens’ beloved novella, A Christmas Carol, in which the guests will participate. Period costumes, etiquette, dancing, singing, and much merriment for all! Performance dates are Friday, December 12 & Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 7-10pm. Flexible rehearsal schedule, beginning in September; paid positions.

The Dickens Christmas Feast Theater Auditions in Newport, RI

About Marley Bridges Theatre Company (MBTC):
MBTC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit theatre company operating under the Beechwood Foundation, Inc., dedicated to engaging, entertaining and educating the Newport County community and visitors with interactive, immersive theatre. Originating as the Beechwood Theatre Company of the Astors’ Beechwood Mansion, we have been nomadic since 2010 upon the mansion’s purchase by Larry Ellison. Newport Murder Mystery (NMM) is the company’s sinister side, which is committed to C.R.I.M.E. – Creative, Role-playing, Interactive Mystery Experiences. MBTC/NMM writes, creates, and produces customized murder mysteries for the public (year-round family-friendly performances at the Newport Art Museum) and private parties (corporate events, nonprofit organizations, and individuals).

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Newport, RI
Please submit to: auditions@marleybridges.org by 2014-08-18

This casting notice was posted by: Jessica Bradley



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