Auditions for Mr. Nobody and his strange & spooky Carnival of Lost Souls
Location: San Jose, California
Type: General Performers
The Mystic Midway, The Social Theater of Marvelous Possibilities based in San Francisco, CA- is coming to the grounds of The Winchester Mystery House in support of The Candlelight tours in October!
OPENING Oct. 5th!
Mr.Nobody and his strange & spooky Carnival of Lost Souls will host 16 nights of ghostly fun featuring Carnival Games, Fortune Tellers, Live music & Entertainment and much more-
Thrill-seekers who wish to uncover the MYSTERY of THE MIDWAY, can assist Mr.Nobody in freeing 4 lost souls through a series of Midway character encounters, puzzles, simple challenges and clue-finding scavenger hunt QUESTS.
JOIN THE MYSTIC MIDWAY ENSEMBLE!
We are looking for Ensemble cast to help us animate the MYSTIC MIDWAY and engage guests on QUESTS.
SHOW NIGHTS: ~6pm -10pm (there is flexibility)
Please be able to commit to one in-person meetup at The Winchester House on Oct 2, 3 4th 7pm
Please be able to engage in one phone call/ email exchange with one of the Directors
Please be able to arrive for CALL TIME of 6pm at The Winchester on SHOW NIGHTS
ALL TIME COMMITMENTS WELCOME (1 night, 2, 5,10 nights, etc. Previous experience, those that can commit to more nights will get top preference on ROLES)
CHARACTER & COSTUMING
We are making this EASY PEASY for everywhere to join in and have fun
We will have some key costuming pieces on hand for all roles as well as asst. make-up artists.
We will have an online style guide for all roles to assist you.
You will need to provide some of the basics for your outfit.
CHARACTER LINES & CONTENT will exist on simple cheat sheet cards
We are offering $100 per night for talent with *experience*
IMPROV character acting is the basis of this gig, as you will be interacting with guests ‘in character’ throughout the grounds of the Winchester.
ALSO- in exchange for your time commitment (one in-person meeting Oct 2,3,4th, one phone/email communication with Director Scott Levkoff) we can offer:
Character training notes and session
Candlelight Tour tickets (pairs of tix worth $100)
Mr.Nobody’s Mystic Midway Shwag Bag and free VIP entrance to future MIDWAY events
Food & drink backstage
Travel stipend (upon request)
An awesome community of love, talented, spooky friends!
(these roles help support the QUESTS & require engaging guests)
1. The Hobo King/ Queen (host shared stories of the SPOOKY & Supernatural around a faux trashcan fire)
2. The Gloomy Harlequin (black and white vintage Harlequin persona, moody NOT upbeat, physical movement skills a plus)
3. The Snake-oil Salesperson (delivers a few line of Medicine Show schtick interacting with guests on quests, quick wit a plus)
4. The Blue Mystic ( Stories, Puzzles. Tarot, Divination Skills a plus)
SEND HEADSHOTS, CV, RESUME, links & any other weird sh*t that may apply to this gig to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott aka Professor Twilight
City or Location of call: San Jose, California
Please submit to: email@example.com by 2018-09-23
This casting notice was posted by: Mystic Midway