Upcoming Auditions

Audition for an upcoming show or staged reading at Civic! No theatre experience is necessary for most shows, and staged readings are a great way to try out being on stage without all the pressures of memorizing a script and fewer rehearsals.

A Civic Production
Auditioning August 6 – 7
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In Our Own Back Yard

by Rachel Lopez
Auditioning August 6 – 7, 2017
Directed by Mary Dewell

A student suffering the loss of his younger sister is left to struggle through the remainder of his high school career and the torment of the class bully. A story of profound loss, teen angst and violence amongst a group of teenagers navigating their way through a very challenging time; one week prior to a school shooting and one year later.

**Audition Workshop: Sunday, July 16th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic Office

The director is looking to cast 4 men, 8 women, 2 flexible.

CHRIS: A hard-working, popular honors student, 17.

ALISON: Chris's best friend, 17...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning August 7 – 8
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The Griots

by Gwendolyn Rice
Auditioning August 7 – 8, 2017
Directed by Kyle Borcz

Set in rural Georgia in the late 1930s, The Griots focuses on stories of an ex-slave, which turn from quaint tales of happy field hands to brutal accounts of violence and intolerance and contradict a plantation family's legends, exposing the truth at a great cost.

The director is looking to cast 2 men and 3 women.

LIZZIE DUPREE: mid-20s, Caucasian, from a wealthy rural Georgia family; descendant of plantation owner's family.

JOHN HOLT: mid-20s, Caucasian from an Ohio Quaker family; sent to Georgia to interview former slaves for the WPA Writers' Project ...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning August 27 – 28
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It Runs in the Family

by Ray Cooney
Auditioning August 27 – 28, 2017
Directed by Steve Koehler

Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family contains the usual assortment of British farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for somebody else, as Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, his wife and an old lover, a punkish son and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, August 14th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic Office

The director is looking to cast 7 men and 5 women...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning September 24 – 25
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All the World's a Stage

by William Shakespeare, arranged by Mary W. Schaller
Auditioning September 24 – 25, 2017
Directed by Tori Rosa

This sampler of Shakespearean scenes revolves around Elizabethan theatre and staging techniques. A central character, the Modern Theatre Student, narrates and keeps order amid chaos. Scenes include the plays-within-plays from Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and various excerpts from other of the bard's works.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, September 11th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning November 19 – 20
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A Piece of My Heart

by Shirley Lauro
Auditioning November 19 – 20, 2017
Directed by Jason Wallace

A powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam, five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. Each young woman is portrayed before, during and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

**Audition Workshop: Wednesday, November 1st 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic Office

The director is looking to cast 6 women and 1 man.

MARTHA: ~22-42. Strong, self-composed, aura of self-discipline, military bearing. Strong face, American, almost pioneer in feeling...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning December 3 – 4
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Disney's The Lion King, Jr.

Music and Lyrics by Tim Rice and Elton John, Additional Music and Lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin, Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor
Auditioning December 3 – 4, 2017
Directed by Beth Butram

Disney's The Lion King has captured the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life with the story of Simba, Rakiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring coming-of-age tale.

**Ticket sales are currently on hold until the renovation of Sunnyside Intermediate School's auditorium is finished. Sales should be up and running by the end of August, 2017.

Audition Workshop: Monday, November 27th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow details

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