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 November 30
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Maize

Judith Pratt
Auditioning November 30, 2018
Directed by Tamzin Malone

Barbara is in love with her work, researching maize genetics. But with the introduction of a new lab director who tries to get Barbara to change, or just retire, she must adapt as she struggles against sexism and her own difficult nature to do what she loves.

The director is looking to cast 5 actors, 3 women and 2 men.

BARBARA: 70-90. A plant geneticist. Small, energetic. Sharp and intense, both physically and mentally.

YOUNG BARBARA: 30-40. A younger version of BARBARA. Same exact clothes - short-sleeved cotton shirt and khaki slacks. Same short hair...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning December 9 – 10
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Still Life with Iris

Steven Dietz
Auditioning December 9 – 10, 2018
Directed by Abby Laufman

All that remains of Iris’ past is a single button from her coat. She lives in the land of Nocturno, a magical place in which memories do not reside in people’s minds but instead are kept in their ‘Past Coats’. Using the button as a clue, Iris joins with friends she meets on her journey to search for the simplest of things, home.

**There will be an audition workshop on Wednesday, November 28th from 6:00-7:15 pm at the Civic Office (313 N 5th St.)Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning December 16 – 17
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Honk! JR.

Book by Anthony Drewe
Music by George Stiles
Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling"
Auditioning December 16 – 17, 2018
Directed by Melinda Miller

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be.

**There will be an audition workshop on Monday, November 26th from 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic Office (313 N 5th St.) led by Julie Baumann.

The director is looking to cast 26-30 actors...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning February 2 – 3
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Intimate Apparel

Lynn Nottage
Auditioning February 2 – 3, 2019
Directed by Bill Caise

Esther, a skilled African-American seamstress, sews the finest intimate apparel for
customers from refined Fifth Avenue wives to prostitutes in the racy Tenderloin district. Her story explores the insidious effects of racism and classism, the social oppression of women, and the bravery, hard work, friendship, and love, of people forgotten by history.

The director is looking to cast 6 actors, 2 men and 4 women.

ESTHER: 35, African-American.

MRS. DICKSON: 50s, African-American.

MRS. VAN BUREN: 30s, white American.

MR. MARKS: 30s, Romanian Jewish immigrant...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning March 31 – April 1
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Time Stands Still

Donald Margulies
Auditioning March 31 – April 1, 2019
Directed by Kate Martin

Sarah and her boyfriend James come back from covering the Iraq War, physically bruised and emotionally beaten. The burgeoning relationship of their best friend Richard and his young girlfriend makes them examine their own relationship and way of life. Is it possible for two people who are used to living in dangerous conditions to carve out a normal life? Can they stay together amidst unspoken betrayals and conflicting ideals?

The director is looking to cast 4 actors, 2 men and 2 women.

SARAH GOODWIN: late 30s-early 40s, a photojournalist...Show details

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