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BARTER THEATRE 2017 SEASON **Updated** - Barter Theatre Auditions

Posted: November 8, 2016

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Barter Theatre 2017 Season - VA EPA - Acting/Singing **Updated**
Barter Theatre


AUDITION DATE

Dec 04, 2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)

There are two sessions for Acting/Singing Auditions. Morning Session is 10am to 12:30pm Afternoon Sessions is 3:30pm to 6pm


Dec 05, 2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)

There are two sessions for Acting/Singing Auditions. Morning Session is 10am to 12:30pm Afternoon Sessions is 3:30pm to 6pm


APPOINTMENTS

AEA members: email bartercastingasst@gmail.com with name, telephone number, email address, the exact time and day you would like to audition, and whether you will be attending the dance call. Indicate your AEA status. (If you do not have internet access, call 276-619-5405 & leave the same information.) AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.


CONTRACT

LORT Rep
LORT D; $637/week min


SEEKING

Equity actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming 2017 season productions. See breakdown.

Theatre Statement: Anyone interested in the Resident Company or any musical, is encouraged to attend the movement/dance auditions, even if you do not consider yourself to be a dancer.


PREPARATION

Prepare either 1 or 2 contrasting monologues, no more than 1 ½ minutes each. If you are doing 2, then make sure they contrast in some way.

If you sing, in addition to a monologue, prepare one verse and one chorus of a song (or 16 bars of a song). Have a contrasting piece ready if asked. Bring sheet music in correct key (no lead sheets or vocal only music); accompanist provided but will not transpose. No recorded accompaniment or a cappella singing.

Please bring THREE (3) copies of your picture and resume.


LOCATION

Barter Stage II
110 W Main St.
Abingdon, VA 24212
Off Exit 17 on I-81. across the street from Barter Theatre



PERSONNEL
Richard Rose, Producing Artistic Director
Katy Brown, Associate Artistic Director
Nick Piper, Associate Artistic Director
Lee Harris, Resident Music Director


OTHER

Important General Audition NOTE: While EMCs and adult non-Equity actors may be seen as time permits at these auditions, the theatre will NOT see any non-Equity actors under the age of 18 at these auditions. Only AEA performers under the age of 18 will be able to attend these auditions. Separate auditions may be held at a later date for performers under 18 years of age.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.


BREAKDOWN

SEEKING:
Year-round, Resident Company Members: Most members of our resident company sing and dance; For these auditions, we highly encourage you to sing and attend the movement auditions in addition to acting if you are interested in becoming a member of the resident company. Also seeking Local and Non-Local Jobbers for roles for a single show or a single repertory, and actors for six readings and staged productions during the Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights.
Rehearsals for most plays begin approximately six – eight weeks before they open. Most Actors tend to participate in two productions during the same repertory.
2017 Season includes:
NOTE: Seeking actors for the following productions and roles. For shows/roles that have already been CAST by the theatre’s resident acting company, actors auditioning will also be considered for possible future replacements if needed.
The dates following each show are the dates of performance. Rehearsals begin 6-8 weeks before performances.
SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS
Barter Stage II
by Richard Alfiere
Dates: February 9, 2017 to March 26, 2017
This show is completely CAST.
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MAMMA MIA!
Barter Theatre - Gilliam Stage
Music & Lyrics by Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus; Book by Catherine Johnson
Dates: February 23, 2017 to April 1, 2017
This show is completely CAST.
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UNCANNY VALLEY
Barter Stage II
by Thomas Gibbons
Dates: April 1, 2017 to April 29, 2017
This show is completely CAST.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Barter Theatre – Gilliam Stage
by William Shakespeare
Dates: April 3, 2017 to May 13, 2017
This show is completely CAST.
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THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY
Barter Stage II
by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
Dates: May 12, 2017 to August 12, 2017 (In repertory)
SEEKING:
-Jinx: Female, 40’s-50’s. Ball of fire life coach who has lived all over the country. Strong actor.
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FOOTLOOSE: The Musical
Barter Theatre – Gilliam Stage
Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Music by Tom Snow, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford, Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins, and Jim Steinman
Dates: May 20, 2017 to August 12, 2017 (In repertory)
SEEKING:
-1 Male Dancer / Singer for Ensemble
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LEAVING IOWA
Barter Stage II
by Tim Clue and Spike Manton
Dates: June 10, 2017 to August 13, 2017 (In repertory)
This show is completely CAST.
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THE COTTAGE
Barter Theatre – Gilliam Stage
by Sandy Rustin
Dates: June 1, 2017 to August 12, 2017 (In repertory)
This show is completely CAST.
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AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’: The Fats Waller Musical Show
Barter Theatre – Gilliam Stage
Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller
Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz
Dates: August 18, 2017 to September 9, 2017
SEEKING:
-Andre: Male, 25-45, Range: G2-E6. An unrepentant party hound. A flirt and a bit of a womanizer
-Armelia: Female, 25-45, Range: G3-C6. A voluptuous and sassy woman. Very strong-willed and not afraid to share her thoughts.
-Charlaine: Female, 18-25, Range: G3-G5. A sweet, young lady. Very innocent.
-Ken: Male, 25-45, Range: D3-C6. Jovial, cheerful, and loud. Larger than life.
-Nell: Female, 30-45, Range: F3-F5. Confident and charming. A knowledgeable woman of the world.
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TBA
Barter Theatre - Gilliam Stage
Dates: September 15, 2017 to November 11, 2017 (In repertory)
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GHOST, GHOST, COME OUT TONIGHT
Barter Stage II
by Catherine Bush
Dates: September 6, 2017 to November 12, 2017 (In repertory)
This show is completely CAST.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE AMERICAN PROBLEM
Barter Theatre – Gilliam Stage
by R. Hamilton Wright, Inspired by the Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dates: September 28, 2017 to November 11, 2017 (In repertory)
This show is completely CAST.
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FRIENDLY’S FIRE
Barter Stage II
by John Patrick Bray
Dates: October 5, 2017 to November 11, 2017 (In repertory)
This show is completely CAST.
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CHRISTMAS SHOW – TO BE ANNOUNCED
Barter Theatre – Gilliam Stage
by AUTHOR
Dates: November 17, 2017 to December 24, 2017
This show is completely CAST
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A TUNA CHRISTMAS
Barter Stage II
by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, and Jason Williams
Dates: November 21, 2017 to December 24, 2017 (In repertory)
This show is completely CAST.
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THE SANTALAND DIARIES
Barter Stage II
by David Sedaris
Dates: November 29, 2017 to December 39, 2017 (In repertory)
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Abingdon is approximately six hours from Washington, D.C. and ten hours from NYC by auto. The nearest airport is Tri-Cities which is a forty minute drive from Abingdon.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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