Auditions for EAST OF THE SUN development workshop (UPDATE)

UPDATE: We have moved auditions up an hour on Thursday, February 23rd to start at 5PM instead of 6. Callback location also updated.

Seven Spells Productions is excited to announce auditions for the upcoming workshop of their new piece East of the Sun, West of the Moon!  

We are looking for 2 women and 1 man who are strong actors and either: exceptional dancers who are comfortable singing, or exceptional singers who move well. No specific age. Performers of color STRONGLY encouraged to audition.  
You will work hand in hand with the creative team to develop new characters for this piece based around your skills. We are interested in any style of music or dance.

Development will take place March-May with a performance of the workshopped materials in June - specific dates TBD - with some limited ability to work around performer’s existing schedules.  

A $200 stipend will be provided.  

Auditions will take place at:

The Phoenix Theater (Blue Room)
2605 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Monday 2/20
5:00 - 9:00pm

Thursday 2/23
5:00 - 9:00pm

Auditions will be scheduled in 10 min slots.

Callbacks will take place on Saturday 2/25, 9:00AM-12:00PM at The Resistance Movement Studios
205 E 7th Street St. Paul, MN 55101

For auditions, please prepare up to two minutes of material that best features your abilities in either song or dance. This can be in any style. If dancing, please prepare one verse of a folk song as well. Singers will not be asked to dance until callbacks.
Please note: We will not have a piano or accompanist. Singing acapella is fine for auditions. We will have speakers if you wish to plug in music for dance or accompaniment. You may also accompany yourself if you play a portable instrument.

Please email: with your prefered date(s) and available time range and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

About the Show:
East of the Sun, West of the Moon is a creative retelling of the traditional Norse fairy tale that combines original dialogue, haunting music, and dynamic choreography. Creator and composer Natalie Nowytski was awarded a Jerome Fund in 2014 for her work on the project. Our first workshop performance, starring Kimberly Richardson and Brian Evans, was presented at Nautilus Music Theater in November of 2016.

The production team:

Creator - Laurel Armstrong
Creator/Composer - Natalie Nowytski
Writer - Shanan Custer
Choreographer - Karla Grotting
Dramaturge - Amanda Schnabel



Contact information

Seven Spells Productions
Laurel Armstrong

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