AUDITIONS:World Premiere- American Nightmare: The Trials of Jeffrey Dahmer-Produced by Studio Alethea & Shadow Horse Theatre

Auditions for American Nightmare: The Trials of Jeffrey Dahmer

Book,music,lyrics by Nathan Schilz. Directed by Paul von Stoetzel

Produced by Studio Alethea and Shadow Horse Theatre

A play with music biography of the life of Jeffrey Dahmer with original music inspired by early industrial pioneers Skinny Puppy.
Performance Dates: Sept 21st-Oct 7th

Auditions will be held at
The Haunted Basement
2010 East Hennepin Ave.
Building 9, Suite 0
Sunday May 6th 5pm - 8pm
Tuesday May 8th 6pm - 9pm
Callbacks Sunday May 13th 5pm
See attached map for directions to The Haunted Basement

Please email at: [email protected]
or visit  www.shadowhorsetheatre.com  To secure an audition slot. Please email resume and headshot.

Come prepared with a memorized contemporary dark dramatic monologue

This audition is open ALL, and we strongly encourage POC & LGBTQ performers to please audition.
Actors: Much of the singing is not typical "musical" fare, so even if you're not a singer, we encourage you to audition. 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
JEFFREY DAHMER (present) M Early 30s 
BAILIFF, OFFICER 4, M, Age: Open
GERALD, M, Age: Late 50's to 60
MURPHY/ MED EXAMINER, F, 40's to 50's
OFFICER 1, MILITARY OFF 1, M, Late 20's to 40
OFFICER 2, MILITARY OFF 2, M, Late 20's to 40
PATRICK, M, Late 30's Detective (LEAD)
COMMANDER/OFFICER 3  OPEN
STEVEN, JUROR, M, 20's, 
JUDGE, OPEN,  (F, African-American Preferred), 40's to 60's
FIVE VICTIMS who also play JURORS
LUIS (One of 5) Open
RITA,  20s-30s, F, African American
K., M, 18, Laotian 
SANDRA, JUROR, Teens-20's, African-American 
NICOLE, JUROR, Teens-20's, African-American
JOSEPH, JUROR-20s-30s, White
DONALD, JUROR-20s-30s, White
TRACY , M, 20's African-American
CHRISTOPHER--Kills Dahmer. May also be included in Band. (M, African American, Large build preferred)

Posted by Matt Saxe.
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Contact information

Shadow Horse Theatre
Matt Kelly
612-991-1948
Email/contact
Web site

Files

PDF icon Basement map.pdf (200.01 KB)

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