Nocturnal Giraffe seeks Audition Submissions for DRACULA: A Comedy of Terrors

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UPDATE 7/13- We still have a few slots available! Please email to schedule an appointment.

Auditions by Appointment on Monday, July 15 

Nocturnal Giraffe Theatre is seeking adult actors for our October 2024 production.

DRACULA: A COMEDY OF TERRORS by Gordon Greenberg & Steve Rosen

Very loosely based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker

Directed by Joy Donley

Performances: October 17-Nov 2

Auditions are by appointment and will take place at the Center for Performing Arts (3754 Pleasant Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409) on MONDAY, JULY 15 from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. 

CASTING BREAKDOWN

Please note that the play sends up gender “norms,” and all characters can be played by actors of any gender, age or type. The initial conception was as indicated below. The role of Actor 2 has been cast; all other roles are available. 

  • ACTOR 1: Younger male to play HARKER/SUITORS/BOSUN/GRAVEDIGGER
  • *ACTOR 2: Older female to play males, DR. WESTFELDT/RENFIELD/CAPTAIN *This role has been CAST.
  • ACTOR 3: Younger female to play LUCY/KITTY/DRIVER
  • ACTOR 4: Older male to play females, MINA/VAN HELSING
  • ACTOR 5: Sexy male to play DRACULA

Those wishing to schedule an appointment can email [email protected] with headshot and resume.  Please note your union status and preferred audition timeframes in your email, and we will do our best to accommodate you. 

WHAT TO PREPARE: Please prepare a 1-minute monologue (preferably comedic). You will be performing the monologue as you have prepared, then you’ll be asked to do the same monologue with comedic characters of your own creation. Prepare 3-4 characters, with a variety of voices and physicality. Don’t be afraid to be broad in your choices. Think Monty Python and Mel Brooks. 

 

Any adult performer age 18 or older is encouraged to submit; all applicants will receive equal consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical or mental disability.

NOTES ON UNION STATUS: Producer has not predetermined which roles will be non-union or union.  From the four available roles, we anticipate offering one AEA contract- Special Appearance (Level 1), pending Equity approval. Three roles will be non-union and paid a stipend of $1000. 

Rehearsals will begin the week of Sept. 22.

“Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com

Questions and audition inquiries can be directed to Katie Consamus and Kevin Argus at [email protected]