2019 Open Eye Driveway Tour Auditions

Driveway Tour Puppeteer Auditions!!

Dates: Sunday, February 24th, 4:30pm and 6pm, and Monday, February 25th, 6pm

Location: Open Eye Figure Theatre, 506 E 24th St Minneapolis, MN 55404

General Description: Perform in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities this summer as an Open Eye Figure Theatre Driveway Tour Puppeteer. Learn the art of puppetry and experience a 16-year-old community-building program firsthand. Rehearsals will be in May and early June.  Performances will run from mid-June through the end of July Please contact us if you have questions about the schedule. A flexible summer schedule is a must! Performances occur weekday evenings, weekends, and occasional other time slots based on performer availability. Performing in the Driveway Tour is a paid position.

Primary Job Function: Act as an ambassador for Open Eye Theatre in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities. As a Driveway Tour Puppeteer, you will perform, puppeteer, and sing in puppet shows. You will also engage with the audience, hosts, and children after each performance. Before and after each performance, you will transport, unload, set up, and tear down the puppet theater from the touring vehicles.

Required:
Ability to project voice outside
Ability to perform outdoors in hot temperatures
Ability to lift 20 lbs.
Must be personable, outgoing, and punctual
Previous performance experience
18+

Desired:
Experience with youth, all ages
Previous customer service experience
Driver's license a plus

Spanish language speakers are encouraged to apply!

Please prepare: a short, silly song (30-60 sec.) to be performed without accompaniment. Resumes and headshots are not required.

The Driveway Tour is committed to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; artists of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to audition.

Contact [email protected] or call 405-229-1694 to schedule your audition!

Contact information

Open Eye Figure Theatre
Declan Lowthian
405-229-1694
Email/contact
Web site

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Sunday, February 24
Posted January 23