Auditions-MEDEA by Seneca-Produced by Shadow Horse Theatre, at Elision Playhouse.

MEDEA by Seneca-translation by Ella Isabel Harris

Shadow Horse Theatre returns with its first mainstage performance in three years to bring this Classical Roman tragedy based on Greek myths to life. MEDEA is Seneca The Youngers most recognized work based off Euripidies original in Greek, and one of the greatest classical tragedies of all time. Directed by Matt Kelly.  

Roles Available--ALL Paid. 
Medea--queen of Corinth, formerly of Colchis
Jason--King of Corinth
Nurse-nurse & confidant to Medea
Chorus/Child of Medea & Jason 

Performance Dates & Location
Elision Playhouse, 6105 42nd Ave N. Crystal, MN. 55422
February 2020--Fri. the 7th, Saturday the 8th, Wed. the 12th, Thurs. the 13th, Fri. the 14th, Sat. the 15th, Thurs. the 20th, Fri. the 21st,  Sat. the 22nd , Fri. the 28th, and Sat. the 29th. 

Rehearsals start with table reads on 12/29/19 & 12/30/19 then will go from Thursday 1/2/20-Sunday 2/2/19 at Haunted Basement in Roseville, Sunday through Thursday evenings 7PM to 9PM.
Tech/Dress week at Elision Playhouse starting Monday 2/3/20. Must Be Available for Tech/Dress. 

Auditions: Monday December 16th. 6:30-9:30PM  Please perform a classical monologue no more than 3 minutes. 
Callbacks: Wednesday December 18th--Sides provided at Callback. 
Both at Elision Playhouse

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Contact Matt Kelly with questions. Use Email at bottom of post below. 

Shadow Horse Theatre, established 2004 in Los Angeles, CA.
Production History & Awards
A DRINKING GAME-MINNESOTA; Named the #1 Comedy Show in the Twin Cities by entertainment blog ONE GIRL-TWO CITIES in 2014. Now in its 7th year, with 92 performances. The 1st Saturday of every month at Phoenix Theater in Uptown. 
Winner: 2017 Minnesota Playlist Theatre Choice Award "Best Show To Bring Your Friend Who Hates Theatre" 
Nominated for two 2018 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Theatre Awards, & seven 2019 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Theatre Awards

2004 Inaugural Season: The West-Coast premiere of PHAEDRA by Obie-winner Matthew Maguire-Sept 8th-October 24th at the Century City Playhouse, L.A. In association with Occams Razor Theatre Company.
Back Stage West Garland Award Honorable Mention--Best Adaptation/Translation 
Back Stage West Stage Spot Award-Best Supporting Actor

2006-"HUSTLES"​ part of "HURDLES, HUSTLES, and HASSLES" the Blue Sphere Alliance Short-Play Festival, Avery Schreiber Theatre in the NoHo Arts District, Los Angeles, Aug-Sept 2006.

2010:SEX SOAP TORTURE WEATHER-Minnesota Fringe Festival.

2013: SOMEONE IS WRONG ON THE INTERNET-Written & Performed by Kelvin Hatle originally for the 2012 Minnesota Fringe Festival, revival at Bryant-Lake Bowl, Feb. 2013. GRIMM FOR KIDS-Minnesota Fringe Festival

2014: MURDER MYSTERIES by Neil Gaiman. Nov. at the Black Forest Inn, CRAZYFACE by Clive Barker, July at nimbus, and our first mainstage play in Minneapolis-the first performance outside of Los Angeles, and 2nd production ever-A KIND OF LOVE STORY by Jenelle Riley. 

CRAZYFACE named in One Girl, Two Cities Best Theatre of 2014. A KIND OF LOVE STORY-Honorable Mention-Best Theatre of 2014-One Girl, Two Cities. 

2015: AMERICAN MIDGET by Jonathan Yukich in Feb, BUG by Tracy Letts in June, THE HISTORY OF THE DEVIL by Clive Barker in Nov. All at Phoenix Theater. 
THE HISTORY OF THE DEVIL-Nominated for four BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Theatre Awards. 

2016: TRAINSPOTTING- Feb, Phoenix Theater. MURDER MYSTERIES-Sept, Black Forest Inn.
TRAINSPOTTING-Nominated for three BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Theatre Awards. 

2017: THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT-Feb/March-Bryant-Lake Bowl.

Audition Notice published by Matt Saxe, Co-Producer, Founder-Shadow Horse Theatre LLC. 


Contact information

Shadow Horse Theatre LLC
Matt Kelly
Web site

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