Hypnic Jerk Theatre

Rate of Pay: 
$200.00 $400.00 $500.00

Hypnic Jerk Theatre Auditions

Hypnic Jerk Theatre is casting non-union actors for Wit by Margaret Edson, Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

Directed by Kari Steinbach

Where: Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454

When: Sunday, December 4th and Monday, December 5th beginning at 7pm (doors will open at 6:30).

Callbacks: (if needed) will take place on Wednesday, December 7th.

Rehearsals: A split schedule with blocking and tablework rehearsals from approx. 2/27-March 17 (3 weeks) and then picking up polishing and tech. rehearsals again from approx. May 1-17 (2-3 weeks).

Performances: Performances will take place at Theatre in the Round in Mpls. There will be 5-8 performances May 18-27 (with the possibility of some weekday performances). A stipend of $200-$500 will be paid to all actors.

Please fill out and submit our online audition form here and make an appointment for your audition. Have your calendar handy and be prepared to enter rehearsal conflicts. You will be asked to upload a headshot (a JPEG file) and a theatrical résumé (a PDF file) if you have one. If you don’t have either of these files you can still submit the form.

Casting for the following roles to play the following genders and ages:

Vivian Bearing, Ph. D (F, 40s-50s)

Harvey Kelekian, M.D./Mr. Bearing (M, 50s-60s)

Jason Posner, M.D. (M, late 20’s-30s)

Susie Monahan, R.N., B.S.N. (F, late 20s-30s)

E.M. Ashford, Ph.D. (F, 60’s-80s)

Lab Technicians, Clinical Fellows, Students, Code Team—3-4 actors (open, 20s)

Please prepare a 2 minute contemporary dramatic monologue. Optionally, you may choose one sides available below.

Contact information

Hypnic Jerk Theatre
Kari Steinbach
Web site

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Monday, December 5
Posted November 7