Hedge Theatre Company is seeking actors for their original production, "Mini Plays for Minneapolis (+ St. Paul)," at the Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater. The show will run July 19-21 and will begin rehearsals in late May.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
"Mini Plays for Minneapolis (+St. Paul)" is a piece for the Twin Cities, by the Twin Cities. This collaboration is a collection of tiny plays gathered from local young artists intended to comment on the Twin Cities community. We asked playwrights to put forth their thoughts and interpretations on where the Twin Cities are at, where they’re going, or what they need to hear in 600 words or less. We will be staging approximately 10-15 plays showcasing a range of subjects, characters, and viewpoints in under ninety minutes. The show will feature a core ensemble of actors who will rotate between roles. With this production, we hope to give a voice to the burgeoning perspectives of young artists, while tying in humor and a celebration of the Twin Cities.
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
We’re looking for approximately five actors ages 18-28 to join the core acting ensemble of the production. These actors will rotate between roles throughout the show, so we are looking for performers who can bring multiple characters to life. Since we are devoted to building a diverse cast, we encourage actors of any gender and ethnicity to audition.
Specifically seeking - One Brazilian/Portuguese male-presenting actor OR One male-presenting actor who is learning/speaks Portuguese. Ages 16-32. Please contact us if you are interested, even if after the audition dates.
*There will be a small stipend available to actors at the end of the run that will be determined by box office sales.
WHAT TO PREPARE:
Please prepare a one-minute contemporary monologue and be prepared to read from small sides at the audition. Sides and time to prepare them will be provided at the audition. The audition will be relaxed - we want to get to know you as a performer!
HOW TO AUDITION:
Auditions will be held on May 20th and 21st from 5PM-7PM at the Rarig Center. We will be meeting in the lower level common area. We will take people first come, first served. You will most likely be able to leave early depending on your arrival time.
Rarig Center - 330 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
Please email us at [email protected] to sign up for an audition. Include your current headshot, resume, summer availability, and preferred audition day.
We will be rehearsing a total of approximately five nights per week from late May until early July. Expect to be called three or four days each week. Rehearsals will mostly be in Blegen Hall on the UMN campus.
Rehearsals will be more frequent beginning the week of July 7th. Attendance at tech/dress rehearsals and performances are mandatory. Tech will begin the week of July 14th and performances will take place July 19th, 20th, and 21st at 7PM at the Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater.
Hedge Theatre Co. is a Twin Cities-based performing arts company that produces relevant, contemporary work. We intend to develop young artists and nurture diverse and urgent perspectives on a student budget.