Yellow Tree Theatre seeking actors who dance

Yellow Tree Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity actors with dance experience for our spring production of STILL DANCE THE STARS, a world premiere by Jayme McGhan, directed by YTT artistic director, Jason Peterson and co-directed & choreographed by Andy Frye. Actors of all ethnicities late 20s-50s encouraged to submit. If interested, please email your headshot and resume to: [email protected]. We are seeking dynamic, versatile actors who can learn choreography and play multiple roles. Please note your dance experience in your submission. (Hip hop and/or ballet a plus.) If you don't have significant dance experience and still think you may be right for a role, please still submit. We will be calling people in for a dance call and callback the week of July 10th.

Yellow Tree operates under a SPT Tier 4 contract. Rehearsals will begin March 19 and production dates are April 13 - May 13.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

(5 W, 3 M, one DJ)

Anne- 30’s.  Dancer. 

James-  30’s.  Anne’s Husband.  

Hope the Hippo- Early to mid teens.  A Hippopotamus.  Female. 

Margaret-  50’s.  Anne’s’s Mother.  Played by the same actor as Gretta the Giraffe.

Clayton- 50’s.  James’ Father.  Played by the same actor as Clifford the Crocodile.

Natalie-  Late 20’s/30's.  Anne’s sister.  Played by the same actors as Nat the Thingus.

Phillip-  Mid 20’s/30's.  A television camera operator.  Played by the same actor as Phil the Potato.

Layna-  30's/40ish.  Newscaster for News Night Live.  Played by the same actor as Captain Lame-O

DJ Spinner-  A Spider.  Who also happens to be a dope DJ.  (Actual DJ experience would be awesome!)

 

Still Dance the Stars
by Jayme McGhan | April 13 - May 13
Directed by Jason Peterson
Co-directed and choreographed by Andy Frye

PERFORMANCE TIMES
Wednesday [email protected]:30pm,[email protected]:00pm
(Added matinees Wednesday, April 25 & May 2 at 2:00pm & Saturday, May 12 at 2:00pm)

SYNOPSIS
We are beyond excited to host the world premiere of this whimsical, touching and highly theatrical new play! A powerful love story with extraordinary heart, Still Dance the Stars follows the journey of James and Anne, a married couple facing unthinkable loss. Desperate to heal, they discover an old box of stuffed animals, and the magic unfolds. Magical and heart-warming, this brand new play is truly a breathtaking gem!

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Friday, July 7
Posted June 15