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.
(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
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!