THREE THEATRES UNITE TO CAST ROLES FOR UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

Bangor Unified Auditions: March 29, 10 am – 4 pm, Bangor Opera House

Penobscot Theatre Company to offer open unified auditions with ImprovAcadia and Acadia Repertory Theatre. (Photo courtesy c2k photography).

Penobscot Theatre Company to offer open unified auditions with ImprovAcadia and Acadia Repertory Theatre. (Photo courtesy c2k photography).

Penobscot Theatre Company, Acadia Repertory Theatre, and ImprovAcadia will jointly hold a general open call for union and non-union actors aged 18+ who wish to be considered for upcoming productions. Bangor Unified Auditions will be Saturday, March 29, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Penobscot Theatre Company’s home at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main Street, Bangor.

“We’re delighted to host this first-of-its-kind collaboration and excited to see the talent residing within our region,” said Bari Newport, Artistic Director of Penobscot Theatre Company.

Penobscot Theatre Company is casting adults for its upcoming production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (performances June 12 -22) as well as musical and non-musical roles for the 2014-2015 season. AEA and non-AEA actors, new and returning to Penobscot Theatre Company, are encouraged to attend. For ROCKY HORROR SHOW, the company is seeking to cast the following roles: Riff-Raff, Eddie/Dr. Scott and three Phantoms. Actors interested in these parts should prepare their favorite classic rock song or a song from the show. Penobscot Theatre Company will hold youth auditions for the upcoming season, May 3-4 (additional information to follow).

Acadia Repertory Theatre to participate in unified auditions.

Acadia Repertory Theatre to participate in unified auditions.

Acadia Repertory Theatre produces a mix of comedies, dramas, mysteries and children’s theatre throughout its summer season on Mount Desert Island. Acadia Rep is seeking male and female actors, including those willing to play a dual role as box office assistant/actor, and technical and performing interns. Those interested should prepare two contrasting monologues of their choice and be prepared to act out (not recite) a short children’s story (e.g., The Three Little Pigs).

 

 

ImprovAcadia is a seasonal short-form improvisational theater that brings the best of Chicago to Bar Harbor, open seven nights a week during the height of the summer season. ImprovAcadia is looking for performers with at least one year of improvisational training and two years of performance experience. Its audition will consist of short-form improvisation and singing, and last 30-60 minutes depending on the size of the group.

ImprovAcadia seeking artists at unified auditions.

ImprovAcadia seeking artists at unified auditions.

To schedule an audition time, actors should email art@acadiarep.com and write “UNIFIEDS” in the subject line.Also, those wishing to be considered by ImprovAcadia should specifically indicate their interest in the body of the email. Actors should bring three copies of their headshots and resumes to the audition and sheet music if they plan to sing. An accompanist will be provided.

All positions at the three theatres are paid.

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About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.