Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company has issued an open casting call for roles in the 2016-2017 Season. Youths aged 6-18 will be seen Saturday, May 21 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and adults on Sunday, May 22 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Extending from September through June, the season includes seven professional productions with a variety of roles. Anyone interested in being considered is encouraged to attend, AEA and non-AEA actors alike.
Auditions will be scheduled in five-minute slots. Interested parties must send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Audition Request,” and include in the body of the email the name and phone number of the person who wishes to audition and whether he or she will sing. Requests may take up to ten days to process.
Roles are available in the following productions: Oliver! (December 1-24, 2016); Lumberjacks in Love (February 2-19, 2017); Papermaker (March 16 – April 2, 2017); and a surprise seventh show, a musical yet to be announced (June 8 -25, 2017).
Everyone should prepare a two-minute contemporary monologue (memorized), and bring a headshot and resume stapled together. Vocalists should also be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of their choosing. An accompanist will be provided, but vocalists must bring sheet music. An additional monologue or song may be requested, so participants should prepare accordingly.
Callbacks will take place throughout the summer.
Please no phone calls.