Flight of Short Musicals Audition Submissions
Theatre Elision is seeking Equity and Non-equity actors/singers for "Flight of Short Musicals 2022" - a staged reading of five short musicals performing June 9-11, 2022.
Actors of all ages, gender, abilities, races and ethnicities are welcome and encouraged to submit. Rehearsals and productions will be held at Elision Playhouse, 6105 42nd Avenvue North in Crystal, Minnesota.
While we will accept submissions from out-of-town actors, our budget cannot accommodate travel or housing. We will be prioritizing local talent for casting.
Video submissions are requested in lieu of in-person auditions. Please send your submission to email@example.com. All submissions will be fully viewed by casting decision makers. Please send your submission no later than May 2, 2022.
Actors who have previously worked with Theater Elision are welcome but not required to submit for these auditions. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be considered. Please include an updated resume and headshot.
Casting updates will be posted on our website at www.elisionproductions.com.
Date of First Rehearsal - Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Technical Rehearsal - Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Dress Rehearsal - Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Performance Dates: Thursday, June 9; Friday, June 10; Saturday, June 11.
Crossing Over by Timothy Huang
Blank Slate by Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary
People are Dancing by Sarah Hammond
Over Texas by Michael John LaChiusa
Occupy by James Phillips and Rosabella Gregory
Please include the following in your submission: One 16-32 bar cut of a song and one 1-2 minute monologue; headshot; resume.
You are welcome to submit any song, but may also submit a song from Blank Slate.
Female character song - That's So Reynolds
Male character song - I Bought a Guitar
This link provides sheet music with an audition cut marked, recorded accompaniment, and a full recording of each song.
Crossing Over - No roles pre-cast
Lily Green - 30-something data analyst who is afraid of the real world
CC - older woman, widow
Fred/Mail Carrier/Super/Tiffany - Voice over
Blank Slate - No roles pre-cast
Woman - Thrift Store Clerk
Man - Thrift Store Customer
People are Dancing - No roles pre-cast
Rebecca - Female Tourist in Venice
Jim - Male Tourist in Venice
Occupy - No roles pre-cast
Mark - Male member of Anglican order working at St. Paul’s Cathedral
Ruth - Female visitor to St. Paul’s Cathedral
Over Texas - Offers out from previous casting - Seeking replacement cast if needed
Voiceover - Lady Bird Johnson, Air Force One Steward
Actors may be cast to play multiple roles.
Pay: $15.00/hr for rehearsal time; $75 per performance.
All members of the cast and production team must be fully vaccinated.