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11 Days in the Life of Dr. King
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

  • 11 Days in the Life of Dr. King
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Project Begins: Dec 1, 2017
  • Project Ends: Feb 10, 2018


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  • Contact Person: Katie Lappier
  • Primary Phone: 253/573-2518
  • Email
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  • Mailing Address:

    901 BROADWAY
    STE 700
    Tacoma, WA 98402


    Prefered method of submission: Arrive for audition

    Audition Location:
    Auditions
    Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Broadway Center’s Studio 1 (enter at the big blue doors)
    901 Broadway
    Tacoma, WA 98402

Seeking Dancers/Actors/Performers ages 18 or older for a four-person ensemble to perform 11 Days in the Life of Dr King. The show is comprised of 11 poems performed as spoken word and underscored by music, dance, pantomime and shadow work. This production tours to K-12 schools, museums and community centers in the South Sound and potentially state-wide. The primary audience is students, teachers and families. The production is 35 minutes long, with a scripted 10-minute audience reflection led by the actors following each performance.

Desired skills include: Acting/spoken word, vocal training, ability to work well with children; Dance background in Contemporary/Modern, Creative Movement and/or West African a plus

 

Other details:
Auditionees are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to the audition and plan to stay for the full two hours. Auditionees may be released early as necessary.

Please bring a head shot and resume and come prepared with a 1 minute poem or monologue as well as a verse and/or chorus from a song of your choosing to be sung a capella. There will also be a dance portion to the audition, so dress in clothing that is comfortable for movement. No particular dance footwear is needed. Actors may also be asked to read from the script during auditions.

If you are unable to make the audition date, and would like to schedule an audition appointment prior to general auditions, email klappier@broadwaycenter.org.

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Seeking four company memebers
Age Range: 18-50
All Genders and Ethnicities

Company Members must be 18 or older and will perform as a 4 person ensemble using poetry/spoken word, a capella singing, dance/movement, pantomime and shadow work. This production tours to 2 schools per day, and company members also work as a team with the lead technician and stage manager to load in, set up and load out at all performance sites. The production tells the story of Martin Luther King Jr's life through sequential poetry vignettes, underscored by music, song, movement and shadow play.

Audition/Interview Dates:
Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
As needed

Audition Requirements:
Auditionees are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to the audition and plan to stay for the full two hours. Auditionees may be released early as necessary.

Please bring a head shot and resume and come prepared with a 1 minute poem or monologue as well as a verse and/or chorus from a song of your choosing to be sung a capella. There will also be a dance portion to the audition, so dress in clothing that is comfortable for movement. No particular dance footwear is needed. Actors may also be asked to read from the script during auditions.

If you are unable to make the audition date, and would like to schedule an audition appointment prior to general auditions, email klappier@broadwaycenter.org.

Monetary compensation:
Actors will receive a stipend of $3,500 for the project.

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