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The Safeguard Society
Turbo Turkey Productions

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  • The Safeguard Society
  • Turbo Turkey Productions
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Seattle, WA
  • Project Begins: Aug 24, 2019
  • Project Ends: Nov 16, 2019


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  • Contact Person: Adam Hegg
  • Primary Phone: 253-670-0509
  • Secondary Phone: 253-332-4253
  • Email
  • Mailing Address:

    23101 44th Ave W - Apt D
    Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043


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    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    TPS Studio C

Turbo Turkey Productions announces auditions for the original play: The Safeguard Society, a superhero comedy, written by Adam Hegg, directed by Diana Martin and choreographed by Anna Richardson-Hegg. This show is a sequel to the shows Electric Man, Fiona Lelio (Face in the Mirror) and Panoramic (Flashes of a Hero) which all take place in our own superhero universe, but this definitely works as a stand-alone show. This production introduces us to new heroes (and villains!!) Safeguard Society was originally presented as a staged reading in 2018. Audience feedback inspired the creation of the shows Fiona Lelio and Panoramic. Now Safeguard Society has been scripted as a full-length play which will be debuted at Copious Love Theater in Ballard. Performance dates are Friday & Saturday, Nov 8/9 and Nov 15/16.
The town of Capacoma is under threat from an Evil Creed. A new team of heroes is needed to form a Safeguard Society and fight for good. We have several actors from previous productions returning to their original roles, but we are eagerly seeking actors looking to be a part of a great production team and present original material to the Seattle theater scene. This will be an action-packed show with several fight scenes. We are fortunate to have a wonderful fight choreographer who emphasizes safety and is sensitive to each actor’s stage movement abilities. Please read the character descriptions which outline the talents we are seeking. Turbo Turkey Productions strives to be diverse and inclusive in our casting. All actors regardless of color, creed, sexual orientation or gender identity are encouraged to audition.

AUDITION DATES: AUGUST 24. 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. TPS STUDIO C. This will be a group audition with readings from the script. Please plan to attend for the duration. We will be reading actors for several scenes and really want to see how you play against each other. Please bring a hard copy of your resume and headshot and list ALL conflicts on audition form. We will provide sides if you would like to familiarize yourself with any of the characters in advance.

CALLBACKS: (if needed) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Beacon Hill.

FIRST READ-THROUGH: WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 7:00 PM, TPS STUDIO D.

 

Other details:
Come ready to have fun!

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
NARRATOR: Introduces the stories and characters, sets up the scene transitions. May step into an ensemble role occasionally. Needs to be outgoing and personable, connecting/interacting with the audience. Any age, any gender.

CLIFFORD ROVEN/AMPLIFIER: Cliff is a local news reporter who is secretly the vigilante Amplifier. He can emit a sonic scream which incapacitates his enemies. Joins up with Safeguard Society. Playable age 25 – 35. Looking for African American male ,lots of stage fight scenes.

MAYOR CLAUDE SPINER/MR GLOOM: The mayor of Capacoma, he is secretly the leader of the Evil Creed, Mr. Gloom. Very confident to point of intimidation. Any race, identifies as male. Playable age 20 – 50.

SIENNA CRAWFORD/BLEAK: Sienna is actually the powerful Bleak, who can kill with a touch. If you compare her to Rogue in X-Men, she will kill you. Joins up with Evil Creed. Aloof and disdainful. Open to any race, possibly Asian female. Playable age 18 – 30. Identifies as female. Minimal stage combat.

JARED DERRINGER/RUBBERBAND MAN: One of the original villains in the series. Jared used to be a cop, but went to the dark side after an industrial accident turned him into Rubberband Man. Great comedy scenes. Any race. Playable age: 35 – 55. Male. Some stage combat. Will have significant stage make-up with latex and rubber bands.

ENSEMBLE: 4 actors to portray several crucial roles (at least 6 per person.) Looking for combined male and female but need at least one of each (or who identify as such) One of the ensemble roles will be the ancient warrior Thunderhart. Ideally would like to cast a Native American male in this role, who would also fill in other ensemble parts. Need at least one female-identifying actor to play Cassandra, daughter of Thunderhart as well as other ensemble roles. Some of the ensemble parts will be just one or two lines (as a barista or prison guard), others will have entire scenes (mobsters/gangsters) All ensemble actors will play Henchmen, who will have several ACTION PACKED stage fights.

Audition/Interview Dates:
August 24, 2019

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
August 28, 2019

Audition Requirements:
Reading from script

Monetary compensation:
$50.00 stipend

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