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 on: September 16, 2014, 03:57:20 PM 
Started by Louise Penberthy - Last post by Louise Penberthy
It turns out we have one fewer music stand than I thought we did, so I'm looking for one black music stand for the Fringe.

If you have one we can borrow, or know where I could find one, please e-mail me at seattleLouise@Gmail.com. We need it from tomorrow (Wednesday) through Saturday evening.

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 on: September 16, 2014, 12:21:59 PM 
Started by TPS Admin - Last post by TPS Admin
Advanced On Camera Audition Workshop with Special Guest Eryn Goodman (Cast Iron Productions)

Date: Saturday, October 25th, or Sunday, October 26th
Hours: 11PM - 5PM
Cost: $240 Full payment required to register. (Non Refundable)
Limit: 12
Where: TPS Studio I, Seattle Center Armory, 4th Fl.
Contact: itimtrue@yahoo.com (Don't forget the i before my name)

This one day workshop is for Seattle based actors who are ready to
elevate themselves in the Television and Film industry. You will work from
Television scripts on camera and hone your audition skills so that you will
stand out in the audition. Casting Director Eryn Goodman from Cast Iron
Productions (Wild, Leverage) will be our special guest, giving her input and
invaluable feedback on your work.

-Start to finish preparation technique
-Self Taping Tips
-Working with a reader
-Auditioning for the Camera
-What to expect and how to prepare for a Casting Session
-Headshot and Resume feedback
-One on One work with Eryn Goodman
-Question and Answer with Eryn Goodman

About:

Eryn Goodman (Casting Director for Cast Iron Productions)

After graduating with a theatre degree from Western Washington
University, driving buses in Alaska and wrangling actors in Chicago at
O’Connor Casting, she returned to Portland in 2005. Soon after, she joined
Cast Iron Studios, and since then she’s cemented strong relationships with
everyone from regional actors to agents, producers and teachers. Eryn
currently oversees the commercial and print divisions at Cast Iron, and is
co-casting director of its television and film divisions. Her relaxed presence
behind the camera puts talent at ease, while her devotion to finding the
best talent for every project puts clients at ease. Memorable job escapades
include visiting 11 strip clubs in three nights to interview dancers for a
major film, approaching attractive athletes for sports shoots and conducting
a casting session on the Columbia River in kayaks. Eryn possesses two fully
functioning green thumbs and can usually be found having a good time,
though not in high heels.

Tim True

Tim Is a Professional Actor, Director, Writer, and Teacher living in
Los Angeles. He has been teaching actors since the 90's
as he has been simultaneously working in the Theatre, and in TV and
Film. Tim brings his ever evolving process in the room and an interest in
every actor's individual assets and strengths.
Television: Modern Family, Criminal Minds, Grimm, Portlandia, Leverage,
Colbert Report, Guiding Light, All My Children.
Theatre: Third Rail (Founding Member), Portland Center Stage, Artists
Rep, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Intiman, Actor's Theatre, Of
Louisville, Utah Shakespeare Festival, San Jose Repertory, Idaho
Shakespeare Festival, and many others.

For more information or to register, please email: Contact: itimtrue@yahoo.com (Don't forget the i before my name)

 3 
 on: September 15, 2014, 02:08:15 PM 
Started by Margaret Layne - Last post by Margaret Layne
ACT Theatre needs a cheerful, unflappable person who believes you can never start the Christmas Season too early to help with the Youth Actor Open Call Audition for A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Sunday, September 21!

You'll be our First Contact person in the Box Office Lobby for the morning session, 10:00 am - 1 pm, offering a warm welcome to the children and their parents, checking them in, handing out informational materials and directing them to the audition space. 

In return we offer you two (2) complimentary tickets to either our production of Ayad Ahktar’s THE INVISIBLE HAND, playing through September 28, OR to VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE by Christopher Durang, playing October 17 to November 16.  (If you prefer, you can divide your pair into two singles and see both plays.)

If interested, please respond to Margaret Layne at ACT at 206/292-7660 ext 1226, or via email to:  laynem@acttheatre.org


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 on: September 13, 2014, 11:10:17 PM 
Started by Jeremiah Johnson - Last post by Jeremiah Johnson
Experienced Assistant Stage Manager needed for Ara’Kus Productions Aeterno Elementum: A Heavy Metal Opera.  Rehearsals begin in October and run through January in the Seattle area.  ASM will be needed to run some rehearsals TBD throughout December, and to work the backstage during the run at the Kirkland Performance Center January 11th-24th. ASM must have experience supervising a backstage crew, and be comfortable with weapons, fog and fire. This is a paid position. 

This is an exciting show with many unique challenges that features a large cast of actors and musicians, fire dancers, and aerialist and lots of highly choreographed live steel combat.  Above all, we are here to have fun and put on an amazing performance.  More info and photos available at www.HeavyMetalOpera.com and www.Facebook.com/ArakusProductions.

Submit resumes to Jenifer King, Stage Manager at jenkliamg@gmail.com.

Show Description:

Wisps of damp fog run up your arms and a gentle snow begins to fall as your ears fill with the clash of steel on steel, all while soaring operatic Heavy Metal music pounds in rhythm with your heart. That is Aeterno Elementum.

You won’t simply hear it.

You won’t just watch it.

You’ll feel it.

You’ll experience it.

Ara’Kus has been performing and perfecting Aeterno Elementum for 5 years, and what we’ve learned is that stories can be told through sight and sound alone. But a truly remarkable story, that’s something that can’t just play out on a movie screen, it’s something you have to immerse yourself in. Aeterno Elementum isn’t a story that will just occur on stage, it will play out around you and amongst you. Once you enter the theater, you’ll find yourself in a world that is dying from the cruelty and corruption that is eating away at it like a cancer.

You’ll feel the heat of the flames as betrayal claims a man’s honor. You’ll hear the waves break against the rocks as envy and desire dooms a man’s soul. You’ll see assassins creeping through the audience, perhaps even sneak right past you, as they hunt a man who couldn’t escape his past. The drums of war will echo in your chest as mankind makes one final stand.

That is Aeterno Elementum: a story you’ll experience with every sense your body possesses. An experience you won’t get anywhere else.


 5 
 on: September 13, 2014, 09:55:19 AM 
Started by Hal Ryder - Last post by Hal Ryder
What:   Will's Words an Intensive ShakespearePlus Weekend Workshop

When: September 27-28, 2014 9 am - 4 pm

Where: TPS Studio D (4th floor)

   British trained, Hal Ryder, Actor, Director, Teacher, Coach has been training actors in the Northwest for the last 33 years on acting classical texts. He is a professor at Cornish College, a freelance          director and has been Artistic Director of several companies and headed up the Drama Studio London at Berkeley in its inception.   

     Kate Myre has been seen on stage with:Seattle Public Theater’s Boston Marriage, Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Lady Macbeth, Boston’s Publick Theatre as Rosalind in As You Like It, Seattle     Shakespeare Company as Gremio and Hortensio, and The Widow in Taming of the Shrew. She has been voice and dialect coach on many area productions and is a Professor of Theater at Cornish College.

     Marianne Roberts performed with New York dance companies, touring throughout Europe, Israel, South Africa and the U.S. Her Choreography has been seen on many area stages and She has been    teaching Renaissance and Baroque Dance to actors for the past 16 years 


Who should take this:  The workshop is for actors, teachers and students who would like to gain a working approach to Shakespeare and improve their technical knowledge of how to dramatic verse reveals    information for the actor. The workshop employs, games, improvisation, cold reading, key elements of text analysis, monologue work, voice for classical text and Renaissance dance.

How Much:   The workshop is $210 in advance, $230 at the door, TPS Members receive a 25% discount making it $157. We require a $50 non-refundable deposit to hold your place.

Register: on line at http://www.earsinc.com   or call 206-264-5172   or write admin@earsinc.com 

 6 
 on: September 12, 2014, 03:25:06 PM 
Started by Hjalmer Anderson - Last post by Hjalmer Anderson
I just lost my prop person for our upcoming production of Steel Magnolias.  It is a stipend position and we need that person to start right away.  The production is produced by the Woodinville Repertory Theatre and it opens on Oct 17.  If you are interested please contact Hjalmer Anderson the director at 206-510-6304 or email at hjalm@comcast.net

Thanks,

Hjalmer Anderson
Woodinville Repertory Theatre
Artistic director

 7 
 on: September 12, 2014, 11:46:25 AM 
Started by TPS Admin - Last post by TPS Admin
Fourteen years before Juliet met Romeo . . .

Juliet's Nurse, a new novel from critically acclaimed author and historian Lois Leveen being published Simon & Schuster, imagines the 14 years leading up to the event in Shakespeare's play.  Lois will be giving two talks about the history behind the book,  9/24 at 7:00 pm at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, and 9/25 at 7:30 pm at Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge Island.  Both events are free and open to the public.  Juliet's Nurse is available in print, audio, and ebook format at all major bookstores.

Find event details: http://www.thirdplacebooks.com/event/lois-leveen-juliet%E2%80%99s-nurse

 About the book and the speaker: 

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth with this revelatory new take on the world's best-known love story: Juliet's Nurse combines a prequel to Romeo and Juliet with a fresh vision of the events in the play, all through the eyes of Juliet's ever-present wet nurse, Angelica, who tells a passionate tale of the deepest love in Verona – the love between a grieving woman and her precious milk- daughter.
 
Who has the greatest number of lines in Romeo and Juliet, after the title characters? Juliet's wet nurse, a woman who was both insider and outsider among Verona's ruling class. What did Shakespeare see in her? Author and historian Lois Leveen's new novel is the vividly imagined, utterly intriguing answer to this question.
 
About the book:
Angelica is mourning her own day-old infant when she must leave her loving husband to enter the household of the wealthy Cappelletti family to care for their newborn baby Juliet. Angelica takes immense comfort in nurturing Juliet, but she soon finds herself embedded in the rivalries and jealousies of the powerful Capelletti, where sweet, 10- year-old Tybalt, cousin to Juliet, serves as her one ally. But fourteen years later, when the Cappelletti family's darkest secrets erupt across five momentous days of passion and loss, Angelica must confront her own deepest grief to find the strength to survive.
 
Weaving in rich historical details of life in medieval and Renaissance Italy, Juliet's Nurse takes us beyond the tragic ending of Romeo and Juliet into a very different story, revealing the love, loss and resilience that is the heart of human experience.
 
About the author:
Award-winning historian, author, and former college professor LOIS LEVEEN holds degrees in history and literature from Harvard, UCLA, and USC. She traveled to Verona, Italy, to research JULIET'S NURSE, as well as apprenticing herself to an urban beekeeping group in her adopted hometown of Portland, Oregon, to write accurately about the life cycle of hives. Lois has given talks in Finland, France, and throughout the US about the historical research behind JULIET'S NURSE, and about how she approached challenging themes of teen violence, suicide, and plague epidemics in adapting Shakespeare for contemporary readers. 

For more information, please visit www.loisleveen.com or email booking@loisleveen.com

 8 
 on: September 11, 2014, 09:50:16 PM 
Started by Carly Squires Hutchison - Last post by Carly Squires Hutchison
Have you heard about CardioTapNYC™ ?
 
Created in Seattle and finally coming home, we're NYC's fast growing Tap Dance Fitness Fusion Method AND we'd like to invite you to try class for FREE!
 
Taught by Co-Founder Krystle Armstrong and members of the Seattle CardioTapNYC™ Team, Monday September 22nd from 5:30-6:30PM at TPS, Studio H/Theatre 4.
 
Burn 500+ calories with this surprisingly addictive tap dance fitness workout! Our repetitive interval structure gives students the opportunity to get a heart-pounding workout, vanquish unwanted pounds, and master their tap skills.
 
Space is limited. Please email CardioTapNYC@yahoo.com - subject: Seattle Free Class - to get your name on the list.
 
CardioTapNYC™ was built by Musical Theatre Professionals with you in mind. Co-Creators Krystle Armstrong and Kristin Holland Bohr were looking for an alternative to hamster-ing it out on the treadmill or spinning their minds away and wondered, "What if we rent a room and just keep tapping?" Since then, they've developed a method that combines theatre tap with interval training and traditional fitness to tunes from the oldies for a completely sweaty, fun, and effective workout.
 
Our motto is "All Sweat, No Judgment" and we really mean it! Students of all fitness and tap levels are welcome and should expect to be challenged in an extremely fun and supportive environment.
 
 Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @cardiotapnyc
 
 Join our mailing list!
 
 www.cardiotapnyc.com
 
 ANY QUESTIONS?
 cardiotapnyc@yahoo.com

 9 
 on: September 11, 2014, 11:43:10 AM 
Started by Kate Gavigan - Last post by Kate Gavigan
Step I: Intro to Acting with Stefan Enriquez at Freehold Theatre

At Freehold, we believe that acting is a process that can be learned and practiced by anyone at any age. In the Intro class, you develop fundamental acting tools: playing an action, living truthfully in imaginary circumstances, and working with a partner. No matter your experience, you learn acting in an exciting and safe environment.

Freehold has been offering acting classes in Seattle since the summer of 1991. We offer introductory courses for the absolute beginner as well as master classes for working professionals. All Freehold faculty are working professional actors, playwrights and directors whose credentials include recognized work on and off Broadway, in major motion pictures, on television, and in regional and international theatre venues.

Section III:
September 24 – November 19
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Exceptions: No class October 22
$390 Discounted
$470 Full Price
Tuition is based on household income

For more information or to register:
http://www.freeholdtheatre.org/fall-quarter-acting-classes-seattle-are-now-open-registration

Stefan Enriquez has been an actor and teacher in Seattle for the last 13 years. He studied at Western Washington University and the Pasqualini-Smith Studio. He has performed on numerous stages including the Seattle Repertory Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, the Seattle Children's Theatre, and the Empty Space Theatre where he appeared in the West Coast Premiere of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. He has taught acting as an artist-in-residence for the Seattle Rep and the Seattle Children's Theatre. He can be seen in several feature films, local and national commercials, corporate videos, print, and television--most recently on the series The Fugitive and Citizen Baines.

Explore the You You Don't Know
act.write.move.direct.improvise.

Freehold Theatre Lab/Studio
2222 2nd Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA  98121
(206) 323-7499
http://www.freeholdtheatre.org

If you are looking for outstanding training in a supportive atmosphere,
Freehold is the place.

 10 
 on: September 09, 2014, 11:21:43 AM 
Started by Daniel Tarker - Last post by Daniel Tarker
Seattle Theatre Works – formerly the Seattle Playwrights’ Collective – is now accepting resumes from stage managers, designers, and tech crew for some 2015 projects including –

Medicine Ball: Playwrights v. Poets at West of Lenin Feb 13-15

Annual Explorations Short Play Festival at North Seattle College June 2015. Past festivals include Timepieces, Mating Games, and iPlayz.
Stipends available!

And more going into fall 2015

Applicants should send a resume, letter of interest, and portfolio if applicable to

seattleplaywrightscollective@yahoo.com

We'll be transitioning to a new email system soon.


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