Monday, November 5, 2012

Auditions for It Does Strange Things, FronteraFest production, November 5, 6, 8 and 10

A fusion of film, music, dance and theatre, It Does Stange Things explores issues around shame through the reference and embodiment of it as a burdensome “monkey.” Film is projected over the bodies of the actors as they perform intimate monologues of both humor and brevity. A bit avant-garde. Will be performed at FronteraFest 2013 (Jan/Feb).

Monkey on Your Back
ACTORS:* please prepare either a dramatic or comedic monologue (1-2 minutes) that shows some emotional range. You will also be provided with sides from the script upon arrival to do a cold reading.

DANCERS:*please prepare a dance piece of any style you are comfortable with. Attempts to interpret the character of “the monkey” through appropriate animalistic movement are appreciated but not required. (1-2 minutes)

Auditions are Monday, (11/5) Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8:30 pm and Saturday from 10-1:30 pm at the DAC. (Dougherty Arts Center 1110 Barton Springs Road Austin, TX 78704)(click for map)
If you have a head-shot and resume please bring them. If you do not, that is perfectly OK. Actors of all levels of experience and training are welcome to audition.

Please go to this Google Doc link and add your name to the date you would like to attend. Space is limited and auditions are on a first come first serve basis. If you should be unable to come to the audition, please change or remove your name from the document. THANK YOU!

Actors of all ages, ethnicity, body types, genders are encouraged to audition.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Gaia at

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