Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Auditions in Austin for The Gospel at Colonus, Zach Theatre, December 10 & 11, 2013

Zach Theatre Austin TX

ZACH Theatre announces local auditions for selected Principal Roles, and an ensemble of 30 for Chorus and Dancers in THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS on Tuesday and Wednesday December 10th and 11th between 6:00pm and 11:00pm in ZACH’s Nowlin Rehearsal Studio at 1426 Toomey Road. Callbacks will be held during Wednesday’s session as well as on Thursday, December 12th between 8:00pm and 11:00pm in ZACH’s Kleberg Theater.
The acclaimed ZACH theatrical landmark returns in an all-new production. Based on Sophocles’ Greek myth “Oedipus” and set in a contemporary African-American gospel church service, this soul-stirring event will move and thrill you with electrifying vocals by Austin’s most acclaimed gospel singers. The production is being directed by ZACH’s Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley. The Musical Director of the production is Allen Robertson, and the Choreographer is Christa Torres.
Rehearsals begin February 17th, 2014 and Performances begin April 2nd, 2014 and run through April 27th, 2014 with a possible extension to May 4th, 2014. Performances will be Wednesday through Sundays weekly. ZACH may add performances on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Audition materials will be posted on the website at for all available roles. Please be prepared with the sides posted for the role for which you would like to be considered.
NOTE: All actors will be considered for all roles.  We are seeking both AEA and non-AEA actors.
AUDITION APPOINTMENT INSTRUCTIONS:  Actors will be seen BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To schedule an appointment, please send an email with a resume and headshot attached in PDF or Word Document format to Please indicate in the email the character for which you will be auditioning. All actors should bring a hard copy headshot and resume to the audition.
All singers should prepare an additional gospel song of their choice, and bring sheet music for the accompanist. If you do not have a song you would like to perform, you may sing “Amazing Grace.” Click here to download "Amazing Grace."
For general information about ZACH please visit us at All AEA members will be seen, and all non-union members will be seen while appointments slots are available. If you are not able to be seen at this audition, ZACH will make all best efforts to schedule you for a later audition date.

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