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Fringe Unified Auditions

The following are casting needs submitted by 2015 producers participating in the Fringe Unified Auditions.

From Abas Theatre Company: "The Debutante" needs 5 young actors to take on demanding roles:
  • 2 women (16-19)
  • 3 men (20-24)

  • From Holey Theater: Tales From Cafe Inferno is about an independent coffee shop located in Dante's Hell. Holey Theater is looking for actors to play characters from The Inferno, OR "types" (ex: Passive-aggressive, egotist, manipulative) OR historical figures (Ex: Bertolt Brecht, Marilyn Monroe, Henry VIII), OR modern figures. We will develop the show based around these characters through improv and the construction of scenarios.

    From Locally Grown Theatre: “The OzFather” is a new and original take on the classic novel by L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz. ​Dottie (Dorothy) watches classic movies to drown out the pain of losing her parents and through her dreams she is taken to a fantasyland influenced by the movies she watches. In MinneappleOZ Dottie meets an array of fun and interesting characters. She meets the people of Comoland as well as Scarborough "E" Crowe, Tinison Manzini, Lionel Cash, The OzFather and The Women's International Trade Commission Head (WITCH). We welcome auditioners from any age.

    From Yeah No Sketch Show Players: Outrageous, proven Craigslist-ad-based show Seeks EXPERIENCED comedic actors m/f 20-40 who are willing to take bold risks, be on time, and shake their funny maker.

    From Random Walk Theatre Company: A young adult, his mother, and father and the crisis that results personally and in the community when a white cop kills a black teenager.
    Casting needs:
  • Caucasian male, who can play early 30s.
  • African-American male, who can play late 30s early 40s.
  • African-American female, late 20s early 30s.
  • Two African-Americans one male and female, unspecified age.

  • From Play-Dot: Kamehamehamlet is a comedy bringing Dragon Ball Z live on stage featuring the pivotal battle between Vegeta and Freeza. Seeking actors with stage combat and/or martial arts experience, voice-over, vocal comedy work is preferred.

    From New Foundations: Siren Song is a neo-folktale examining the effects of infidelity and sins of the past featuring a live score.
    Characters:
  • Sam- mid twenties, has an everyman quality about him, comes from a broken home. His father left his mother when he was a child , which affected him and his family.
  • Erin- mid twenties, Sam’s girlfriend, caring, good humored, also comes from a broken home. She is looking for steadiness and a life for herself and Sam who she loves.
  • The Siren, - a timeless, mysterious beauty. She has a way of alluring all men with the way she speaks, moves and Sings. She has mythical and dangerous presence to her.


  • From Beckettian Donuts: Partially inspired by the transhumanist movement, I​. i​s a short play about a young woman who had her memories uploaded into a surrogate body without her knowledge. The lines of reality begin to blur when her consciousness falls into a constant state of awake/un/dreaming.
    Characters:
  • Pearl: 30-40. A healthcare professional who has always made a commitment to connecting with her patients.
  • Gwen: 30-34. The aunt of Anna, the main character.


  • From New Endeavors: A tragic revenge play in which a man gets everything he ever wanted.
  • Matthew: male, normal guy, intense,romantic, late 20's early 30's
  • Charlie: male, flamboyant, intelligent, the words he says are always calculated and listened to, late 20's, early 30's
  • Linda: female, intelligent, cheeky but somewhat insecure, late 20's


  • From Ghostbridge Theatre: Everywhere You Look is a Diary of Anne Frank scenario for a future America in which Muslims are persecuted by a right-wing government responding to a devastating terrorist attack.
    Needed:
  • white male, over 45
  • white female, over 45
  • African-American male, late 20's or early 30's
  • white male, 30's or 40's
  • white adult male, any age
  • Somali male, late 20's or early30's


  • From Little Lifeboats: On the dwarf planet Ceres, where all Butter Princesses live out their final days, The Cow -from Mother Goose fame, finds himself in a (deep fried) pickle when Alex - a BOY, appears claiming to represent Pope County. The Cow must hide Alex's true nature from Ceres' overlord, the all powerful, somewhat odd Queen Kay. We're currently looking for 3 women in their 20's - White - looks as if they consume dairy products regularly, midwestern.

    From Snikt! Bamf! Thwip!: The sound of Footloose: The Not Musical tells the story of young Maria McCormack, a novice who is transferred to Bomont, Utah only to discover the town has banned singing and dancing.
    Needs:
  • Lead actress/dancer. Preferred age range: 20-30.
  • 2-4 additional actor/dancers. Looking for both men and women. Any age.


  • From Hardcover Theater: "Mrs Mortimer's Xenophobic Travel Guide" - A Victorian Englishwoman describes the nasty habits of peoples around the world. Casting: 1 F, 35-65, standard British accent/RP; 1 M, 30-60, elegant

    From Real People Productions: This play is a blend of traditional theatre, poetry, spoken word, and dance. This production will comment on storytelling in the modern age and the connection between performer and audience.

    Needs: This is an ensemble-based production where everyone will be playing multiple characters. We are seeking 10-11 actors with experience in language-specific productions (Shakespeare, verse), as well as physical-based theatre (Commedia), and dance (musical theatre, jazz, hip hop); although this experience is not required it is preferred. This will be a production based in collaboration so we are looking for performers who understand new work development. Blind and gender-neutral casting.


    From BOOM! Theater: Based on the memoir "Getting to Ellen", by Ellen Krug, "Finding Ellen" is one woman's journey through love, honesty, and gender change.
    Cast needs:
  • Ellen – Male. 30s-40s. An aggressive male and feminine female. Should be able to generally pass as female when in make-up.
  • Lydia – Female. 30s-40s. Ellen’s wife.
  • Female Multi-part – 30s-40s. Roles include – Department store sales associate, different therapists.
  • Male (potential multi-part) – 30s-40s. Therapist. Other roles are TBD

  • From BABOWORKS Theatre Company: We will be casting “Leaving St. Paul.” An original play inspired by the lives of a St. Paul, MN Caucasian family forced from their home during the 1960’s for opposing practices of racial segregation in neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
    Needs:
  • Arnold (lead) – (40) Caucasian. A self-made man, brilliant, creative and kind, military veteran and community leader.
  • Ivah (lead) – (Late 30’s) Caucasian. Arnold’s wife. Strong-willed, progressive, socially active.
  • Howard – (Early 40’s) Caucasian. Local independent businessman, practical and realistic.
  • Georgia – (Late 30’s) Caucasian. Tough, level-headed, commanding physical presence.
  • Frank – (Early 40’s) Caucasian. Arnold’s business colleague, distinct and decisive personality, sees all things in terms of black and white.
  • Virginia – (Early 40’s) Caucasian. Frank’s wife. Hard-nosed conservative, influential member of the community.
  • Leon – (Early 40’s) African American. Former United States military pilot, honest family man.
  • Jose Vega – (Early 40’s) Mexican American. Works for Union Stockyards Company, devote family man.
  • Luisa Vega – (Late 30’s) Mexican American. Jose’s wife. Traditional stay at home family oriented woman.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. – (early 30’s) A young MLK, before becoming a public figure.

  • From aethem Theatre Company: This comedic cross between Friends and Circle Mirror Transformation explores the difficult transition from college to adulthood through the eyes of four friends struggling to keep their theatre company afloat. When an ex-member returns to flaunt his recent successes, one friend begins to question why she wants to pursue theatre at all.
    Casting Needs: 3W, 2M, all can play mid- to late-twenties. Specifically seeking a male who can do British dialect. Prefer to work with actors who have some devising/collaborative ensemble background.

    From Schmidt Ellie Says: A comedy about an indecisive party planner who attempts to coordinate an elaborate, high society garden party in less than an hour.
    Casting needs:
  • Female lead, 20's or 30's
  • Male lead, 20's or 30's
  • Two male supporting, any age
  • Two female supporting, any age

  • From Lemming Productions: Staging Smell of the Kill by Michele Lowe. Three women contemplate escape from their oppressive marriages by leaving their husbands locked in a freezer...together...with various and sundry dead things. Need two women in the 27-40 range to play an innocent and a libertine.

    From Wild Rosemary Theater: The tale of a childless carrot farmer. One M, Two F.

    From The Pole Holers: "Castaways on Ice" takes place inside an ice fishing hut, and an undersea setting of the same small dimensions - it's comedic with some mildly dramatic overtones.
    Character types needed:
    Humans:
  • ( Actors portraying Jerry and Kyle should be comfortable with a minor amount of physicality in a small space)
  • Jerry (late 30s - early 50s) bus driver from New Jersey, gruff, burly.
  • Kyle (20s) snowboarding contest winner, high-strung, prone to panic.
  • Fish:
  • (Wear fish hats on heads)
  • Harve (late 40s - late 50s ) affable, musing.
  • Carol (early 40s - early 50s) sweet, a little ditzy.
  • Alien:
  • As yet unnamed (20s - 30s) mild-mannered, inquisitive.

  • From Green Sea Productions: A comedy about a recently engaged young woman trying to discretely quell her fiancés bromance with his best friend Steve.
    Will be casting:
  • Young woman mid 20’s. Usually excessively kind, but this time she’s trying to stand up for herself.
  • Young man mid 20’s. He loves that his fiancé and best friend get along so well. He’s also not too intuitive.
  • “Steve.” Mid 20’s happy go lucky, outgoing, the ultimate 3rd wheel. Completely oblivious to any problems.

  • From Siege Perilous Films: MADAME EXECUTIONER - When the royal executioner is in danger of losing his land and title, he turns to the most unlikely person to take his mantle - his niece.

    From Literally Entertainment Productions: Oregon Trail: The Musical! is looking for 2 male and 2 female, 21-33 year old actors and actresses with singing ability and preferably a musical theater background.

    From Seasons of Dreams: 1 male, 1 female both in their mid 20's & the role of the physician can be either male or female preferably in their 30s.

    From Francis D Productions: We need 4-6 actors, 2 males (roughly mid 20s-40s) and 2-4 females (mid 20s-40s).
    This original script follows a family living in their home through several generations, examining the family dynamic and the emotional resonance of those that came before.

    From M-SHE Productions: "L'Heure de Minuit" is an original victorian carnival theatrical performance featuring whimsical dancing, live music, and side show acts.
    Looking for:
  • Powerful dancers 12 and older, in the styles of: modern, lyrical, jazz, acrobatics, hip hop, and tap.
  • Hula hoop dancer(s) 16 and older
  • Musician: guitar player 18 and older

  • From The BODs: A play focusing on the mental machinations of a young man going from life-loving fun into the tyranny of addiction.
    Cast needs (names may change to protect the innocent):
  • LB - main character, the young man who found social ease and fun in substance use (mostly alcohol) only to have it gradually run his life.
  • Zoe Elan - the spirit of life that exists in all of us, not good or bad but rather the drive to experience and live life fully. A voice in the mind of the Lost Boy.
  • Mr. Beastly - the voice in our heads that sounds appealing because it always tells us to always do the easiest thing, the voice that feeds self-doubt, the voice feeds depression and fear. Deliciously garish and funny and at times vulgar and mean, it pushes our most basic and base drives.
  • Jessica - LB's girlfriend - fun, vivacious, sensual, sensible
  • Bart - LB's best friend, life of the party

  • From Testostrogen: A serious murder comedy about the being picky in love.
    Cast:
  • 10 singer / actors needed - 4 male parts, 6 female parts
  • We might be looking for musicians as well, but that is to be determined.

  • From RGK Modern Indian Dance Academy: BEST BOLLYWOOD INN – A PLACE TO WIND DOWN AND SOAR UP. A PLACE TO RUNAWAY FROM STRESS AND RUN INTO FUN AND SERENITY. A PLACE TO FIND LOVE, REDISCOVER LOVE, REKINDLE LOVE OR SIMPLY LOVE.
    Casting:
  • BELL BOY (MALE Asian Indian in age 19-30) JUST THE OPPOSITE OF THE OWNER – EVERYTHING IS A PROBLEM FOR HIM – DOES NOT LIKE HIS OWNERS CARE FREE ATTITUDE..MIMIC HIM WITH RIDICULE.
  • RUNAWAY BRIDE: (Female -age 20-30) A SCARED, LOW SELF ESTEEM, USNURE BUT EXTREMLY BRIGHT YOUNG LADY. ROBBER: GOOD AT HEART – VERY GOOD LOOKING – CANNOT BE A ROBBER KIND OF GUY.
  • TWO SISTERS: (Female White in age 18-30), TENNIS PLAYER – TWINS – BUT EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE – ONE LIKES TO BE A DNACER AND ONE LIKES TO BE A (NOT SURE)
  • THEIR PARENTS: (Male and female White in 50 and up) VERY STRICT – STERN AND NOT FUN LOVING AT ALL.

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