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Kid Actors Needed for "Shuddersome: Tales of Poe" Show

Fort Wayne, IN, United States
ID: 571187Exp: 9/9/2024
Description:

Looking for kids ages 9 and up for the "Shuddersome: Tales of Poe" Show. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Just in time for the Halloween season, Youtheatre is digging up the original master of horror himself. For nearly 100 years, Edgar Allen Poe's tales of murder, madness, and the supernatural have delighted readers of all ages. Now, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Raven, and more of his spine-tingling stories come to life in this vivid theatrical adaptation from the author of last season's The House. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as Poe's words rise like corpses from the grave. So get your tickets and miss the spooky fun... NEVERMORE. Additional info: IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT REHEARSALS: Each of the 5 stories will feature a different director and cast. This will allow for a shortened rehearsal process. While the full pre-tech rehearsal process is 3 weeks long, NOT all stories will rehearse every day. Depending on cast & director schedules, a story may rehearse 2-3 days per week for 3 weeks, or it could rehearse every day for 2 weeks (taking the 3rd week off). Because of this shortened schedule and flexibility, we encourage even actors who don't always feel they have the time to commit to a production to audition. MAINSTAGE PERFORMANCES: Public Performances @ FPT: October 18 (7 PM), 19 (2 PM), 20 (2 PM) School Performance @ FPT: Oct. 21 (10 AM) Sensory Friendly Performance @ FPT: Oct. 19 (4:30 PM/4 PM-Touch Tour) OUTREACH PERFORMANCES: Downtown Allen County Public Library Performances: Oct. 5 (3 PM/3:45 PM / 4:30 PM) School Tour Date: TBA ASAP WBOI Recording Date: TBA ASAP For more information, please download the attachment. If interested, please apply.

23 roles

PAINTER for "THE OVAL PORTRAIT"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Obsessed, egotistical, arrogant, single-minded.

YOUNG LADY for "THE OVAL PORTRAIT"Female9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A dancer. At first, bright and full of light. Her bright light is slowly sucked away.

PICTURE LADY for "THE OVAL PORTRAIT"Female9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An image of the Young Lady. Bright and full of light.

SOUL SUCKERS for "THE OVAL PORTRAIT"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

ROBERT JONES for "LIONISING"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A Narcissist with a big nose. Dedicated to the study of noseology.

MOTHER for "LIONISING"Female9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Thinks her son is a genius.

FATHER for "LIONISING"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Doesn't think his son is a genius.

DUCHESS for "LIONISING"Female9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

In love with Robert's nose. Ostentatious. Thinks she is smart.

COUNTESS for "LIONISING"Female9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

In love with Robert's nose. Ostentatious. Thinks she is smart.

MARQUIS for "LIONISING"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

In love with Robert's nose. Ostentatious. Thinks he is smart.

PRINCE for "LIONISING"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

In love with Robert's nose. Ostentatious. Thinks he is smart.

ARTIST for "LIONISING"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

In love with Robert's nose. Will pay anything to paint it.

ELECTOR for "LIONISING"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Not in love with Robert's nose. Arrogant German.

YOUNG MAN/WOMAN for "THE RAVEN"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A heart-broken young man or woman who feels tormented, angry, sad...all the feels.

SHUDDERS for "THE RAVEN"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The scene may also be populated by between 2-6 performers who help tell the story an manipulate the raven puppet, etc.

PRINCE PROSPERO for "THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Powerful, egotistical, childish. Puts himself before all others. Only wants to have fun.

NARRATORS for "THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Evil, eerie, scomful. They know a secret.

GUESTS for "THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

SPECTRE for "THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Silent. Ominous. Creepy. The Red Death.

THE YOUNG for "THE TELL-TALE HEART"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Selfish and self-centered. Thinks he or she intelligent and sane and acts as such...but is insane.

THE OLD for "THE TELL-TALE HEART"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An old rich man or woman. Afraid of death. Thinks The Young is a loyal friend.

POLICEMEN for "THE TELL-TALE HEART"Male9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Both are polite and conscious of doing a good job. They're not exactly observant and get caught up in their own stories.

SHUDDERS for "THE TELL-TALE HEART"Both genders9-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Evil ghosts who act as the voices inside The Young's head.