10/7 Noises Off by Starkey Theatrix

Starkey Theatrix will hold auditions for “Noises Off” on Sunday, October 7th, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124. Auditions are by appointment only – please email Ronni Gallup at ronni@starkeyproductions.com to schedule a time. Callbacks will be held on October 8th, 2012 from 7-10PM. “Noises Off” will be directed by Nick Sugar.

Needed are nine experienced male and female actors with strong character skills. Individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to audition for all roles. Roles are non-equity, paid positions. Actors should prepare a one-two minute comic monologue. A current résumé and headshot are required.

Production Details:
Rehearsals for “Noises Off” will begin January 12, 2013, evenings and weekends with additional rehearsals on December 1st, 8th and 15th, 2012. The show opens on January 29th, 2013 and runs through February 10th, 2013.

Character Breakdown:
Lloyd Dallas: The director of the play, Nothing On. Temperamental, one third of a Lloyd–Poppy–Brooke love triangle.

Dotty Otley: A late-middle-aged actress. Forgetful, dating Garry, though she attempts to make him jealous by meeting with Freddy.

Garry Lejeune: A stuttering actor, easily fired up, repeatedly tries to attack Freddy after believing that Dotty was cheating on him with Freddy. Speech affectations disappear onstage but are ever-present offstage. Always is stuttering and completing sentences with, “you know…” Dating Dotty.

Frederick Fellows: An actor with a serious fear of violence and blood, gets nosebleeds easily. Often questions the meaning of his lines and moves. Blames himself often for things going wrong.
Belinda Blair: Cheerful and sensible, a reliable actress. She may have feelings for Freddy.

Poppy Norton-Taylor: Assistant Stage Manager. Emotional and over-sensitive, and envious of Brooke, whom she understudies. Carrying Lloyd’s child. One-third of a Lloyd-Poppy-Brooke love triangle.
Selsdon Mowbray: An elderly alcoholic man who hides his bottles onstage. If he is not in sight while rehearsing, the stage crew must find him before he passes out.

Timothy Allgood: An over-worked Stage Manager. Understudies Selsdon and Freddy.

Brooke Ashton: A young inexperienced actress from London. It is suggested she is a porn star. Pays no attention to other performers, either in performance or backstage. She rarely takes stage direction, and continues performing regardless of any other action onstage. Is always losing her contact lenses. One-third of a Lloyd–Poppy–Brooke love triangle.



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