Firehouse Theater Company is pleased to announce auditions for their 2012/2013 season, Tuesday July 31st from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
Auditions will be held at Colorado Free University, located at 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver, CO 80230.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the scripts, and actors will be asked to stay for the entire hour slot that they sign up for as they will read for all three shows. Actors are requested to provide a headshot and resume for each show they are auditioning for. If an actor is only auditioning for one show, please specify when you sign up for an audition.
To schedule an audition, email firstname.lastname@example.org and specify 6:30, 7:30 or 8:30 for your time slot. Scripts for all three shows are available upon request.
All actors will be paid a stipend.
Show Information and Dates:
The Strange Case of Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde Regional PremiereAdapted from Robert Louis Stevensen’s Novella by Jeffrey Hatcher Directed by Brian J. Brooks October 5th – November 3rd. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic powders and tinctures have brought forth his other self-Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his slave. With multiple Hydes portrayed by members of the cast. 4 men and 2 women, ages 20s to 60s. Multiple roles will be played by the actors.
Boy Gets Girl Regional Premiere By Rebecca Gilman Directed by Clint Heyn January 11th – February 9th Theresa is a successful, career driven woman who doesn’t have much time for dates. A friend sets her up with Tony, a seemingly harmless young man. After two unsuccessful dates, Tony begins to stalk Theresa relentlessly. Despite all her efforts, Tony continues her pursuit of Theresa and forces her and her friends to examine their own lives and their actions of the opposite sex. Character Breakdown: Theresa- Female, Late 20′s- Mid 30′s. Career woman, strong but has a breaking point Tony- Male, Early 30′s. Unassuming at first, but there is an edge to him. Howard- Male, Late 30′s – Late 40′s. Theresa’s boss, likable and pleasant. Mercer- Male, Mid 30′s. Theresa’s coworker, married. He and Theresa’s friendship grows throughout the play. Harriet- Female, 20′s. Receptionist at Theresa’s office. Young, impressionable and naive. Detective Beck- Female, 40′s. Police detective assigned to Theresa’s case. Supportive, but world weary. Les- Male, 50′s – 60′s. Filmmaker of exploitation cinema in the same style as Russ Meyer. Tigers
Be Still Regional Premiere By Kim Rosenstack Directed by Luke Allen Terry April 12th – May 11th. Sherry Wickman, a young woman expects the perfect career and life to fall into place immediately upon earning her master’s degree in art therapy. Instead, Sherry finds herself unemployed, overwhelmed and back at home hiding out in her twin-sized childhood bed. But when Sherry gets hired as a substitute art teacher, things begin to brighten up. Now if only her mother would come downstairs, her sister would get off the couch, her very first therapy patient would do just one of his take-home assignments, her new boss would leave his gun at home, and someone would catch the tiger that escaped from the local zoo, everything would be just perfect. Character Breakdown: Sherry- Female, Early 20′s. Eager to please, overly optimistic and trying to hold everything together. Grace- Female, Mid to Late 20′s. Sherry’s sister. Sharp tongue, depressed and heart broken over her breakup with her boyfriend. Joseph- Male, 40′s – 50′s. Sherry’s boss. Chipper on the surface, but underneath is devastated over a recent loss. Zack- Male, Late Teens. Joseph’s son and Sherry’s first art therapy student. In some ways typical, angst filled teenager, but also is sentimental at time