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Elephant Run District is pleased to announce two great projects for the summer of 2013!
BRECHT IN THE PARK- AUDITION NOTICE!
This summer, ERD will produce three rarely performed one acts by Bertolt Brecht- The Elephant Calf (1926), In Search of Justice (1938) and The Exception and the Rule (1929)- to be performed in Central Park at the Great Hill with additional performances at The Brecht Forum. This imaginative production will fuse physical and political theatre, bringing these early 20th century works into the contemporary world of the Occupy Movement, Stop & Frisk actions and Stand Your Ground laws.
Director: Aimee Todoroff
Casting Director: Jackie Sydney
Mask & Additional Design: Joe Osheroff
Translation by Eric Bentley
Auditions: May 15th & 16th by appointment, Call-backs May 19th. Email headshot and resume to email@example.com to schedule an audition.
Rehearsals: Evenings and weekends beginning June 1st
Performances: Every Saturday and Sunday, July 6th-July 28th at 4pm, except July 13th. One or more additional performances at the Brecht Forum will be added during the week of July 14th-20th.
6 Actors. Each actor will play multiple roles. All ages, genders, ethnicities and body types encouraged to audition. All actors must possess willingness to experiment and strong ability to express themselves physically. Must be comfortable performing outdoors.
1 Actor/Drummer/Foley artist. This performer must be able to Bucket Drum. The Bucket Drummer will provide music and sound effects, acting as a Foley, and will take on roles within each piece. Must be comfortable performing outdoors. Please note interest in the role in subject line of email submission.
Physical theatre/movement backgrounds required for all. Experience with mask work or puppetry a plus. Must be comfortable singing. We aren’t looking for perfect voices, just strong voices that can carry outdoors.
AEA Showcase code (pending approval)- $200 Stipend provided for all Performers; AEA and Non-AEA.
Chris Harcum’s AMERICAN GUN SHOW featuring Heather Olmstead!
Catch American Gun Show at 59 E 59 before it makes it’s big leap across the pond to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. That’s right, Chris Harcum and Heather Olmstead are taking the Herd international this August!
East to Edinburgh Festival, at 59 East 59.
July 25 at 9 p.m., July 26 and 27 at 7 p.m.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Gryphon Venues (#109), 34 Bread Street.
Aug. 2 to 24 at 5:30 p.m. (off Aug. 11 and 18)
More details coming soon