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AUDITIONS/The Thanksgiving Play

Fells Point Corner Theatre is holding open auditions for The Thanksgiving Play, by Larissa FastHorse, directed by Brandon Rashad Butts. Auditions will be held on September 9th and 10th with callbacks scheduled for the afternoon of September 10th. A detailed character breakdown for the production is available below. You must contact the show's producer at FPCT via email in order to arrange an audition slot. See full info below. For more information about the 2022/23 Season in general, please visit our website: www.fpct.org

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS

Fells Point Corner Theatre
251 S. Ann Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
Friday, September 9th, 6pm - 9pm
Saturday, September 10th, 11am - 12pm
Callbacks: Saturday, September 10th, 1pm - 3pm

PREPARATION


Please prepare two Contrasting Monologues, 2 minutes max each.
Please email your headshot and resume in advance and bring one copy to the audition.
Please bring all your known conflicts for rehearsals and performances with you.
Contact the show's producer by email with your three top preferences for an audition time slot: managingdirector@fpct.org


If you are unable to attend, but would like to submit a video audition, you must email your information and a link to the audition video to managingdirector@fpct.org no later than Thursday, September 8th in order to be considered along with the other auditioners.

STIPENDS


Stipends are available for all actors, directors, designers, and crew working on FPCT productions. FPCT is a non-equity theatre company.  Stipends vary by job description and will be finalized before the in-person audition dates.  Actor stipends will not be less than $100.

SHOW DETAILS

The Thanksgiving Play
By Larissa FastHorse
Directed by Brandon Rashad Butts
November 4 - 27, 2022
Pay-What-You-Can Preview Performance on November 3rd.
Rehearsals start the week of September 26th.
In this 2015 wickedly funny satire by Larissa FastHorse, good intentions collide with absurd assumptions as a troupe of “woke” teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month. FastHorse has written and produced plays involving challenges that indigenous people have in American society.

AVAILABLE ROLES


Logan - Female, Caucasian looking, the high school drama teacher that's always pushing the envelope in potentially inappropriate ways.
Jaxton - Male, Caucasian looking, yoga practitioner/actor. A confident guy that everyone loves, but his logical politically correct thinking takes weird turns.
Alicia - Female, Caucasian looking but would have been cast as "ethnic" in 1950s movies.
Caden - Male, Caucasian looking, the academic. Awkward elementary school history teacher with dramatic aspiration but no experience.

Working Expectations:
In addition to attending rehearsals and performances, all artists and staff working with Fells Point Corner Theatre will be expected to agree to, and conduct themselves in accordance with our Code of Conduct Policies for the safety of all. These policies will be made available to actors along with their contract should any roles be offered.

Inquiries:
Any additional questions may be emailed to managingdirector@fpct.org

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