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CONNECTICUT

NEW!! NEW MILFORD: TheatreWorks New Milford is seeking a youthful cast of five female and five male actors/singers for the energetic high school musical Zombie Prom on 3/6 & 7 (7-9pm). The director is Matt Austin and the music director is Anna DeMasi.  All roles are available and both professionals and amateurs are welcome. TheatreWorks offers a stipend to all performers, technicians, and directors. AUDITION REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND ONLINE @ http://theatreworks.us/actors/index.php. Rehearsals begin in May with performances running weekends July 15th- Aug 5th.  TheatreWorks is an award-winning, non-Equity theatre company, named Best Community Theater in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine. The Theatre is located at 5 Brookside Avenue, just off Route 202 (next to the CVS). Parking is located behind the Catherine E. Lillis Administration Building at 50 East St.

MAINE

PORTLAND:
Maine Songwriters Association has a long-time relationship with 75 State Street, a retirement community in Portland where we have a standing invitation to hold meetings and events (we hold a songwriting circle there every month). In exchange we offer a one-hour concert for the residents on the last Sunday of every month. If you would like to perform at one of these, please contact Sheila McKinley at dougnshe@maine.rr.com or 207-415-8393

MASSACHUSETTS

AGAWAM: SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND Now Seeking: actors, dancers, singers/dancers, drummers, characters, super hero actors (M/F), stilt walkers, jugglers and other variety type performers for both spring and summer shows. Some schedule flexibility around other projects and commitments possible. 2/25 (11AM-3PM) & 3/10 (3-8pm) @ SIX FLAGS HUMAN RESOURCE CENTER, 1756 Main St.. Auditions will also be held 3/6 (11AM-3PM) @ HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Fine & Performing Arts Forum, 303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, MA.  For more dates, locations, and details visit www.Facebook.com/SixFlagsNE. Apply on line at www.sixflagsjobs.com. FOR MORE INFO: 413-786-9300, x3320, 1623 Main St., PO Box 307, Agawam, MA 01001.  Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years old to apply; - All roles require close interaction with Guests and co-workers; - Most characters must also meet casting requirements set by DC Comics, Warner Bros, and/or Six Flags Inc.; - Six Flags enforces a drug free working environment; - Must have reliable transportation and flexible schedule; - Must be outgoing, enthusiastic, and team focused. What to Prepare: - Apply ahead at www.Sixflagsjobs.com; - Please arrive early to complete registration; - Bring a photo of yourself and resume; - Actors: prepare a 2 min. comic monologue; - Singers: prepare a verse and chorus of an upbeat pop rock song to sing acapella; - Tech & wardrobe applicants: bring resume and/or portfolio; - Variety Performers and Musicians: prepare 2 minutes that best showcases your ability; - Dancers will learn a short combination from our choreographer;  - Please dress comfortably ready to move. All performers will also read from a short script we provide.

NEW!!
BARNSTABLE: Open auditions for Ed Graczyk's dramedy, COME BACK TO THE 5 & DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN will be held on 3/6 & 7 and 3/9 at the Club's theater from 7-9PM. Director Carol McManus is seeking a cast of 8 women ages 16-50 and 1 man age 16-20. Actors will be asked to read from the script. Perusal scripts are available at both the Sturgis and Hyannis libraries. Character descriptions may be viewed online. For more information, please call 508-362-6333; www.barnstablecomedyclub.org

BOYLSTON: 2/25
(12:30-3:30pm) & 2/26 (6:30-8:30pm) - Once On This Island @ Calliope Productions, 150 Main St. - (508) 869-6887; www.calliopeproductions.org

BRAINTREE: CALL FOR DIRECTORS for the 2017/2018 Curtain Call Theatre Season! Application Deadline: 3/1.
Slate of shows for consideration: DRAMAS: A Few Good Men, Witness for the Prosecution, Rabbit Hole, COMEDIES: Art, Harvey, Present Laughter, Sylvia, The Porch; MUSICALS: Sweeney Todd, Blood Brothers, City of Angels, Spamalot. If you are interested in applying to direct any of these shows please include a letter briefly outlining your reason for wanting to direct the show and a current resume. Letters should be submitted to President Meg Young at kjam.myoung@gmail.com or via snail mail to Curtain Call Theatre, PO Box 850204, Braintree, MA 02185

BRAINTREE: Auditions for the Tennessee Williams drama The Glass Menagerie, directed by Michael Pevzner and presented by Curtain Call Theatre, 3/7 & 8 at 7 pm at 182 Commercial St. Production dates May 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20. Please see our website www.curtaincallbraintree.org and click on AUDITIONS for more information.

SOUTHBRIDGE: Gateway Players Theatre Inc. will hold auditions for Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomason 3/14 & 16 at 6:30pm in the Gateway Barn, 111 Main St. For more information, call 508-764-4531.  Jackie Hemeon will be directing with Jeanne Dupuis as producer. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Wear comfortable clothes and come prepared for a fun time. Production dates will be June 16, 17, 23, 24,25. This British farce consists of six men and four women.

NEW!! GREENFIELD: OPEN AUDITIONS FOR SILVERTHORNE THEATER COMPANY'S 2017 SEASON SHOWS - 3/10 (7-9pm), 3/11 (1-4pm), Callbacks 3/12 (1-4pm) @ The Arts Block, 289 Main St. Full information at www.silverthornetheater.org. General audition information: · Equity and Non-Equity; · All roles paid; · Bring or send headshot and resume; · Prepare monologue (2 minute maximum); · Perusal scripts available at web site; · Full role descriptions available at www.silverthornetheater.org; · Diversity of all kinds welcomed. Auditioning: STUPID F***ING BIRD by Aaron Posner. Director, Toby Vera Bercovici - June 22-24, 29-July 1. Seeking 4 M, 3 W. CHAPATTI by Christian O'Reilly. Director, Jeannine Haas July 20-22, 27-29. Seeking 1 M, 1 F. GREATER TUNA by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, & Ed Howard. Director TBA October 5-7, 12-14. 2 actors, gender/age not specified. 413-768-7514; silverthornetheater@gmail.com.

HOLYOKE: SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND Now Seeking: actors, dancers, singers/dancers, drummers, characters, super hero actors (M/F), stilt walkers, jugglers and other variety type performers for both spring and summer shows. Some schedule flexibility around other projects and commitments possible. 2/25 (11AM-3PM) & 3/10 (3-8pm) @ SIX FLAGS HUMAN RESOURCE CENTER, 1756 Main St., Agawam. Auditions will also be held 3/6 (11AM-3PM) @ HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Fine & Performing Arts Forum, 303 Homestead Ave.  For more dates, locations, and details visit www.Facebook.com/SixFlagsNE. Apply on line at www.sixflagsjobs.com. FOR MORE INFO: 413-786-9300, x3320, 1623 Main St., PO Box 307, Agawam, MA 01001.  Requirements: - Must be at least 16 years old to apply; - All roles require close interaction with Guests and co-workers; - Most characters must also meet casting requirements set by DC Comics, Warner Bros, and/or Six Flags Inc.; - Six Flags enforces a drug free working environment; - Must have reliable transportation and flexible schedule; - Must be outgoing, enthusiastic, and team focused. What to Prepare: - Apply ahead at www.Sixflagsjobs.com; - Please arrive early to complete registration; - Bring a photo of yourself and resume; - Actors: prepare a 2 min. comic monologue; - Singers: prepare a verse and chorus of an upbeat pop rock song to sing acapella; - Tech & wardrobe applicants: bring resume and/or portfolio; - Variety Performers and Musicians: prepare 2 minutes that best showcases your ability; - Dancers will learn a short combination from our choreographer;  - Please dress comfortably ready to move. All performers will also read from a short script we provide.

WATERTOWN: 5/14-15 - 2017 Christmas Revels Auditions @ Revels, Grace Vision Church - www.revels.org

WAYLAND: 2/26 & 27 (7-9:30pm, by appointment) - King Lear @ Vokes Players, Beatrice Herford's Vokes Theatre, Route 20. Other times available upon request. Please prepare a monologue, two-minutes or less; the monologue need not be classical, but should demonstrate an ability to handle language of some complexity. Begins 3/5; Production: 5/4-20 - www.vokesplayers.org

MISC: Madrigal group A Goodlie Companye is one bass short of a home run. We're looking for a low bass to join our fun, small, mostly a cappella chorus that sings year-round, and performs medieval and renaissance music in period garb. Previous musical experience is appreciated but not required; we have members with various backgrounds. For more information, please visit www.goodlie.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE

BEDFORD: NH Community Theater Association (NHCTA) Seeks Entries to the 46th Annual Theater Festival. The weekend of Sept 16, 2017 @ Old Bedford Town Hall Theater, Meetinghouse Road. In addition to the performance, original scripts will get feedback from adjudicators. Each group will be given 80 minutes to use as they like All types of theater are welcome. Questions? Have an original work in search of a group to perform it at Festiaval? Email fpierce1804@hotmail.com or visit the NHCTA FB page. 03

MANCHESTER: The Majestic Theatre is looking for dynamic applicants to fill empty staff positions for it's Summer 2017 adult production of HIGH FIDELITY being presented July 28-30, 2017 at the Derry Opera House. Rehearsals are held at The Majestic Studio (880 Page St.). This show has been entered into the 2017 NH Theatre Awards program and our production is a NH Premiere. 1. DIRECTOR and/or CHOREOGRAPHER: -Please submit a letter of intent, references, resume, and pay scale range to A. Robert Dionne, Artistic Director at rob@majestictheatre.net or at the address below. Salary is negotiable. Position to be filled immediately. 02

NEW!! MANCHESTER/PORTSMOUTH: Glass Dove Productions is pleased to announce auditions for Arcadia by Tom Stoppard. Auditions are by appointment only. To secure an audition slot, please email emily.dinah@gmail.com.  Auditions for Arcadia will take place on 3/7 (4- 8pm) @ The West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St, Portsmouth) and on 3/8 (4-8pm) in the studio space at 83 Hanover St. Manchester.  Actors should bring a current headshot and resume to the audition, and be prepared to fill out a conflict sheet upon arrival. For the audition, please prepare a one to two minute monologue in standard RP British dialect. Actors may be asked to cold-read from the script as well. Actors are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the play prior to auditions. If you are selected for callbacks, they will be held 3/11 (1:15pm-4pm) in the studio space at 83 Hanover St. in Manchester. Callbacks will consist of prepared sides. *The role of Thomasina Coverly has been cast. All other roles are open* Arcadia will be directed by Catherine Stewart and produced in Concord, NH. Rehearsal schedule is based on actor availability. The show opens November 3rd and runs through November19th. Performances are at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, with matinee performances at 2:00pm on Sundays.

MISC: Singers, Circus Artists, Burlesquers, Aerialists, Acrobats, and Dancers - From creator/composer Billy Butler (Gay Bride of Frankenstein, Missing: Wynter, Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic) is a brand new trunk show, "Bitter Pill". The month long workshop premiere has already played a sold-out run to rave reviews at The Players’ Ring in Portsmouth, NH last fall and is now seeking replacement performers for the Nashua production and future bookings. Bitter Pill is a band of noir vaudevillians comprised of musicians, singers, circus artists, actors, and awkwards. For you theatre types it's a song-cycle show ala - Songs for a New World or World Goes 'Round, but more in the spirit of what Amanda Palmer coined as, 'Brechtian punk cabaret'. Each of Billy's songs are brought to life with comedy, tragedy, circus, burlesque, melodrama, life, death, and love!
Seeking: Two strong rock singers, male, female, or whatever (20s-50s). Ability to dance and/or play musical instruments is a big plus. Strong dancers (contemporary and tap).
Circus artists: burlesquers, aerialists, acrobats, hula-hooping, sword swallowing, juggling, balancers, etc. Auditions are by appointment only. To be considered for an audition, please email your headshot, resume, and links to videos to bitterpilltoswallow@gmail.com (videos don’t need to be pro, a cell phone video will do just fine). Singers - submit two pop, rock, or folk songs. Please be selective and creative. Aerialists, acrobats, burlesquers, and the like - submit a performance or audition reel. If you play an instrument of any kind, please also include it in your video submission. Everyone gets paid :)  Produced by Genesys Theater and Bitter Pill. Rehearses end of March into April and performs April 20, 21, and 22 at The Court Street Theatre, 14 Court St, Nashua, NH  02

RHODE ISLAND

PAWTUCKET: The Community Players. Auditions for You Can’t Take It With You, directed by Patricia Hawkridge. 4/18 & 19, 7 pm (sign-in beginning at 6:30). Jenks Auditorium, 350 Division St. (across from McCoy Stadium). Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. No appointments necessary. Production dates July 7-9 and 14-16. Complete audition and character info at www.thecommunityplayers.net

PROVIDENCE: Fusionworks Dance Company invites choreographers to submit their work to NECF 2017. The Nationally Emerging Choreographers Festival (formerly Northeast Choreographers Festival) will be presented in November of 2017 in Providence, RI.  This year’s festival will showcase the works of at least two emerging and/or established choreographers from across the U.S.  Finalists will be paid a $1,000 stipend to do a five day residency in either July, August or September, during which they will set their work on Fusionworks Dance Company.  All chosen artists will also teach a master class open to the community. Housing and rides to and from the airport or bus/train station will be provided by Fusionworks Dance Company for finalists. All invited choreographers are required to promote the project and to encourage community support. To apply, please submit the following via e-mail to AD@Fusionworksdance.org or by mail to Fusionworks Dance Company, PO Box 402, Lincoln, RI 02865. A video link or DVD of a finished work (must be between 8-15 minutes and not require more than 5 dancers – priority will be given to dances with four or less dancers). No edits with the dance clearly visible at all times. A studio filming may be submitted as long as the dance is clear throughout.; A brief written description of your work and where it has been presented.; A biography or resume; Links to all social media platforms where your work is represented, such as Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, or Instagram.; A $25 submission fee. Can be paid by check (made out to Fusionworks Dance Company) or online at: www.fusionworksdance.org/ne-choreographers-festival.html. Incomplete materials or those exceeding the Festival time limits will not be processed. Multiple submissions may be submitted using separate and $25 submission fee. Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2017.  Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. Notices will be sent out by April 15, 2017. For questions, please e-mail artistic director Deb Meunier at AD@Fusionworksdance.org or call her at (401)334-3091.

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