Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theater and Academy / Huntsville, AL10.18.18
Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is hiring local non-union actors with daytime availability for its new school touring shows!
Seeking versatile, experienced non-union adult actors for professional In-School Touring Production of “Freedom Riders” by Tom Quinn.
Daytime availability for School Performances is a mandatory.
2 Males / 2 Females Playing 18 roles (1 Male and 1 Female African American)
Ages 18 and up
Rehearsals in Huntsville, Al: November 2018 – January 2019
Performances throughout North Alabama: January – May 2019
“Freedom Riders” description:
Freedom Riders is set in 1961 as two young women from Harvard try to decide if they should join the Freedom Rides of the 1960s. As you travel along you will meet Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Bobby Kennedy, Theodore Roosevelt, W.E.B. Dubois and many others who fought both for and against our nation’s struggle for Civil Rights. Experience sit-ins and lunch counters and the dark days of Jim Crow. Learn the history as four performers bring this struggle alive though the words of historical figures, song, and recreations. The struggle for Freedom is the struggle of all.
Please submit a video audition (one minute contemporary monologue), resume and current headshot to EducationDirector@ FantasyPlayhouse.com
In the subject line please list: Freedom Riders Audition
Deadline to submit materials: Nov. 1, 2018
“Freedom Riders” is sponsored in part by a grant from The Daniel Foundation
About Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy:
Since 1961, Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater (FPCT) has served North Alabama as a gateway to theatre, reaching more than 17,000 residents annually, including 12,000 children and youth, creating new theatre audiences, performers, and technical artists along the way. FPCT enhances our community’s backdrop rich in science, engineering, and technology, operating on the belief that science and the arts go hand-in-hand. FPCT’s mission is to bring the magic of theatre and arts education to families of the Tennessee Valley through production of live children’s theatre, serving as an academy for young theatre artists, partnering with schools to provide after school theatre classes, and providing theatre arts access to underserved communities. Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts, the City (of Huntsville) Arts & Cultural Grant.