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Three Actors Required for Zoom Reading of Fringe Theatre Script

Three Actors Required for Zoom Reading of Fringe Theatre Script

Victoria, Australia
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First-time theatre writer needs actors for a Zoom reading, for script development. Will pay $50 for a 2-hour reading. Actors with some training/experience preferred.

3 actors needed, 2 male and 1 female. (Lead role is played by the writer)

'Socrates Smith's Crusade for the Planet' is an absurd, environmental tragi-comedy with musical elements. Aim is to put this show in Melbourne or another Fringe, so there may be opportunities for additional readings, workshops and roles in the final production. If interested, please refer the attached role descriptions. If applying for reading only, ignore the detailed requirements.

Job payment

Fixed price of $50


Female character

40-ish; thin, flat-chested, embittered. Euridice Twigg, Socrates' French teacher, an idealist who is at the end of her tether teaching in an undisciplined country high school. Both female parts are to be played by one actor so the ability to embody contrasting body shapes/ages is required. Miss Twigg requires some dancing ability. Martine involves some physical comic acting. Singing ability required.

Female, aged 18 to 40

Applications closed 2 June 2021.

Female character

17; physically well-endowed, big-hearted. Martine Mahoney, Socrates' love interest, a sexually experienced girl with whom he spent an ill-fated night of passion in Mister Edwards' Subaru in 1970. Both female parts are to be played by one actor so the ability to embody contrasting body shapes/ages is required. Miss Twigg requires some dancing ability. Martine involves some physical comic acting. Singing ability required.

Female, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 2 June 2021.

Male character

17; well-built, physical, simple, kind. Socrates' classmate, 'Dunno' Willingham, who desperately wants to be his friend. A pragmatic type who has a gift of unknowingly uttering gems of wisdom. Singing ability required.

Male, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 2 June 2021.

Male character

'ageless'; gaunt, haggard, worn, a survivor. Rick Solomon is a 1970s rocker with a mid-Pacific accent, who after one obscure hit spent 49 years in rehab for Tim Tam addiction. Competent guitarist and singer required.

Male, aged 30 to 50

Applications closed 2 June 2021.

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Listing created: 2 May 2021
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