Repertory Dance Theatre is seeking 4-6 actors of all genders, races, and ethnicities to join their company in a full evening dance/theatre production entitled Six Songs from Ellis, based on oral histories of immigrants and refugees who passed through Ellis Island. This production will include audio from oral histories woven into actor text, entwined with dance/movement, and significant projection elements and music true to the individual’s country of origin. All ages (18+) are encouraged to audition, and significant movement skills are preferred. An original piece that involves both actors and dancers in cooperative roles, actors will be heavily incorporated into this script–based dance/theatre piece, which details the stories of over 80 oral histories from immigrants who passed through Ellis Island.
WHEN: Thursday, March 19th
12pm – 5pm & 6pm – 9pm
CALLBACKS: Friday, March 20th
5:30pm – 7pm MOVEMENT
7pm – 9pm ACTING
WHERE: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center; Studio A (lower floor)
138 West Broadway Salt Lake City, UT 84101
• Please bring headshot and resume.
• Please present a 90 second monologue of your choice.
• Followed by your choice of one audition excerpt from the script: see link here (this need not be memorized)
July 6th through August 7th 11:00am-4:00pm (weekdays, 1 hr. lunch) September 21st through 25th 11:00pm-4:00pm (weekdays, 1 hr. lunch)
Sept. 27th through October 3rd. (days/evenings, times TBD)
$359 per week, non-union
PLEASE NOTE: This production is unaffiliated with Salt Lake Acting Company. Please contact Leigh Selting at 307-760-0415 with any questions you may have regarding this opportunity.