Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Rope Burn at Asheville Fringe Festival


Anam Cara's Asheville Fringe Arts Festival production
Thurs 1/23 and Sat 1/25 at 9pm
BeBe Theatre 20 Commerce St. Asheville

Rope Burn is an ensemble-created piece that uses original music, movement, humor, and text to explore themes of domination and control of nature and people throughout history. The cast hold talents across a range of artistic mediums from acting to music and songwriting, dancing and choreography, poetry and spoken word. Through a collaborative process of idea sharing, improvising, and refining, the group has arrived at a unique performance experience.

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AUDITIONS for Baltimore Waltz

When Anna, a schoolteacher, is diagnosed with ATD (Acquired Toilet Disease), she and her brother Carl take flight to Europe. Anna decides to drown herself in the sensuality of food and sex, while Carl becomes involved in a wild scheme to find a cure for his sister. In the middle of it all is a Third Man, who appears in various forms throughout their journey. This award-winning script by Paula Vogel will be directed by Erinn Hartley.

Auditions will be Monday, January 27, from 7pm to 9pm at Anam Cara (203 Ha
ywood Rd., West AVL). You must email to make an appointment.

Callbacks, if needed, will be January 30, by appointment.

Show dates will be March 21, 22, 27, and 28 at Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat Community Arts Space (101 Fairview Rd., AVL).

For the audition:

Please prepare a contemporary
comedic monologue if possible, and bring headshot and
resume if you've never been in a production produced by Anam Cara. Be prepared to read sides as well. *Please be ready to give a complete list of
conflicts for February and March.

Director Erinn Hartley is looking to cast three actors. Gender, sex, age, and physical type are not important. Open-mindedness and comfort with sexuality are important. Possible partial nudity.

Anna: protagonist; sister of Carl; cautious and practical; sexually adventurous; thoughtful, cynical, and dynamic; has a sense of humor

Carl: Anna's brother; well-educated with a fiery revolutionary spirit; sensitive and flamboyant; able to deftly move between drama and comedy; great ear for foreign languages

Third Man: multiple roles; requires lots of versatility; good sense of comedic timing; plays a waiter, a revolutionary, a virgin, and a 50-year old "Little Dutch Boy" to name a few; good ear for foreign languages

If you can't make the audition date/time, but are still interested in the project, please email and we'll find a time to see you if possible. Also, feel free to email with any questions.

*Anam Cara Theatre Company is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and all current production positions are volunteer.