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Auditions for VanWinkle: A Folk Musical Workshop

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Updated Sep. 17 by Mission Theatre Company

A new musical by Caroline Wigmore, orchestrations by Jen Green
Presented by Mission Theatre Company

This is an acoustic folk musical and we are looking for appropriately skilled actor-musicians, for example (but not exclusively) guitar, harmonica, acoustic bass, violin/viola, flute, percussion. 

Van Winkle is a folk musical is a retelling of Washington Irving's classic tale, Rip Van Winkle.

Auditions will be held at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts
528 Hennepin Ave S. Studio 7A

Sunday, October 5th from 1-4pm

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Vampire Murder Mystery Audition

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Updated Sep. 16 by Top Hat Theatre

Top Hat Theatre and Nonna Rosa's Restaurant invites you to audition for our fall musical murder mystery, "A Bite To Remember."

"Your name is on the guest list for this social event of the year. A costume party like none other, you will be submersed in musical madness, plots and twists to make your tummy turn. Join us for delectable food, delirious laughter, devilish fun and a chance to solve a mystery. A murder mystery you ask? Well perhaps. Of course vampires are already dead, aren't they? Take a seat if you dare and experience "A Bite To Remember."

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BCT auditions: Other Desert Cities

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Updated Sep. 15 by Bloomington Theatre and Art Center

Auditions for Bloomington Civic Theatre’s Other Desert Cities (Director Rob Goudy) will be Sunday, October 5th and Monday, October 6th starting at 6pm. Call backs will be Tuesday, October 7th starting at 6pm. APPOINTMENTS IN ADVANCE ARE NECESSARY. Audition location is the Center for the Arts in the Bloomington Civic Plaza, on the southeast corner of 98th St. and Logan Ave. in Bloomington, MN (actual street address is 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd.).

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Auditions for "If You Don't Weaken"

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Updated Sep. 17 by Freshwater Theatre Company

Freshwater Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for our spring show, "If You Don't Weaken", a world premiere dramedy by Jenna Zark, directed by Ariel Leaf.

Combining a pole dancer, crumbling synagogue, feisty friends, 1930s porn videos, a local Jewish day school, religious awakening…and a ghost, "If You Don’t Weaken" centers on a young woman’s quest to observe a year-long ritual of mourning for her grandfather.

"If You Don’t Weaken" will run March 28-April 11, 2015 at Nimbus Theatre.
*There will not be a performance on Easter Sunday.*

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Updated Sep. 14 by DayTrippers Dinner theatre

DaYtrippers Dinner Theatre is holding auditions for THE NUTCRACKERS NUTZ by Dennis Wickline. The play will run from December 1st to December 19th. All performances are matinees at 1:15PM. The play runs Monday thru Friday. Actors must be available for all performances. It will be directed by Bill Kenzie and go into rehearsal on November 12th

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Auditions for: "This is Our Youth"

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Updated Sep. 12 by Sidecar Theatre

Sidecar Theatre is proud to announce the auditions for their inaugural production of This Is Our Youth, by Kenneth Lonergan. Sidecar Theatre is a new Minneapolis based theatre company that is committed to the exploration of theatre, and bringing thought provoking productions to their audience. The team behind Sidecar Theatre is associate SDC member Kimberly Miller and Fox in a Box co-creator Meagan Kedrowski.

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Open Advanced Jazz Class

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Updated Sep. 12 by COLLIDE

COLLIDE Theatrical hosts weekly Open Advanced Jazz Classes at the Cowles Center.

Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm & Thursdays 9:30-11:00am

No Registration Required. New Faces welcome.

$12 or $10 with the purchase of a class card
$8 for 45-minute warm-up only (great for those getting back to dance!)

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Guthrie seeks Kids for THE MUSIC MAN

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Updated Sep. 9 by Guthrie Theater

Guthrie seeks non-union boys & girls (8 to 13 yrs old—cannot be older than 13 on 23rd August 2015) for roles in THE MUSIC MAN. Big commitment 19th May through 23rd August 2015. Cast members will be required to sing & dance. Kids who play band instruments are especially encouraged to audition (no need to bring instruments to the initial audition on the 29th).

Audition for kids: Monday, 29th September. Girls sign in 5 – 5:30 pm. Boys sign in 7-7:30 pm.

Callbacks: If your child is needed for callbacks they will be held on Monday, 6th October in the evening.

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Feature Film Extras Needed for Art Gallery Party

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Updated Sep. 7 by Hello Sunshine Productions

We are currently casting extras for an independent feature film "Dragonfly." Co-Directed by Maribeth Romslo and Cara Greene Epstein, Produced by Mim Epstein.

All extra roles will be compensated with snacks/meals (when applicable), copy, and credit. There's a possibility for a small speaking role for some extras. These scenes will all be shot in one day September 23rd at a Northeast Minneapolis art gallery.

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Feature Film Casting Call

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Updated Sep. 4 by 355 Productinos

We are currently casting supporting characters for the upcoming feature film, "TWIN CITIES". Produced by Jason P. Schumacher, directed by David Ash.

These roles will all pay $100-$200/day (depending on the role) plus meals, copy, and credit. The film will be shot on weekends during the fall and winter in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.
Please reply to: Please include a headshot and acting resume. Please include reel, if available. Unless noted, all types encouraged to apply.

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The Diary of Anne Frank, 2014-15 Season

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Updated Sep. 4 by Park Square Theatre

The Diary of Anne Frank
Directed by: Scott Rubsam

Setting: Amsterdam

Time: During World War II

Character Descriptions:
Mr. Frank: (Actor middle age, male) He is the father of Anne and Margot Frank.

Anne Frank: (18 to mid 20s) The author of the diary, very intelligent and perceptive young girl who wants to become a writer.
Margot Frank: (Actor 18 to mid 20s) She is Anne’s older, quieter, more intelligent sixteen year old sister

Production Schedule:
Feb. 10th First Rehearsal
Feb. 27th Tech
Feb 28th Dress
Mar 2nd Opens (Mon-Fri, Student Matinees)

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Workhaus Collective Casting Spring Production

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Updated Sep. 2 by Workhaus Playwrights Collective

Workhaus Collective seeks union & non-union male actors who read 18-23 for their Spring 2015 Production, "The Reagan Years" by Dominic Orlando. Show will be produced at The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis in March/April of next year.

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Movers, makers, dancers, shakers for new work

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Updated Sep. 4 by hkholman

Performers for PERSEPHONE, a new work for live music and movement

Seeking 5-6 performers for new movement-based devised work re-imagining Persephone’s abduction into the underworld highlighting themes of home, belonging, (dis)connection, and journey. Directed by Hannah K. Holman. Original score (for live music and electronics) composed by Ted Moore. Lighting design by Courtney Schmitz-Watson.

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Auditions: Klingon Christmas Carol

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Updated Sep. 2 by The Arts' Nest

A Klingon Christmas Carol is returning to the Twin Cities after four years! Produced by The Arts' Nest, the group moving into 2605 Hennepin Avenue. Directed by Laura Bidgood. Find details and sign up at

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Auditions for "Hauptmann" By John Logan

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Updated Sep. 9 by Candid Theater Co

Following up on Last years critical hit "Never the Sinner" Candid Theater Co. is one again producing another John Logan work.

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