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Auditions Notice for 2012-13 Season

Plowshares Theatre Announces Auditions for its 2012-13 Season
Detroit, MI - May 21, 2012 - For the 2012-2013 season, the award-winning Plowshares Theatre Company offers the revival of one of America's greatest writers, present a new company-created musical, great dramas and Broadway hits as we bring you an incredible season of plays.
PTC Announces Auditions for its 2012-13 Season Productions


Plowshares Theatre Company will hold open general auditions for the 2012/13 Season next month on June 11 and 12.


Midwest Eligible Performer Regional Audition Notice


Date & Hours of Auditions: Monday, June 11 and 12. Audition times will be assigned by PTC. Hours are from 4 PM to 8 PM, June 11 and from 5 PM to 9 PM, June 12.


Location of Auditions: Equity and Non-Equity auditions for the plays will be held at the University of Michigan, Detroit Center, 3663 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI 48201.


Appointments: Actors may request a specific appointment time by calling 313.744.3181. Preference will be given to Actors' Equity members in good standing.


Preparation: Actors interested in auditioning for just the plays have a total of four minutes to showcase two contrasting monologues.


Actors interested in auditioning for the musical and plays with music have a total of five minutes to showcase a combination of contrasting monologues and songs.


Note: If you have already worked for Plowshares during the 2011-12 Season, you need not schedule an appointment for these auditions.


Callbacks on all shows will be conducted at the discretion of the directors.


Person with Casting Authority: Gary Anderson, Artistic Director


Personnel Present: Scott Norman, Managing Director and Gary Anderson, Artistic Director


Contract: SPT Tier 2; Non-equity talent is paid a flat hourly fee for rehearsal Performance salary is based on level of experience.


Seeking actors for the 2012-13 Season of Plays which includes:


Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson                                                               Drama

Setting: 1904, Aunt Ester's house, the Hill District, Pittsburgh, PA

First Rehearsal: September 4, 2012         Closing Date: October 21, 2012


NOTE: Roles available:

Citizen Barlow                  Freedman from Alabama                                 Age: early 30s to mid 40s

Rutherford Selig               A white peddler and Aunt Ester's friend             Age: mid- 40s to late 50s


The Divas Project                                                                                 Musical

First Rehearsal: November 6 2012  Closing Date: December 16, 2012


Stick Fly by Lydia Diamond (Pending Rights)                                  Drama

First Rehearsal: January 22, 2013  Closing Date: March 10, 2013


Get Ready by Jaye T. Stewart and Joe Plummer                                        Comedy with Music

First Rehearsal: March 19, 2013     Closing Date: May 5, 2013


To Be Announced                                                                                            Comedy

First Rehearsal: May 14, 2013       Closing Date: June 30, 2013


For more information regarding the auditions, email us at casting@plowshares.org



About Plowshares Theatre Company
Plowshares Theatre Company is recognized as Michigan's only professional African American theatre company. For more than 20 years, Plowshares has been the alternative voice in metro Detroit's performing arts community. Plowshares is an urban theatre with a distinctly Detroit style.

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Plowshares Theatre Company
Gary Anderson
Artistic Director
Plowshares Theatre Company
Scott Norman
Managing Director
Plowshares Theatre Company | 3663 Woodward Ave. | Suite 150 | Detroit | MI | 48201

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