Upstate Theatre 2021-2022 Season
Fall 2021 Advanced Directing Projects
Tuesday, 10/26, 4pm - 6pm and Wednesday, 10/27, 5pm - 7pm│ Performing Arts Center - Studio Theatre (HPAC 129)
Production Dates are December 11 - 12, 2021
Sin by Ryan Kaminski (directed by Avyonna Ballew)
-2 identifying as female, 2 identifying as male
-Two couples in the entertainment industry, a pair of A-listers and a pair of up-and-comings, meet for a night of drinks and celebration in a Las Vegas Hotel Suite. Over the course of a night, several startling secrets come to light including a scandal which threatens to tear apart both their careers and their lives.
Reese and Babe by Lew Holton (directed by Bradley Roberts)
-1 identifying as female, 1 identifying as male, 2 flexible
-Reese has buried his wife Babe's classic 1965 Mustang in the backyard. Why? Call it a panic attack. And suddenly there's a clown at the front door, and the police are on the way. This could get ugly. Or just very, very funny.
The White Liars by Peter Shaffer (directed by Zachary Urban)
-1 identifying as female, 2 identifying as male
-During a fateful encounter between a down and out fortune teller, a rock musician, and his agent, a mess of trickery entangles them in a dense web of mendacity.
The Dumbwaiter by Harold Pinter (directed by Harrison Reed)
-Two hitmen are awaiting a new assignment, only to discover that the target might be closer than they realized.
The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang (directed by Kayla Hall)
-3 identifying as female, 2 identifying as male
-Taking place during a nightmare, George, an accountant, has been mistaken for an actor's understudy and forced to perform in a play for which he does not know any of the lines.
Attendant by Lindsay Hayward (directed by Amiya English)
-2 identifying as female (one black, one white)
-After a surprise discovery in the Ladies Room during the Twenty-Seventh Annual Academy Awards, a Hollywood hack and a washroom attendant examine the collateral cost of the Hollywood star system.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the scripts. You may be asked to read for multiple parts.
ALL ARE WELCOME
Masks will be required at auditions.
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