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SALLY McCOY AUDITIONS

SEASON 4 DESIGNER CALL INFORMATION

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COHESION THEATRE COMPANY

SEASON 3 GENERAL AUDITIONS NOTICE

Overview:

Cohesion Theatre Company is holding auditions for the first mainstage production of Season 4: Sally McCoy. Auditions will be held on June 25, & 26, with callbacks on June 27 if needed. A detailed character breakdown of the available roles is below.

 Stipends:

Stipends are available for all actors, directors, designers, and crew working on Cohesion Theatre Company productions. Cohesion Theatre Company is committed to paying all our artists for their work. Cohesion is a non-equity theatre company.

Auditions:

United Evangelical Church

923 S. East Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224

Enter through the grey doors on East Avenue

Sunday, June 25 from 1pm – 5pm

Monday, June 26 from 7pm – 9pm

Callbacks on Tuesday, June 27 if needed.

Prepare:

Preferred: One monologue, around two minutes. Either classical or contemporary

Please email your headshot and resume in advance and bring one copy to the audition.

Please bring all your known conflicts for rehearsals and performances with you.

Contact Brad Norris by email with your three top preferences for an audition time slot:

Brad@cohesiontheatre.org

Inquiries:
Brad Norris, Founding Artistic Producer
Brad@cohesiontheatre.org

 

Sally McCoy Show Details and Available Roles:

SALLY MCCOY

By Alice Stanley, Directed by Brad Norris

September 14 - October 1, 2017

Industry Night on Monday, September 25, 2017

Rehearsals: First Week of August – September 13, 2017

We will also be taking a cast field trip to Tug Valley, Kentucky over the weekend of July 21-23, 2017. Availability for this is not mandatory.

The roles of SALLY MCCOY and DEVIL ANSE HATFIELD have already been cast.

VALENTINE HATFIELD, Anse’s brother, late forties/early fifties. A judge. (gender & color blind casting)

JOHNSE HATFIELD, Anse’s son, age 20. A ladies man, and a bit naive.  (gender & color blind casting)

CAP HATFIELD, Anse’s son, age 18. A hot head. Toxic Masculinity personified. (To be cast with a non-male actor)


SEASON 4 CALL FOR DESIGNERS, DIRECTORS, STAGE MANAGERS, AND MORE.

Overview:

Cohesion Theatre Company is seeking designers, stage managers, directors, assistant positions and general technical assistance for four main stage and several workshop productions, as well as possible smaller one-off engagements as part of our 2017/18 Season. Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which positions and productions they are interested in and available for. Each show will not necessarily require all listed positions. All inquiries should be emailed to Artistic Producer, Brad Norris via email at Brad@cohesiontheatre.org. Artists of all ages, ethnicities, and genders are encouraged to apply. Detailed information about the productions can be found on our website: www.cohesiontheatre.org.

 Stipends:

Stipends are available for all actors, playwrights, directors, designers, and crew working on Cohesion Theatre Company productions. Cohesion Theatre Company is committed to paying all our artists for their work. Cohesion is a non-equity theatre company.

Directors & Assistant Directors (contract, stipend)

Cohesion is seeking a director for its final mainstage of the season, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity as well as its workshop productions. Cohesion seeks Assistant Directors for all productions. Ideal applicants have experience directing contemporary plays using imagination and creativity within specific budget. The chosen party for each production would be responsible for casting and assembling design team (with assistance from Cohesion staff), overseeing all artistic elements of the process, collaborating with staff on marketing and development associated with the show, and maintaining artistic integrity. . The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

 Costume Designers (contract, stipend)

Ideal applicants have experience with theatrical costume design and construction, and are able to work within the confines of a small but reasonable budget. The productions this season range from contemporary and minimal to period fantasy and complex. The chosen party for each production would be responsible for the design and execution of all costume related elements of the show, while also working closely with the Director, Lighting Designer, and Scenic Designer to form a cohesive vision for the production design. The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

 Scenic Designers (contract, stipend)

Ideal applicants have experience with theatrical scenic design and construction, and are able to work within the confines of a small but reasonable budget. The productions this season range from contemporary and minimal to period fantasy and complex. The chosen party would be responsible for the design and overseeing the execution of all scenic elements of the show along with the technical director and production manager, while also working closely with the Director, Lighting Designer, and Costume Designer to form a cohesive vision for the overall production design. The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017. 

Props Designers (contract, stipend)

 Ideal applicants have experience with properties design, construction, and procurement, and are able to work within the confines of a small but reasonable budget. The productions this season range from contemporary and minimal to period fantasy and complex. The chosen party would be responsible for the design and overseeing the collection or construction of all props elements of the show, while also working closely with the Director, Lighting Designer, Costume Designer, and Scenic Designer to form a cohesive vision for the overall production design. The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

Lighting Designers (contract, stipend)

Ideal applicants have experience with theatrical lighting design, hang and focus, and are able to work within the confines of a small but reasonable budget. The productions this season range from contemporary and minimal to period fantasy and complex. The chosen party would be responsible for the design and overseeing the hang and focus of all lighting elements, as well as securing any additional equipment beyond Cohesion’s stock. They will also work closely with the Director, Scenic Designer, and Costume Designer to form a cohesive vision for the overall production design. The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

 Stage Managers (contract, stipend)

 Ideal applicants have experience with theatrical stage management, and overseeing assistant stage managers and run crew. The chosen party would be responsible for overseeing rehearsals, coordinating rehearsal schedules, participating in production meetings, running the shows in tech and performance, and generally facilitating communication amongst directors, actors, designers, and producers, along with distributing daily rehearsal and performance reports to all parties. The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

 Assistant Stage Managers (contract, stipend)

Ideal applicants have some experience with theatrical stage management and/or run crew. The chosen party would be responsible for attending rehearsals and assisting the Stage Manager in completion of duties related to communication, scheduling, and production meetings. During the show’s run the Assistant Stage Manager will act as a board operator or run crew for the duration of the performances. The ideal applicant will also have excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

Run or Build Crew (contract, stipend)

 Ideal applicants have some experience with set construction, painting, or theatrical tech work. Interested parties might be asked to assist with construction or painting during the scenic build process and tech, or to sign for the duration of the show’s run if there is need for additional crew during the performances. This position will not need to attend rehearsals prior to build and tech, but will be contracted on an as needed basis depending on the level of production requirements. The ideal applicant must be a hard worker and willing to learn and complete tasks independently, as well as having excellent organizational and time-management abilities and possess good written and oral communication skills. This is a contracted position with a small stipend.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief letter of interest detailing which productions they are available and applying for via email to Info@cohesiontheatre.org.  Applications should be submitted by July 1, 2017.

Inquiries:
Brad Norris, Founding Artistic Producer
Info@cohesiontheatre.org 


WORKING WITH COHESION THEATRE COMPANY

If you are interested in working with Cohesion as a designer, director, or technician, you may submit your resume and letter of interest to us at any time by emailing info@cohesiontheatre.org. Any specific calls for tech positions will be posted on this page as well as sent out in our newsletter.

Lastly, if you are a playwright who would like to submit your work for Cohesion's production consideration, please send your submission to us via email to info@cohesiontheatre.org.

Cohesion Theatre Company is an equal oportunity employer. Persons of all ages, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, religions, political parties, and planets of origin are encouraged to apply. Stipends are available for all actors, directors, designers, and crew working on Cohesion Theatre Company productions. Cohesion Theatre Company is committed to paying all our artists for their work. Cohesion is a non-equity theatre company.