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AUDITIONS FOR FRANKENSTEIN:

Cohesion Theatre Company is holding open auditions for the first production of our 2019 Season: Frankenstein, adapted by Robert Kauzlaric, based on the novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and directed by Melissa LaMartina. Auditions will be held on December 4th and 5th with callbacks scheduled at a later date as needed. Actors of all ages, ethnicities, and genders are encouraged to attend, as Cohesion values diversity of casting for all our projects. A detailed character breakdown for the production is available below. You must contact Cohesion via email in order to arrange an audition slot. See full info below.

Auditions:

Cohesion Theatre Company

923 S. East Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 - Enter through the red doors on East Avenue

Tuesday, December 4 from 6pm – 9pm

Wednesday, December 5 from 6pm – 9pm

Prepare:

Two Contrasting Monologues, no more than three minutes total.

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 Cohesion’s Staff by email with your three top preferences for an audition time slot: info@cohesiontheatre.org

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.

Inquiries:

Any questions may be sent to the general mailbox: info@cohesiontheatre.org

Show Details:

Typical Main Stage Productions receive 11 performances over three weeks.

This production may also add a student matinee which would take place during the daytime on a weekday.

Frankenstein

Adapted by Robert Kauzlaric

Based on the novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Directed by Melissa LaMartina

February 21 - March 10, 2019

Industry Night on Monday, March 4, 2019

Rehearsals start in Early January and typically run Monday – Thursday evenings, with some Saturday times as well. There will also be a Puppetry Workshop for the cast during the rehearsal period.

When an unexpected death shatters her family, Victoria retreats into the darkest recesses of her psyche in search of a way forward. To find meaning in this impossible loss, she brings a terrible creation to life – one whose existence threatens all hopes for the future. Haunted and hunted at every turn, Victoria must endure a nightmare journey of the soul in a quest for survival. Grapple with the demons of grief and denial in this new adaptation of the 1818 thriller by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

Available Roles:

Victoria – a brilliant student struggling with the pain and grief of recent loss

Alphonse – Vicotoria’s recently deceased father

Caroline – Victoria’s Mother

Erich – Victoria’s Lover and friend

Helena – Victoria’s closest friend at school

Justine – Victoria’s sister

William – Victoria’s brother

The Creature (a puppet operated by the ensemble)

Other roles, as needed, are played by the ensemble: priests, professors, students, court officials, townsfolk, wedding guests, etc.


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.

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.