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by The Elven Jedi Druid Hippie Arty Ranger :D (
at March 4th, 2010 (06:33 pm)
Auditions for new historical play in Torbay, Devon, England
GENTLEMAN OF THE ROAD
Gentleman Of The Road, is a newly written play about a historical Devon highwayman who operated in the area (and others) in the 1680s and 1690s.
It tells the story of a true life local highwayman, with plenty of action, humour, and thrills.
Shows will be performed in Brixham, as well as in Exeter and other locations as we are able to book, towards the end of the summer.
Actors, actresses, and people who want to help with costumes, effects, and Front of House all needed.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CAST AND CREW
-You need to be aged 16 plus (to the skys the limit). Previous experience is not required, but reliability, enthusiasm, good manners, and willingness to work in a team ARE musts.
- All involved in the show should live locally to Torbay (thats Brixham, Paignton, Torquay, Dartmouth) and be able to attend rehearsals on Wednesdays and some Sundays, in Brixham, in the evenings.
Will take place at Brixhams Royal British Legion Club, Bakers Hill (Off St Marys Square) Brixham, on Wednesday March 31st, 2010 at 7.30pm. All welcome to attend. The audition will involve group readings of sections of the script. You may be asked (for two principal roles, that of the highwayman and his lover, and a minor role, Bella the pickpocket) to sing a folk song as well.
ABOUT THE SOUTH DEVON PLAYERS COMMUNITY THEATRE COMPANY
The South Devon Players are a small non-profit community theatre group based in Brixham Devon, England, founded in 2005. As such, roles are not paid, but you do get photos, and DVDs wherever possible.
We rehearse weekly at our local Royal British Legion club, and specialise in newly written plays (by our members) about local history and legends. These plays are performed locally, often in aid of charity, and occasionally outside Torbay as well, in the wider South Devon area.
We pride ourselves on being inclusive, and welcoming anyone who wants to participate in the performing arts. Members need to be aged 16 or over, other than that the only restrictions are that they are reliable, prompt for rehearsals and show set-ups, and that they can work within a team.
South Devon Players
Berkeley Rep School of Theater