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updated 10.09.2014


 Audition on October 26th for Ordinary Days 

Steel Beam Theatre announces auditions for Ordinary Days

Music and Lyrics by Adam Gwon
Musical Direction by Matt Gruel
Stage Direction by Richard Pahl

Performance Dates: April 10 – May 3, 2015
Friday & Saturday at 8:00, Sunday at 3:00

There is pay.

Cast of Characters

Warren — tenor, in his 20s, innocent, eager, romantic, optimistic, cheerful, aspiring artist and art lover
Deb — mezzo, in her 20s, dissatisfied, cynical, defensive grad student
Jason — tenor, in his 30s, ready for a commitment
Claire — mezzo, in her 30s, still dealing with the past

Audition Dates

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:00–5:00 and 7:00–9:00

Please prepare a musical number not from the show, but in the vein of the show (contemporary musical theatre).
Please pick a song that will show off your acting ability as you sing. You may be asked to sing a second, contrasting song.

Ordinary Days is a contemporary musical written in "contemporary narrative" style (e.g. Scott Alan, Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, Goldrick & Heisler). Interlaced with humor and romance, the story follows four young adults in New York City who are searching for connection and purpose. Each one finds his/her own path – some neurotically funny and others deeply touching — but they all find ways to let go of what holds them back and embrace the beauty of each “ordinary day.”

Callbacks if necessary will be held on November 2, 2014. You will be asked to sing something from the show.

 Audition on October 14th for Sing ALong With Santa: Santa and the Snow Queen 

Steel Beam Theatre announces auditions for young actors for their upcoming SING-A-LONG WITH SANTA: "SANTA AND THE SNOW QUEEN” written and directed by Marge Uhlarik-Boller.

Auditions will be held Tuesday October 14, 2014 5:00–7:00 p.m. at the theatre, 111 W. Main St. in downtown St. Charles. This audition is open to young actors ages 8 through 16.

Characters include: The Snow Queen, Princesses Spring, Summer and Autumn; Frosty, Rudolph, and Elves of all shapes and sizes.

When the Snow Queen and her sisters, the Princesses of Spring, Summer and Autumn, come to the North Pole for a girls' weekend, Rudolf, Frosty and the elves try to fulfill their demands. A sticky situation with the elves turns chaos into Christmas joy as the princesses learn the true meaning of Christmas with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Professional actors will take of the roles of the Clauses. After the one-act play actors will interact with the audience and assist children as they visit with Santa onstage.

Please prepare your favorite Christmas carol and readings will be from the script. Pianists are encourage to audition. Rehearsals will be on Saturdays 10:30–2:00 beginning on October 25.

This is a tuition based program with a cost of $195 per actor which includes professional training, script, costume, t-shirt and two complimentary tickets. Scholarships are available to families in need.

Click here for exact performance information, Saturdays and Sundays December 6-21 or phone 630-587-8521 for more details.

 Audition on November 2nd for Veronica's Room 

Steel Beam Theatre announces auditions for Veronica’s Room a psychological thriller by Ira Levin (author of Deathtrap and Rosemary’s Baby).

Auditions will be held at SBT, 111 W Main Street, St. Charles IL on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 4:00–6:00 p.m. Actors are encouraged to prepare a two minute monologue showing dramatic range. Readings will be from the script. This is a paid position.

The Play: It is 1973. College Students Susan and Larry are invited to a New England Mansion by its caretakers. Susan is encouraged to impersonate Veronica, a long dead daughter of the family, in an effort to provide comfort to Veronica’s only surviving sister. Once dressed in Veronica’s clothes, Susan finds herself trapped within the role.

Open Roles:
Girl (Susan, late teens- 20s) A woman of her time, the girl is free-wheeling, liberated and upbeat. She takes on the role of Veronica which spirals her into a world of terror.

Young Man (Larry, early to late 20s) Not at all who he at first seems to be, the Young Man is initially guarded and conflicted and eventually takes on the “roles” of two other people.

Please call director, Marge Uhlarik-Boller, 630-220-1602 with any questions.

 Make Up Artist needed! ZOMBIE RUN! 

Seeking (5-10) make up artists to create Zombies! Steel Beam Theatre will have artists located at the Primrose Farm Zombie Run! Runners will receive a Zombie Make Over before their race begins! If you posses skills and imagination to work with several people in a short amount of time contact us to receive details and get involved!

Event Date:
Sunday Oct 19, 2014
at Primrose Farm (St Charles)

Please contact Lori Holm and enter ZOMBIE MAKE OVERas the Subject Line by September 30, 2014.

 
 Upcoming Auditions 

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Steel Beam Theatre • 111 W. Main Street • St Charles • Ill. • 60174
Tel 630.587.8521 • Fax: 630.587.8556 • Email: BoxOffice@steelbeamtheatre.com