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Auditions for the 2015 OC-Centric New Play Festival

Auditions for OC-centric: Orange County's New Play Festival Monday, March 16 • 6:30-10:30pm @ Chapman University's Entertainment Technology Center, Room 103 (ETC 103) 607 W. Palm Avenue, Orange, CA 92866 (1/2 mile west of the main Chapman campus)

Callbacks: Saturday/Sunday, March 21-22, 10:00am-4:00pm @ Chapman University. (Different shows will be called back on different days; you may be called back for more than one play.)

**Auditions are by appointment.

To schedule an audition within the time frame on March 16, please call (714) 628-7219 or email

**Please prepare a 90-second monologue from a contemporary play and bring 6 headshots with resumes (or just 6 resumes if you don't have headshots).

Performances are Aug. 20-30 @ Chapman University. Rehearsals begin in July @ Chapman University. There is some pay.


Fabulous Monsters by Diana Burbano – Sally, F to play 17, Latina, androgynous punk rocker; Slade, F, 50, Latina, Sally at 50, still angry, still punk; Lou, F to play 17, Latina, ambitious feminist, sweet voice, adept at guitar; Luisa, F, 50, Latina, Lou at 50, rock star living in Topanga Canyon; Kady, F to play 17, Luisa’s complicated, conniving daughter; Nigel, M, “ageless”, British punk icon.

Grace Note by Robert Riemer – Dad, M, 50s, bald, restless, discouraged with life; Norman, M, late 50s, cynical with hidden demons, uses wheelchair; Michael, M, early 20s, tall, intelligent, sensitive; Christopher, late 20s, thin, stutters, disturbed; Mama, F, 40s-50s, a ghost; Lauren, F to play 17, a ghost.

Spoken Allowed by David Scaglione – Clark, M, 50+, physically weary, fed up with Lisa; Lisa, F, 30s, pretty yet hard-edged, fed up with Clark.

Love’s Lost Words by Leonard Joseph Dunham – Harold, M, early 20s, awkward math major; Rita, F, early 20s, poetry major; Murray, M, late 60s-early 70s, loudmouth, touch of dementia; Martha, M, late 60s-early 70s, Harold’s wife, pillar of tired strength.

Corrupt Impressions by Joni Ravenna – Brian, M to play 18-19, arrogant, prejudiced; Cole, M to play 18-19, bespectacled nice guy; Rajim, M to play 18-19, Indian-American, mature, upstanding; Katrina, F, mid-30s, college professor given to provocative teaching methods; Mr. Mittal, M, late 30s, Rajim’s dad, Indian-American, principled, great integrity; The Chancellor, F, mid-40s, pragmatic college officer.

HamlEt (devised theatre project, directed by Tamiko Washington) - Hamlet, M to play 20-25; Ophelia, F to play 17-25; Gertrude, F to play 40-45; Polonius, M to play 50-60; Laertes, M to play 20-35; Horatio, M to play 20-25; Claudius, M to play 45-60.

**See the scripts online @

Make your audition appointment for March 16 now at (714) 628-7219 or!

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