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The Drama Group

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Category: Non-Equity Audition
Pay: No Pay

Description:
Based on the critically acclaimed book by Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time focuses on Christopher, a young boy with an extraordinary brain. When the neighbor's dog Wellington is found dead, Christopher launches an investigation into the mystery surrounding the dog's murder. As he searches for the truth on his first ever excursion by himself, he uncovers surprises about himself and his family, exploring the hidden secrets and challenges in everyday life.

Audition Location
The Drama Group Studio Theatre
330 W. 202nd Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(1 block north of Marian Catholic High School)
Box Office Phone - 708-755-3444

Audition Dates
Thursday - April 2, 2020 - 7:00pm -10:00pm
Sunday - April 5, 2020 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Callbacks - Tuesday - April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm-10:00pm

Characters Needed
5 men & 5 women - Please see Website or Sign up audition page for detailed character descriptions.

A note on Casting
The Drama Group is committed "to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone-regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation." The character breakdown is a suggestion from the author but The Drama Group welcomes actors of all identities, expressions and experiences to audition for the role they feel most confident in and drawn to.

Time Commitment:
Production Dates
June 12-14 & 18-21, 2020
The Drama Group Studio Theatre
330 W. 202nd Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411


Material To Prepare:
1.) Please read the script. Loaner scripts will be available from The Drama Group Box Office starting March 1st or may be purchased from Amazon: http://bit.ly/TCIOTDITNT
2.) Sign up for audition before April 1st 2020 @ http://bit.ly/DGCurious
3.) Select (one) page of text from the script or around 2-3 minutes and perform the page as written creating strong physical, and vocal character choices for each character that appears on the page. This DOES NOT have to be memorized but should be prepared, thoughtful and rehearsed. You should select a page you feel would best demonstrate your range as an actor. For the purposes of this audition the gender expression of the characters(s) need not match your gender expression. ie. You can select a page with characters that are male and/or female.
4.) Please bring a photo of yourself that we may keep.


Contact Info:
Sign up for audition before April 1st 2020 @ http://bit.ly/DGCurious

QUESTIONS: email J.R. Willard Rose at j.r.willard.rose@gmail.com or visit The Drama Group website - www.dramagroup.org

Reply To Email: j.r.willard.rose@gmail.com
Website: bit.ly/DGCurious


 

Audition Dates:

Apr 2 7-10pm
Apr 5 4-8pm
Apr 7 Callbacks 7-10pm
 
 
Posted Date: Mar 1, 2020