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Actors Needed for new Murder Mystery Play - NSW

Actors Needed for new Murder Mystery Play - NSW

New South Wales, Australia
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To audition you must book a time slot. Bring a prepared monologue that shows your skills. Auditions with director. Show on 17, 18 19, 24, 25 26 October at Concord RSL Theatre. Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday nights. Please only audition if you are available for these committments. This is the second in the series of Bunny Beardsley murder mystery plays is being produced by RAPA. The first play in the series, The Oily Rag Murder, was very well received by audiences and did a second run at the Sydney Fringe Festival. The Bunny murder mysteries are comedy murder plays with quirky characters and plotting with nods to Midsomer Murders, Agatha Christie and Inspector Clouseau. RAPA is a civic theatre company which is dedicated to production of new Australian works. Weekend before show is bump in and tech and actors must be available for rehearsals.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.


Bunny

Good comic timing, good character acting. The ability to be the focal point of the action throughout the play.

Male, aged 25 to 35

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

Detective Crumley / Monty

Good comic timing. The ability to switch from Cockney accent to UK posh quickly.

Male, aged 25 to 40

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

Amelia / Ariadne

Good time party girl and can be a little dim. Good comic timing.

Female, aged 20 to 30

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

Sister Angelica / Madama

This is a role for a man who plays female roles throughout the play. He is the bad guy. Ability to play a menacing character and a nun.

Male, aged 25 to 60

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

Chief Inspector

Audthority figure, very straight.

Male, aged 40 to 60

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

Hettie / Lady Montague / Olga

Amelia's mother. The matriach, Lady Elizabeth Montague, a lush. Has a running verbal battle with her brother Bunny. Olga is Lydia's mother. Appears in one scene.

Female, aged 38 to 60

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

The Pharmacist

Can be male or female. Very over the top cameo role.

Anyone, aged 35 to 60

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

The Pharmacist's Assistant

Vey over the top cameo role

Anyone, aged 25 to 60

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

Dulcie / Jenny / Rosie

This role is the maids of the various households. Opportunity to play similar role three very different ways. Good Comic timing a real advantage.

Female, aged 25 to 45

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

George

English gentleman. Womanizer and loose morals.

Male, aged 25 to 38

Applications closed 12 August 2013.

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Listing created: 3 August 2013
Applications closed: 12 August 2013
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