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Casting Call First Storyteller’s Festival

Casting Call First Storyteller’s Festival

  • Auditions - Comedy & Drama
  • Boulder

Website Creative Nations Art Collective

Safety Standards: Our company uses the Community Standards for Theatre for Colorado

Creative Nations (creative-nations.org), an all Indigenous artists collective founded at The Dairy Arts Center, is looking for actors for the inaugural First Storyteller’s Festival (FSF). FSF is a brand new festival focused on developing works for the stage by Native artists across Turtle Island. The festival will take place from Sept. 30-Oct 6 2024 in various venues across Boulder Valley, CO, including The Dairy Arts Center, eTown Hall, Longmont Museum, CU Boulder and Chautauqua Auditorium.

Actors will be paid a stipend of:

$150 for a play reading (3 rehearsals and the reading)
$200 for a musical reading (3 rehearsals, 1-2 music rehearsals and the reading)
$300/week for the workshop production (~20 hrs/week rehearsal, single tech day, single performance)

The casting needs for these shows are diverse, as such, all are encouraged to submit auditions. Indigenous roles will only be cast with Indigenous performers from Turtle Island and LATAM.

Specifically, there are roles for:

Indigenous Men

Indigenous Women

Indigenous Nonbinary

BIPOC All

White All

Indigenous Drummers

Indigenous children

One piece has a chorus that requires diverse ethnicity, age and gender.

One piece is a musical, and requires mezzo-soprano, soprano, tenor, baritone.

Please send an email to FirstStorytellersFestival@gmail.com if you are interested, include”[Your Name] – FSF Actor” in the email subject line and the following info:

– Name

– Phone #

– Tribal affiliation, if any (or list as “non-Native”)

– Any major conflicts during the period of Sept 10-Oct 8 (conflicts may not preclude you from the opportunity, schedule dependent)

– We are casting for all genders and ethnicities, but if you wish to be considered for an Indigenous role, please specify in your email.

In addition to your email and resume, please upload a 1-2 minute monologue to the following Drive link with your name in the title. Contrasting monologues encouraged, but not required. IF you wish to be considered for a musical role, please submit a video of 16 bars of vocal performance.

Audition Folder Link

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1zGPKnU2b1b8_JtENVpJ9IlRvkdYEJYik?usp=drive_link

Thanks!

To apply for this job please visit drive.google.com.

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