Auditions

inD Theatre values diversity in all areas of its operations. We are dedicated to nurturing talent and hiring locally, and welcome and encourage auditions from non-Equity actors of all ethnic and cultural groups. We have roles available for all gender-expressions as well as gender non-conformed actors.

Audition Information for MagPie

By Catherine Rush, directed by Rachel Noll James

Rehearsals: January 18 to March 10, 2022 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:45pm-9:45pm, and on Saturday afternoons from 12:30pm-4:20pm. Tech rehearsals will take place on Sunday, March 6 and Monday, March 7. Rehearsals will take place on Bainbridge Island. 

Performances: Thursday through Sunday, from Friday March 11, 2022 through and including Sunday, March 27 at Rolling Bay Hall on Bainbridge Island. 

AuditionsA first round of auditions will be held from 6:30pm-9:30pm on Monday, September 13. Once you are confirmed for an audition slot, you will be sent sides to prepare for one or more of the characters ahead of the audition. No need to prepare a monologue or anything additional. You will be reading with a reader in the audition room. Please bring your sides with you as well as a headshot and resume. We will have extra sides available if needed.

 

Callbacks will take place on Sunday, September 19. For the callbacks you will be sent a scene to prepare and will be paired up with other actors for chemistry reads.

Audition requirements:

  • If selected to audition, sides will be provided in advance

  • No monologue necessary

  • Complete the following form to request an audition, and upload your headshot and resume:

We are committed to diverse and creative casting. The right person for the role will express the essence of their character, and will not necessarily conform to an expected race, gender, ethnicity, or body type. Actors of color, gender non-conforming actors, and actors with disabilities are encouraged to request auditions. Actors who are younger than age 18 must have approval from a parent or guardian in order to audition.

Covid-19 safety: All actors invited to audition must bring and show proof of FDA authorized, complete Covid-19 vaccination received no less than 2 weeks prior to the audition. In addition, for the safety of everyone involved in the audition process, all production team members, actors and anyone else on site will be required to wear masks at all times except for actors during their audition.

Synopsis: It’s 1978. The '60s are over and Reaganomics is just around the corner… At the Pierson School, a private boarding school for girls, Maggie Guthrie and Peggy Norris are roommates and best friends. Unwittingly, Peggy finds herself in the middle of a tug-of-war between the past and the future when a lecherous music teacher, two well-meaning counselors, a domineering new dean of students and a 12-year-old Iranian student all converge and explode, leaving Peggy’s life in tatters.

Character breakdown: The roles of Cathy, Jim and Melanie have been cast. Auditions for the following roles are sought:

  • Maggie Guthrie; high school senior; 17. One half of the singing duo, MagPie. A conscientious student; head of the field hockey team. Her family lives an hour away.

  • Peggy Norris; High school senior; 17. The other half of the singing duo. California resident and scholarship student. A talented artist; she’s been accepted to the Rhode Island School of Design.

  • Mark Campbell: the new Dean of Students; 35. Eager to bring the school out of the '60s and into the future. A model American; married with his first child on the way.

Stipend: $1,000 per actor.

If you would like to audition but are unable to attend one of the audition blocks, please Contact Us to make alternative arrangements.