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Auditioning bright, comedic actors for fun improvisational theatre – paying gigs (Dallas, TX)

OPEN GENERAL AUDITIONS 2010
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Keith & Margo’s Murder Mystery Texas
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: R.C. Banks

DESCRIPTION: Incognito Improv Troupe based in Addison, Arlington, and Downtown Dallas. A non-traditional, ground-breaking approach to audience-participatory theatre. A Theatre/Dining Experience unlike any other… set in a modern-day backdrop of a homicide investigation and crime scene.

REVIEWS: “Keith & Margo have set the standard that all others try and emulate… They are the masterminds of the genre! By far the most professional and elegant!”
— Los Angeles Times

“The Rolls-Royce of Mystery companies… Still the best!”
— In Hollywood Magazine

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TROUPE MEMBER COMMITMENT: Extremely flexible. You are always able to audition for and to do other projects. Only say “Yes” to a given gig offer when you are available.

ROLES:

(1) Immediate Openings for POLICE DEPARTMENT HOMICIDE DETECTIVES — Edgy comic-types very comfortable with comedy improvisation, who also have some acting experience. Must project a jaded, cynical, sarcastic, smart-ass tough attitude in an extremely humorous fashion. Must be 20’s to 60’s. Either gender. Any race.
*Non-Equity lead principal will receive a stipend starting at $125 per performance (rehearsals not paid)

(2) Cast Openings for incognito SUSPECTS and MURDERERS posing as diners in a restaurant:
• Males and females 18 to 80. All types.
*Non-Equity supporting principals will receive a stipend starting at $65 per performance and 3-course dinner for selected roles (rehearsals not paid)

IMPORTANT NOTES:
• All races, ethnicities, nationalities and sexual orientations welcome. Bi-lingualism a huge plus. We are wanting a liberal, international, multi-lingual, “color blind” troupe.

AUDITION DATE: Saturday, March 27, 2010: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Just arrive at 11:00 please

Callbacks to be determined as needed

AUDITION LOCATION: S.T.A.G.E. 1106 Lupo Dr. Dallas, TX 75207 (Inwood Road @ Lupo)

EMAIL FOR AN APPOINTMENT: Email me to confirm you are attending.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

• Comedic 30-second monologue preferred. Otherwise, cold readings.
• Photo and resume preferred but not required.

PRODUCTION DATES: Casting needed for Saturday nights in April [cast A], in May [cast B], in June [cast C], in July [cast D], in August [cast E]. Our rotating locations include Addison, Arlington, and Downtown Dallas.

REHEARSALS BEGIN: Rehearsal is usually the afternoon of the 1st Saturday of the month.

WHY AUDITION?: To sharpen or gain improvisational skills which commercial auditions are requiring more and more.

CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS: R.C. Banks 972-263-5178 cell: 972-896-1400

WEB SITE: http://murdermysterytexas.com/employment/

PROJECT: MURDER MYSTERY TEXAS

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: PAID / NON-UNION / THEATER AUDITIONS

LOCATION: DALLAS, TX

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