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Seeking actors and crew for Rod Serling’s melodrama “Requiem for a Heavyweight” – Dallas, TX

Requiem for a Heavyweight
by Rod Serling.

Directed by Bill Fountain
Stage Managed by Ande Bewley

Rod Serling’s hard-boiled melodrama of a boxer’s forced retirement and his floundering attempts to find a new occupation after 17 years of boxing.

Auditions will be held on December 11th & 12th from 2-5pm at the KD Studio Theatre located at 2600 N Stemmons Frwy, Dallas, TX 75207. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Auditioners will need to be familiar with the script. Some boxing training will be a part of the rehearsal process for all cast and crew.

To schedule audition appointment, submit full name, telephone number and audition time preference to schedule audition time. Auditions will be held in 20min blocks. When submitting please indicate your preferred 3 audition times in order of preference. You will be send sides with your confirmation.

Roles available include:

Harlan “Mountain” McClintock – mid 30’s – tall, lanky, past his prime, boxer

Maish Resnick – late 50’s – Mountain’s manager – inclined to paunchiness

Army Hakes – late 40’s – Mountain’s trainer and former fighter

Leo “The Lion-Hearted” Loomis – Morrell’s manager

Morrell – boxer

Max Greeny – middle-aged dapper – looks like a banker – pale from being inside all the time

Perelli – wrestling promoter – “fat slob”

Doctor – late 60’s – thin, vinegar faced – ready to retire

Golda – middle-aged prostitute

Charlie – bartender
Grace Miller – early 30’s – attractive, if plain, State Employment Office placement worker

Fan

Packy the Counterman/Photographer (roles will be doubled)

Policeman/The Kid (roles will be doubled)

Fighters (3) (roles will double as Ensemble)

LGA is also looking for a Property Designer, a House Manager and an Assistant Stage Manager. If interested, please contact us via the submission form below or show up to auditions.

Rehearsals will start in January. Show will run February 25th through March 19th at the KD Studio Theatre, 2600 N Stemmons Frwy. More information available at www.levelgroundarts.com.

AUDITION DATE: DEC 11-12

PROJECT: REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT AUDITIONS – LEVEL GROUND ARTS

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: THEATER CASTING CALLS / CREW NOTICE

LOCATION: DALLAS, TX

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