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“The Hunting of the Snark” Auditions – New York, NY

“The Hunting of the Snark” is a theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s poem of the same name. This production is a part of Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s Fall Fest. This is a wonderful whirlwind opportunity to collaborate with several emerging artists at a theater in mid-town!

Rehearsals begin August 16th. Performances are September 15, 16, and 19. Times TBA.

Looking for 12 actors of either gender and any ethnicity from ages 25-30. A plus if you play any unique instruments, can perform simple magic tricks, are great with sound effects, or have experience with simple dance/movement.

CAST:

The Bellman – Crazy for hunting the Snark
Bonnets – A shy, clingy individual
Barrister – Victim to Snark hallucination
Broker – Fast-paced individual
Butcher – Acts like a dunce, but it is revealed he knows everything about natural history
Beaver – The Bellman’s sidekick. Knows what’s what before everyone else
Baker – The person behind the proper method of hunting the Snark
Banker – Brought on board at enormous expense
Billiards-Maker – Sly, only wants to have fun, but quickly discovers how dangerous this is. **Simple magic tricks are a plus**
Snark – Thinks that it’s in control of the show
Creatures (3) – One of the creatures on the island. They set the mood and scene for much that happens on the island. **Seeking movers/dancers, individuals who can play unique instruments, and vocalists**

Auditions: Saturday, August 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment.
Please submit your resume and headshot to receive a time slot and location information.

Please bring a headshot and resume. Please prepare a 1 minute, memorized, character monologue from any material (poem, book, cartoon, play, etc.). Also, be prepared to share a joke or funny story. We are looking for big, bold choices and movement/physicality. Don’t be afraid of the goofy or cartoonish.

This production is non-union and unpaid.

Adapted by Katie Dickinson
Directed by Nathan Gregorski
Choreographed by Shannon McPhee

AUDITION DATE: AUGUST 14

PROJECT: THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: THEATER CASTING CALLS / NON-UNION CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

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