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OPEN AUDITIONS: Veterans’ Voices Project 3


Veterans’ Voices Project 3

Directed by Leigh Matthews Bock

Open Auditions: Video must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday, September 23rd to leighmbock@comcast.net


Rehearsal Timeframe

Rehearsal Weeks: October 5 - November 10

Filming/Tech Week: November 8-12

Performances: November 11-12, 2021


Content Label: Appropriate Audiences. May contain adult language, violence, or sexual content.


The Majestic Theatre (a division of the City of Corvallis Parks and Recreation department) is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to creating a safe place for actors of all backgrounds to explore their craft. We are particularly eager to work with artists of color and other artists from marginalized communities. All auditions are free and open to the public. This audition is for an amateur, volunteer production. The Majestic Theatre staff and volunteers do not discriminate on the basis of age, national origin, race, gender, ethnic background, ability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or any protected class.


SHOW SYNOPSIS

Military veterans find a voice to share their stories of service when matched up with local

playwrights and actors to bring their stories to the stage. These eight, 10-minutes or less, plays explore the realities of serving and being a veteran in our country.


FROM THE DIRECTOR Leigh Matthews Bock

Being part of South Willamette Valley Honor Flight (www.swvhonorflight.org) for nearly 10

years has produced within me a great appreciation for our veterans. Spending time with veterans has been one of the greatest blessings in my life. It is an honor and privilege to create a space for us to hear our veterans’ voices. Please email Leighmbock@comcast.net to receive a selection of sides from some of our past veteran stories. Video yourself on your phone or computer performing/reading one side, and email it to Leighmbock@comcast.net by Thursday, September 23, 2021 by 5 pm with any rehearsal conflict(s).


This project is performed as a reader's theatre, you will not be required to memorize lines. Looking for up to 8 actors (Excited to work with actors of any gender, racial, and ethnic identity). Parts assigned by September 28. Readthrough on Tuesday, October 5 at 6:30 pm – all actors. Rehearsal schedule is as follows (every actor may not be scheduled for every rehearsal during October, all actors will be required at each rehearsal beginning November 2): Tuesdays/Wednesdays October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 and November 2, 3, 9, 10. If the Oregon Health Authority guidelines for theaters allows live performances, performances will be November 11 and 12. Otherwise, we will film the show during the week of November 8th thru the 12th and release via streaming.


Submit your audition materials by 5pm, Thursday, September 23rd by emailing leighmbock@comcast.net

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