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Tent Theatre calls for auditions

Annual summer productions seek talent
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

tentlogoMissouri State University’s Tent Theatre will hold open call auditions for its 2014 summer productions Feb. 15-16. Productions for the 52nd season of Tent Theatre include “Forever Plaid,” “You Can’t Take It With You” and “Fiddler on the Roof.”

Audition times can be reserved online. Audition applications, requirements and character breakdowns are available online at www.tenttheatre.com. Auditions will also be held at Webster University in St. Louis Feb. 21-23 and at Ripley Grier Studios in New York City March 6-7.

A number of technical positions are also available for the following: carpenters, electricians, wardrobe, stage and house management, marketing and running crew. Those applying for a technical position should download the online application and submit it by Feb. 14. Work runs May 19 through July 25.

Company members will be awarded full or part-time contracts and may need to qualify for enrollment at Missouri State. The Tent Theatre rehearsal period begins May 26 with the final performance on July 21. All company members will receive a weekly stipend based on their individual experience, time commitment and ability. Housing may also be provided for some members based on need.

For more information, contact Mark Templeton, managing director, at (417) 836-4644. Tent Theatre operates as a professional theatre company under the U/RTA Agreement with Actors’ Equity. All members are eligible to earn Equity Membership Candidacy Program points.


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