Kirk Players has a policy of open casting but will endeavor to cast its active members where ever possible. All casting will be supervised by the Artistic Director. Casting objectives are to provide the show director with the best possible cast for that particular show. Casting decisions are based on at least two reading/audition sessions, the Directors personal judgement on how well the actor’s physical appearance fits the character, the Director’s personal knowledge of the actor’s abilities and experience and the degree of availability for rehearsal.
None of these guidelines are meant to diminish the capacity of the Director from being creative in casting decisions. Indeed, they are meant to encourage the "stretching" of less experienced actors, casting "out of character" of the more experienced actors or any other casting strategies that will provide strong casts for each show, personal development for each actor and positive growth for the entire organization.
Kirk Comedy Capers
Calling All Young Actors!!
AUDITION FORMS ARE DUE
BY FEBRUARY 13th at 5PM!
The Kirk Players are excited to hold auditions for an evening of comedic scenes to be performed live on YouTube.
Auditions for “Kirk Comedy Capers” will be held via Zoom on the evenings of Monday, February 15 and Wednesday, February 17 from 7-9 p.m., with a possible callback on Thursday, February 18th at 7 p.m. The live Zoom performance will be on Saturday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.
For this show, we are casting performers aged 9 yrs-high school. For auditions, we will group everyone in ½ hour time slots for the two nights. We will contact you via e-mail with your day and time assignment. If you have a day/time preference, please indicate on your audition form. If needed, we will set a callback for 2/18/21.
The show will be directed by Patrick Blake and assistant directed by Jeanna Daebelliehn.
Listed below are six scenes chosen so far and a brief description.
Spies "R" Us (4 people M or F)
4 spies meet in their effort to save the world from their arch-enemy, Anacanda.
Regular Schmegular (2 people M or F)
Scene at the drive through window. How hard is it to get a plain cup of coffee?
Rocket Man (1 M 1 F)
Lonely Robot falls in love with returning astronaut.
Ryan's Fans (3F 1 M)
Three teenage girls waiting outside the stage door to get a glimpse of their idol.
Marion vs Marion (2F, 1 M or F)
Two girls meet as they come to audition against each other for the same lead part in the school play.
Time Reporting (5 people M or M)
News reporting using time travel to report what happened on this day, through the ages.
We will also be casting 1 or 2 Hosts for the show.
Please complete and submit the audition form (link above) and attach a photo or headshot if available.
We hope that you will join us for this fun show!
If you have any questions, please e-mail Gretchen Grassl, Kirk Player Artistic Director at email@example.com.