Casting Call for DEATH AND DYING AT THE DINSMORE at Dinsmore Homestead

MISC_Death and Dying at the Dinsmore FarmThe Dinsmore Homestead is a historic house museum in Burlington, KY which offers tours and programs highlighting the Dinsmore Family and their unique history.

The Dinsmore is looking for actors to portray historical characters for the October event, “Death and Dying on the Dinsmore Farm”. The event will include guided tours of the Dinsmore Homestead and Graveyard. At different points on the tour, actors will perform short (2-3 minute) scripted monologues and respond to visitors’ questions in character.  Actors are expected to have their monologues memorized.  Insights will be given by the Dinsmore historian for the visitor questions. There will likely be 2 or 3 small tour groups per hour.  Costumes will be provided; actors will need to give their measurements.

The event is Saturday October 3012pm-6pm and Sunday, October 3112pm-5pm, with call times prior. Pizza dinner will be provided after the event both days. Actors will be paid $10 per performance hour for their work. (Total $110)

There will be one dress rehearsal, yet to be scheduled.

Available Roles:

  • Nancy McGruder. Black Woman. Stage age 40-60.
  • Coah. Black Man. Stage age 50-60
  • Julia Dinsmore. White Woman. Stage age 60.

If interested, email your headshot and resume to Cathy Collopy.


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