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Auditions Announced for Leads in THE GLASS MENAGERIE at American Legacy Theatre/Thomas More University

ALT_logoWe at American Legacy Theatre are doing a co-pro with Thomas More University of “The Glass Menagerie” and looking to break a number of stigmas, including by casting an actress who is blind in the leading female role.

Our Tom (lead male) recently had to drop out of the show. Role based off of Tennessee Williams himself. We are doing it at Cincinnati Assoc for Blind and Visually Impaired on Gilbert Ave by the Ballet.

Run 3/3-3/12 (Fri-Sun performances) Rehearsal starts 1/30 (Sunday afternoons and Mon-Thur evening) Greg Procaccino (TMU, Playhouse, etc) is directing and would love to have a talented student or students submit. BIPOC encouraged but not required for the role.

TMU_logoThis will be an A.L.T. contracted role: $350 stipend + 25% referred ticket sales

Submit a video audition of the two monologue sides (available at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y-zXS-TQaq5lNveHdZUfnZI-sP43MRJf/view?usp=sharing) no later than Wednesday January 11, 2023 to procacg@thomasmore.edu and cc matthew.gellin@americanlegacytheatre.org.

There will be an in-person audition option January 11, 2023 (7-8p) at Thomas More University if you prefer. Please email Greg Procaccino at procacg@thomasmore.edu to set up that audition time.

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12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS Runs Dec. 9-18

ALT_12 Dates of Christmas12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS
American Legacy Theatre & Thomas More University
Dec. 9-18
Thomas More University Theatre [Edgewood]

After seeing her fiance kiss another woman at the televised Thanksgiving Day Parade, Mary’s life falls apart — just in time for the holidays. This heartwarming one-woman play offers a hilarious and modern alternative to the old standards of the holiday season.

  • Fri-Sat, Dec. 9-10 at 7pm
  • Sun, Dec. 11 at 2pm
  • Fri-Sat, Dec. 16-17 at 7pm
  • Sun, Dec. 18 at 2pm

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Video Auditions Announced for SEE ME. HEAR ME. at American Legacy Theatre

ALT_logoMISSION
American Legacy Theatre generates inviting, reimagined theatrical experiences for all people to have a voice in enriching society.

PROJECT
SEE ME. HEAR ME. is an original one-act play focused around family miscommunication, youth trauma stemming from isolation and gender identity, and career pathways in behavioral health all to reduce stigma around youth mental health services. Developed with A.L.T, in consultation with Ohio’s Dept of Mental Health and Addiction Services, this piece was written by Executive Artistic Director & CEO, Matthew David Gellin.

SEE ME. HEAR ME. is to be performed in a localized tour to Southwest Ohio high schools. This will be a 6-person company – 4 actors, 1 stage manager, 1 company manager, 2 vans.

** Rehearsals and performances will be during the day time Monday through Friday. **

TIMELINE
Video Auditions: NOW. Submit by August 23, 2022 for first consideration.
Rehearsals begin: September 6, 2022
First Performance Date: September 13, 2022
Current Ending Contract Date: September 30, 2022
Up to 10 performances a week of this 45-minute piece.

EXPECTATIONS
The Actor (any gender) will structure, manage and execute the steps required to implement a high quality acting process that serves the integrity of the play, bonds the other artists, aligns artistic vision, and heightens audience engagement with the piece. Attendance at all rehearsals and performances is a given.

Additional expectations: Actors will actively participate with install and strike at each school location. Actors will hold themselves accountable on all matters, and will report to the stage manager and company manager, respectively, when appropriate.

The Executive Artistic Director will be available to assist with critical components along the way.

COMPENSATION
This is a four-week contract at $500/week. Potential extension of tour is in consideration.

For inquiries, referrals, and consideration contact Matthew David Gellin, Executive Artistic Director, at 716-812-8035 or matthew.gellin@americanlegacytheatre.org.

ROLES – ALL ROLES CAN BE PLAYED BY ANY GENDER.

  • Logan – Non-binary teen who needs their parent’s sincere attention. Lashing out.
    Officer Jones (also doubles as) – Level-headed and controlled. Strong.
  • Jamie – Peer support specialist and parent of college student. Sassy and high on life.
  • Casey – Logan’s parent who is at wits end with Logan. Loves Logan but struggles to connect.
  • Morgan – Therapist and counselor. Pragmatic, yet passionate about what they do.

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Stage Manager Sought for SEE ME. HEAR ME. at American Legacy Theatre

ALT_logoSTAGE MANAGER

MISSION
American Legacy Theatre generates inviting, reimagined theatrical experiences for all people to have a voice in enriching society.

PROJECT
SEE ME. HEAR ME. is an original one-act play focused around family miscommunication, youth trauma stemming from isolation and gender identity, and career pathways in behavioral health all to reduce stigma around youth mental health services. Developed with A.L.T, in consultation with Ohio’s Dept of Mental Health and Addiction Services, this piece was written by Executive Artistic Director & CEO, Matthew David Gellin.

SEE ME. HEAR ME. is to be performed in a localized tour to Southwest Ohio high schools. This will be a 6-person company – 4 actors, 1 stage manager, 1 company manager, 2 vans.

** Rehearsals and performances will be during the day time Monday through Friday. **

TIMELINE
Resumes and Cover Letters: NOW. Submit by August 23, 2022 for first consideration.
Rehearsals begin: September 6, 2022
First Performance Date: September 13, 2022
Current Ending Contract Date: September 30, 2022
Up to 10 performances a week of this 45-minute piece.

EXPECTATIONS
The Stage Manager will structure, manage and execute the steps required to implement a high quality stage management process that serves the integrity of the play, bonds the other artists, aligns artistic scheduling, and heightens audience engagement with the piece. Attendance at production meetings and understanding of staging is a given.

Additional expectations: The Stage Manager must have a valid driver’s license and insurance as they will be responsible for driving one of the two vans. Additionally they will be the captain overseeing install and strike at each school location. During performance they will run the lights and sound. Stage Manager is also responsible for appropriate laundering of costumes and ensuring continued readiness of other production elements.

The Executive Artistic Director will be available to assist with critical components along the way.

COMPENSATION
This is a four-week contract at $900/week. Potential extension of tour is in consideration.

For inquiries, referrals, and consideration contact Matthew David Gellin, Executive Artistic Director, at 716-812-8035 or matthew.gellin@americanlegacytheatre.org.

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Company Manager Sought for SEE ME. HEAR ME. at American Legacy Theatre

ALT_logoCOMPANY MANAGER

MISSION
American Legacy Theatre generates inviting, reimagined theatrical experiences for all people to have a voice in enriching society.

PROJECT
SEE ME. HEAR ME. is an original one-act play focused around family miscommunication, youth trauma stemming from isolation and gender identity, and career pathways in behavioral health all to reduce stigma around youth mental health services. Developed with A.L.T, in consultation with Ohio’s Dept of Mental Health and Addiction Services, this piece was written by Executive Artistic Director & CEO, Matthew David Gellin.

SEE ME. HEAR ME. is to be performed in a localized tour to Southwest Ohio high schools. This will be a 6-person company – 4 actors, 1 stage manager, 1 company manager, 2 vans.

** Rehearsals and performances will be during the day time Monday through Friday. **

TIMELINE
Resumes and Cover Letters: NOW. Submit by August 23, 2022 for first consideration.
Rehearsals begin: September 6, 2022
First Performance Date: September 13, 2022
Current Ending Contract Date: September 30, 2022
Up to 10 performances a week of this 45-minute piece.

EXPECTATIONS
The Company Manager will structure, manage and execute the steps required to implement a high quality company management process that serves the integrity of the play, bonds the artists, aligns external scheduling, and heightens audience engagement with the piece. Attendance at all rehearsals and performances is a given.

Additional expectations: The Company Manager must have a valid driver’s license and insurance as they will be responsible for driving one of the two vans. Additionally they will be the primary contact at each school location and Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services for tour purposes. During the performance they will run front of house and give a pre-show speech. Company Manager will consolidate reports for EAD reporting, and help the process and production in other ways, as needed.

The Executive Artistic Director will be available to assist with critical components along the way.

COMPENSATION
This is a four-week contract at $800/week. Potential extension of tour is in consideration.

For inquiries, referrals, and consideration contact Matthew David Gellin, Executive Artistic Director, at 716-812-8035 or matthew.gellin@americanlegacytheatre.org.

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