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World Premiere, LIKE DEMONS on Nov. 22-25

IBP_Like Demons logoInBocca Performance is pleased to announce the World Premiere of LIKE DEMONS, a brand-new show from playwright Maggie Lou Rader and director Alice Flanders.

We’ve all learned in history class that the Civil War pitted brother against brother. This autumn, leave the history books behind and learn the untold real-life story of the women who hid their true selves and dressed like men to give their lives for their country and Eight for what they thought was right. Focusing on Sarah Emma Edmonds (Nurse and Spy in the Union Army,) playwright Maggie Lou Rader brings the same careful study to the women of the Civil War as she did to Mary Shelley in the Know Theatre’s 2018 hit production of Mary’s Monster.

Come join us for a swashbuckling, emotionally charged adventure you definitely didn’t learn about in high school! Starring eight Cincinnati favorites: Elizabeth Carman, Esther Cunningham, Hannah Gregory, Ashley Morton, Ryan-Chavez Richmond, Chaslee Schweitzer, Rory Sheridan, and Kate Stark.

LIKE DEMONS will run Friday, November 22nd through Monday, November 25th. All performances are at 7:30 P.M. at Leapin Lizard (724 Main St, Covington, KY 41011).

Tickets are $15, and the show is appropriate for most ages (please be advised there is light cursing and stylized depictions of war and violence.)

To order tickets, please visit inboccaperformance.com or follow the links

InBocca Performance utilizes experimental theatre methods to create devised works highlighting women specifically, which build actors’ craft and produce a unique experience for the audience; all under general direction from producer Caroline Stine.

History of the Company
InBocca Performance humbly began as the Cliffview Players in a basement in 1997 and became a main stage company in 2008. Notable past performances for the Ft. Thomas Community Theatre were Peter Pan in 2008 and Into the Woods in 2010. Artistic Director Caroline Stine began working with young actors to devise theatrical pieces in the summer of 2011 at The Village Players in Ft. Thomas, KY. In 2012, they created The Maid of Orleans, an emotionally charged production about Joan of Arc. The next year, they created Romeo y Margarita, a story that combined the lyricism of Shakespearean verse with the romance of the Spanish language. They then expanded to create art within greater Cincinnati, including a sellout production of Swan Lake: A Waking Dream at the
Southgate House Revival in 2015, followed by My Twisted Face at Cincinnati Fringe Festival. In 2016, InBocca performed at Cincy Fringe again with Charlie’s Girls, which built a script almost entirely from testimonies from the trials of the Charles Manson murders. In 2017, InBocca created ALICE, a dance/theatre sequel to Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland set in a Victorian asylum. Ms. Caroline Stine received her Bachelor degree from Butler University and her Masters in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University in Boulder, CO. She received theatrical training in Italy and Russia and participated in the Crisis Arts Festival in Arezzo, Italy. She is currently teaching at Northern Kentucky University and Notre Dame Academy.

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Auditions Announced for LIKE DEMONS at InBocca Performance

IBP_logoAnnouncing open auditions for our fall production! Any and everyone is welcome–we want to see all body types, skin colors, orientations, backgrounds.

Set during the backdrop of the American Civil War, LIKE DEMONS is a tale of historical fiction based on the forgotten true stories of real women who lived and fought as male soldiers on the battlefield. Their silent heroism, true patriotism, and love of honor come to life in the story of one woman’s journey as a soldier and spy for the duration of America’s bloodiest war. Written by Maggie Lou Rader and directed by Alice Flanders.

Auditions are Sept. 16th 4pm-9pm

Lincoln Grant Scholar House – 824 Greenup Street, Covington, Kentucky 41011

Please click the link below to pick a slot.

We would like to see a monologue, 3 minutes or less; any sort of monologue. Bring us whatever you have—comedic, dramatic, two people doing a scene, whatever makes you feel awesome and empowered!

We are looking to cast 6 performers, women AND men, of any age (adults only, please).

Rehearsals will begin the 21st of October for a Mid-November performance and will be 4-5 days a week, in the evenings.

This is a paying gig. Payment information is available upon casting.

Performance site is TBA.

Please email info@inboccaperformance.com with any questions.

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Auditions Announced for THE LAND OF OZ at InBocca Performance

IBP_logoAnnouncing InBocca Performance’s summer show, THE LAND OF OZ. Join the wild characters of L. Frank Baum’s Oz books to discover the meaning of home, heart, and friendship. Sometimes we have to leave in order to discover just who we are.

This year we are doing something new and exciting! We are creating an alumni collaboration show–meaning this production is open to both grades 3-12 AND any person who has performed with InBocca’s summer shows in the past. We are so excited to make this happen and are PUMPED at the idea of seeing some familiar faces this summer, maybe some we haven’t seen in a long time!

We will be holding auditions for our summer production on March 30th, 2019, from 10am-2pm, at the Village Players of Fort Thomas, KY. Details are as follows:

Date: March 30th, 2019
Place: 8 N. Ft. Thomas Ave., Ft. Thomas, KY UPSTAIRS DOOR
Time: 10am-2pm

We are looking for dancers, movers, singers, and actors. We will have separate dance auditions (for serious dancers, not movers) on site at 10am, while others do cold readings and devised, collaborative work in a different space. No need to prepare anything; come dressed comfortably for movement.

In order to accommodate college students and adults, we will be having two rehearsals a week (Tuesday and Thursday) that take place in the evenings so that those who work a day job may participate. So, the schedule will look like this:

M, W, F: 9am-2pm high schoolers and elementary schoolers
Tu/Th: 6pm-9pm College Students and Adults
Saturdays: 9am-12noon Dance

The production will take place Aug. 1st-4th, with two shows on the 3rd. Rehearsals will begin July 8th.

The cost of camp for grades 3-12 is $200 per child. For anyone who might struggle with this cost, please contact us directly; we never want a child to not be able to perform because of financial reasons. For precisely this reason, we are also giving the option of a ‘Cost of Living’ Tuition, where we will happily accept tuition from $200-500 depending on a family’s means and desire to help support students who may need scholarship. It is our desire to pay the adults who work with us a decent wage, and sadly this has not been possible with the fees we have charged in the past. If you are able to give more, please consider it, but do not think it a requirement.

College students and adults do not need to pay a fee, but may be asked to help with young people during rehearsals/shows.

**PLEASE NOTE: We know that Fort Thomas Schools start spring break on March 29th. Unfortunately, the 30th was the best date for our schedule. Please email us re: video auditions.

Questions? Email us at: info@inboccaperformance.com

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Auditions Announced for LOST IN THE WOODS at InBocca Performance

IBP_logoAnnouncing auditions for the 2018 InBocca Performance production of LOST IN THE WOODS. This story will draw inspiration from the story of Hansel and Gretel, other fairy tales, and American folk tales.

The rehearsals will be Monday – Friday 9 AM – 2 PM beginning July 9. Performances will be Thursday, August 2 – Sunday, August 5.

Auditions will be held April 28 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 3 Chalfonte Pl. Fort Thomas, KY 41075. The auditions will be held in the fellowship area of the church, accessible from the entrance on S. Ft. Thomas Ave. Auditions will begin at 10 AM and close at 2 PM.

Children from 3rd grade to graduating seniors are welcome to audition! Please come prepared to read cold lines and wear comfortable clothing you can move around in.

There will be a choreography portion of the audition; anyone who wishes to audition as a dancer must come prepared with correct footwear as well as comfortable clothing. A video for the combination will be released at a later date.

Thanks for coming with us on this journey! We hope to see you there!

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Auditions Announced for A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM at InBocca Performance

IBP_logoInBocca Performance is excited to announce auditions for its upcoming production of A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM, an exploration of Edgar Allan Poe’s tragic life, mysterious death, and elegantly macabre works directed by Mandie Reiber.

Auditions will take place on Saturday, September 2nd from 9 AM to noon at NKU, studio TBA. Please arrive 15 minutes early and dress to move.

We are specifically looking for a male lead with strong movement abilities and stage presence who is comfortable with delivering long, difficult text; a female lead with great dance technique who can sing; and an ensemble of versatile actors and movers, singing or tumbling ability a plus.

All auditionees will do a cold reading and a movement exercise. Additionally, dancers should come with a self-choreographed, one-minute dance piece in the style of their choosing. Please bring music on a phone or laptop to dance to. Singers should come with 16-32 bars of a song to sing a cappella.

Ages 16+ only.

No pre-registration required. Email info@inboccaperformance.com with any questions.

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