Ten Thousand Things General Auditions

Auditions for Our 2024-2025 Season

 We are seeking 20 or more AEA/non-AEA Actors and/or Swing/Understudies for our 2024-2025 three-production season.

All abilities, ethnicities, cultural, and gender identities are welcome to audition with particular encouragement to Black, Indigenous, AAPI, People of Color and Trans Artists. TTT employs diverse, inclusive, and gender imaginative casting for all roles as culturally appropriate to the telling of the story. Even if you do not see yourself directly reflected in the roles below, please feel welcome to schedule/submit your audition for consideration.

PRODUCTIONS AND DATES

Fall: Helen, by Euripides, directed by Marcela Lorca; first rehearsal
September 3, 2024. shows Oct 3 -Nov 10, 2024

Winter: This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries and This Girl Does Nothing, by Finegan Kruckemeyer, directed by Markell Kiefer; first rehearsal Jan. 6, 2025. shows February 6 – March 16, 2025

Spring: Violet, by Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley, directed by Kelli Foster Warder; first rehearsal March 24, 2025. shows April 24 – June 1, 2025

AUDITION PREPARATION

Required: classic or heightened language monologue, 2 minute maximum

Additional (if desired/able): no more than 16 bars of an a cappella song

*There will not be an accompanist on site. We wish to hear singing a cappella to reflect the minimal instrumentation that is used in our performance model.*

Please bring a headshot and resume with you to auditions. They may also be submitted electronically by 5pm on June 1, 2024 to: auditions@tenthousandthings.org

*If sending in a tape please keep total audition submission to 4 minutes or less and include a copy of your headshot and resume*

AUDITION TIMES AND LOCATION

Friday, May 31, 2024 from 12pm – 4pm
Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 9am – 1pm

Plymouth Congregational Church
1919 Lasalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Free parking is available in the large church lot. Enter door #1 off of Lasalle Ave. You will see a large “Black Lives Matter” sign above the entrance.

SCHEDULING AN AUDITION

Appointments can be made by emailing Ryan Volna-Rich, Ten Thousand Things Production Manager at: auditions@tenthousandthings.org

When making your appointment please share your preferred date(s) and time(s). We will do our best to accommodate. The deadline to schedule appointments is 9am on May 31, 2024.

We will also be accepting virtual auditions. The deadline for receipt is 5pm on June 1, 2024. They can be submitted to Ryan Volna-Rich, Ten Thousand Things Production Manager at: auditions@tenthousandthings.org

If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact us at auditions@tenthousandthings OR by leaving a message at 612-203-9502.