OFC Creations’ Storybook Touring Theatre Company’s
OFC Creations is seeking FOUR adult cast members and TWO youth actors to join the 2020-21 company.
Auditions are on Sunday, June 14 at 10AM
Info on Auditions:
Please bring a 60-90 second comedic monologue. We will also provide scenes to read at auditions. Please bring a headshot/resume. Auditions will be held at the OFC Creations Theatre Center (3450 Winton Pl, Rochester, NY 14623)
Info on the Tour:
Rehearsals will begin in July and rehearse up through public performances August 22, 23, 29, and 30 at the OFC Creations Theatre Center. The show will then run school performances from October 2020 through June 2021 at schools across Rochester.
Cast members must have flexible availability for up to TWO weekdays of performances per week from October 2020 through June 2021. Tour dates will mainly be Mondays and Fridays with one to three performances on each date. Dates are confirmed at least one month in advance. OFC expects to have at roughly 30 touring performances this season. Charlotte’s Web will be one of two touring productions as part of the 2020-2021 season.
Info on Compensation:
Adult company members will be paid a stipend for the run of public performances the weekend from August 22-30. Adult company members will then receive payment for each performance for all touring/field trip shows. Additionally, performances outside of Monroe County will include an additional honorarium for travel. Youth cast members will not be paid and there is no tuition charge.
Info on the Show:
Charlotte’s Web opens the door to a magical barn-yard world, where a young girl named Fern spends her free time with Wilbur the pig. Charlotte, the large grey spider, befriends Wilbur and helps him deal with the shocking news that his life will soon end as bacon on someone’s plate! Charlotte goes as far as coming up with an interesting plan that this spider could only carry out with the help of the other barn yard animals to help Wilbur escape death. Actors in the show perform as Troupe Members, playing multiple roles with extremely fast costume, wig, and prop changes.
Youth Actor 1: Wilbur
Youth Actor 2: Fern, Baby Spiders
Adult Actor 1: Zuckerman, Puppets
Adult Actor 2: Charlotte
Adult Actor 3: Mrs. Arable, Templeton, Puppets
Adult Actor 4: Narrator, John Arable, Lurvy, Reporter, Spectator, Uncle, President of the Fair