*** THE AUDITIONS ARE CLOSED ***

AUDITION NOTICE
LAKESHORE PLAYERS DORVAL
(COMMUNITY THEATRE)

EXTRA AUDITION DAY, SUNDAY AUGUST 26TH at 1 PM

Come audition for the first play of our 54th Season, THE MIRACLE WORKER, by William Gibson, directed by Donna BYRNE. The play will run at the Lakeside Academy, in Lachine, from November 8 to the 17, 2018.

Auditions will be held at the Chalet of Parc St-Charles (90 Avenue Martin) in Dorval, on Wednesday, August 22 (7pm) and Thursday, August 23 (7pm) Come either day, or both if you’re up for it! Auditions are walk-in, no appointment is necessary. Callbacks, if necessary, will be Sunday, August 26 (1pm).

Lakeshore Players Dorval strongly encourages equality and inclusiveness.  Please note that this is an amateur, unpaid production. Cast will be required to become members of Lakeshore Players Dorval.

See you there!! Feel free to message us if you have any questions.

When: Wednesday, August 22 (7pm) and Thursday, August 23 (7pm).
Callbacks will take place Sunday, August 26 (1pm).

Where:  Chalet St. Charles at 90 Martin Ave. in Dorval (located in the middle of St. Charles Park, next to the basketball court and baseball field), off Lakeshore Blvd. By bus #191 from Lionel-Groulx Metro.

Rehearsal: Regular rehearsals are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 pm and Sundays from 1 to 5 pm.

Performance Dates: November 8 to the 17, 2018 at Lakeside Academy High School in Lachine, Quebec.

*If underage – at audition please bring a parent with you.

Audition sides are available for download on the sidebar—–­­> (or towards the bottom on your smartphone)

Character Breakdown and Sides

Time: 1880’s

Location: Tuscumbia, Alabama

True story of Helen Keller. A child who was struck with an illness as an infant leaving her blind and deaf. Helen lived at home and much like a wild animal until Annie Sullivan, a teacher from Perkins Institute for the Blind was partially blind herself was invited by the Keller family to help Helen as a last resort. Annie Sullivan became Helen’s miracle worker. Through her persistence, dedication and besides struggling with her own ghosts, she managed to unlock the key to the brilliant mind and soul of Helen Keller. An incredible, beautiful story about an everyday person who helped to change the lives of deaf and blind people throughout the world. Annie and Helen’s legacy continues today.    

DOCTOR: Male 40-75 Town doctor treated Hellen Keller as a baby. Page 1-2

KATE KELLER: Female 30-40 Mother of Helen. Page 6-9

CAPTAIN KELLER: Male 40-60 Father of Helen. Page 6-9

*HELEN KELLER: FEMALE 14-25   NO LINES. LEAD.  VERY PHYSICAL ROLE TO PLAY BLIND AND DEAF. Page 4-5 page 6-9

Actors may be asked to do an improv from a scene following direction. See pages: 52-55 for reference only.

MARTHA: Female 13-19 Housekeepers child. Physically small person. Page 4-5

PERCY: Male 13-19 Housekeepers child. Physically small person. Page 4-5

AUNT EV: Female 45-65 Aunt of Helen. Captain Keller’s sister. Page 6-9

JAMES: Male 22-30 Half-brother to Helen. Captain Keller’s son. Page 6-9

MR. ANAGNOS: Male 45-65 Mentor to Annie Sullivan at Perkins Institute for the and blind. Slight Greek accent. Page 12-13

ANNIE SULLIVAN: Female 20-45 Helen’s teacher. Lead. Very physical role. Wears shaded glasses due to poor eye sight. Page12-13  Page 47-49

VINEY: Female 35-60 Keller family housekeeper. Page 18-19

BLIND GIRLS/BOY: Female/Male 11-20  Annie’s friends at the Perkins Institute for the Blind. Physicality to play blind in role. One short but touching scene. Page 15-17

SERVANT: 18-40 Female or Male. NON speaking role. Help out Viney housekeeper. Perhaps a crew member, stage manager or assistant to fill role.