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The Dio - Dining & Entertainment, Livingston County's award winning professional theatre company, is excited to announce auditions for their upcoming production of JENNY'S HOUSE OF JOY, a comedy by Norm Foster, directed by Steve DeBruyne. Auditions for non-equity actors will take place Sunday, February 9 from 6pm to 9pm at The Dio, 177 E. Main Street, Pinckney Michigan, 48169. Please use front entrance.

REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE INFO:

Rehearsals will begin May 18 and take place Mondays through Fridays from 6pm to 10pm and Saturdays from noon to 6pm. Tech Saturday will take place from noon to midnight on June 6. Can work with rehearsal conflicts if necessary, however, conflicts are a deciding factor in casting.

Performances begin June 12 and take place Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons through July 19. There will be one Thursday evening performance on July 16. Additional Thursday evening performances may be added for extra pay, depending on ticket demand. NO SHOW on June 21 and July 4.

PAY:

 

Actors over the age of 18 receive a rehearsal stipend of $100 and $10 per performance, plus a meal following each performance and two complimentary tickets. Actors with serving experience may choose to serve tables on select nights for additional tip money. Servers are scheduled on an alphabetic rotation.

AUDITION INFO AND PREPARATION:

Open auditions for non-Equity actors will take place on Sunday, February 9 from 6pm to 9pm. Doors will open at 5:45pm. Please use the front entrance on Main Street. Actors wishing to audition must sign in by 8:45pm. No need to stay the entire time. Once you have auditioned, you will be free to go.

Please prepare a one minute comedic monologue and a one minute dramatic monologue. Bring a headshot and resume STAPLED TOGETHER, as well as a list of any conflicts from May 18 through July 19.

Actors unable to attend the audition may send their headshot and resume, and list of conflicts as well as a video of their two monologues as listed above to the director, Steve DeBruyne, steve@diotheatre.com. Please film one monologue from the shoulders up, and one monologue with your full body in the shot.

Callbacks will take place by invitation only on Sunday, February 16 from 6pm to 11pm. Callback sides will be available at diotheatre.com prior to the callback. Actors should plan to stay the entire time, however cuts may be made.

SYNOPSIS:

 

Jenny runs the best little house of ill repute in her corner of the old Wild West. But when a tireless young runaway comes begging for a job, the girls at Jenny's house might just have to leave their lingerie behind. A delightful comedy about the oldest profession!

SEEKING NON-EQUITY ACTORS FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES:

JENNY – Mid 30s to early 40s. Owner of Jenny's House. A kind woman with high expectations of her girls.

FRANCES – Mid to late 40s. An over the hill whore with a feisty attitude and a love of whiskey. She is sick of the stink of cowboys.

ANITA – Mid 20s. The youngest girl at Jenny's until Natalie arrives. She longs to get out of Jenny's House and to become a society lady.

NATALIE – Early 20s. A runaway who needs a job. The newest girl at Jenny's. What she really wants is to be an actress.

CLARA – Mid 50s. The wife of one of Jenny's House's regular clients. She is no fan of the ladies at Jenny's.

Actors unable to attend the audition may send their headshot and resume, and list of conflicts as well as a video of their two monologues as listed above to the director, Steve DeBruyne, steve@diotheatre.com. Please film one monologue from the shoulders up, and one monologue with your full body in the shot.

PLEASE CLICK ON THE CHARACTER NAME BELOW FOR ALL CALLBACK SIDES.

Jenny

Frances

Anita

Natalie

Clara

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