AUDITIONS FOR AVENUE Q AND OTHER PROJECTS
Sunday, October 7
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
A HOLLOW IN THE HILLS
Synopsis:A Hollow in the Hills is a collection of one-act plays based on the short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The pieces share themes of retribution, redemption, guilt, hope, and an overall sentiment of magical realism and allegory. “Poison” takes the viewer to Messina, where a mysterious young woman seems to have poison emanating from her skin. “Roger Malvin’s Burial” looks at the emotional and psychological consequences of a broken promises. “The Wives of the Dead” focuses on two young widows seeking solace in one another.
Poison: 2f, 2m
Beatrice - an innocent, warmhearted young woman
Professor Rappacini – Beatrice’s father, an alchemist and scholar of botany. Lisabetta – the Rappacinis’ housekeeper and mother-figure to Beatrice
Giovanni – a young, handsome scholar and neighbor to the Rappacinis
Roger Malvin’s Burial:1f, 4 m
Roger Malvin – An old soldier. Father of Dorothy.
Young Reuben – Roger’s younger comrade
Middle-Aged Reuben – A former soldier and failed farmer. Husband of Dorothy.
Dorothy – Daughter of Roger and wife of Reuben.
Cyrus- Teenaged son of Dorothy and Reuben
The Wives of the Dead: 2f, 1m, 1 either
Margaret – Recently widowed. Sister-in-law of Mary.
Mary – Recently widowed. Sister-in-law of Margaret. More emotional than Margaret.
Parker – The local innkeeper.
Stephen – A handsome young sailor and former suitor of Margaret.
Theater Arts at Caltech (TACIT) is looking for directors, actors, writers and techs to participate in our program.
Storytelling/Improvisation for Scientists
First Class Meeting: Wednesday, October 3
Storytelling for Scientists - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Ramo Auditorium (Led by Brian Brophy)
Improvisation for Scientists – 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm - Ramo Auditorium (Led by Implicit)
For more information, please contact Brian Brophy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in the mid-1980s, Theater Arts at Caltech typically prepares and performs two or three plays each academic year. Members of the Caltech community have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the theatrical craft: acting, stage crew, set construction, wardrobe, light and sound operation, properties, house management, and publicity. This is a hands-on approach, not classroom theory. Learn More
Check out student actor Kelvin Bates in this video from 2016!