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A FLOWER OPENS Audition Call at The Martin

The Martin is proud to present an open call for auditions for A FLOWER OPENS - a world premiere play written by Brianna Facione!

Fluorescent lights and sweaty palms, the smell of body odor doused in too much perfume: this is highschool- where the sex ed isn’t educational, straighteners never work as advertised, and its best to keep your hand down because questions about anything are way way way too embarrassing.

And while low rise jeans will be off the rack by 2013, questions about our self-identity are timeless.

So where will Dahlia and those around her find their answers?

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We are currently seeking submissions for all characters:

+ Dahlia- 15, Energetic and headstrong.; is told she’s mature for her age but has no idea what that means.
+ Bebe- 15, Genuine with a sharp sense of humor. The surest of who she is but unsure how to show it. Dahlia’s best friend.
+ Fern- 15, Bashful but bold in his actions. Dahlia’s first real love interest.
+ Mom- 40’s, On the precipice of something new. Dahlias Mom.
+ Teacher/ Doctor- two ensemble characters played by the same performer.

All actors are encouraged to audition regardless of gender, race, ability, or body type!

The production will be directed by Sabina Dzelilovic with production assistance by The Martin founders Whitney LaMora & Lora Nicole.

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Important Dates:

  • Auditions: April 12th
  • Callbacks: April 19th (tentative)
  • Rehearsals: TBD starting April 25th
  • Dress/Tech: May 29th-June 3rd
  • Performances: June 4th - 6th, June 8th, June 11th-13th

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To submit, we’ll need the following information provided:

  • Availability on April 12th between 4-8pm
  • Availability for potential callbacks on April 19th
  • General outline of availability
  • One preferred photo of yourself
Contact
Name: Whitney LaMora
Email: whitney@themartinchicago.com
Address: 2515 West North Avenue
Phone: 3124015782