New Play Festival Auditions and Character Breakdowns

Ever felt the urge to act but just didn’t have the time to commit to a full production?
The New Play Festival was designed for you! Ten minute plays! Two week rehearsal period! One tech rehearsal and two peformances (Feb. 4 and 5th) at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.

Nine wonderful plays need a cast. WE NEED YOU!

There are roles for adults of any age, especially older adults. And one teenage boy and two early teen girls.

Any level of experience is fine! No preparation is necessary. Simply come and try out!

Auditions Wednesday January 23, Coralville Public Library 7pm to 8:30pm

Performance Dates February 4 and 5 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arte

A Different State: Three women…Elenore (60+) naive and sweet, Nadine (60+) boisterous, unrestained raucous and brutally honest, Bernice (60+) mediator and heart of the trio.

Batting practice: Four characters… Teryn mid 20’s, classy, attractive baseball fan. Steve mid 20’s clown to earth guy who Works at McDonalds. Angie about 30, a hotdog vendor, Mike mid 20’s, extremely good looking

Choices: A couple in their twenties…Emily a young inner-City teacher. Chris her fiance, a loving, upbeat guy.

Driven To Distraction: Two characters…Tim, a teenager and his mother Alice.

Mads: Two Characters„..Dad mid 30’s to early 40’s, a meth addict. Maddie is his 13 year old daughter who has recently lost her mother in a car accident.

Picnic at Windy Creek River: Seven Characters…Grandma Sally, elderly and hospice. Jason, Sally’s son, early 40’s. Alice, Jason’s wife, late 30’s. Kris their daughter, 8 yrs old. Linda and Paula, Sally’s sisters and Ronnie, Sally’s brother. All over 60 years old.

Retail Therapy: Three characters…Frank, pushing 60, a lovable blowhard who enjoys a good shouting match. Rich, 30-ish, Frank’s son, not afraid to match wits with his father, though college educated. Nurse, 40 or older, a tough broad with a big voice and a sense of humor.

We Appear To Have Company: Three Characters…Harold Tittleton, a man in his sixties, English, smokes a pipe, very proper. Emma, his Wife, in her sixties, English, very proper and rather clueless. Clown, a clown.

Ken and Barbie’s Root Beer Date: a short monologue…Matt, a 20-year-old university student, majoring in theater and psychology.