auditions for swing state

Towle Theater seeks strong actor/singer: one male & one female age 25-55 for its upcoming Midwest Premiere Musical Swing State by Dana Yeaton & Andy Mitton.  All ethnicities strongly encouraged to audition.  Performance Dates are February 22-24, March 1-3, 8-10, 2019.  All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Towle Theater in Hammond, IN.

Audition Date:
Saturday, November 3 from 10:00am-3:00pm

Audition Location:
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657. South side of Belmont, between Lakewood and Racine.  Located just a few blocks west of the Belmont Red/Brown/Purple stop also accessible via the #77 Belmont bus. 

Local Auditions: 
Sunday, November 4 at 11:00pm at the Towle Theater-5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320. 

Sunday, November 4 at 12:00pm at the Towle Theater-5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320. 

Neil - A gay, new-age transplant Chiropractor from Brooklyn.
Bonnie – A conservative kindergarten teacher.

What if the people who are ruining this country were your only friends? In Swing State, Bonnie has promised God she’ll save every little soul in her Appalachian Kindergarten class, and if that means risking her job, or happens to trigger her chronic back pain – well, so be it. Neil, the new chiropractor in town, sees things differently. A gay, new-age transplant from Brooklyn, Neil is over the moon when his first treatment turns out to be a miracle cure. But Bonnie is feeling things she hasn’t felt in years and has a different response: “Put me back.” The moment Neil refuses, they’re off…and another epic battle in the Culture Wars is ON. With both of their professional lives now in flux, Neil is determined to help Bonnie recover and return to a normal life, no matter what the cost…

Time Commitment:
Initial cast meeting in December. Rehearsals will begin in January.
Performances are February 22-24, March 1-3, 8-10, 2019.

Material To Prepare:
Please prepare 32 bars of a contemporary Broadway Song.  Have a contrasting piece ready if asked.  Song should not be from the show.  Provide sheet music in the correct key.  No acapella or taped accompaniment.  You may be asked to sing from the score and/or read from the script.   

Contact Info:
To request an audition appointment, please email headshot/resume. 

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Pay: $300