Theatre Auditions

Fall Festival of Fright

Audition Information

Audition Dates

Monday, August 15, 2022 3:00-6:00pm

Auditions will be held IN PERSON at Fresno City College in TA 105, Black Box Theatre. 

Actors

Please prepare a 2-minute audition monologue from a published source. Do not use original material for your audition. 

* Monologue sides will be available at the audition upon request.

Dancers

Please prepare a 1-2-minute dance piece.

* Bluetooth speaker available upon request.

Note

Various roles for actors and dancers will be available for both The Trilogy of Terror and The Haunt Walk-Through.

Callbacks

Callback will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 in TA 105. 

Play Information

Walk-Through/Haunt Theme

A small, post-depression era, traveling sideshow, having suffered from the loss of a terrible fire, moves slowly through small towns in rural America, carrying with it the guilt, broken dreams, and ghosts of the past... And yet... THE SHOW MUST. GO. ON!

Character Breakdown, The Haunt

  • THE RINGLEADER: Male, late 30s. A man with burnt and broken dreams, carries the ghosts and the weight of the past on his shoulders. The show, now his, has been passed down to him from his father. Feels responsible to continue the legacy he inherited. A broken and lost man.
  • THE FORTUNE TELLER: Late 30s, early 40'. A medium and psychic, looking for a way out of the show, but afraid to leave. She is followed by the ghosts she summons. Powerful and mysterious. Her mystical abilities are inherited from her late grandmother, a powerful spiritualist from the Victorian Era.
  • THE CARETAKER: Late 50s. Has a sense of entitlement and ownership in the sideshow. Protective of the Ringleader. An alcoholic. Quick tempered. Intentions unclear.
  • 4-10: Age, any. Actors/Dancers who will comprise an ensemble of ghosts, clowns, spirits, and show staff.

Character Breakdown, The Trilogy of Terror

  • TBA
  • Actors who are cast as performers in The Trilogy will comprise an ensemble who will be provided specific roles from the scenes showcased upon selection of performance material.

Rehearsals and Performances

Rehearsals are expected to be M-W, 2:30-5:00pm, beginning Monday, September 5th and M-TH, 2:30-5:00pm, beginning early October. Rehearsal calls may vary according to specific scene work and actor availability.

* Tech Week: October 17-21, 6:00-9:00pm.

* Attending Tech Week rehearsals is MANDATORY for participation.*

Performances Dates:

  • Saturday, October 22, 7:30pm & 10:00pm
  • Sunday, October 23, 5:30pm & 8:00pm

Please email Maria Coon, Festival of Fright and Trilogy of Terror Director, with any questions or further inquiries.