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Auditions for "The Giver"-Kansas City, MO - Casting ID # 1603927
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Kansas City, MO Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-21-19
Audition Date 03-09-20 Submission deadline 03-08-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Jonas' world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community. The Giver is the only person who holds the memories of real pain and real joy. Now Jonas will learn the truth about life—and the hypocrisy of his Utopian world. Through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny.


Preparation:
• Prepared monologues are suggested but not required.
Everyone will have an opportunity to do cold readings from the script.
Scripts are on reserve at the SCC Library.
• Auditions are open to the community.
• This audition is open to all. Diverse types, sizes and abilities are all encouraged to audition. are all encouraged to

Role # 1 Father
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jonas\' good-natured father.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jonas' good-natured mother.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Lily
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jonas' younger sister.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Jonas
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An adolescent boy who possesses a special talent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 11 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Asher
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jonas' best friend.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 11 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Fiona
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Another friend of Jonas.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 11 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Larissa
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An old woman in need of care.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 The Chief Elder
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The master of the ceremony.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 The Giver (Old Man)
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An old man about to change.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 61 to 85
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Rosemary
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A young girl from the past.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Various Voices
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Many extras as desired as members of the community.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -