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Open auditions for Tanghalang Ateneo’s ‘Ang Mandaragit’

call for auditions_ang mandaragit

Now on its 35th season, Tanghalang Ateneo is holding auditions for Ang Mandaragit: Isang Orestaya on April 15 & 17, 2013, 5-8 pm at the Fine Arts Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Annex (Old Communication Building), Ateneo de Manila University.

Based on Oresteia by Aeschylus, Ang Mandaragit is written by Jay Crisostomo IV and directed by Ricardo Abad at Myra Beltran. The production design is by Gino Gonzales while the sound and music is by Teresa Barrozo. The play is slated to be shown on July 2013.

OPEN AUDITIONS

Roles:
-Agamemnon (late 30’s or 40’s)
-Klytemnestra (late 30’s or 40’s)
-Agisthos, (late 30’s or 40’s)
-Orestes (20’s)
-Electra, (20’s)
-Cassandra (20’s)
-Pylades (20’s)
-Koro (6-8 people)

(1) Please be prepared to read a text piece or two in Filipino
(2) Please show a one-minute movement routine following a given piece of music
(3) Please be ready as well to explore sounds through voice

MOVEMENT WORKSHOP

All who pass the auditions are expected to join the movement workshop with Myra Beltran before a final cast selection is made. The workshop will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 3 weeks from April 24, 2013 (Wednesday) to May 10, 2013 (Friday), 5 – 8 pm.

Selected cast members will continue with movement workshop and regular rehearsals. By late May or June, rehearsals will proceed daily from 7 to 10 pm.

Workshop venue will be announced after the auditions.

Ateneo students who complete the three-week workshop will be entitled to receive a three-unit credit upon enrollment in the course FA 190 (Special Topics) during the First Semester of SY2013-2014.

Tanghalang Ateneo is the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University, growing from a fledgling band of student players to one of the country’s leading school-based theater companies.

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