CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS/CASTING REQUIREMENTS (We strongly encourage all races to audition for all productions. AGES ARE SIMPLY GUIDELINES AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY ADHERED TO.)
THE TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC: THEATRE FOR THE VERY YOUNG (Numbers in parenthesis indicate suggested age range)
Mama Bear (Female/Female Identifying) (Any Race) (25 or above) Buddy Bear/Puppeteer (Any Gender) (Any Race) (17-35) Puppeteer/Foley Artist (Any Gender) (Any Race) (17-35)
Orlando Repertory Theatre will only be accepting video auditions for this production. Actors, please submit one comedic monologue no longer than 1:30. Please double check that you have stated your name clearly at the beginning of the video. Actors will be contacted by July 2 for in person callbacks on July 8 that begin at 2:30pm.
Video Submission Audition - By Friday, June 25th In-Person Callbacks - Thursday, July 8th (beginning at 2:30pm)
THE TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC Rehearsals Begin: July 19, 2021 Show Opens: August 7, 2021 Show Closes: August 29, 2021*
The current schedule can be found here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3ly0icowfz4xar4/TVY%20-%20Teddy%20Bears%27%20Picnic%20calendar%20%285.26.21%29.pdf?dl=0
*The show will return on future select dates.
Artistic Team (at time of audition announcement) Director: Elizabeth Brendel Horn Set Designer: Tramaine Berryhill Sound Designer & Composer: Anthony Narciso Costume Designer: Dan Jones Props Designer: Tara Kromer Lighting Designer: Samuel Finken Artistic Director: Jeff Revels Company Manager: Brian Diaz Production Manager: Carrie Kasten Smith
PAY AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
All roles are paid. For this project, the rate is $10 per hour with the initial run being around $950-$1,000. Pay is weekly. Actors should be aware that all productions at the REP include MORNING PERFORMANCES at 10am on Saturdays and Sundays. There is a possibility of adding a 12pm show on those days. The show is somewhere between 30 and 40 minutes.