Hilo Community Players Announce Auditions for:
By Jane Martin
Directed by Jennifer Brahms Gardham
This stunning compilation of monologues features 11 idiosyncratic female-presenting characters who amuse, move and frighten, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They include a baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake handler, an ex-rodeo rider, an actress willing to go to any length to get a job and others.
Audition Instructions: To audition please submit a video recording of yourself performing a memorized 1-2 minute monologue of your choosing. You may also show a special skill if you have one. If there is a specific role you are auditioning for, you may also read a monologue excerpt from the script, found in the link at the bottom of this page. This should be in addition to the monologue of your choosing.
Please fill out the submission form, linked below.
1. Your contact information
2. Your scheduling availability
3. A headshot of yourself
4. A video of the memorized monologue of your choosing (1-2 min)
5. (OPTIONAL) A video of a script excerpt reading for the role you are most interested
Please submit your audition no later than February 4, 2020.
Both the auditions and performances will be held virtually however cast must be available in East Hawai’i for filming in early March.
FIFTEEN MINUTES: Female, 25-50 yrs old. Sarcastic but vulnerable.
SCRAPS: Female, 25-35 yrs old. Unhappy and unsure of herself; escapes into Oz fantasy world.
CLEAR GLASS MARBLES: Female in her twenties. Wants to understand her recently deceased mother. Misses her.
AUDITION: Female in her late twenties. An actress suffering from too many rejections.
RODEO: Female in her late twenties, early thirties. Confident, tomboy who never grew out of it.
TWIRLER: Female, 20-25 yrs old. Baton-twirling Queen. It’s her whole life.
LAMPS: Female in her sixties. Loses her loneliness in lamplight.
HANDLER: Female in her twenties. Simple; believes what her parents taught her.
DRAGONS: Female in her twenties. Giving birth to what she knows will be a special-needs child.
FRENCH FRIES: Female, elderly. Probably homeless but still full of spirit and enamored of McDonald’s.
MARKS: Female in her forties. She is covered in tattoos, a traumatic incident in her past changes her perspective.