Auditions for the world premiere of THE ZOMBIE LIFE – FTP

By | January 5, 2020

Auditions for the world premiere of
THE ZOMBIE LIFE by Chris Gavaler
Directed by Joan Gavaler
Performances begin August 19, 2020

THE ZOMBIE LIFE is a new play that is made up of a series of monologues from constantly shifting characters that are sometimes performed as solos and sometimes in various dialogue-like fugues.

Firehouse is seeking a diversity of physical types of all ages who are eager to experiment, do physical work, and develop this new script. All roles are paid.

Actor 1 – Therapist leading a seminar titled “Humans Preparing to Transition: When you are ready to leave the pain behind, we are ready to help.” Therapist is confident and manipulative.

Five other actors play zombies who transform through a range of characters when they touch different objects:
Actor 2 – Woman, Activist, Philanthropist, Mortician’s Mother
Actor 3 – Prostitute, Mother, Chef, Professional
Actor 4 – Nun, Doctor, Soldier, Professional, Philanthropist
Actor 5 – Father, Doctor, Activist, Professional, Philanthropist
Actor 6 – Mortician, Klansman, Soldier, Chef

When:
Sun, Jan 26 from 11am to 3pm

Where:
Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220

How:
Email us at zombie@firehousetheatre.org with your name, phone number, and email address to request an audition slot.
Tell us what time you’d prefer and we’ll do our best to accommodate.
We’ll be working with groups of 3 performers at a time in 1/2 blocks.
We’ll confirm your audition slot by email.

What:
Please dress for movement work and prepare one of the monologues (no memorization necessary) from this link. The current draft of the script is also available there.
https://drive.google.com/…/1xMlYjz9Yo1KY5dyQejkY6lgy3VKqNIA…

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