Deaf Austin Theatre and Ground Floor Theatre are hosting virtual auditions for the role of Cathy in The Last Five Years. This is a 2 person musical, one act, 14 songs total, no spoken dialogue.
Directed by Brian Cheslik & Lisa Scheps
Choreographed by Mervin Primeaux O’Bryant
Seeking Deaf and Hard of Hearing signing BIPOC female identifying actors who are local to Austin.
Must be fluent in American Sign Language.
Must be comfortable with signing both fast and slow music.
Must move/dance well.
Rehearsals November 7th- November 30th
Performances: December 1st-December 18th
Pay: Honorarium of $900. (No travel or lodging.)
To audition, you must record yourself signing the first 2 minutes of both of the below 2 songs along with the music. I want to see you act and show the feeling of the song, as well as see your translation experience.
Still Hurting (Lyric Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zmmH_8ha28)
I Can Do Better Than That (Lyric Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGXvJIccH4k)
Deadline for submissions: October 8th.