Theater Company of Lafayette

Theater Company of Lafayette

Sign up here for auditions for "A Midwinter Night's Scream," a festival of original short plays --- all inspired by Norwegian Expressionist painter, Edvard Munch’s iconic masterpiece.  Writers have been encouraged to explore humor and the creative process, as they consider  an art work that has been described as “an icon of modern art, a Mona Lisa for our time."

***Please note: Though the times for auditions are listed as EST, they are actually mountain time. 

PRODUCTION DATES for A Midwinter Night's Scream:

February 22-March 3, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays 7:30pm

Sundays 2pm

Rehearsals will begin in December.  

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the scripts, and will be held at TCL's home theater, The Mary Miller Theater, 300 East Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 80026. Please bring a resume and a headshot. Questions?  Email: [email protected]

Some roles are already cast as this project has been in development, but many roles are available. Directors include Paul Wells, Hannah Richards, Madge Montgomery, Heather Frost, and Munam Goodwin:

The roles for STAGE FLIGHT:

HUGH - a distinguished, attractive, charismatic gentleman, 60 years or older; must have a believable British (posh) accent.

CLARISE - a high school teacher, American, 28-35 years old.

SERVER - small role as server in an airport bar. Preferably female, but can be male. No specific age, but would probably be under 50.

MAN - male, millennial age, SF/comic nerd/geek.

GIRLFRIEND - female, millennial age.

DUDE - male, millennial age, SF/comic nerd/geek

The roles for DESOLATION:

MAN - 30-50 yrs old, no specific race/ethnicity; role requires some screaming.

WOMAN - 30-50 yrs. old, no specific race/ethnicity; role requires some screaming.

The roles for A Girl with the Pearl Earring:

MARIA—early-teens (can be played by someone in their 20’s), effervescent, reminiscent of the “Girl with the Pearl Earring”, smarter than she seems

JOHANNES—late 30’s to late 40’s , Maria's father, a painter 

The roles for The House of the Vettii:

BETTY VETTII: 30s-50s, a matriarch who is responsible for up keeping the house, the most well to do of the three

PORTIA: 30s-50s, Betty’s neighbor, kind hearted 

QUINTUS: teens, a weakling of sorts, sarcastic

The roles for The Sistine Chapel

UMBERTO: 30’s to 50’s, a Monsignor at the Vatican, in love with Ursula

URSULA: 30’s to 50’s, A Visiting Abbess, flirty

MICHELANGELO: late 20’s to 40’s, the famous sculptor, speaks in only Italian (actor does not need to know Italian but needs to be willing to learn a few words in Italian)

The role for Screaming Ed and the Nihilist

JOHN: Hans Jaeger; a nihilist and Edvard's friend.  Must be able to play a simple song on the guitar, any age, any gender.

Created by:   Madge Montgomery
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy EST) Location Available Slot
(Sun. 6:00pm - 8:00pm)
300 East Simpson St., Lafayette 

Audition (20)

All slots filled
Lisa Lowrey
Emily Wright
Interested in role of Clarisse
Shelby Beer
Simon Skaran
Rebecca Goldberg
Interested in Clarisse, Woman or Portia
Kristie Travis
Bill Graham
Judy Carlson
Don Thumim
Jill Daughtrey
Greg Christopher
Elle Sockrider
David Gruber
Interested in the role of Hugh
Jessica Taylor
Interested in All Roles
Emily Strand
Riley Holcomb
Auditioning for Maria
Jessica Swanson
Vicky Serdyuk
Brett Landis
Brianna Sackrison
(Mon. 7:00pm - 9:00pm)
300 East Simpson St, Lafayette 

Audition (20)

1 of 20 slots filled
Isabel French

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