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Multiple Performing Roles: Immersive Theatre Play Sydney

Multiple Performing Roles: Immersive Theatre Play Sydney

New South Wales, Australia
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Vincent Ergo is an hour long Immersive Theatre experience based on the life, love, madness & art of Vincent Van Gogh.

Vincent Ergo is a dramatic biography that will lead audiences through the story of the last years of Van Gogh's life, as he searches for love and peace in 19th century France.

Our audience will follow the cast of characters as they move through the multi-room theatre space. They will participate and become part of the story, ensuring that no 2 shows are exactly the same. Join us as we explore the little known story of Van Gogh's passion, his painting and his pain.

Production will be in March 2021 for a 4 week run.

We have multiple roles to fill. Most performers will be asked to fill several roles, with major roles paired with smaller parts.

Vincent Ergo is an independent live theatre production, opening in Redfern, Sydney 2021.

This will be a ticketed production.

NB: Payment - profit share.

AUDITION DATES:
Auditions held on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th November in Marrickville.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Full day script reading with all cast, on site: Sunday 13th December.
Rehearsals commence from the 11th January in Pyrmont- 2 mid week evenings plus weekends, for 6 weeks
Rehearsals move to onsite for 2 weeks, in Redfern
Production runs (in Redfern) from 10th March - 4th April. Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat + Sun nights approx 6pm - 10pm

Shows will run approx 1hr per show with 2 shows per day, 5 days a week. All shows will be in the evenings.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.


Vincent

Vincent is a tormented soul. He struggles with mental illness, depression, alcohol addiction (specifically absinthe) and expresses clear bi-polar traits. He comes from a middle class dutch family who are heavily religious. He constantly strives to impress his parents and always feels he is not worthy. Vincent’s mother gave birth to a still born (also named Vincent) before she had Vincent, and he now lives his life feeling he was a disappointment to his mother and never able to live up to the m

Anyone, aged 18 to 44

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Paul Gauguin, Male Warden, Wealthy Man

Paul Gauguin is a passionate, expressive, educated and well spoken man. He also has an inflated ego, is cocky, pretentious, and is a womaniser. He was born in Paris but spent time living in Peru as a young child with his French/Peruvian mother, and so he considers himself to have ‘Inca blood’ which accounts for his bold and fiery nature. The male warden is lanky, tall and very unsettling. He’s extremely peculiar and gives the impression that he has done terrible things. Neutral Accent

Anyone, aged 30 to 55

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Rachel Berlatier & Creepy Nurse

Rachel, born and raised in Paris Her family were quite poor and due to her good looks the unwanted male attention she received as a child made it easy for her to turn to prostitution in her teens. She courted some wealthy men in her 20s but her hard lifestyle of hooking and boozing has worn her. She has lost her youthful looks. Being a woman of the night has taken its toll on her. The creepy nurse is tall and slim. She moves quite slowly with exaggerated hand gestures and is overall creepy.

Female, aged 25 to 50

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Postman, Theo Van gogh (V/O only)

The postman has worked for La Poste for over 20 years. He feels the work is beneath him and will allude to other greater entrepreneurial endeavors he has on the horizon but the fact is, he’s uneducated, unskilled, lazy, untrustworthy and aside from working as a postman, he is unemployable. He’s a man of the streets, in that he was brought up to fend for himself, he has lived in various cities all over France and tried his hand at all kinds of illegitimate work and knows many unlawful characters.

Male, aged 30 to 58

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Madame Marie Ginoux & Stern Nurse

Madame Marie Ginoux Madame is in her late 40’s and looks well for her age. She has a voluptuous figure which she knows how to move and expresses herself confidently. She’s all smiles until things don’t go her way and then she is rude, abrupt and impatient. She’s a shrewd business woman motivated by money. She speaks with a french accent Stern Nurse : Confident with erect posture. She authoritative and abrupt and speaks with a neutral accent

Female, aged 20 to 50

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Landlord, Male Nurse, Dr Gatchet,

The landlord is a loud man in his 60’s. He lives a good life indulging in food, booze and women. He is easily offended and excitable. He speaks with a thick french accent. The male nurse is proud and takes his job seriously. He has a huge ego and always thinks he knows best when it comes to the patients. neutral accent. Dr Gatchet is tall and lanky. He’s an intelligent man but can be a little forgetful. His life and passion is his work at the asylum. He speaks well with a neutral accent

Male, aged 27 to 56

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Juliette, Female Nurse, Landlord’s wife (V/O)

Juliette is attractive with long hair she wears out. She’s self absorbed, has an attitude and is a bit of a bitch. She’s pouty, sexy and provocative towards men, and disinterested towards women. She speaks with a french accent The landlord’s wife’s voice only is heard coming from upstairs. She speaks with an exaggerated french accent slightly high pitched

Female, aged 18 to 56

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

Stage hand x 2

2 crew to work behind the scenes on show days. Duties include, moving props & staging flats, set up & cueing lights/audio, reset of props and scenary, assisting actors in costume change, being an all round legend.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 23 November 2020.

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