Coterie, Unicorn announce joint auditions

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The Coterie and Unicorn Theatre Combine
Adult Auditions for Their 2017–2018 Seasons
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WHAT: The Coterie Theatre and Unicorn Theatre will hold combined auditions for professional adult actors (18 years of age and older) – Equity and non-Equity – for their respective 2017-2018 seasons.

WHEN: April 24, 25; May 1, 2, 3, 2017 – May 2 and 3 reserved for Equity appointments made by phone April 3-7.
Auditions are by appointment only.

WHERE: Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri

CONTACT: Beginning April 3, at 12:00pm (CST), professional actors may schedule an individual audition online at www.thecoterie.org/auditions or www.unicorntheatre.org/?page=about-auditions. Equity actors may schedule an audition for May 2, or May 3, by calling 816-474-4241. All other dates to be scheduled online.  All dates will be open to all actors for online scheduling starting April 8.

OTHER: Actors will be asked to perform two contrasting contemporary monologues (no Shakespeare), two minutes each; no classical material. Singing auditions will occur only if you are called back. Actors must bring two head shots and two resumes.

The Coterie’s 2017-2018 season includes:

  • We Shall Not Be Moved, by Ed Simpson, directed by Jeff Church.
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (musical), directed by Bill Christie.
  • Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt, adapted by Mark J. Frattaroli, directed by Jeff Church.
  • Jack and the Bean ¡Mágico! (bi-lingual play with songs), by Linda Carson, directed by Kim Selody.
  • Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium (musical), directed by Jerry Jay Cranford.
  • Dramatic Health Education Project: STDs/HIV (local tour), educational local tour throughout the school year, directed by Michael Smith & Matt Leonard.

Roles for AEA and non-AEA actors in all shows.

The Unicorn’s 2017-2018 season includes:

  • Disgraced, by Ayad Akhtar
  • Men on Boats, by Jaclyn Backhaus
  • Stupid F**cking Bird, by Aaron Posner
  • Vietgone, by Qui Nguyen
  • Hir, by Taylor Mac
  • Informed Consent, by Deborah Zoe Laufer

Roles for AEA in all shows and some non-AEA roles available.

There will be no alternate audition times. If you are unable to attend, you may submit a head shot and resume to:
THE COTERIE                                                   UNICORN THEATRE
Attn: Jeff Church, Artistic Director                   Attn:  Cynthia Levin, Artistic Director
2450 Grand Blvd., Ste. 144                             3828 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108                                   Kansas City, MO 64111

Both the Unicorn and The Coterie are dedicated to multi-ethnic, non-traditional casting. Persons of color or ethnic origin are encouraged to audition.




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