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The BCTC Theatre program will be holding auditions for its TWO fall productions August 17th and 18th, from 7PM-10PM on the Newtown campus in room 005. Auditions are cold read only and are open to all students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public. We are looking for actors of all ages, types, and ethnicities for our productions. No prepared pieces are necessary, and headshots and resumes are accepted, but not required. While you are more than welcome to attend both nights, attendance is not required for both evenings.

Fall 2017 Productions

Cicada by Jerry Dye

September 28 – October 1
Cicada is a story about letting go and shedding what is no longer necessary in a world full of secrets, ghosts, and memories that hold on tight. Poetic, dynamic, lyrical and hard-hitting, this unique piece of theater sheds light on the enduring southern spirit and the ties that bind.
"It is a rare instance when theatre is so powerful it literally knocks the wind out of you. Well, that is exactly what happened after witnessing the final scene in (the) World Premiere of Jerre Dye’s Cicada." -Showbiz Chicago

Great Expectations, Adapted by Gale Childs Daly from the book by Charles Dickens.

Nov 30 – Dec 3rd
Pip, an orphan boy, has a life-changing encounter one day on the moors when he helps an escaped convict named Magwitch by getting him food and a file for his leg irons. From this one act of kindness, Pip starts on a journey to manhood that is full of twists and turns. He dreams of being a gentleman, and miraculously an opportunity is presented that allows him to bring his dream to life. By inheriting a large sum of money, Pip advances in society and all of his expectations seem to come true, but in a way that is, at once, mysterious and disturbing. Ultimately, Pip learns some important lessons about love, forgiveness and redemption. This story is full of surprises, and Dickens masterfully guides us through a world of shadow and light to an ending both poignant and satisfying as Pip realizes his great expectations.

Audition Materials

Copies of the script will be available for two (2) hour loan at the BCTC Newtown Campus library, the week of auditions.

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