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Audition for "Puffs" on Sunday, August 28

August 15, 2022

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The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College calls for FLC students and actors from the community to audition for its fall production of Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm (by appointment only) at the Harris Center for the Arts in the Drama Lab (PAC-1170). All skill levels are encouraged to audition.

About the Production

The Falcon's Eye opens its 16th season with Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic by Matt Cox. Puffs is a hilarious send-up of the story of the "boy wizard" told from the point of view of the enthusiastic and very silly Puffs. At first feeling like the "losers" of the school, through the power of friendship and loyalty, the Puffs find how very important they are. Come join the magic and avoid evil wizards with us!

When

Open Monologue Auditions: Sunday, August 28, 1:30 to 4:30 pm (by appointment only)

To schedule your audition appointment, please complete and submit this form.

Actors who have previously performed for Falcon's Eye should fill out the form to RSVP to attend callbacks on Tuesday, August 30.

Where

Audition check-in will be in the Drama Lab (PAC-1170) at the Harris Center for the Arts on the Main Folsom campus (view map). 

What to Prepare

Monologue Auditions: Please prepare a 1-minute contemporary comedic monologue. Be ready to demonstrate a British accent if you want a role that requires one. The monologue must be memorized.

Auditioners are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while indoors on campus, except while performing their monologue.

Headshot and Resume: Please bring a resume and headshot (if you have one). You may email this ahead of time, if you prefer, to Jennifer Wallace at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu.

Callbacks

Callback auditions will be held on Tuesday, August 30 by invitation only. Your callback time could be anytime between 6:30 and 9:30 pm. Callbacks will consist of cold readings from the text. Therefore, it is recommended that auditioners be familiar with the story of Puffs before auditioning.

Additional Information

Puffs contains several instances of “magical” violence and a few moments of intimacy enacted by the characters. The director of the play has a certificate in Intimacy Choreography and will thus be acting both as director and intimacy choreographer. Starred roles require intimate moments. Please contact Jennifer Wallace with any questions or to request to read the script in advance at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu.

Actors of all gender expressions, races, and abilities are encouraged and welcomed to audition.

COVID-19 Protocols

Auditioners are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while indoors on campus. Those selected for casting MUST show proof of full vaccination. For more information, go to the Vaccine Requirement webpage.

Rehearsal Dates

Rehearsals will be from Tuesday, September 6 through Saturday, October 22, 2022. Typically, regular rehearsals will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 to 9:30 pm, Fridays from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm, and Sundays from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Additional rehearsals might include weekdays and/or weekend days/nights. Minor conflicts with these dates are permissible. Be prepared to provide your complete calendar of availability at the first audition. Tech/Dress Rehearsals are Thursday, October 27 through Thursday, November 3, 2022.

Performance Dates

Performances are Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 20, 2022, in Stage Two at the Harris Center for the Arts. The performance calendar will include Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons (subject to change). These dates are not optional; attendance is required. School excusals are available for conflicts with classes. 

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