Tanghalang Ateneo's 35th season-opener, "Ang Mandaragit: Isang Orestaya," will be holding OPEN AUDITIONS on April 15 (Monday) and April 17 (Wednesday), 5-8 p.m., at the Fine Arts Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Annex (Old Communication Building), Ateneo de Manila University.
The play is an adaptation of "Oresteia" by Aeschylus, with text written by Jay Crisostomo IV. The production design will be by Gino Gonzales, sound and music design by Teresa Barrozo and direction by Ricardo Abad and Myra Beltran.
It will be staged at the Ateneo Loyola Schools this July 2013.
The auditions will be for the roles of Agamemnon, Klytemnestra, Agisthos, Cassandra, Orestes, Electra, Pylades, Koro (6-8 people).
(1) Please be prepared to read a text piece or two in Filipino.
(2) Please show a one-minute movement routine following a given piece of music.
(3) Please be ready as well to explore sounds through voice.
All who pass the auditions are expected to join the movement workshop with Myra Beltran before a final cast selection is made. The workshop will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 3 weeks from April 24 (Wednesday) to May 10 (Friday), 5–8 p.m.
Selected cast members will continue with movement workshop and regular rehearsals. By late May or June, rehearsals will proceed daily from 7 to 10 p.m.
Workshop venue will be announced after the auditions.
Ateneo students who complete the three-week workshop will be entitled receive a three-unit credit upon enrolment in the course FA 190 (Special Topics) during the First Semester of SY2014-2015.
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