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Auditions for Witch 

Witch
By Jen Silverman

Directed by Maggie Schmitt

First Rehearsal: Monday, August 26, rehearsals will generally be Sunday-Thursday from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tech week begins September 29.

Performances: October 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m. & October 6, 12, 13 at 2:00 p.m.

When: 

  • Monday, July 29 |  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Callbacks, if needed, will be on July 30 and scheduled via the email you provide below.

  • Actors who cannot make this time can submit a self-tape. All self-taped auditions will be reviewed by the Director and Artistic Director. Video submissions will be accepted until 8:00 p.m. on July 29. Send video auditions to production@iowastage.org. For those who send self-tape, please fill out an audition form.

Where:

Iowa Stage Theatre Company Rehearsal Space

1472 NE 69th Pl, Ste 101  |  Ankeny, Iowa 50021

General Audition Information:

  • To audition, sign up below or here AND complete an audition form below or here.

  • Everyone auditioning should be prepared to read the sides for their desired role. Sides are available below or here.

  • Iowa Stage Theatre Company subscribes to the Chicago Theatre Standards as our code of conduct. Learn more here.

  • The director of the show will be in the room, with possible additional ISTC personnel for reading and other duties.

  • If the audition sign up slots are full, you may come as a walk-up, but understand we will be giving priority to those in their slotted time. We will fit you in as time allows.

  • Except as noted, all roles are open to all ethnicities, and LGBTQ actors and actors of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to attend. 
     

Casting for below characters:

Scratch (male, twenties/early thirties) The devil. (This role has intimacy with Elizabeth)

Sir Arthur Banks (male, fifties/sixties) A wealthy and powerful man.

Cuddy Banks (male, twenties/early thirties) Sir Arthur’s son, painfully shy, a Morris dancer. He is secretly in love with Frank (and also in hate). (This role has a fight scene with Frank, and may have intimacy with Frank)

Frank Thorney (male, twenties/early thirties) A confident and successful young man, charming and ruthless. His ambition knows no bounds. (This role has a fight scene with Cuddy. and may have intimacy with Cuddy and Winnifred)

Winnifred (female, twenties/early thirties) Sir Arthur’s servant, resigned and pragmatic, secretly married to Frank. (This role may have intimacy with Frank)

Thank you for your interest in auditioning!

In January 2024, we held general auditions to scout talent and meet members of the theatre community. We hope to continue this practice annually. We will be holding show-based auditions for remaining 2024 productions at dates to be announced. To stay notified:

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Notes about Iowa Stage auditions and practices:

  • Iowa Stage Theatre Company has adopted the Chicago Theatre Standards as a code of conduct.

  • Attendance or non-attendance at auditions does not restrict future opportunities with Iowa Stage.

  • Except as noted, all roles are open to all ethnicities, and LGBTQ actors and actors of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to attend. 

  • Iowa Stage Theatre Company has a Resident Artist Company, but we welcome and rely on artists across the community to create our work. To learn more about joining the Resident Artist Company, contact business@iowastage.org.

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