Audition Notice 2015-16

NON-EQUITY, PAID MicheLee Puppets, Inc.

MicheLee Puppets, Inc., Florida’s leader in educational puppetry, is casting puppeteers and actors for our 2015-16 Season. We are a touring company to schools and public venues in Central Florida and throughout Florida. In addition to performing, actors/puppeteers will help load in, set up and strike for each show. For our large productions, a stage tech will be part of the team. Male and female performers of all races/ethnicities are encouraged to apply. All performers hired will be required to pass an FBI fingerprint background check.

To apply, please email your headshot and resume to Jamie@micheleepuppets.org. Auditions will be by appointment only on July 13 and July 27, 2015. If called to audition please prepare a one-minute comedic monologue. Be prepared to work with one of our puppets or bring your own puppet. If you are auditioning for Rhyme Time, prepare a song.

 

2015-2016 Season:

EXTREME Health Challenge – In the game show tradition, wacky and entertaining puppet characters face a series of challenges, battles of wit, and puppetry mayhem. Children laugh and learn about the importance of good nutrition and active lifestyles. Roles:

Puppeteer must be proficient with hand and rod puppets and good with multiple male and female character voices.

“Fitastic” is the show host. Requires actor who is physically fit and can do gymnastic stunts or dance. Should be comfortable with children as volunteers from the audience are brought on stage to interact with the puppets and Fitastic.

 

Rhyme Time and Discover Math and Science – These shows feature toy theatre size stages, simple paper puppets and shadow puppets, music, singing, and audience participation for preschool audiences. Our solo performers must be good singers and very good with small children.

 

A Good Day for Pancake – This one-man bully prevention show is geared for K-2nd graders. Puppeteer must be proficient (or able to learn) hand puppet techniques and must be very good with multiple character voices.

 

Bully Scene Investigators – This bully prevention show is geared for 3rd-5th graders and includes lots of audience participation. Two actor/puppeteers must be good at physical humor, puppetry and interaction with children.

 

Questions? Please contact Jamie at 407-898-7925 x 223 or Jamie@micheleepuppets.org.

For more information on MicheLee Puppets visit micheleepuppets.org.