AUDITIONS for Halloweirdity

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AUDITIONS for actors, age 5 thru adult, to perform 6 minute interactive skits as Meadow Characters in
“Halloweirdity at the Twistful Meadow” and also roles in the 6 minute play, “Little Orphant Annie” by James Whitcomb Riley.
which will perform Oct. 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30. Double casting can allow actors to miss some performances.
The Twistful Meadow is an outdoor fantasy nature theme park, outside TekVenture Maker Space at 1550 Griffin St., Fort Wayne, IN 46803.
Saturday, Sept. 18, 1 to 3pm
LOCATION - TekVenture, 1550 Griffin St., Ft. Wayne, 46803, east of downtown.
We will be indoors and outdoors. You will get to see the Twistful Meadow.

Contact Jeannette Jaquish at 260 750-9013 or for a different audition time or to be a regular volunteer.

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This is not a gory haunted house thing; this is a tour of creative, spooky, quirky predicaments and mystery situations that visitors engage in with the Meadow Characters in the 2 acre outdoor meadow and strip of forest at the Twistful Meadow outside TekVenture.

CHARACTERS to AUDITION for. Actors can be in both. :
In “Little Orphant Annie”. See script.
4 to 8 Spoiled Children, age 5 to 10
Bad Boy & Bad Girl
Annie who is older and does the chores
4 to 6 Adults who are in the story, with no lines
The Monster who snatches up The Bad Girl and carries her offstage.

In “Halloweirdity”
Tour Desk Clerk – A Craggy character dealing with a mutinous collection of Meadow Inhabitants and accidental tourist Fictional Characters
6 Tour Guides - Adults who start the tours but are really protectors of their assigned Dorothy actress who actually drives the action. If possible, the tour guide should be an adult relative of the girl playing Dorothy.
6 Dorothies ( from the Wizard of Oz) who each join a tour or two looking for Toto
Wicked Witch who plays and cheats at a ball game
Flying Monkeys & Munchkins who play a funny ball game with the visitors
Herman/Harriet the Hermit Kite maker, an Olde World character, who questions the visitors and if they prove true of heart, gives them good advice
Hogwarts Characters who are lost and trying to find their way and keep getting in predicaments
Two Operators of Large Parade Puppets
5 or more Creepy things in the Forest, who also play Old World Meadow inhabitants, like Leprechauns or Pookas
3 or more Sandmen who play a chase game with visitors, similar to Freeze Tag
3 Gate Guards who have various personalities and control who gets through and give instructions
1 or 2 Forest Spiders Operators
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED – To make things, help with meadow mowing, thistle killing, wildflower seed collection, watering, tree trimming and branch dragging, path making, gate/fence/arch/scarecrow making from branches, playground building, parade puppet making, sewing, costume organization, clean up, publicity spreading, assistant director and helping at rehearsals, volunteer scheduling, and event positions in costume.

Jeannette Jaquish
260 484-5946 home
260 750-9013 cell (for visitor/customers) (for volunteers)