Vortex 2015 16 Season Auditions By Appointment Only

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The VORTEX says
Open Call Auditions for VORTEX 2016—
Anchor in our Cultural Harbor
For productions in our 28th Season of New Work:
Salvador Dali’s Naked Feast, Terminus, Persephone, The Tempest, Privacy Settings, Atlantis,
The Chanteuse and The Devil’s Muse,
and The VORTEX Performance Park

When: Saturday, September 26, 2015
In the afternoon by appointment

Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78722

For an audition slot, please contact
vortex@vortexrep.org.

Seeking courageous performers for new work. Actors, singers, dancers, and musicians. Actively seeking diversity in casting. Performers of any color, race, age, and gender. These projects NEED actors of color. Compensation.

Please prepare one-minute contemporary monologue and one minute of song. If singing, bring sheet music in the appropriate key. Accompanist provided. Please no a cappella auditions.
Required: 10 copies of current resume and at least one headshot.

Auditors include Bonnie Cullum (Producing Artistic Director--Directing Dali’s Naked Feast, Atlantis, Chanteuse, Performance Park), Rudy Ramirez (Associate Artistic Director—Directing Terminus) Heather Barfield (Associate Artistic Director—Directing Privacy Settings), Matthew Patterson (Persephone Director), Tyler Mabry (Persephone Composer), Mick D’arcy (Persephone Writer), Lorella Loftus (Adaptor and Director of The Tempest), Chad Salvata (Atlantis Writer and Composer) and Melissa Vogt (Managing Director).

The VORTEX Mission Statement
We conjure and navigate the storm of imagination
with urgent, unashamed art
that dares to dream the world in which we want to live.
This magic emanates from our cultural harbor,
embraces diverse communities,
breaks down barriers,
and opens channels for vital exchange.
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About the 2015-16 shows:

Salvador Dali’s Naked Feast
A venue-wide performance installation cocktail party
Saturday, October 24, 2015
The VORTEX Annual Fundraiser

Terminus
World premiere from the creative team of VORTEX’s award-winning
Qualities of Starlight. Continuing the 7-part opus, The Attapulgus Elegies, this poignant and haunting drama explores race, class, guilt, and sanity.
By Gabriel Jason Dean
Directed by Rudy Ramirez
January 15-February 6, 2016
A VORTEX Production

Persephone
Greek mythos re-imagined in a hilarious romantic romp
World Premiere Musical
Book and Lyrics by Mick D’arcy and Music and Lyrics by Tyler Mabry
Directed by Matthew Patterson
March 26-April 16, 2016
A VORTEX Production

The Tempest
A fantastical journey to Prospero’s magic island
in an original new adaptation featuring aerialists and soundscapes
Adapted and Directed by Lorella Loftus and Andy Agne
April 29-May 14, 2016
A Renaissance Austin Theatre and Sky Candy Production

Privacy Settings: A Promethean Tale
A new, devised theatre and multimodal performance,
based loosely on the Greek myth of Prometheus, contemporary whistleblowers, privacy rights and civil liberties
Conceived and Directed by Heather Barfie
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By: The VORTEX

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