Announcing Auditions for Radium Girls, JTC’s Competitive One-Act

Auditions for Radium Girls!

ABOUT THE SHOW: 

Synopsis: In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. Her chief adversary is her former employer, Arthur Roeder, an idealistic man who cannot bring himself to believe that the same element that shrinks tumors could have anything to do with the terrifying rash of illnesses among his employees. As the case goes on, however, Grace finds herself battling not just with the U.S. Radium Corporation but also with her own family and friends, who fear that her campaign for justice will backfire.

Written with warmth and humor, Radium Girls is a fast-moving, highly theatrical ensemble piece (male and female roles) who play more than 30 parts—friends, coworkers, lovers, relatives, attorneys, scientists, consumer advocates and myriad interested bystanders. Called a “powerful” and “engrossing” drama by critics, Radium Girls offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth and the commercialization of science. (Dramatic Publishing, 2020)

AUDITION DATES/TIMES:
Monday November 2nd from 4-7 pm
Wednesday November 4th from 3:30-4:30 pm
Please sign up for a time slot here:
Sign up genius Radium Girls

Audition Information:
Please prepare a 1 minute-monologue.  The monologue does not need to be memorized.
Resources to help with finding monologues: ● The Monologuer – backstage.com/monologues/ ● Monologue Genie ● Monologue Archive ● Ace Your Audition

Please bring to your photo and acting resume to your audition.

*  Auditions for the Competitive One Act, Radium Girls, will be limited to sophomores-seniors this year. 
*  Rehearsal schedules will not conflict with student-directed one acts, so sophomores-seniors can audition for both. 
*  Freshmen are strongly encouraged to audition for the student-directed one acts and the spring musical. 

Call Backs Wed November 4th from 4:30-7:30 pm
Callbacks will consist of reading from the script.
 
Thanks,
Gaby


Masks and hand sanitizer are required.
Temperatures will be taken upon arrival.
Each person must be symptom free.
See JTCBC COVID-19 plan for more information. 
Here is the link: JTCBC COVID-19 plan.
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All forms and payments must be complete before you will be cleared for casting.To ensure a smooth audition
, please complete your online registration at least 2 hours before auditions begin to allow your registration to be processed. Please bring an acting resume (if you have one) and a photo to the audition.

To audition, you must complete 3 steps:

1. JTC Audition form: 
Here is the link: 
Audition Form

2. JTC Show Payment:
The Jefferson Theater Company Fee for actors covers the salary of the director, set building, costumes, etc. in addition to the show T-Shirt, Cast Party, and any provided meals.  This fee MUST be paid in order to be cast in the show.  The fee for Tech/Costumers covers the show T-Shirt, Cast Party, and any provided meals.  Either bring a check payable to JTC for $100 (actors) or $50 (tech) to the audition, or follow this link to pay your fee online. Scholarships are available- please contact Laura Schmit at 612-270-9106 laurasschmit@gmail.com if you need a scholarship.  JTC Show Online Payment

3. Bloomington Activity Registration Form and Payment:
The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) form MUST be filled out and the fee MUST be paid to the district. (Paid Techs are exempt from this.) ALL Jefferson activities require the MSHSL form for liability reasons.    Please have your Student ID number handy and follow this link to fill out the form and pay the $95 fee:
Bloomington Activity Registration Form and Payment     (Click on the Soccer Ball to get to the registration!)

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Rehearsal Schedule
Please note this is the maximum amount of rehearsals. If things are going well, I’d anticipate being able to shorten or cut some of these dates as we go. 

November:
Wed 11th / Fri 13th 4-6 pm
Mon16th / Wed 18th 4-6 pm
Mon 30th 4-7 pm

December:
Wed 2nd 4-7 pm
Mon 7th / Wed 9th / Fri 11th 4-7 pm
Mon 14th/ Wed 16th/Fri 18th 4-7 pm
Monday 21st 10-2 pm

January:
Mon 4th/ Tues 5th/ Wed 6th/ Fri 8th 4-7 pm
Sat 10th 10-2 pm
Mon 11th/ Tues 12th/ Wed 13th/ Fri 15th 4-7 pm
Mon 18th 10-2 pm
Tues 19th /Wed 20th/ Fri 22nd  4-7 pm
Sun 24th 10-3 pm
Mon 25th 4-7 pm
Tues 26th & Wed 27th – Prelims

February:
Wed 3rd- Finals
Mon 8th 4-6pm
Wed 10th 4-6pm
Fri 12th public performance
Sat 13th public performance

When completing your audition form, please be specific and list ALL conflicts and activities. You will not be able to expand conflicts after rehearsals have started.

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REMINDER:
Regardless of role – actors and tech crew – ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST:

Tech crew applicants are encouraged to come to auditions to ensure their registration is complete and to introduce themselves to the director.