The Center for Puppetry Arts is seeking versatile performers from diverse backgrounds with an interest in puppetry and strong musical theatre skills to perform in our 2022 Summer production of Duke Ellington’s Cat in Atlanta, GA. Experience in puppetry is preferred, but will train. Paid position. Non-equity.
Synopsis: On the road with jazz great Duke Ellington is one cool cat. From the early days in the pool halls to the concert halls performing before crowned heads, this feisty feline has been at Duke’s side, sometimes even sitting in with the band. But not everything is in rhythm. One day when Duke is to play a suite in honor of the Queen of England, the score has been stolen! Will the cat find the music and get it to the Duke in time?
Rehearsal and performance dates are below:
DUKE ELLINGTON’S CAT, Adapted and Directed by Jon Ludwig
Rehearsals: May 24-29, 2022, Tues-Sun, 11am-6:00pm (exact days & times subject to change)
May 31-June 23, 2022, Tues-Sun, 9am-5pm (exact days & times subject to change)
Tech week: June 14-23, 2022, 9am-5pm (all days including Monday; exact days & times subject to change)
Thur-Fri 10am & 12n; Sat 11am, 1pm & 3pm; Sun 1pm & 3pm
Strike: July 31, 2022, following the final performance
Auditions will take place January 6 & 7, 2022, from 12-5pm. Auditions are by appointment only and will last about 30 minutes. Other dates and times may be available to audition upon request. To schedule an audition or to ask any questions, email headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If You Have Questions About This Position, Contact Us!