AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS


Now casting
Submission instructions:
Send email to submissions@mbstage.com with:
  • Stage Combat experience
  • Desired Role(s)
  • Preferred Audition date:
    • July 21st (7-10pm)
    • Aug 1st (7-10pm)
Attach:
Resume, Headshot

“The Study,” an interactive, horror, theatre production. Synopsis: A production where the audience’s direct influences of the storyline determines who survives a night of torture at a cabin in the woods. Inspired by Supermassive’s “Until Dawn,” actors who are capable of making adjustments “in the moment” onstage and have an understanding of basic stage combat and complex script format are welcome. ‘

Note: Production features blood & gore effects, simulated sexual situations (including implied rape of both sexes), intimacy with both same and opposite sexes, firearms and sharp instrumental torture, strong derogatory language and profanity, restraints, simulated combat and assault. Applies to all roles. 
DATES & LOCATIONS:
  • Rehearses on Sun. (daytime) and Wed. (evenings) throughout Aug. and Sept.
  • Runs from end of Sept.-Nov. 1 (10-12 performances in total) in L.A.
Auditions by Appointment at
Screen Land Studios, 10501 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91601
  • Jul 31, 2018: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Aug 1, 2018: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

ROLES

DR. BLACKWOOD (non-gender specific, mid-40s, no race specifics) THE PROFESSOR. The person orchestrating the entire study, Dr. Blackwood instructs the audience on how they can get involved in the mutilation and torture of each college student trapped in the woods.

JOSH (male, college age, no race specifics) / THE JOCK. The ringleader of his group of friends, Josh is known to have a sharp tongue and an ego that goes as far as he can throw a football. Must have stage combat experience.

SHANE (male, college age, non-white) / THE EX-BOYFRIEND. After an unfortunate affair at the last college party, Shane is trying to lay low and have a relaxing weekend with friends (until someone invited his ex along). Must have stage combat experience.
MONA (female, college age, non-white) / THE HIPSTER. The most level-headed member of the group, Mona has a love for the outdoors, books, and battling wits with Josh. Stage combat experience preferred.
COURTNEY (female, college age, no race specifics) / THE PARTY GIRL. Notorious for her binge drinking, Courtney takes things a little too far party-wise and in verbal altercations with her sister. A smart phone addict and a girl who loves to play the field. Stage combat experience preferred.
AIDEN (male, college age, non-white) / THE TRICKSTER. With a “rather lame” sense of humor and a propensity to play tricks on others, Aiden likes to playfully stir the pot. He isn’t against making his secret boyfriend squirm. Stage combat experience preferred.
LUKE (male, college age, no race specifics) / THE CLOSET CASE. Not entirely comfortable with his sexuality, Luke lives in a constant state of paranoia while his secret boyfriend gives him a hard time. Stage combat experience preferred.
EMILY (female, college age, no race specifics) / THE PRINCESS. Not afraid of speaking her mind or distaste in others, Emily wasn’t initially invited on the trip. However, underneath her very tough exterior is genuine feeling. Stage combat experience preferred.
JESSE (gender-queer/non-binary, college age, no race specifics) / THE NERD. Non-conforming and following the beat of their own drum, Jesse is the new addition to the group. The butt of a lot of Josh’s close-minded jokes, Jesse isn’t afraid to stand up for themselves or play along. This role is open to any gender. Current script for homosexual man. Open to change and adjustment. Stage combat experience preferred.
BRADLEY (male, college age, non-white) / THE LONER. Brought along by his overbearing step-sister, Bradley is the strong, silent type with an interest in vandalism and violent video games. Stubborn and hot-headed. Stage combat experience preferred.
OLIVIA (female, college age, no race specifics) / THE COUNSELOR. With a strong desire to fit in, Olivia comes across as overbearing, uncertain, and overly positive. She wants everyone to have a good time, but can be a stick in the mud herself. Must have stage combat experience.
PSYCHOS (non-gender specific, older than 30yrs, no race specifics) / The human threat hiding deep within the forest. Southern/Heightened dialects both A MUST. A strong background in stage combat is preferred.
THE “BEING” (slim to muscular build, no other restrictions) / The supernatural threat hiding deep within the forest. Contortionists, acrobats, or any person with a “disturbing, unnatural, or interesting” physical ability preferred.
Submission instructions:
Send email to submissions@mbstage.com with:
  • Stage Combat experience
  • Desired Role(s)
  • Preferred Audition date:
  • July 21st or Aug 1st (7-10pm)
Attach:
Resume, Headshot


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