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The Conciliation Lab

Males and Females 18-60

AUDITION NOTICE – How I Learned To Drive
The Conciliation Lab is excited to announce auditions for the third show in Season One: The Truth & The Lie — How I Learned To Drive by Paula Vogel, directed by Chelsea Burke, on January 2 at 5pm. Please see show and audition information below —
ABOUT THE SHOW: A wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man. HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE is the story of a woman who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel. Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
ABOUT THE AUDITION: Director Chelsea Burke is seeking an ensemble of actors who are ready to explore and expose the patterns of responsibility, complacency, guilt, and damage in this piece while finding humor and things to celebrate. Please bring a copy of your headshot/resume, and come prepared to read sides.
LIL BIT: [Female presenting, 18+. Any ethnicity.]
Plays age 40-something to 11 throughout the play. Smart, tough, funny, sensual, and sensitive. The sheep, but one who survives.
UNCLE PECK: [Male presenting, 40-60. White.]
Attractive, charming, charismatic, seemingly wholesome, and trustworthy. Has the appearance of being loving and even a bit pathetic; a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
FEMALE GREEK CHORUS: [Female presenting, 35-60. Any ethnicity.]
Plays Mother, Aunt Mary, and High School Girls. Good sense of humor and movement. Ability to sing three-part harmony. A witness with distance.
MALE GREEK CHORUS: [Male presenting, 35-55. Any ethnicity.]
Plays Grandfather, Waiter, and High School Boys. Good sense of humor. Ability to sing three-part harmony. A witness with power.
TEENAGE GREEK CHORUS: [Female presenting, 20-30. Any ethnicity.]
Plays Grandmother, High School Girls, and the voice of 11-year-old Lil Bit. Very youthful-looking, comic skills. Ability to sing three-part harmony. A witness; all too close.
Audition date: January 2nd at 5pm
Callback date: January 3rd at 6:30pm
Show dates: March 4 – March 19 (possible extension thru March 26)
Rehearsals begin on or around February 1st
(Tentative) Rehearsal schedule: M-F, 6:30-9:30p [tech week: 6-10p]
A proposed rehearsal schedule will be available at auditions.

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