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Call for Audition – May 19, 2019

Kaleidoscope, a movement theater work by Emily Elliott of Cooperative Performance, is auditioning for a wide range of actors and/or dancers who are comfortable working in a collaborative process. Actors and dancers should be prepared to learn a short movement phrase, improvise, and work from a script given that evening. Be prepared to stay the entire time, as this is a group audition. Doors will open 15 minutes early for check in. Performers of all adult ages, genders, and ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Non-equity.

Please bring resumes. No headshot required. Kaleidoscope will be performed October, 2019.

Audition details:

Sunday, May 19, 2:30-5:30pm
Kenilworth Square East
2155 N Prospect Ave (enter from alley off of Kenilworth and check in on 1st floor)

Contact Andrea Burkholder to register for the audition, or with questions. aburkholder@cooperativeperformance.org

Project information: Rehearsals begin approximately August 25, and project end is October 27

Rehearsals: Depending on cast and space availability, rehearsals will begin with an intensive period August 25-30. Then, a 6-week rehearsal period September- October 6, weeknights and weekends, plus occasional extended weekend rehearsals if needed.

Performance Run: Technical rehearsals October 7-10, and performances weekends from October 11th-27th in Milwaukee

Told almost entirely through dance and movement, Kaleidoscope follows the story of two individuals who experience sexual assault/relationship abuse.While their stories progress at different rates, there are times when they inevitably converge. Without being explicit, Kaleidoscope is inspired by seven true stories from college age students and shows audiences that there is no true end to the stories and the patterns of abuse.

Original movement was sourced by the actors at UW Eau Claire, and the rehearsal process in Milwaukee will continue to be collaborative. Research will be shared, and direction will be offered for actors and dancers to learn how to safely embody the information.

“I’m afraid the story isn’t finished happening. Sometimes I think there is no entirely true story I could tell. Because there are some things I just don’t know, and other things I just can’t say. Which is not a failure of memory, but of language.” – Lacy M. Johnson,The Other Side

About the Company: Cooperative Performance is an artist-led interdisciplinary producing company, a membership co-op, and a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.We provide artists a forum to experiment, creating original works and innovative performances not otherwise attainable through traditional means of production; we achieve this by creating collaborative and cooperative networks, providing platforms for artist education and feedback, and utilizing unconventional forms that integrate diverse perspectives and artistic disciplines.

Visit our website at www.cooperativeperformance.org. Join the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/2185205398231825/.