Auditions for The Laramie Project

Director: Robert Neu

Auditions: Tuesday, June 25, 7:00p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26, 7:00p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Callbacks: Saturday, June 29, 2:00p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Performance Dates: September 6-22, 2013 11 total performances

Character Breakdown: Seeking 12 actors (6 men, 6 women) of all types ranging from 20’s to 60’s.  This cast of 12 will portray more than 60 different characters.

Audition Information: For your audition, please prepare two dramatic and contrasting contemporary monologues.

Synopsis: In October 1998, a twenty-one-year-old student from the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten, tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming, and left to die. In the aftermath of the incident, a group of writers made six trips to Laramie over the course of a year and a half and conducted more than 200 interviews with people directly connected to the case and other citizens of the town. The result is a “live documentary” constructed from these interviews and their own experiences. This deeply moving play is a breathtaking theatrical collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.