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Auditions for Spring Play

Falcon's Eye Theatre
December 21, 2016

"Cyrano" premieres this Spring

"Cyrano" premieres this Spring

The Falcon's Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College calls for FLC students and actors from the community to audition for its spring production of Cyrano. All skill levels encouraged to audition.

The Falcon's Eye celebrates the close of its tenth season with Edmond Rostand's Cyrano, adapted by Michael Hollinger and Aaron Posner. The most legendary nose in literature gets a makeover with this lively American adaptation of the 1897 French classic. Will Roxane fall for Christian's dashing looks or Cyrano's daring poetry? Find out in this timeless tale-full of wordplay and swordplay - that's been an inspiration to writers and lovers for centuries.

When: Monday, January 30, 6:30-10:00pm

Where: Auditions will take place in the Drama Lab (PAC-1170) at the Harris Center for the Arts on the Folsom campus of Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway (off E. Bidwell St.), Folsom, 95630. For a map, click here. On College Parkway, turn left at the stop sign. $2 parking permits are available at kiosks located throughout the parking lots.

Audition Information: You must MAKE AN APPOINTMENT by visiting our website and requesting a reservation to audition. The website is www.falconseyetheatre.com then click on "Auditions." You MUST prepare a monologue that is no more than 60 seconds long from any stage play. Please no teleplays or screenplays or passages from novels or song lyrics. Also please no original writing. This monologue should best portray the actor's strengths and can be of any genre. The monologue must be memorized. It is re quested that auditioners bring a full-sized photo-headshot and resume of acting experience if available, but this is not required.

Callbacks: Call back auditions are January 31 & February 1 by invitation only. Auditioners who are called back will also be asked to audition by way of cold readings from the text. Therefore, it is recommended that auditioners be familiar with the story of Cyrano before auditioning. Callbacks are expected to run approximately three hours.

Rehearsal Dates: February 15 through April 27, 2017. Rehearsal times will include weeknights and weekends. Minor conflicts with these dates are permissible. Be prepared to provide your complete calendar of availability at the first audition.

Tech/Dress and Performance Dates:  From April 28 through May 14, 2017. Performance calendar will include one Friday morning and weekend days and nights..

Please see our full performance calendar and find other information on our website: www.falconseyetheatre.com