Driveway Tour Puppeteer Auditions!

Date: 
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 9:00pm

Audition Dates/Times:
• Monday, February 24th, 6p-9p
• Tuesday, February 25th, 6p-9p
Callbacks: Monday, March 3rd, 6p-9p

Location: Open Eye Figure Theatre 506 E 24th St Minneapolis, MN 55404

General Description: Perform in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities this summer as an Open Eye Figure Theatre Driveway Tour Puppeteer. Learn the art of puppetry and experience a 10-year-old community-building program firsthand. Rehearsal and performance times vary, depending on the show, but the general schedule is April 28th – August 3rd. A flexible summer schedule is a must!

Primary Job Function: Act as an ambassador for Open Eye Theatre in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities. As a Driveway Tour Puppeteer, you will perform, puppeteer and sing in puppet shows. You will also engage with the audience, hosts, and children after each performance. Before and after each performance, you will unload, set up, and tear down the puppet theater from the touring vehicles.

Required:
• Ability to project voice outside
• Ability to perform outdoors in hot temperatures
• Ability to lift 20 lbs.
• Must be personable, outgoing, and punctual
• Previous performance experience
• 18+

Desired:
• Experience with youth, all ages
• Previous customer service experience
• Driver's license a plus

Please prepare a short, silly song (30-60 sec.) and a short, memorized piece of text (5 lines or less) to work with. Total audition time approximately 10 minutes. Contact info@openeyetheatre.org or call 612-874-6338 to schedule your audition!