Wanted: actor and actress | Acting age: between 18 and 127 | Production: theatre.
Theater student production "Down the Darkest Highway"
WILDe Theater (a student association at Erasmus University, Rotterdam) is looking for actors for its play of the year: Down the Darkest Highway, an original by Florian Töpfer.
Nathan Lumley, a brilliant doctor of physics and astronomy, makes a gruesome scientific discovery and has gone missing. His fiancé and friends go on the quest to find him - and answers - in the remote forest of Eden Creek. What did Nathan find out? Why do they feel observed? And what does it mean to be human when you're confronted with something dark, something impossible?
Nathan Lumley: A man in his late 20s. Brilliant but troubled doctor in theoretical physics. Makes a gruesome discovery in his research and fled to the forests of Eden Creek to gather his mind. He is missing for weeks.
Evelyn Rice: A woman in her mid 20s. Nathan's fiancé. Knows about the discovery and is troubled by his absence. Searches for help because the police refuses to do anything.
William 'Will' Dyer: A man in his late 20s. Nathan's friend from the beginning of college. Anxious ex-marine with traumata from his service in Afghanistan.
Eliza 'Liz' Orne: A woman in her late 20s. PhD candidate in Anthropology. Nathan's friend from high school times. Moral core of the friend's group. Determined to find Nathan and reunite him with Evelyn.
Tyler Waite: Nathan's friend from college, mid 20. Recent graduate and investment intern. Cynic, smart-ass and convinced that life is pointless
Prof. Dr. Erich Zann: A man in his 40s. Honored physicist. Dean of the University, Nathan's mentor. He is a fond supporter of his research.
The Ranger: Park ranger, last stationed at Eden Creek.
Blake: A man in his late 20s. Spiritual leader of a mysterious cult in the remote forests of Eden Creek.
Daphne: Blake's loyalist, his first in command.
The Chosen: Blake's cult in Eden Creek, following his obsession blindly.
Audition materials will be provided to those who sign up for an audition date until January 14th
Sign up: https://wilde-eur.typeform.com/to/dMKtv1
You can choose any or multiple roles to audition for, but you will only be chosen for one.
Auditions will take place on the following dates at Erasmus University, Rotterdam (Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam):
Tuesday 16th January (room T3-01) (time: 19:30 - 21:00)
Monday 22nd January (room T3-01) (time: 19:30 - 21:00)
Tuesday 23rd January (room T3-01) (time: 19:30 - 21:00)
Thursday 25th January (room H15-29) (time: 19:30 - 21:00)
Keep in mind the descriptions of the characters. If you have any questions please message us at
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01-02-2018 to 03-05-2018
14-01-2018 (-4 days left)
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