Living on Stage: an organic approach to the art and craft of acting
Taught by Rusty Wilson
Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep is pleased to announce this continued adult training program.
Minimum: 8 students | Maximum: 16 students
This class introduces students of all levels to an organic, step-by-step approach to the art and craft of acting. Through a structured sequence of stage tasks, stories, improvisations, and Read more
PINKALICIOUS! THE MUSICAL
Book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann
Music by John Gregor
Lyrics by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann, & Victoria Kann
DIRECTION BY LESLIE OWENS-HARRINGTON
MUSICAL DIRECTION BY BILLY DYE
Auditions are by appointment only. Please e-mail email@example.com to request an appointment.
Include PINKALICIOUS – AUDITION REQUEST in the subject line.
Auditions will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 6-10 p.m. at the Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at the Shops at Willow Lawn.
Callbacks will be Read more
PBS this Month
American Masters Documentary:
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart
Just ahead of the opening of Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun as part of our Signature Season, PBS presents the new feature-length documentary, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, which examines Hansberry’s life and work using a remarkable collection of archival footage, home movies, rare photos and unpublished documents.
From growing up in the segregated city of Chicago in the 1930s, to her work as a radical journalist in Harlem in the 1950s — which brought her to the attention of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI — to the moment when she directly confronted Read more
Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman
Virginia Repertory Theatre, Central Virginia’s leading professional theatre company, seeks a Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman. With a budget of $5.3 million, four unique venues, and an educational touring arm, Virginia Rep reaches over 530,000 patrons, students and teachers annually. The Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman will report to the Technical Director and coordinate with other scenic carpenters, over-hire and interns to construct, transport, install and strike scenery in four venues and for special events. Applicants should possess a strong theatrical carpentry background, including the ability to build from construction drawings, as well as strong creative abilities. This is a Read more
TRAIN is Virginia’s Pre-Professional Actor Training Program for ages 12 to 18, led by Virginia Rep and Cadence Theatre Company.
We often say that every student who participates in our TRAIN program becomes part of our TRAIN family. Some of our TRAIN-ers, however, are lucky enough to already be family.
Elise and Molly Nugent and Emmy and Caroline Gravely are our two sets of powerhouse sisters in TRAIN this year. All four acknowledged that their natural competitive tendencies make them their sister’s most honest critic and source of motivation to challenge herself. But they also agreed that, as the person who knows them best, their sister is their favorite scene partner as well as their biggest supporter.
Our dynamic duos answered a few questions for us, giving some insight on how their journey Read more
SONGS FROM THE SOUL
BOOK BY BILLY DYE with DAN RYAN
MUSIC BY TONY WILLIAMS
DIRECTION & MUSICAL DIRECTION BY BILLY DYE
A musical narrative of the history of African-American music – from slave spirituals to jazz to blues to rap. The show is part toe-tapping entertainment and part vital history lesson. SONGS FROM THE SOUL examines the evolution of African American music and its role in American life.
Auditions will be held Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 6-10 PM in the Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center, 114 West Broad St. Richmond VA 23220.
Callbacks will be held in the evening on Monday, December 4, 2017.
Auditions are by appointment only.
Include SONGS – AUDITION REQUEST in the subject line.
Those auditioning are asked to prepare 16 bars of Read more