Open Auditions for the 2018 Season
Insignificance by Terry Johnson – this show had early open auditions and is fully cast.
Race by David Mamet –
Directed by Kimberly Ridgeway. Show runs Mar 16 – Apr 15, 2018.
Charles Strickland - a wealthy white man in his 40s - 50s being prosecuted for rape.
The other 3 roles have been cast.
Three Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg - This show has no roles available at this time.
Equivocation by Bill Cain –
Directed by Jenny Hollingworth
The cast of 6 plays many roles. The core roles are 5 members of the Globe acting company and then there’s Judith. All ethnicities encouraged to audition. Show runs July 27 - August 19, 2018.
Shag (AKA William Shakespeare) – on of the most popular playwrights of his day. Asked to write the “true story” of the Powder Plot. Age 30s - 40s.
Richard (doubles as Garnet) - The lead actor in Shag's company and his partner and foil in the creative process. Decades of friendship exists between him and Shag. Full of wisdom and experience. Age 30s - 40s.
Sharpe (triples as Tom Wintour and James I) - charismatic, passionate, handsome, and strong in his convictions; exceptionally talented actor and knows it. Age 20s – 30s.
Nate (doubles as Cecil) - As Cecil, he is a powerful and cunning minister in the court of James I; dangerous and harsh, but answers to the King's every whim. As Nate, he is the most reliable member of the acting troupe, often serving as the mediator between more temperamental members of the troupe. Age 30s-40s.
Armin (Utility player who plays The First Priest, Catesby, Coke, Lady Macbeth, the Porter, etc.) - Playful and humourous. Versatile actor. Age 30s.
Judith - Shag's (Shakespeare's) intelligent and independently-minded daughter; her father's caretaker, she's wise beyond her years, and inquisitive. Sexual but not romantic. In a word, sensible. Age 19.
The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence by Madeline George –
Directed by Doll Picotto
Please note that all three actors will play different roles throughout the play. The character descriptions below are for the more “primary” contemporary role. All ethnicities encouraged to audition. Show runs Sept 14 - Oct 7, 2018.
Merrick – a small business lawyer in a mid-sized upstate city. Preparing to make his first political run for office as city auditor. Age in the 30s - 40s.
Watson – works at a big box electronics store doing in-home installs and IT support. Affable slacker vibe. Age in the late 20s – 30s.
Eliza – works as an artificial intelligence programmer. Messy, brilliant, drinks Jim Beam thru a Twizzler. Age in the 30s.
K2 by Patrick Meyers – This show has been fully cast.
Headshots and résumés can be mailed year round via US Postal Mail to:
Dragon Productions Theatre Company
2120 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
or emailed to the Company Manager, Alika, at alika (at) dragonproductions.net.
Technical and Creative Staff
Dragon Theatre Technical and Creative Staff Opportunities
We are currently seeking properties, sound designers, costume designers, scenic designers, lighting designers, stage managers, and assistant stage managers for the 2017 season. Potential on-the-job training for some positions available. Interested in Stage Managing, but have never tried? You can start as an Assistant Stage Manager and learn the trade. Please send a letter of intent and resume to Production Manager, Ashley Taylor Frampton at taylor (at) dragonproductions.net. There is a stipend for all production staff positions.