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Actors Needed Immediately!
Thunderous Productions
Neil Simon's
Chapter Two
Looking for two actors aged 25-45
 to play lead roles in their winterproduction
Rehearsals will be mostlyon week-ends in suburban Maryland and will begin in November. Performances willbe on the week-ends of Jan. 30-31 & Feb. 6-7.
Interested individuals shouldcontact Rick Starkweather at 301-937-4532 immediately.

Looking for male actors and students with great actingskills -
that might be interested in contributing to advancing the science ofpsychology,
and earn $100 for their help.
My name is Beatriz Palma and I am a PhD student at theCounseling Psychology program
in the Psychology Department at the University ofMaryland (UMD).
I am working in my dissertation, for which I need male actorsto portray an 8 minutes clip of a client.
The clients portrayed will be 30-40years old, Black/African American and White/European American,
Looking for talented 25-40 years old Black/African American
and White/EuropeanAmerican actors to represent them.
If you are interested and/or have any questions,please send me an email at

Now Online!
Brian Dettling's
Stage Armament Solutions
The area's best resource for Stage Arms!

Paid Opportunity
Hiring performers to barnstorm all overthe Washington DC area!
Barnstorm? Yes, barnstorm!
Load up your car, drive to avenue, set up, perform a storytelling/comedy show featuring fire and dry ice,
chat with audience members, break down, and drive to the next show!
Compensation: Paid training, $60-$80 per show, plus tips,
10-15% bonuses for referrals, and paid mileage.
If this fast-paced, independent, touring lifestyle soundsexciting and if you are looking for additional performance opportunities throughout the year, this might bethe perfect job opportunity for you!
Sciencetellers has combined exciting science experimentsand dynamic storytelling into a humorous and highly interactive program forchildren and their families! For over ten years, Sciencetellers has performedthese programs for schools, libraries, scouts, camps, corporate events, andparties all over the east coast.

Keep your acting muscles in shape between gigs!
Professional Scene Study
with Aly B. Ettman
An opportunity for professional and aspiring professionalactors to hone your craft
under the guidance of an ExperiencedDirector/Instructor and your Peers
in a Nurturing and Collaborative environment.
* Ongoingclass enrolled on a Monthly basis to conform to the busy life of theprofessional actor
* Bringyour bucket list of roles or allow me to select roles for you.
* Workyour scenes as much or as little as you wish.
* Gain abetter understanding of your own work by supporting your peers
Mondays 7:30-9:30pm
Ongoing - Contact Aly for details.
N. Bethesda, MD (Metro Red Line)
($100 for Actor’s Center Members/ Peter’s Alley Alum)
*Admission is highly selective, and an interview/auditionwith each prospective student is required|
For Further Information/To
Aly B. Ettman is the Founding Artistic Director ofPeter's Alley Theatre Productions).
She has directed over 20 productions in the Washington Metro Region over thepast 10 years
as well as taught actors of all ages and levels of experience.
Supporting actors in creating an organic and honest performance is at the coreof all her work
as a director and acting instructor.
”I believe every actor must bring as much ofherself to a role as possible and I strive to build the confidence necessaryfor actors to trust their own instincts and achieve individuality in theirwork. “

Looking for Arts Instructors
New arts studio opening soon!
looking for high qualityinstructors
who want to teach and earn what they deserve for sharing theirknowledge, passion and experience.
To set up a meeting please email your area of expertise
along with your resume, video's and any other promotional material you have.
For more information about the director check out

St. Mark’s Players
Based on the Bram Stoker Novel
Version by Steven Dietz (1996)
Sunday 9/21/14 7:30pm-10pm
Tuesday 9/23/14 7:30pm-10pm
Those auditioning should prepare a monologue
Location: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
3rd and A Streets, SE
Washington, DC
"I want your fear. For your fear, like a current, rushes through yourbody. Your fear makes your heart pound, it renders your veins rich and full.Your fear hemorrhages deliciously within you." This new adaptationrestores the suspense and seduction of Bram Stoker's classic novel to thestage. As Count Dracula begins to exert his will upon the residents of London,they try to piece together the clues of his appearances—in a valiant attempt tosave themselves from a hideous fate. Rich with both humor and horror, this playpaints a wickedly theatrical picture of Stoker's famous vampire.
Mina – a woman in her early twenties
Harker – her fiancé, a solicitor
Lucy – Mina’s friend
Seward – Lucy’s suitor, head of a lunatic asylum
Renfield – a madman
Van Helsing – a professor
Dracula – a Count from Transylvania

Silver Spring Stage
Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge
by Christopher Durang
Saturday, September 27th 12-4 pm
Sunday, September 28th 5-8pm
Callbacks, September 29th 6-9pm
Silver Spring Stage
Woodmoor Shopping Center
10145 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring MD.
Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge is a musical parody of the Charles Dickens story
A Christmas Carol. The premise of the parody is the question, "What if Dickens' Mrs. Cratchit
wasn't so goody-goody, but instead was an angry, stressed-out modern-day American woman
who wanted out of this harsh London 1840s life?"
Cast Breakdown:
10 adult actors, male and female (any ages) 
2 children (1 boy, 1 girl age range, 8-12)
5 of the adult actors will be playing multiple roles.
People of all races are STRONGLY encouraged to apply. 
Desired skills: British accent (coaching will be provided), singing,
all actors and actresses should have great comedic timing
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Come prepared with any scheduling conflicts you may have over the next few months.
Rehearsals will begin in October and take place 3-4 times a week, nights and weekends
at Silver Spring Stage.
Must be available for all rehearsals and performance dates. 
For questions and/or more information, contact the director at
 or visit
Please note, Silver Spring Stage is an all-volunteer community theater.

One Weekend!
Catonsville Theatre Company
Filming the

Friday October 10th 7:30pm
Saturday October 11th 7:30pm
Catonsville Theatre Company
West Baltimore UnitedMethodist Church

5130 Greenwich Avenue Catonsville,MD 21229
$15.00 Adults $10 Children 12 and under
Tickets sold at the door   Cash or check only!
We discourage bringing infants and small children
Call 410-917-2911 for reservations or visit ourwebsite at:
Refreshments Available

Silver Spring Stage
Orson’s Shadow
by Austin Pendleton
Directed by Seth Ghitelman
Sunday October 26 at 6 pm
Monday October 27 at 7 pm
Callbacks Wednesday October 29 at 7 pm
Silver Spring Stage
10145 Colesville Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
No Appointments needed.
Please bring resume and headshot (if you have one)
Any questions, please email
Silver Spring Stage is an all-volunteer community theater.
Production Dates: January 9-31, 2015
 Fridayand Saturday at 8 pm
Sunday matinees on January 19 & 25 at 2 pm
Orson Welles –(40-50) – American.
Brilliant and charming but desperate. One of the great film directors whose early success with
Citizen Kane
has left struggling to match its brilliance.  A larger than life personality.
Laurence Olivier –(50-60) - British.
One of the most highly regarded classical actors in the world, who isnow trying to prove he
can handle more edgy work. Domineering and controlling which covers his insecurities.
Kenneth Tynan – (mid 30’s) - British.
An influential and controversial theatre critic. A big fanof Welles, he has a big vision for theater in England. He is in the earlystages of emphysema with a terrible stutter.
Sean – (early20's) - Irish.
An ever-present, young, eager and naive assistant trying not to beswallowed up by Hollywood titans.
Joan Plowright –(early 30’s) -British.
A fresh young actress on the British scene with some successful credits to her name.
Solid, even tempered, and caring. The sanest person in theshow.
Vivien Leigh – (late 40’s) – British
An aging beauty, falling deeper and deeper into manic depression.  She is well aware of
her fragile hold on her talent, her husband and her life.