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Friday, June 14, 2013

JOB: American Sign Language actors and others: auditions for “Love Person” @ Pygmalion Theatre Company (SLC: June 25-June26)

American Sign Language actors and others: auditions for “Love Person” at Pygmalion Theatre Company

Salt Lake City, Utah – June 14, 2013: Pygmalion Theatre Company will hold auditions for LOVE PERSON on June 25th and 26th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South in Salt Lake City.

Directed by Teresa Sanderson, LOVE PERSON is a contemporary love story with four characters and four languages, including ASL (American sign language).

Characters include:
  • ·      Free:  30's 40's, deaf, Maggie's lover, Vic's older sister, uses ASL exclusively, doesn't voice.
  • ·      Maggie: 30's 40's, English Lit professor, Free's lover, fluent in ASL. Interpreting for Free is second nature. When they are alone together, they only sign.
  • ·      Vic: 30's, two divorces, drinks too much. Free's sister, has some basic ASL skills (can be taught during the rehearsal process.)
  • ·      Ram: The role of Ram has been pre-cast.

LOVE PERSON is the opening show of Pygmalion's 2013-2014 season, and will run November 1st thru November 16th at the Rose Wagner. Rehearsals begin September 23rd.

You may read the script and sign up for an audition time by contacting:  Fran Pruyn at franpruyn@comcast.net  To audition, please prepare something from the play. There will be a reader and an interpreter at auditions.

For more information please contact Teresa Sanderson at teresasanderson@comcast.net.

All shows at the Rose Wagner Center for the Arts - 158 W. Broadway. Tickets are available through ArtTix 801-355-ARTS www.arttix.org. Pygmalion Theatre Company produces plays that reflect concerns, issues and experiences shared by women, with three shows each season: Fall, Winter and Spring

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