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"The Laramie Project" Auditions - Open Call - Auburn, NY

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1597184
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
Auburn, NY - 13021
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$0.00
Release Date
7-4-2019
Audition Date
8-11-2019
Expiration Date
8-10-2019
Casting Category
Theatre - Non-Equity
Market(s)
Albany, NY | Buffalo, NY

Audition Description

In October 1998 in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old student at the University of Wyoming, was tied to a fence post, severely beaten, robbed, , tortured and left, alone, to die. His body battered, bloody, barely clinging to life was discovered eighteen hours later. He was rushed to the hospital and put on life support. He died five days later. The reason for this brutal crime? Matthew Shepard was gay.

  • Role #1 - Sherry Aanenson

    Russell Henderson’s landlord.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #2 - Anonymou

    Friend of Aaron McKinney, works for the railroad.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #3 - Bailiff

    Looking for versatile actor who can portray this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #4 - Baptist Minister

    Originally from Texas.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #5 - Minister’s Wife

    Baptist minister’s wife.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #6 - Stephen Belber

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #7 - Dr. Cantway

    Emergency room doctor at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #8 - Catherine Connolly

    Out lesbian professor at the university.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #9 - Murdock Cooper

    Rancher, resident of Centennial, a nearby town.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #10 - Rob DeBree

    Detective sergeant for the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, chief investigator of Matthew’s murder.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #11 - Kerry Drake

    Reporter with the Casper Star-Tribune.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #12 - Philip Dubois

    President of the University of Wyoming.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #13 - Tiffany Edwards

    Local reporter.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #14 - E-mail Writer

    Looking for versatile actor who can portray this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • A Rancher.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #16 - Eileen Engen

    A Rancher.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #17 - Reggie Fluty

    The policewoman who responded to the 911 call and discovered Matthew at the fence.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #18 - Leigh Fondakowski

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #19 - Matt Galloway

    Bartender at the Fireside, student at the University of Wyoming.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #20 - Gov Jim Geringer

    Republican governor of Wyoming.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #21 - Andrew Gomez

    Latino from Laramie.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #22 - Amanda Gronich

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #23 - Russell Henderson

    One of the perpetrators.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #24 - Rebecca Hilliker

    Head of the theater department at the University of Wyoming, Midwestern accent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #25 - Sergeant Hing

    Detective at the Laramie Police Department.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • A friend of Aaron McKinney.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #27 - Sherry Johnson

    Administrative assistant at the university.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #28 - Stephen Mead Johnson

    Unitarian minister.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #29 - Two Judges

    Looking for versatile actors who can portray these roles.
    Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #30 - Jurors

    Looking for versatile actors who can portray these roles.
    Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #31 - Foreperson

    Looking for versatile actors who can portray these roles.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #32 - Moises Kaufman

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #33 - Aaron Kreifels

    University student.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #34 - Phil Labrie

    Friend of Matthew Shepard, eastern European accent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #35 - Doug Laws

    Stake Ecclesiastical leader for the Mormon Church in Laramie.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #36 - Jeffrey Lockwood

    Laramie resident.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #37 - Aaron McKinney

    One of the perpetrators.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #38 - Bill McKinney

    Father of Aaron McKinney, truck driver.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #39 - Alison Mears

    Volunteer for a social service agency in town, very good friend of Marge Murray.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #40 - Media

    Looking for versatile actor who can portray this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #41 - Matt Mickelson

    Owner of the Fireside.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #42 - Conrad Miller

    Car mechanic.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #43 - Teacher

    Mormon home teacher to Russell Henderson.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #44 - Marge Murray

    Reggie Fluty’s mother, has emphysema but continues to smoke.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #45 - Doc O’Conno

    Limousine driver and local entrepreneur.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #46 - Andy Paris

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #47 - Romaine Patterson

    A Lesbian.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #48 - Jon Peacock

    Matthew Shepard’s academic adviser, political science professor.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #49 - Reverend Fred Phelps

    Minister from Kansas.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #50 - Greg Pierotti

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #51 - Barbara Pitts

    Member of Tectonic Theater Project.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #52 - Kristin Price

    Girlfriend of Aaron McKinney, has a son with Aaron; Tennessee accent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #53 - Priest

    Priest at the funeral.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #54 - Cal Rerucha

    Prosecuting attorney.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #55 - Zackie Salmon

    Administrator at the University of Wyoming, lesbian; Texas accent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #56 - Father Roger Schmit

    Catholic priest, very out-spoken.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #57 - Jedadiah Schult

    University student.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #58 - Shadow

    DJ at the Fireside.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #59 - Shannon

    A friend of Aaron McKinney.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #60 - Dennis Shepard

    Father of Matthew Shepard, Wyoming native.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #61 - April Silva

    Bisexual university student.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #62 - Jonas Slonaker

    Gay man.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #63 - Rulon Stacey

    CEO Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, a Mormon.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #64 - Trish Seeger

    Romaine Patterson’s sister, owner of a shop in town.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #65 - Lucy Thompson

    Grandmother of Russell Henderson, working­ class woman who provided a popular day-care service for the town.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #66 - Zubaida Ula

    Muslim woman.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #67 - Debbie Reynolds

    A Waitress.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Role #68 - Harry Woods

    Gay Laramie resident.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 17 - 60
    Expiration Date: Aug 10, 2019

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