Over Our Head Players Holds Auditions For Original Comedies

Over Our Head Players will hold open auditions for the original comedies in the “2020 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival” on Tuesday, November 26, at 7 p.m. at the Sixth Street Theatre, 318 Sixth Street, Racine. Roles are available for 8 to 12 actors of any gender; various ages between 18-70 are needed.  Most members of the acting ensemble will play multiple roles in a very fast-paced production.  Shows are January 31 – March 1, 2020.  Auditions involve informal readings and may include audition challenges in a workshop atmosphere; prepared pieces are not necessary.  To arrange an alternate audition date or for more information, leave a message for Rich Smith at the box office, (262) 632-6802.

Volunteers are also needed in all technical capacities, including costumes, props, set building, house management, lights, sound, crew, and ushers.

OOHPs Artistic Director Rich Smith leads the Snowdance ensemble.  Actors will perform multiple roles in different scripts as part of a cohesive production.  Performances are at Sixth Street Theatre, Downtown Racine.  Shows run five weekends January 31 – March 1, 2020; there will be performances on weeknights. Shows on Fridays are at 8 p.m., Saturdays are at 5:30 and 8 p.m., and all Sunday shows are at 2:30 p.m.  Thursdays shows on February 6, 13, 20, 27 are at 7 p.m..  Additional weeknight performances may be added.

No previous theatrical experience is necessary to audition or volunteer. For more information, please leave a message at the box office for director Rich Smith, (262)632-6802.

2020 marks the 16th annual “Snowdance 10 Minute Comedy Festival,” a competition of original short plays.  The hit playwriting competition draws entries from around the world; judges choose the best entrants to produce.  Then, in the ultimate interactive experience, the audience votes on which playwright wins the cash prize.  It’s original comedy plus OOHP’s hijinks.  Previous Snowdance Festivals were among OOHP’s most popular productions.  Utah has Sundance; OOHPs brings Snowdance to Racine!

Over Our Head Players is a non-profit organization of volunteer theatrical talent now in their 28th season.  The 28th season also includes “Kringle…..The Musical? Part II: West Of The I Side Story” starting November 15, “Outside Mullingar” starting March 27, and “The Roommate” starting May 15.

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