Aug 9, 2011

Auditions Aug. 24 and 25

The Central Lakes College Theatre Department will host auditions for “The Miracle Worker” at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 in Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus. Immortalized on stage and screen, William Gibson’s classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind, deaf and mute Helen Keller. “The Miracle Worker” dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. The cast calls for seven men and seven women ranging in ages from 16 to 65. The cast also includes five young girls. Those auditioning for Helen Keller should be at least 10 years-old and no taller that 4’3”. The cast includes three Afro-American characters: a boy 10 to 14 years old, a girl 8 to 10 years old, and one woman over the age of 18.To audition, actors should wear work-out clothing and tennis shoes. Actors will read from the script and due to the nature of the production will participate in a physical movement audition. Production dates are Oct. 7-9 and 13-16. For information call or e-mail Director Dennis Lamberson at 218-855-8202 or
Photo: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke in the 1962 movie. Courtesy, Spokane Public Library