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Seeking Dancers & Actors for Immersive Project on Governors Island

Seeking Dancers & Actors for Immersive Project on Governors Island


The Woolgatherers Theater Group


Governors Island
New York, NY


Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:30pm



The Woolgatherers Theater Group

The Woolgatherers Theater Group seeks dancers and actors with a strong movement background for Genesis 22, an immersive and site-specific re-telling of the Biblical story of Abraham and Isaac. Seven different versions of the story, each devised by a different director working with 2-4 actors, interweave to tell this controversial tale of faith and sacrifice. 

Comfort with partnering and improvisation is a must. Experience with immersive, interactive, and or/devised performance is preferred. People of color, queer and trans people, and women all strongly encouraged to apply. Please include headshot and cover letter specifying availability for audition dates and times with submission.

Produced by: Sarah Corbyn Woolf and Grace Herman-Holland

Directed by: Nick Auer, Sadah Espii Proctor, Lauren French, Grace Herman-Holland, Kirsten Peacock, Caedra Scott-Flaherty.

Audition times: Thursday, May 25th, 8-11 PM + Saturday, May 27th, 12:30-5 PM in NYC.

Rehearsing 6-10 hours/week in NYC at discretion of individual director in June; rehearsing 10-15 hours/week DAYTIMES ONLY on Governors Island in July; runs July 20th-30th DAYTIMES ONLY at Colonels Row House 408A on Governors Island.

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