Volunteers are the fuel that powers Burien Little Theatre. You can help make the magic happen!If you can do anything, Burien Little Theatre can use your help.
All of the theatre's administrative tasks, plus most of the work to stage our shows, are performed by people who donate their time.From seamstresses to board members, we only succeed because of the talent and labor of volunteers.
You don't have to be trained in theater to join the Burien Little Theatre family. If you can paint the walls in your living room, sew a shirt or put up a poster, you can help. And you will be guided by experienced volunteers.
Currently, our greatest needs are people to help with administrative tasks like addressing envelopes and copying, and publicity tasks like distributing posters to various businesses and writing promotional materials. But we are always looking for new recruits in every category because the more the merrier.
Here are just a few of the volunteer opportunities we offer:
Publicity - creating and distributing ads, press releases, posters, postcards, signs and other publicity materials
Auditions for comedy Noises Off! with Burien Actors Theatre
Burien Actors Theatre announces auditions for the award-winning comedy Noises Off!, written by Michael Frayn.
Arguably the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off! utilizes a
high-energy, diverse, comedic ensemble, portraying a manic troupe of
itinerant actors as they prepare, open, and tour a sex farce titled
“Nothing On!”. This fast-paced energetic comedy is filled with flubbed
lines, false entrances, backstage intrigue and errant sardines as the
actors struggle not merely to perform a play, but maintain their dignity
in increasingly challenging chaos. Actors of all ethnicities are
encouraged to audition.
Performances are at Burien Actors Theatre
from Feb. 21-March 23, 2013. Rehearsals begin in early January. $100
stipend provided. Directed by Marc “Mok” Moser.
Auditions are at Burien Actors Theatre
on Monday, Nov. 4 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 7:30 to
10 p.m. Callbacks are Sunday, Nov. 10 from noon to 5 p.m. Burien
Actors Theatre is located at 14501 Fourth Ave. S.W. in Burien.
audition, please prepare two contrasting short contemporary monologues
(serious/comedy) totaling 3 minutes maximum. British accents encouraged.
Bring resume and headshot. Callbacks will consist of cold readings from
the script with exploratory simple scene work using props.
Please make audition appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-242-5180.
-- age 30-55, all ethnicities. The Director of“Nothing On.” Lloyd is
passionate, suave, hot-tempered, and extremely harried. His show is
about to open and it is not going well. A bit of a ladies man, he is
carrying on with both Brooke and Poppy, which adds to his stress.
– age 50s, all ethnicities. An aging prima donna actress, plays Mrs.
Clackett, the housekeeper of the Brents’ country home in “Nothing On.”
Her retirement money is wrapped up in this production, so the stakes are
high for her. Basically sensible but prone to flights of melodrama. She
is having a great deal of trouble remembering her lines, props,
blocking. Capable of using spite or self-pity to get her way. Involved
with the much younger Garry.
Garry Lejeune – age
30s, all ethnicities. Actor, plays harried real estate broker Roger in
“Nothing On.” Means well. Believes in The Theatre. Tries to keep the
show going and everyone’s morale up, but often has trouble finishing his
sentences. His good nature is replaced with jealousy when he believes
Dotty has become involved with Frederick. (NOTE: This role involves
falling down a staircase. Stunt experience is extremely helpful.)
– age 20s-30s, all ethnicities. Actress, plays Vicki, who works for the
tax authorities and is trying to woo Roger in “Nothing On.” Blind as a
bat without her contacts, which have a tendency to pop out at bad times.
Carrying on with Lloyd, which is how she got her part in the show . . .
(NOTE: This role involves the physical demands of running up and down
stairs in heels, and the psychological demands of doing so whilst
wearing only underwear for a costume. Athleticism and bravery are
Belinda Blair – age 30s-40s,
all ethnicities. Actress, plays the charming and wealthy Flavia in
“Nothing On.” An experienced actress. Unfailingly positive and
reliable. Charming. A goodhearted busybody, who knows all the gossip
about the company. Attempts to keep the show going when it begins to
unravel. May harbor a little crush on Frederick.
– age 30s-40s, all ethnicities. Actor, plays the dashing and wealthy
Philip Brent in “Nothing On.” Currently in the middle of a nasty
divorce. A neurotic actor. Bumbling and filled with self doubt. A sweet
man. Not the brightest crayon in the box. Overly analytical about his
lines and blocking. Violence and blood upset him, causing him to faint
or get nosebleeds.
Selsdon Mowbray –a ge 60s-70s,
all ethnicities. Actor, plays the Burglar in “Nothing On.” Charming old
duffer of a an alcoholic stage veteran. Forgets lines. Misses
entrances. The entire cast attempts to keep him from getting his hands
on a bottle. Causes the company to panic when he cannot be found at all.
– age 20s, all ethnicities. The company’s Stage Manager. Very young,
inexperienced, Long-suffering, is absolutely and shamelessly taken
advantage of by Lloyd. Exhausted and completely sleep-deprived.
Responsible for an inhuman amount of tasks and forced to understudy
Poppy Norton-Taylor – age 30s, all
ethnicities. The company’s Assistant Stage Manager. Mousy, shy, maybe a
little plain. Along with Tim, takes the brunt of Lloyd’s and the actors’
abuse. Overworked and often on the verge of tears. Works frantically to
keep the show from completely falling apart, a hopeless (and thankless)
task. Carrying on with Lloyd. There’s something she hasn’t told Lloyd
yet . . .