AUDITION!  AUDITION!  AUDITION!

Out of the Box 2018

seeks rising 4th – 6th grade actors for…

BUILDING A BEST SELF

-A Story About Integrity-

AUDITIONS
Auditions will be held on Monday, June 18 from 3pm – 7pm, by appointment.
Email matthew@artbarn.org to sign up for a 20-minute audition slot.

ABOUT OUT OF THE BOX PRODUCTIONS
Open to actors entering 4th – 6th grades, Out of the Box Productions is an audition-based, community service performance troupe that brings socially relevant theatre into the Brookline Public Schools and the surrounding community. Each year two casts of 4th-6th grade actors travel an original show to all eight Brookline elementary schools, reaching nearly every K-6 student in Brookline. Previous shows include: Follow The Leader, Tech Message, Dear Failure, The Popularity Pandemic, Express Yourself Gettin’ Down In The Dump.

ABOUT THIS YEAR’S SHOW
This season will debut a brand new Out Of The Box play, penned by playwright and composer Adam Brooks, tentatively titled BUILDING A BEST SELF: A Story About Integrity. When a cheating scandal threatens the hard-won success of an entire group, each individual must confront their own sense of integrity as they wrestle with how to proceed. Is there ever a cause so worthy that it is okay to cheat? If those who had nothing to do with the cheating will also be hurt by revealing the cheater, is it okay to keep it a secret? Is it better to be a loyal friend or an honest one? BUILDING A BEST SELF is less concerned with the answers to those questions, and more concerned with how each of us arrives at those answers. How do we understand this complex and often vague idea of integrity, and what does ‘being your best self’ really mean?

TENTATIVE REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Rehearsals:
Monday – Friday, August 27 – 31 from 9am – 12pm
Tuesday September 4 & Wednesday September 5, time TBD.
Friday September 7 from 2pm – 6pm
Tuesdays September 11, 18, & 25 from 3pm – 6pm
Thursdays September 13, 20, & 27 from 3pm – 6pm
Sunday September 30 from 1pm – 5pm
Tuesday October 2 from 3pm – 7pm

Performances:
Out of the Box tours to the Brookline Elementary Schools on weekday mornings in October & will perform on one Sunday in October at the Boston Children’s Museum. Exact dates & times TBD

*Note – actors must be able to commit to all rehearsals and performances in order to be considered for this production.