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Auditions for Wasatch Theatre Company Season Opener
August 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT: Jim Martin, Wasatch Theatre Company Executive Director
STRENGTH AUDITIONSFriday July 9 at 9 pm
Monday August 1, 7-9 pm
Tuesday August 2, 7-9 pm
The Box, 124 South 400 West
Wasatch Theatre Company starts its 25th season with STRENGTH by local playwright Lori Brock. Lori is a playwright with cerebral palsy and writes about Sarah, a woman with cerebral palsy and her friends, several of whom also have disabilities. Auditions will be both in-person and virtual. Individuals interested in auditioning should prepare a one-minute monologue in the style of the show and either send it to Director Jim Martin at [email protected] or perform it in person on August 1st or 2nd between 7-9. Those auditioning in person should sign up for a time at https://calendly.com/jimm-wtc/auditions-strength. The director will only cast actors of disabilities to fill characters with disabilities.
Strength by Lori Brock will run September 2-10 at The Box Too, 130 South 400 West. A copy of the script can be found on the Wasatch Theatre Company website.
BETH: A young woman in her late twenties who has cerebral palsy that
significantly affects speech and coordination to the point that she needs
someone to feed her.
MARJORIE: Beth’s mother who is in her early sixties and has developed severe
MIKE: Beth’s friend and the leader of the Rolling and Roving Barons (Barons).
Mike is fit and uses a wheelchair.
TODD: A veteran member of the Barons in his sixties. Todd also uses a
wheelchair, and he is dying from lung cancer.
ANNIE: A server at Artie’s restaurant.
Wasatch Theatre Company is a local theatre organization that has been in operation since 1997. The group has performed at venues such as delis and coffee shops before spending the last ten years at The Rose Wagner performing Arts Building in downtown Salt Lake. WTC is now the resident theatre company of The Gateway and is housed at their performing arts space The Box and The Box Too.