Casting: Norfolk, Virginia

The Virginia Stage Company Casting Child/Teen Actor for “Beneath The Surface” in Norfolk, Virginia!

Virginia Stage Company with Norfolk State University Theatre Company at the Hermitage Museum and Garden

The Virginia Stage Company is seeking a child/teen actor for the supporting role of RK Sloane.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: RK Sloane (male, 10-ish years old appearing – casting up to age 15)  is the youngest son of Florence and William. He is quiet and shy, but very smart. Spends a lot of his time reading books – especially about magic. The role requires periods of sitting very still inside as well as running and jumping outdoors on the lawn. It requested that a family member or guardian accompany the actor to rehearsals and performances. 

Times:  2 Shows nightly. 7pm 
Tuesday, October 20 – “INVITED DRESS REHEARSAL” 
Wednesday, October 21 – “PREVIEW” 
Thursday, October 22 – “DISCOUNTED PERFORMANCE” 
Friday, October 23 – “OPENING NIGHT” 
Saturday, October 24 
Thursday, October 29 
Friday, October 30 
Saturday, October 31 

Rain Dates:
Sunday, November 1 (rain date #1)
Monday, November 2 (rain date #2)
Wednesday, November 4 (rain date #3)

Pay Rate: $100 Honorarium 

Show Summary:
In the fall of 2019 researchers discovered correspondence between Florence Sloane and the painter Douglas Volk that told of a tragic death on the grounds of the Hermitage Museum + Gardens. Join us for this immersive ghost hunting experience as we explore the letters, legal records, and psychic research collected over the past year in an attempt to understand what lies BENEATH THE SURFACE

This limited-run theatrical event is presented in conjunction with Patrick Mullins, the Virginia Stage Company, and Norfolk State University Theatre Company. Additional support from Warehouse of Theatre and CORE Theatre Company. Ages 18+

Advisory Warning: This event includes strobe lights and dark themes including discussion of death and the paranormal.

Rehearsal Dates: 
Monday, October 12 – 5-10pm – Rehearsal as available
Tuesday, October 13 – 5-10pm – Rehearsal as available
Wednesday, October 14, 5-10pm – Rehearsal as available
Thursday, October 15, 5-10pm  – Rehearsal as available
Friday, October 16, 5-10pm  – Rehearsal as available
Saturday, October 17 – 10am – 5pm –  – Rehearsal as available
Monday, October 19 – 5pm – 10pm – Tech/Dress Rehearsal

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