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Spirits in the Night

Casting Call for Roles in Spirits in the Night Tour!

Come ye brave-of-heart and prepare to audition for a part in an epic Victorian Thriller—Spirits in the Night—a new specialty thematic tour where history, haunting and horror converge in the shadows of the Lincoln-Tallman House.

The Rock County Historical Society will be holding open auditions for this new theatrical experience being offered at the campus during fourteen days in October. During the audition you may be asked to do a cold reading. We are looking for Cast and Crew Members as well. Serious actors only, please!

Spirits in the Night audition poster

Auditions will be held at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center on July 11, 12 & 13 from 6:30-9:00 PM (426 N. Jackson Street) on the Rock County Historical Society campus.

The proposed cast is as follows:

(There will be multiple people cast in the same role for scheduling purposes.)

  • Story-teller (age 50+)
  • Guide 1 (age 20+)
  • Guide 2 (age 20+)
  • Medium (Woman)
  • Young girl (age 6-10)
  • Young boy (age 8-12)
  • Young boy (age8-12)
  • Woman (age 20-30)
  • Woman (age 30+)
  • Man (age 30+)

The Society is working with Drywater Productions and select professionals from within the local performing arts community to develop this uniquely original theatrical experience using the RCHS campus as its stage.

For questions:

Contact: Craig L. Bergum

Email: [email protected]

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