CGP AUDITION – Round 3! FEB. 19

Control Group Open Audition

Control Group Productions, resident company at Denver’s Work|Space at the Laundry, is looking for performer-collaborators to join us for several upcoming works, including our current project, which runs 4/20-28, and our 2012-13 season starting in September.

Control Group makes intermedia performance, allowing the purpose and process to guide the form of the product. With movement as our common basis, we create works that reach into our full toolbox as performers, engaging voice, character, objects, environment, etc. to fully mine the potentials of the live stage as a situation and a medium. Check out a retrospective of our recent works here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJVijpEg28c

We’re looking for collaborators with broad physical facility, strong performance presence, and familiarity with collaborative making. We rehearse 6-12 hours/week in 2- to 6-month processes. Payment for performances (working on rehearsal wage soon).

AUDITION DETAILS

February 19, 2-6pm (includes brief group warm-up)
or by appointment
at WORK|SPACE Denver
2701 Lawrence St., Denver, CO 80212

 

 

Arrive ready for an active warm-up, repertory playtime, and material development. RSVP to patrick@controlgroupproductions.org with a resume and your intended audition date. If you are interested in the project but not available for either date, please contact us to find another time to meet.

 

PROJECT DETAILS

Project 1: A Return to Awe [working title]
Rehearsals: Mondays and Fridays during the day (flexible), April and May.
Performances: late July at American Dance Festival in Durham, NC.
Description: taking over an existing role for touring of our current work.

Project 2: [STORIES project V2 / working title]
Rehearsals: Fridays and TBA, September through January.
Performances: January 2013, 2 weekends.
Possible further in-area and touring performances.
Description: Collaborating as a performer on a new work.

 

a bit about the projects:
Both the current project and the fall project(s) are part of an exploration revolving around Romanticism, with echoes into fairytales and the 60s…

…the relationship between the self and our surroundings in a world that exceeds our understandability…

…the supernatural, the unknowable, the forest-chaos / and the idea that we, or some, are special within this…

…The solitary artist genius, the supernatural being, the Other…

…The search for secret vistas and altered states, the journey and the being-in-the-moment, the emergence of the unexpected from within the self…

Fun fun stuff.

 

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