Grab 'Em By The Pussy: Or How To Stop Worrying & Love The Bomb is a Surrealist Vaudeville Farce that draws from Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Nietzsche, and revolves around examining the rise of Populism / Fascism / Brexit / Donald Trumpian figures and beliefs, told with the pomp and bang of circus feats and political comedy. The show touches on similar historical fascist movements and asks its audience to reconsider the 'WHYS' in the current global political landscape.
The piece will be performed as a diverse, 6-person ensemble. All artists will be contracted to the CAEA Artists Collective Policy.
Performances are scheduled at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace from October 25 to November 5, 2017. Rehearsals will begin in the last week of August.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR: Artists of different races, genders, sexual orientations, ages, sizes, backgrounds, artistic backgrounds;
*NOT NECESSARY, but If you're an ACROBAT, GYMNAST, CIRCUS-PERFORMER, CLOWN, PHYSICAL ACTOR, INTERPRETIVE, BURLESQUE or BREAK DANCER, JUGGLER, CLASSICAL-VIOLINIST, DRUMMER, UKULELE / BANJO PLAYER, OPERA-SINGER, DRAG PERFORMER; or any combination or in any similarity - We Would Also Love To Hear From You!
Auditions will take place end of July / early August, 2017. Deadline to submit applications is July 24.
TO SUBMIT: Please e-mail your headshot/resume to Ahad Abraxas at firstname.lastname@example.org; and indicate any preferred audition time. If you would like to note any special skills; please indicate so in the e-mail.
Selected candidates will be asked to prepare a short (or long) monologue, in any style they prefer - It could be Gertrude Stein or Dr. Faustus - We honestly don't care what it is specifically, as long as it's something you're passionate doing - and it wouldn't hurt if it was slightly outrageous. Sides will also be provided.