The Lost Colony: Outdoor Symphonic Drama

The Lost Colony: Outdoor Symphonic Drama

CATEGORY: Performer

The Lost Colony
Manteo, NC 27954
US

Job Details

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Celebrating the 84th season of the Tony Honor recipient production, The Lost Colony presents a brand-new theatrical production of the largest outdoor symphonic drama, featuring dynamic new staging and choreography depicting Paul Green’s tale of America’s oldest mystery.  Located in Manteo, North Carolina.

CONTRACT
Seasonal Employment Agreement
Salary range: $222 - $400 / Week
Shared Housing Available 

ARTISTIC TEAM
Book: Paul Green
Score: Sam Davis
Director/Choreographer: Jeff Whiting
Native American Choreographer: Jerad Todacheenie
Drum Corps/Color Guard Choreographer: Justin Mabry
Stunt Coordinator: Jason Tate
Music Director: Jesse Kissel  

CAST BREAKDOWN
Note: All Native American roles will be cast with Indigenous performers.  

STORYTELLER
(Older Indigenous female identifying actor) The elder who knows all the stories of the land and provides the connection with the present and the past. 

JOHN BORDEN
(Young male identifying actor) Farmhand and hired laborer who rises in prominence and importance in the new colony because of his leadership skills.  Extraordinary sword fighter.

ANANIAS DARE
(Young male identifying actor) Educated young soldier who is quick to put aside the gentleman’s life to learn the ways of the New World.  Extraordinary sword fighter.

GOVERNOR JOHN WHITE
(Older male identifying actor) English colonial governor, explorer, artist and cartographer who will do anything for his daughter and granddaughter. 

SIMON FERNANDO
(Male identifying actor) Spanish navigator and sometime pirate.  Hot-tempered and spirited. Extraordinary sword fighter.  Fast, quick on his feet. 

MANTEO
(Young Indigenous male identifying actor) A Native American Croatoan, the chief of the tribe that befriends the colonists.  Helps the colonists navigate their way through the New World. 

WANCHESE
(Young Indigenous male identifying actor) The last known ruler of the Roanoke Native American tribe. Wanchese breaks from the colonists when they incite tribal violence. 

ELEANOR DARE
(Young female identifying actor) Head-strong, spirited and strong-willed.  Quick to speak the truth. Sings well.  

QUEEN ELIZABETH
(Older female identifying actor) Regal, wise, and does not suffer fools gladly. 

SIR WALTER RALEIGH
(Older male identifying actor) English landed gentleman, soldier, politician and explorer with a dream to establish the first English colony in the New World. 

OLD TOM
(Male identifying actor) The Falstaff of the New World, hard-drinking ne’er-do-well with a big heart. 

ENSEMBLE:
Seeking performers of Native American Descent of all ages, including Pow Wow Dancers (Fancy, Grass, Traditional, Jingle, etc.), Hoop Dancers. 

ENSEMBLE:
Seeking singers, actors, dancers of all ages (any ethnicity) to portray colonists, British soldiers, members of the Royal Court. Acro and Puppetry skills a plus. 

NATIVE AMERICAN DRUMMERS:
Seeking Drummers of Drum Group of Native American descent with experience playing powwow drums and hand drums. 

DRUMLINE/COLOR GUARD:
Seeking Drum Corps performers with proficiency in Snare Drum, Bass Drum, and Color Guard (flags, rifles, sabres). Any gender and any ethnicity.   

FIRE DANCER:
Also, seeking fire dancers.

DURATION

May 2, 2021 - August 21, 2021

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE

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