Event by The Orpheus Theatre Company and Theater of the Seventh Sister

Historic Rock Ford

Theater of the Seventh Sister and Orpheus Theater Company are holding auditions for a full outdoor production of the play Penthesilea: The Woman Who Killed Achilles, written by Tyler Rossi, directed by Jeremiah Miller, on Monday, June 28 from 6:00-9:00 pm, and if necessary on Tuesday June 29 from 6:00-9:00.

Show dates will be Sept. 9-12, 2021.

Auditions will be held at Historic Rock Ford, 881 Rockford Rd Lancaster PA 17602.

Auditions are by appointment. Please email alyssa.rader@gmail.com for an audition appointment time.

Please attach your headshot and resume when you email us about an audition appointment, or, bring along a hard copy to the audition. Actors need to perform a prepared one-two minute classical or contemporary monologue. In addition, actors need to be prepared to read from sides that night, if asked. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled time so that you can complete an audition form and list any conflicts you may have.

Actors will need to be fully vaccinated by the start of the rehearsal process.

All artists will be stipended.

Character Descriptions:

APHRODITE/HELEN: Greek goddess of love/former Queen of Sparta. Lover of PARIS. wears a veil, 20s-30s.

PARIS: prince of Troy, brother to CASSANDRA, Lover of HELEN, 20s-30s.

AMAZONIAN: a warrior in PENTHESILEA’s court, 20s-50s who doubles as a fight track character.

ACHILLES: Greatest warrior of Greece 20’s-40’s

ARES/AJAX, the lesser: god of war/one of the great warriors of Greece, doesn’t hold a candle to Achilles, 20’s – 40’s

Barbara Barden Dance Series 2021

– A tribute to Barbara Barden

Information coming soon Theater of the Seventh Sister is looking for choreographers to present their work in the Barbara Barden Dance Series later this Fall. We hope you will want to be a part of this venture!

Please let us know if you are interested in participating. 

This concert series will continue the TSS vision of Artistic Village by providing an opportunity for local and regional choreographers to perform their newly created and evolving work. By offering space for creativity for nearly thirty years, TSS has been able to present versatile and provocative Evening Dance Stories and Dance Concerts.

This Dance Series is dedicated to the life of Barbara Barden; local actress, director, and choreographer of many area productions involving High Schools, Operas, Colleges, Dance and Theater Companies; including Theater of the Seventh Sister. TSS hopes to continue her vision of sharing the art of dance with audiences from ages one to one hundred and one!

 Information tech sheets are to be filled out and emailed to Priscilla Kaufhold dressndance@comcast.net or Melissa Goodling ravenstudio119@gmail.com by October 18, 2019. Tech/Dress Rehearsal is Friday, November 22nd. Please pass this invitation on to other choreographers who may be interested to showcase their work! 

Thank you,

Priscilla Kaufhold & Melissa Goodling (on behalf of TSS)

WHO: Theater of the Seventh Sister

WHAT: Barbara Barden Dance Series 



TICKETS:  general admission; from TSS website or at the door

FOR DANCE SERIES INFORMATION CONTACT: Priscilla Kaufhold 717-606-2360, dressndance@comcast.net or Melissa Goodling at ravenstudio119@gmail.com

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