Casting Call

ART AT WORK announces a casting call seeking actors of all ages, particularly aged 50 and above.

Specifics: Indigenous First Nations women over 60; Indigenous First Nations young women between the ages of 12 and 18; African-born boys between the ages of 10 and 15; men over the age of 60 years. In addition – women, teens, and men of all ages. Musical and Dance abilities, and puppeteering experience, a plus. All are welcome. Call is for performers to participate in a week long workshop in preparation of a fully mounted production in upcoming September/October 2019 of Marty Pottenger’s epic theater event, MAINEUSA, a cultural and geological history of Maine told by a diverse group of actors, dancers, puppeteers, and musicians, with of all ages. Please see our web site for more project information. Workshop dates are March 31 – April 6 at a location TBD in Portland Maine area.


Saturday Feb 9 1:00pm to 4:00pm. 
Monday Feb 11,  3:00pm to 8:00pm.
Tuesday Feb 12,  3:00pm to 8:00pm.
Wednesday Feb 13, 5:00pm to 9:00pm.


FIRST PARISH UNITARIAN CHURCH, 425 Congress Street, Portland Maine 04101. Enter right side door.
PLEASE: Call my cell 207-450-4963 to schedule a time within days and hours listed above.

The audition will take approximately one hour of your time. The audition itself will be about 10 minutes, the rest of the time is an estimate of ‘waiting’ time since we don’t know how many people we’ll be juggling at this point. It could be less. First thing would be signing in. When audition begins, we’ll hope to hear a bit about audition-er, and then, a 3 to 4 minute reading of some section of the play, in narrative and/or dialogue form, with the possibility of rereading the section or reading a different section. Then probably a few more questions about schedules, etc. There will be time to ask us questions of the 2 to 4 of us as well.
Thanks much.


Christopher Akerlind (Director and Producer) and Marty Pottenger (Creator, Writer, and Producer)