AUDITION NOTICE: Leaving Eden or Dancing with Dissonance

 16 May
 Ruth Vine Tyler Library
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 Silver Summit Theatre Co.
Silver Summit Theatre Company announces open auditions for Leaving Eden: Latter-day Stories, which will make it's WORLD PREMIERE at the first annual GREATER SALT LAKE FRINGE FESTIVAL, August -9, 2015. Directed by Michele Rideout. Leaving Eden: Latter-day Stories is a project that seeks to explore and examine the LDS faith crisis, transition, and inevitable spiritual journies members experience when faced with historicity and doctrinal issues they find disturbing. Cognitive dissonance, why people leave, and also why people stay even after learning new information that leads others out of the LDS Church, will be looked at. Latter-day Saints who experience such a crisis often refer to what is known by those who become disaffected as a "shelf" upon which these doctrinal and historical questions and doubts are placed. What happens when there is too much on the shelf and it collapses? What happens to families when one of it's members goes through a faith crisis and/or ultimately leaves the faith of the family? WHEN: Auditions will be held on Saturday May 16th from 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM. at the Ruth Vine Tyler Library located at 8041 S. Wood Street in Midvale. Rehearsals will begin July 6th through to performances. WHO: Needed are actors 18 to 80 to fill a handful of available roles. All body types, all ethnicities. WHAT: Audition slots are 5 minutes in length. Please prepare a 1-2 minute comedic monologue AND a 1-2 minute dramatic or classic monologue. -Please sign up for an audition time slot on the 16th here: -Please double check that you are signing up for the right date (May 16th) -Please complete the audition form in advance to insure we stay on schedule. It can be down loaded and printed off here: -If you cannot print in advance, please come early to complete the form prior to your audition. -There are no AEA contracts available. -A small stipend may be available for those who are cast. All questions regarding auditions should be sent to To learn more about Silver Summit Theatre Company please visit

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