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Auditions for The Chameleon Theatre Circle

The Chameleon Theatre Circle announces auditions for the suspense classic Wait Until Dark!

Auditions will take place on Saturday, June 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, June 12 from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville MN 55337. Callbacks will take place on Wednesday, June 15 at the same location.

Auditions are by appointment only. To register, email Andrew Troth at andrew@chameleontheatre.org, specifying your preferred day and any time preferences, and you will be assigned an audition time. Please include a phone number in your email.

Actors should prepare 1 or 2 contemporary monologues, not to exceed 3 minutes total. All roles are available. Actors of all varieties are welcome and encouraged to audition.

$50 stipend paid.

All performances will take place at the Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337.

About the show:

Wait Until Dark
by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by Ben Layne
December 2 - 18, 2016

Is there anyone Susan can trust? Navigating life as a blind woman in 1944 in New York City is hard enough; getting innocently caught up in the competing schemes of con men and murderers is not a complication she needs! Tension mounts as Susan becomes increasingly aware of the danger she’s in – but those who would manipulate her underestimate her at their own peril. Join us for an updated version of this suspenseful classic!


Susan - 30's, Female, blind. She might seem harmless, but she's a survivor.

Carlino - 30's - 40's, Male. An imposing figure, maybe a little sloppy, and more than a little careless.

Harry Roat - 30's - 40's, Male. A man who can seem perfectly harmless, but something about him is unsettling. Wheels always spinning, making it up a little as he goes along. Always puts himself first.

Mike - 30's, Male. Charming. The handsome boy next door, grown into a man.

Sam - 30's, Male. Susan's photographer husband. A good man at his core, but whose PTSD brings an edge to him.

Gloria - teen, Female (could be played by an older actor who reads younger). A kid on her own with a rough home situation.

Rehearsal Schedule: Up to five nights per week starting in early October.

Performances: December 2-18, 2016 (Fri-Mon, Fri-Sun, Thu-Sun; 11 total)

Questions? Contact Andrew at andrew@chameleontheatre.org!