Announcing Auditions for the 2019 Philly Fringe Festival Production of Myths & Monsters at PHIT!

Philly Improv Theater is excited to announce that we are holding auditions for a new production of Myths & Monsters once again directed by the fantastic Nick Gillette! A remount of the 2011 Fringe Festival hit, MYTHS & MONSTERS is a live improvised performance following the story beats of Joseph Campbell’s theory of the hero’s journey. A team of actors depict monstrous beasts and terrifying deities encountered during a spontaneously created theatrical tale of trials and transformation of a lone hero. Are you interested in being a myth and/or monster? We hope to see you at auditions!

DATE: Tuesday, May 28th
TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
AUDITION: Improvised.  Information given at audition. Please wear comfortable clothing.
CALLBACKS: Tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Please note that callbacks may not be necessary following auditions.

Wednesdays, September 4th, 2019 @ 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 @ 8:30 p.m.
Friday, September 6th, 2019 @ 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 7th, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7th, 2019 @ 8:30 p.m.

Nick Gillette is a physical theatre artist, a co-founder of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, and for more than a decade an instructor and performer at the Philly Improv Theater. He is a graduate of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, a 2014 New York Live Arts Fresh Tracks resident artist, a 2016 Colgate University Christian A. Johnson resident artist, and currently a resident artist at the Philadelphia School for Circus Arts. With Almanac he has collaborated to devise and perform Communitas (2014), Nightfall (2014), The Fleecing (2015), Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes (2015 & 2017),  IAMMADEOFSTARS (2016), Exile2588 (2016) and Demon Magick Seminar (2017). He has performed with Cabaret Red Light, BRAT Productions, Lighting Rod Special, Pig Iron Theatre Co., Alex Bechtel, and Philly Improv Theater. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two children.

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