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UMFK Summer Theatre Program Holds Auditions

June 6, 2018

The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Summer Theatre program, now entering its eleventh season, is pleased to announce open auditions for its Summer 2018 production of, “Mother Courage and Her Children,” by Bertolt Brecht.

Auditions for this modern masterpiece will take place on June 18 and June 19, from 7:00PM - 9:00PM in Nadeau Conference Room at UMFK. Interested performers can show up anytime between 7:00PM and 9:00PM, and only need attend one of the two available sessions. Auditions are also available by appointment.

Actors, singers, and musicians of all ages and experience levels are sought, and actors of any gender identity are welcome for all roles. For those who do not care to be onstage, backstage and technical volunteers are also welcome.

“Since Fox Auditorium is closed for critical renovations this summer, we were looking for a show that would work well in an alternate location,” said Aaron Bernstein, UMFK Summer Theatre producer. “Mother Courage and Her Children, which takes place in various war zones, is a perfect play to perform outdoors. We’ll be setting up unique performance and audience areas on Crocker Beach at UMFK for this production. Expect live music, big characters, wild plot twists, and a healthy dose of dark humor in this one. Please come create some powerful theatre with us this summer.”

The performances of, “Mother Courage and Her Children,” will be held on Crocker Beach on Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29.

For more information, or to schedule an audition appointment outside the open auditions, please contact Aaron Bernstein at 207-834-7893, or aaronb@maine.edu, or find them on Facebook at UMFK Summer Theatre.