IXION Auditioning for Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin
Audition Date: November 7
Audition Time: 5:30-8 PM
Location: Lansing Mall 5330 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917 (The former Tequila Cowboy/Overdrive location. Exterior entrance at the Northwest corner of the mall)
In this action-packed samurai story set inside the halls of an all-American high school, Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin tells the tale of Emi Edwards, a high school geekgurl whose fighting to overthrow the cruel shoguns of her school. However in her journey to right wrongs, will her own cravings for popularity and power corrupt her quest to save the school? Will she able to establish a new world order? Or will violence just beget more violence?
Please Note: While set in a high school, depending upon the audition pool we may have to pull a 90210 (the original, not the reboot) and cast older actors in some of the student roles. Also many roles may be combined to reduce overall cast size.
Auditioners will be performing cold reads from the script and are asked to attend the entire audition time. Masks will be required for unvaccinated participants.
Emi Edwards-Geek, badass, samurai, female, 17
Inside Girl-Emi's inside voice, female, 17
Laura-The girl that gets picked on/The lovable girl Emi saved, female, 17
Mary-Queen Bee in training, female, 17
Andrea Armstrong-Queen Bee, Shogun of the Royals, female, 18
Patrick-vengeful nerd, male, 15
DJ MC- Patrick's bully & Andrea's boyfriend, male, 18
Trey-QB1 in training, male, 17
Principal Parker-Hipster principal of EHS, 40s
Vice Principal Francone-Non-hipster vice principal of EHS, 40s
Counselor Theresa-Former cool kid turned teacher, female, 22
Jillie Lee-Second year senior, female, 19
Chantal-Patrick's online girlfriend, female, 18
Sheldon-Goth henchman, male, 17
Dustin-Goth henchman, male, 17
Thatcher-Drama Queen, Shogun of the Burnouts, female, 18
Sarah-Shogun of the Teen Tea Partiers, female, 18
Mom-Emi's self-centered mom, female, 40s
Dad-Emi's absentee dad, male 40s
Crystal-Co-Shogun of the band nerds, female, 18
Krysty-Co-Shogun of the band nerds, female, 18
Rocker Girl-Anxious girl in the park, female, 25
Walter-The real person behind Chantal, male, 16
Many of the roles will require stage combat. Prior experience isn't necessary, but certainly appreciated.
If you are unable to attend the audition, other arrangements can be made prior if necessary.
Auditions will be held in the former Overdrive/Tequila Cowboy location located on the northwest corner of the Lansing Mall. Use Overdrive's exterior entrance. There will not be access from within the mall.
For more information, email mailto:email@example.com call 517.775.4246.