Driveway Tour 2017 Puppeteer Auditions!

Audition Dates/Times:

·         February 13th, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

·         February 13th, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Open Eye Figure Theatre 506 E 24th St Minneapolis, MN 55404

General Description: Perform in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities this summer as an Open Eye Figure Theatre Driveway Tour Puppeteer. Learn the art of puppetry and experience a 13-year-old community-building program firsthand. Rehearsal and performance times vary, depending on the show, but will take place between May 1st and August 15th. A flexible summer schedule is a must!

Primary Job Function: Act as an ambassador for Open Eye Theatre in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities. As a Driveway Tour Puppeteer, you will perform, puppeteer and sing in puppet shows. You will also engage with the audience, hosts, and children after each performance. Before and after each performance, you will transport, unload, set up, and tear down the puppet theater from the touring vehicles.

Required:

  • Ability to project voice outside
  • Ability to perform outdoors in hot temperatures
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. 
  • Must be personable, outgoing, and punctual
  • Previous performance experience
  • 18+
  • NO PUPPETRY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Desired:

  • Experience with youth, all ages
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Driver's license a plus

For the Auditions

Auditions will be a group workshop. Please prepare a short, silly song (30-60 sec.) to be performed without accompaniment. Resumes and head shots are not required, but we will take them if you want.

Please sign up for an audition time by contacting drivewaytour@openeyetheatre.org or calling 612-874-6338.