Cloud Man

  • Non-Equity
  • Anywhere

Website Filament Theatre

Where families come to play.

Pay Rate: $375/week + $30/performance if called + guaranteed $25 for HOLD during the final week
Audition Date and Time: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Audition Location: Filament Theatre- 4041 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60641
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Filament Theatre is now accepting submissions to understudy their upcoming fall touring production, a gentle one-person play featuring storytelling and puppets. In addition to connecting with artists for this fall production, Filament looks towards their future programming and would love to meet anyone interested in Filament’s work.

Artists of all genders, races, and abilities are invited to submit.

Show description: 

Cloudia has always had her head in the clouds. She is a cloud expert and all of her life she has dreamt of seeing a Cloud Man – an extremely rare creature who lives a quiet life high up in the sky.

Follow the clues to the very top of Cloud Mountain where the views are always surprising.

If you are lucky, you may see something very special indeed.

Material to Prepare:

Please complete the form linked below to request an audition slot. Additionally, please share a short blurb detailing your mission and experience as a teaching artist.

If audition is confirmed, you will be expected to prepare both sides 1 & 2 of Cloud Man, which will be provided to you no later than July 1, 2024.

Deadline to submit form: Friday, June 28.

Please complete an audition form:

Time Commitment:

- Dates subject to change.

Pre - Tour
- July 11, 2024, Attend performance, 12 - 3p

- September 23 - 26, 2024, Brush up rehearsal with principal performer and understudy performer/ Principal and Understudy may swap in and out
- September 30 - October 31, 2024, Performance Tour.
NOTE: During the tour, understudy is expected to attend at least three tour stops, each in a different week, over the duration of the run. Transportation is the responsibility of the artist.
- Week of October 28, HOLD

Designated U/S Rehearsals
- August 15-16, 4 - 6p
- August 22-23, 4 - 6p, with a possible producer run
- October 4, 2024
- October 11, 2024

Note: School performances will be scheduled M-Th, Call times will be no earlier than 7am and end of day will be no later than 5p. We will schedule no more than 6 performances a week and 2 performances per day. It is the performer’s responsibility to transport themselves to and from tour locations. Span of day shall not exceed 8 hours.

Character Type/Restrictions:

Seeking one Teaching Artist - Performer with excellent storytelling & facilitation skills with experience in puppetry.  All are encouraged to submit but Filament is particularly excited to meet artists who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

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