Boundary Water Season: ‘Into the Woods’ and ‘Bright Star’

Expires: 2024/05/01
Paying up to $300.00 - $400.00 / week

Casting call for Broadway in the Boundary Water 2024 Season.

Production states: “We are thrilled to announce auditions for two spectacular productions set to grace the stage in the 2024 Broadway in the Boundary Water Season: Into the Woods and Bright Star. We are seeking a versatile performer to take on the roles of the Witch in Into the Woods and Mama Murphy/Ensemble in Bright Star.

About Broadway in the Boundary Waters:

Broadway in the Boundary Waters, part of Northern Lakes Arts Association, brings the magic of Broadway to the pristine wilderness of Ely, Minnesota. Nestled among the majestic pines and crystal-clear lakes of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, this unique theater experience offers an unparalleled blend of artistry and nature.

Why Ely, MN for the Summer is Amazing:

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Ely, Minnesota, for the summer. Here’s why working in Ely is an unforgettable experience:

Natural Beauty: Ely is surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes, including pristine lakes, lush forests, and stunning wildlife. Whether you enjoy hiking, kayaking, or simply soaking in the tranquility of nature, Ely offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration.

Community Spirit: Experience the warm hospitality and tight-knit community of Ely. From friendly locals to fellow artists, you’ll be welcomed with open arms and embraced as part of the Broadway in the Boundary Waters family.

Cultural Enrichment: Despite its small-town charm, Ely boasts a rich cultural scene that will inspire and delight you. From local art galleries and craft fairs to live music performances and community events, there’s always something exciting happening in Ely. Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and culture scene, and discover the creative spirit that thrives in this picturesque town. Whether you’re attending a gallery opening, participating in a theater production, or exploring the work of local artisans, Ely offers endless opportunities for cultural enrichment and artistic inspiration.

Sense of Adventure: Ely is a gateway to boundless outdoor adventures that will awaken your sense of exploration and discovery. From canoeing through pristine waterways to hiking along scenic trails, Ely offers adrenaline-pumping experiences and serene moments of solitude alike. Spend your days exploring hidden waterfalls, spotting wildlife in its natural habitat, and marveling at the breathtaking vistas around every corner. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply seeking new thrills, Ely promises an unforgettable summer filled with adventure and excitement.

Compensation and Benefits: In addition to the unforgettable experience, Broadway in the Boundary Waters offers competitive compensation of $3000, plus travel and housing accommodations. Stay active and healthy with a complimentary gym membership, ensuring you can fully enjoy all that Ely has to offer.

About the Productions:

Into the Woods intertwines the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel with an original story about a Baker and his Wife, who venture into the woods to lift a curse placed upon them by the Witch. This beloved Stephen Sondheim musical explores themes of family, wishes, and the consequences of our actions.

Bright Star, with music, book, and story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, is a moving tale set in the American South in the 1920s and 1940s. It follows the journey of Alice Murphy, a literary editor, as she uncovers the truth about her past and finds love in unexpected places. This heartwarming musical is filled with bluegrass-inspired music and a touching story of redemption and hope.”

1 Project roles
'The Witch'/'Mama Murphy/Ensemble'
Playing The Witch in "Into The Woods" and Mama Murphy/Ensemble in "Bright Star." Character Descriptions:Witch (Into the Woods): A complex character with a commanding presence, the Witch is both powerful and vulnerable. She seeks to break the curse placed upon her by reclaiming items stolen from her, leading her on a journey of self-discovery and redemption.Mama Murphy/Ensemble (Bright Star): Mama Murphy is a wise and spirited woman with a deep connection to the past. As part of the ensemble, the performer will bring energy and versatility to multiple roles, helping to shape the world of Bright Star.
Application deadline closed.