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Constellation Stage & Screen is committed to an inclusive approach to casting. Actors of all types and abilities are encouraged to submit for the role with which they identify. Constellation takes pride in hiring local (Bloomington/Indianapolis-area) artists, but there are occasionally opportunities for non-local guest artists.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical!

This spring Constellation for Kids will feature a musical adaptation of Mo Willem’s beloved book. Kate Galvin, Director. Sue Swaney, Musical Director. Nicholas Ranauro, Choreographer. This is a high energy, 1-hour show with a catchy score and puppets! Original cast album is available on Spotify here

Seeking local (Bloomington/Indianapolis area) Non-Equity actors for all roles. Director is open to considering kids/teens (8-18) for some ensemble roles, noted below. Rehearsals and will generally be evenings during the week and daytime on the weekends. The performance schedule will include several 10am student matinees during the week, so some flexibility in scheduling is required. 

1st Rehearsal – April 4th
Performances – April 26th – May 14th

Local auditions will be held by appointment on February 15th, with callbacks on February 18th. 

This will be a fully vaccinated company. All actors, creatives and crew members will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination and Covid safety protocols, such as testing, will be in place.

Seeking singer/actors for the following roles: 

THE PIGEON: Tenor, age 18+, any ethnicity. The Pigeon is a rod puppet operated by a high energy actor who can hold the stage and enjoys having fun with the audience. The Pigeon wants things he can’t have, and he isn’t afraid to be a little sneaky to try to get them. He’s mischievous and fun! 

THE BUS DRIVER: Mezzo-belter, age 18+, any ethnicity. The Bus Driver means business! She loves her job and takes pride in her work. Seeking an actress who can bring a sense of authority with a healthy dose of humor. 

ACTOR 3: Vocal range flexible, any age, any ethnicity. This actor plays multiple roles, including a Hot Dog Vendor, a Business Man and others. Seeking a versatile actor/singer who is willing to be silly. Open to considering children and teens for this role (8-18), as well as adults. 

ACTOR 4: Vocal range flexible, any age, any ethnicity. This actor plays multiple minor roles, primarily by operating puppets or supplying vocalized sound effects (of the Bus Engine). Actor must be a creative and versatile performer who is willing to be silly. Open to considering children and teens for this role (8-18), as well as adults. 

ACTOR 5: Vocal range flexible, any age, any ethnicity. This actor plays multiple roles, including a City Worker, an angsty Teenager and others. Seeking a versatile actor/singer who is willing to be silly. Open to considering children and teens for this role (8-18), as well as adults. 

ACTOR 6: Vocal range flexible, any age, any ethnicity. This actor plays multiple roles, but primarily a Little Old Lady. Seeking a versatile actor/singer who is willing to be silly. Open to considering children and teens for this role (8-18), as well as adults. 

To submit for casting consideration, email a photo and performance resume, along with a short note of interest to casting@seeconstellation.org with the subject line “Pigeon Submission” by Friday February 3rd.

The Moon & The Sea – World Premiere

Constellation is proud to produce the World Premiere of The Moon & The Sea by Creighton Irons and Douglas Lyons. Josh Rhodes, Director/Choreographer. Musical Director TBA. This is a bittersweet romance with an indie-pop influenced score. See here for more information and full performance schedule. Demos are available on Band Camp.

Seeking local (Bloomington/Indianapolis area) actors for all roles. Equity and Non-Equity actors needed. Rehearsals and performances will generally be evenings during the week and daytime on the weekends. 

1st Rehearsal – May 16
Performances – June 8-25

Local auditions will be held by appointment and will take place in person on the weekend of Feb. 11th & 12th. 

This will be a fully vaccinated company. All actors, creatives and crew members will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination and Covid safety protocols, such as testing, will be in place.

Seeking singer/actors for the following roles: 

MOON & (OTHERS): Mezzo-Soprano, early 30’s-40’s. All ethnicities strongly encouraged. A force of nature with a voice that swells a room. She doubles as (DEBORAH), Charlie’s very Jewish and overbearing mother and (RHONDA), a bartender. A versatile comedian with vocals like Oleta Adams. 

SEA & (OTHERS): Bari-tenor, early 30’s-40’s. All ethnicities strongly encouraged. A seductive voice who evokes power through his stillness. He doubles as (FRANKIE), a bubbly bar owner and (HUNTER), a bartender. A versatile comedian with vocals like Luther Vandross.

CHARLIE: Tenor, mid 20’s-30’s. All ethnicities strongly encouraged. Must play guitar well. A complicated soul with a broken heart, who’s still holding on to the past. To navigate his healing he’s abandoned his music.

ELIJAH: Non-singing role. Mid 20’s-30’s. All ethnicities strongly encouraged. He’s constantly unaware of his volume. The best-friend and hype man full of fantastic intentions, coupled with poor timing. He cares for Charlie like a brother. Natural comedian. 

ERIN: Mezzo-Soprano, mid 20’s-30’s. A Woman of Color. She’s sweet but firm. Big decisions scare her so she tends to run, well until she’s found something safe. 

DOUG: Bari-Tenor, mid 30’s-40’s. All ethnicities strongly encouraged. Erin’s fiancé. An accomplished musician, who’s already been through one marriage. He’s a people person who loves to socialize. Both charming and corny.

To submit for casting consideration, email a photo and performance resume, along with a short note of interest to casting@seeconstellation.org with the subject line “Moon Submission” by Friday February 3rd. 

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Bloomington, IN 47404
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Bloomington, IN 47408

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Buskirk Chumley Theater
114 E Kirkwood
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107 W 9th St.
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122 S Walnut St

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