Oil and Sugar
by Randy Wyatt
Direction by Scott Harman
Open Auditions: October 14 and 15 from noon-3pm (please be signed in by 2pm)
Location: 2nd floor of the Spectrum Theater at 160 Fountain NE.
Performance Dates: December 7-10, 14-16
Audition Requirements: Nothing needs to be memorized for the audition but you should make yourself familiar with the script and characters. Headshots and resumés encouraged. Please be prepared to list any potential schedule conflicts throughout the rehearsal process.
Characters: Roles are open to individuals of all genders, abilities, body sizes, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic statuses. Trans, nonbinary, and genderqueer actors highly encouraged to audition.
"Michael": Male presenting, 30’s-40's, Any ethnicity. A lawyer for Amway. He's well-meaning but with deep insecurities that test his relationships.
"Rusty": Male presenting, 30’s-40's, White. A passionate religious member seeking to right past wrongs and restore order in his life.
"Tanya": Female presenting, Any age over 30, Any ethnicity. A therapist passionately working to free her clients from the things that bind them.
"Mr. Carson": Male presenting, Any age over 50, White. The head of a religious order in northern Michigan who is seeking to restore his flock.
"Inque": [This role has been cast]
About the Director:
Scott Harman has been working as a director, actor, playwright, technician, and educator for more than twenty years. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Theatre and Director of Theatre Production at Aquinas College, and has worked professionally as an artist, technician and teacher in Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York. He holds an MA in Theatre History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a BA in Theatre and Dance from Alma College, and is a PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Every summer, he teaches young people from around the world at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, and acts with the Interlochen Shakespeare Festival. As a scholar, he works on issues of cognition, consent and neurodiversity in actor education. Scott is deeply honored to work on this show, having both admired the work of Actors’ Theatre and having benefitted greatly from the work that Randy Wyatt has brought to this community and its members.