Author: Danielle Bailey Miller

Auditions/Call for Resumés

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Auditions for the upcoming Fall Tour, Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe will be held on Monday August 8 & 9 at 6:30PM at the ACC Library in Room A. Auditionees should prepare one one-minute Classical monologue. The production tours September 2016-March 2017. Auditionees must be available for daytime performances. To sign up for an audition time slot, email


Nightfall Summary & Characters:
From – “Edgar Allan Poe stands alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself — and us — that he’s not mad. The spell he weaves brings us a highly theatrical adaptation of four tales Poe himself considered his best: “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Enter the world of Poe and check your heartbeat at the door.”


5 actors will play a variety of roles
The Raven
Roderick Usher
Madeline Usher
The Raven


The Fall of the House of Usher
Roderick Usher
Madeline Usher


The Pit & the Pendulum


The Tell-Tale Heart
Old Man
Policeman #1
Policeman #2


Interested in working with RoA for Season 11? This is an open call for resumés for stage managers, designers, builders, musicians, actors, and teaching artists. Submit your resumé to


Remaining audition and submission dates include:
-August 22-September 26, 2016 – Open Submission/Applications for 4th Yuletide Celebration: Community Showcase. Applications will be made available online on August 22.
-January 9-10, 2017 – Auditions for Charlie & the Chocolate Factory 
-April 3-4, 2017 – Auditions for Shakespeare Under the Stars: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Season 11 Announcement

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Alice Cast

Season 11: 2016-2017
We are proud to announce our exciting season line up for 2016-2017!
Fall Tour
Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe by Eric Coble
ON TOUR September 2016 – March 2017
ONE NIGHT ONLY October 22 7PM at Seney Stovall Chapel.
We bring the show to your school, theatre, or venue!
Holiday Fundraiser
4th Yuletide Celebration: Community Showcase December 10 at 7:00 PM at Seney Stovall Chapel. FREE pre-show activities, games, and holiday treats on the lawn of Seney Stovall Chapel.
Page to Stage
Charlie & the Chocolate Factory adapted by Richard R. George
February 23 – March 4, 2017
School Shows 9:30AM & 11:30AM
Public Shows 7:00PM
at Seney-Stovall Chapel
Shakespeare Under the Stars
The Two Gentlemen of Verona – Summer 2017
Homeschool Academy Classes – Friday’s at 10AM
Session 1 – August 19 – September 23, 2016
Session 2 – October 7 – November 11, 2016
Session 3 – January 13 – February 17, 2017
Session 4 – April 7 – May 12, 2017
Spring Break Academy – March 6 – 10, 2017
Summer Academy – June 5 – 23, 2017


RoA THEATRE ACADEMY “Teaching Life Skills Through Stage Skills”

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