Auditions for Fall 2019 Show

Theatre Unbound is seeking 10 actors and 3 musicians for our Fall 2019 production of Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad. Stipend paid. Non-union only.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019: 7:00-10:00pm
Wednesday, July 24, 2019: 7:00-10:00pm

Saturday, July 27, 2019: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Audition Location:
Epworth United Methodist Church
3207 37th Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55406

October 1 – November 15, 2019

November 16 – December 1, 2019
(No performance on Thanksgiving)

Performance Location:
Gremlin Theatre
550 North Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN 55114

Production Information:
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
Directed by Julie Phillips, Theatre Unbound Company Member

Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad is a chance for Penelope and the 12 murdered maids to voice their untold side of the story we know as the Odyssey. Through storytelling, movement, and song they grapple with themes of power, privilege, status, guilt, innocence, and the danger of silence by those with privilege but no power. 10 women+ actors and 3 musicians will play all the parts (goddesses, warriors, husbands, fathers, servants, mothers). We are actively seeking women+ from diverse backgrounds with the ability to play multiple roles and create as an ensemble.

To Schedule an Audition:
To schedule an appointment, please register online, and submit your with your headshot, resume.

To Prepare for the Audition:
No need to prepare a monologue. We will have sides at the auditions. Please prepare 16 bars of something to sing – accompaniment will not be provided. If cold reading will not highlight your best work and you would like to receive the sides in advance, email

Theatre Unbound delivers thought-provoking live theatre conceived and created by women, providing audiences with engaging, rarely-seen perspectives on issues that are relevant and universal.

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