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Miracle Worker
Written by William Gibson
Auditions will be held Saturday, April 12th at 10AM
Call backs will be held Saturday, April 19th at 10AM
Rehearsals begin April 21st
Director: Diedra Celeste Miranda
Producers: David and Corrin Dietlein
Reading from the script will be required at the audition. Scripts will made available at the theater.
Auditions will be at Hale Centre Theatre located at 50 West Page Avenue in Gilbert. Auditions are by appointment only. Sign up on the Hale website at: www.haletheatrearizona.com. A headshot and resume are required.
The Miracle Worker will run Thursday and Friday evenings as well as two shows on Saturdays. Opening is May 22, 2014 for a seven-week run that ends on July 5, 2014.
Cast Breakdown

ANNIE SULLIVAN: Age 25-30. Slight Irish accent. Assertive. Determined. Direct. Courageous. Invincible spirit. Dry sense of humor. Haunted by a horrifying past. Physical strength and agility a must.

HELEN KELLER: Age 11-14, able to play age 6. Must not be taller than 4’5”. Deaf, blind, mute. A wild untamed animal. Vivacious! Untapped brilliant mind. Fiercely eager and curious. Brave and bold. Indomitable spirit. Physically fit and agile.

KATE KELLER: Age 27-35. Gentle. Intelligent. Sweet. A completely devoted and loving mother. Hopeful. Layered with grief.

CAPTAIN AURTHER KELLER: Age 40-45. Hearty Southern bred gentleman. Commanding and authoritative. Explosive temper. Earnest, with moments of deep compassion.

JAMES KELLER: Age 22-28. Indolent. Sardonic. Flippant, though he has good intentions.

AUNT EV: Age 40-50. Meddlesome. Persistent. Caring

MICHAEL ANAGANOS: Age 45-50. Teacher for the blind. Stern, but kind.

DOCTOR: Age 45-50.

VINEY: African American. 30-40. Cook. Servant. Sense of humor, earthy.

MARTHA: Age 9-10. African American

PERCY: Boy. Age 8-9. African American.

The Director

Diedra has been an actress and a director since she was 20. She received her AA degree in Theatre Arts from Santa Barbara City College before going to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. Favorite stage credits include: Maggie in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Nellie in South Pacific, Sophie in The Star Spangled Girl, Emily in The Belle of Amherst, Claudia in Nuts, and Sylvia in Broken Glass. This summer Diedra will be performing the role of Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire at The Group Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles.

Favorite directing credits include: To Kill A Mockingbird (Best Director Award - Stage and Screen), It’s A Wonderful Life, (Best Director Award - Broadway World), Wife Begins At Forty, A Murder Is Announced, Mary Queen Of Scots, Barefoot In The Park, The Christmas Stranger, Night Mother, Pillow Talk, A Loss of Roses, and others.

Diedra works as a private acting coach at the Group Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. She also instructs acting workshops for teens and adults at the Cultural Arts Centre in Thousand Oaks, California. Diedra is a proud member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA.
Directions 50 W Page Ave, Gilbert, AZ