Napa Valley Conservatory Theater Holds Auditions July 30
forThe Laramie Project: 10 Years Later
Napa Valley Conservatory Theater (NVCT) announces auditions for the first show of the 2012-13 Season: The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later. Directed by NVCT Artistic Director and Napa Valley College professor, Jennifer King, the auditions will be held on July 30 at 6:00 p.m. in the Studio Theater at Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center, located at 2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy. in Napa. Actors are asked to be prepared to read from the script. No appointment is necessary. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer King at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later runs Sept. 21-30 and is written by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber.
The history of The Laramie Project at Napa Valley College (NVC): In 2002, the NVC production of The Laramie Project, directed by Jennifer King, became a theatrical phenomenon, breaking box office records and creating a call to community. A decade later, NVCT presents The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later. This epilogue focuses on the long-term effects of the murder of Matthew Shepard on the Wyoming town where he lived—and on the nation as a whole. The play includes follow-up interviews with many of the show’s original subjects as well as comments from Matthew’s mother, Judy Shepard, and his murderer, Aaron McKinney.