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NVC Performing Arts Announces Auditions for Fall Production of “Night of the Living Dead”

Napa Valley College (NVC) Performing Arts invites the community to submit video auditions for the upcoming live stream performance of “Night of the Living Dead,” a co-production of NVC theater arts and The Streaming Theatre, which will be presented virtually on October 29, 2020 at 7 p.m. Audition tapes are due August 30.

The classic 1968 horror film, “Night of the Living Dead,” follows seven people trapped in a rural farmhouse under assault by an enlarging group of cannibalistic, undead corpses. Directed by NVC theater arts professor and artistic director, Jennifer King, in collaboration with digital director, Kevin Kemp from The Streaming Theatre, the story will be adapted as a play and live streamed through Zoom.

“This will be an extremely creative process as we develop the screen play from the iconic film into a Zoom presentation,” said King. “It is extremely rewarding and fun to make theater together on Zoom with The Streaming Theatre.”

To audition, submit a video recording of the radio announcer monologue from the film to by August 30, 2020 at 5 p.m.

All roles are open for actors ages 16 and older. Cast members must enroll in THEA 151: Contemporary Theater Production at NVC. Class starts September 8. Students in high school may receive dual enrollment transferable credit upon completion of the course.

For those interested in technical theater, THEA 143: Technical Theater in Production, Lights and Sound at NVC is offered. Class starts September 8. Technical theater students will learn how to develop digital and sound assets as well as lighting under the mentorship of The Streaming Theatre digital director Kevin Kemp, NVC technical director Matthew Cowell and NVC assistant technical director Keira Sullivan.


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