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announces Auditions for
Communicating Doors
A Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn

Directed by Katie Laris

Dear Actors - Due to the campus closure and the fire situation, final casting for COMMUNICATING DOORS will be announced after December 18.  Thank you for you patience.



Monday, November 13th, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 14th, 6:00-9:00PM
By appointment in the Jurkowitz Theatre
Callbacks in the Garvin Theatre: Monday, December 4th
Performances:  Wednesday, February 28-March 17, 2018, in the Garvin Theatre

On assignment at an upscale hotel, a cheerful sex specialist inadvertently becomes the chosen confessor to a businessman’s decades of criminal activity only to become the target of his psychopathic bodyguard.  Her escape through the communicating door becomes a time traveling device where she meets the businessman’s wife, a kind and confident woman.  Needing to go back and forth through time, they race to rewrite history and save themselves. Four of the six characters will be required to play different eras and ages and will be aged up or down as necessary.

Roles Available: 3 Females, 3 Males

Reece: 70 and 30 years old, a highly successful businessman who has stopped at nothing to succeed. Decrepit and sickly at age 70, then jovial and charming at 30, then charming and warm at 70.

Jessica: 25 and 45 years old, Reece’s first wife.  Happy but ditzy and a bit flustered honeymooner at age 25; confident and calm at age 45.

Ruella: Reece’s second wife, age 45 throughout; a strong, compassionate, warm and kind person with a great sense of humor and poise.

Phoebe: Aged 33 throughout. Dominatrix by trade, but rather innocent and vulnerable when not in character; likeable and funny.

Julian: Aged 45 and 65; Reece’s longtime business associate, best friend and hired killer.  A maniac who has killed his mother and many others.  Psychopath.  Brutal. Powerful.

Harold: Aged 35 and 55; officious and overly proprietorial at age 35; at age 55 wants to please his customers; harbors a dream of boating on the Mediterranean.

CONTACT Christina Frank at 965-0581, ext. 2376. Or email  Auditionees can either read with a partner of their choice, or with a casting assistant. Sides will be provided via email after appt. is made.  APPOINTMENTS WILL BE TAKEN BEGINNING:  Thursday, November 2nd, 10 to 4pm


 The Theatre Group at SBCC invites

Actors to submit casting information for upcoming season.

The Theatre Group at SBCC, in preparation for the upcoming season that begins in summer of 2016, we are inviting actors to submit headshots and resumes for future casting consideration.

The Theatre Group at SBCC (formerly SBCC Theatre Group) is the oldest active theatre company in the Santa Barbara region with a long history of artistic excellence. We work with union and non-union actors and present a wide-ranging season of five productions that generally include a musical, contemporary dramas and comedies, as well as classical plays. Our season runs from summer through spring each year. For the 2017-18 season, starting in July 2017, we will be presenting HIGH SOCIETY the Musical, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, COMMUNICATING DOORS and CRIMES OF THE HEART.

Actors should submit materials to Pam Lasker, Theatre Manager, The Theatre Group at SBCC, 721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California, 93109. Electronic submittals and/or web resume links may be sent to Pam Lasker at, please put "casting" in the subject line. Open audition notices are sent out by email for each production. Please include your email address if you would like to receive notices.


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