THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB, DCP Theatre, 04/23/2017

Theater Website: https://www.dcptheatre.com
Theater Phone: (215) 234-0966

Start date of auditions: 04/23/2017

Auditions for DCP Theatre’s production of the Jones Hope Wooten comedy “The Dixie Swim Club” will be held at the theatre (795 Ridge Rd Telford, PA) April 23 and 24 at 7:30 PM. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to sign in and fill out paperwork.

No appointment needed. Auditions will include cold readings from the script. All roles are non-union and non-paid. Headshot and resume appreciated, but not required.
Potential Callbacks: TBA

“The Dixie Swim Club” performances are
June 9, 10, 11*, 16, 17, 18*, 22, 23, 24
Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 8 PM. *Sunday matinees at 2 PM.

For more information, please contact Director Nancy Server Thompson nancy@nancykserver.com or 610-772-3791.

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge their relationships. Free from husbands, kids, and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. “The Dixie Swim Club” focuses on four of these weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years. The characters will be portrayed at ages forty-four, forty-nine, fifty-four, and seventy-seven.

SHEREE HOLLINGER, the perennial team captain, is practical, supportive and a fount of boundless energy. Never without her to-do lists or Pocket Scheduler, her tendency to be hyper-organized occasionally drives her friends a bit crazy. She’s the eternal tomboy, a health nut and all-American mom who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her family.

DINAH GRAYSON, the wise-cracking cynic of the group, has fought her way to the top and relishes the view. A lawyer in the biggest and most prestigious law firm in Atlanta, Dinah excels at everything… except romance. Armed with a dry martini and an even drier sense of humor, Dinah seldom reveals her softer side as she tackles life head-on.

LEXIE RICHARDS, a true Southern Belle who lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is the vain, youth-obsessed event planner for a chain of four-star hotels. She has never shied away from the occasional nip or tuck and keeps her cosmetic surgeon on speed dial. Always one to revel in her status as a man-magnet, Lexie can be counted on to share wild and hilarious tales of her romantic exploits.

JERI NEAL MCFEELEY is the ditzy ray of sunshine of the group. She’s perky and naïve and always sees the positive side of everything. Having been a nun for many years, Jeri Neal has been protected from life’s seamier side. Even though she appears to be predictable on the surface, Jeri Neal, recently relocated to Charlottesville, Virginia, continually makes life choices that surprise and amaze her friends.

VERNADETTE SIMMS is a hard-luck case if there ever was one. Marriage and motherhood came shortly after college; a dark cloud has hovered above her ever since. A public school teacher with limited finances and a problematic home life in Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina, Vernadette is self-deprecating by necessity. She faces her tribulations with gallows humor and the unwavering support of these lifelong friends.

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Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Ms. Bradford is founder and Managing Artistic Director of Bare Stage Theatre. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts and administrative abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster over 30 years ago, and leading STAGE to new levels of success.

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