Political Shenanigans_crChoreographer/director David Gordon and Pick Up Performance Co(s) will hold auditions Saturday, January 25, and Sunday, January 26, 2014, for volunteers in the development of Gordon’s POLITICAL SHENANIGANS: dancing w/ Brecht & Eisler.

Auditions will run from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, on the 2nd floor of the University of the.Arts building at 1401 Walnut Street (corner of Broad and Walnut Streets in Center City Philadelphia). Rubber-soled shoes or sneakers are required.

You may be asked to …

speak and sing
walk and run (backward and forward)
change character onstage with minimal costume change
work with visual devices (metal folding chair, rolling table/door frame/ladder, etc.)
do two or more actions while speaking or singing

Volunteers should be available to participate in all the POLITICAL SHENANIGANS sessions over March 5-23, 2014, at Christ Church Neighborhood House in Old City Philadelphia. Sessions will run:

  • Wednesdays-Fridays, 7:00-10:00 pm
  • Saturdays, 12:00-6:00 pm, with an open rehearsal in the last hour and a half
  • Sundays, 12:00-5:00 pm

To audition, submit your résumé, photo (head shot, please) and contact information to

Download our PDF flyer for information on audition requirements and the development of this work.