How can I get involved? Easily! All you have to do is contact Founding Director Patrick McGregor and express your interest. He will respond quickly and discuss opportunities to audition or interview. In your initial email please include areas of interest and either a resume or a short summary of experience. If you don't have any experience, that's cool too! Our experienced staff will be happy to teach you! Contact Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are auditions like? For straight shows (non-musicals), the audition will consist of a short reading from the script. Additionally for musicals, the audition will also have a short vocal audition (either from the show or prepared before hand). Our vocal director will also quickly run you through scales to determine your vocal range. Shots in the Dark auditions are always laid back and the Company assures a relaxed, welcoming environment.
Can I submit shows to Shots in the Dark? Shots in the Dark is always searching for different shows that might interest our audience! Our Board of Directors meet every summer to discuss titles and leave this meeting with a tentative schedule for the upcoming season. Anybody is welcome to submit titles to this discussion and you can rest assured your suggestions will be strongly considered.
Does Shots in the Dark pay? Shots in the Dark doesn't pay participants in all of our productions. In special cases (Directors, Playwrights, Designers, Guest Performers, Artists in Residence) we will pay small stipends. We are currently making an effort to pay all involved in some way, starting with out production of Next to Normal this coming summer.
How much does it cost to be involved? The only time Shots in the Dark ever asks it's members to contribute money is when the cost of the royalties is too much to be covered out of our company budget. This is generally the case when performing a large musical and we rarely ask for more than $50 from each person involved. This is usually on a volunteer basis.
Where can I send donations? Please mail your cash or check donations to:
Patrick McGregor II
Shots in the Dark ITC
P.O. Box 1744
Westerville, OH. 43086
For checks, please make out to "Patrick McGregor II" and address the memo line as "Shots in the Dark