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ZEITGEIST’S RESIDENT THEATER COMPANY

Renegade Theater Company is committed to connecting the Duluth community to what theater is now; exploring the human condition, new ideas, re-imagination, and authentic storytelling.

Audition for the Duluth Story Project

Renegade is holding auditions for Duluth Story Project September 20 and 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Email Mary Fox to sign up for a 10 minute slot: mary@zeitgeistarts.com.

Please prepare a short monologue, comedic or dramatic. If you are unable to attend the auditions, please submit a video of your monologue via email before September 21. Monologues should not exceed 2 minutes.

You must be at least 12 years old to audition. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of your audition will be required. Please bring your ID.

Rehearsals will begin at the end of October. Tech begins November 13.
Performance dates: November – 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 28 & December – 2, 3, 4.

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Duluth Story Project

Storytelling is a way we can open hearts and minds and change policies and systems.

For the past year, Renegade has been collecting stories from the Duluth Community and now we get to share these stories starting November 18.

Through the Duluth Story Project, Renegade is working to uplift the unheard voices in our community with stories about life during COVID and the heightened racial unrest of 2020.

We will be highlighting these true stories as part of Renegade’s mission to create new work, and to provide a platform for our neighbors to safely share their experiences.

This project was created to not only promote healing in our community, but to show those with power and influence what the lived experiences of marginalized people in our neighborhoods look like and to inspire these leaders to create concrete change.

INTERMISSION IS OVER

Announcing our 2021 season

DADDY LONG LEGS
August 19–28

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Daddy Long Legs

Directed by Peter Froehlingsdorf.  Starring Amelia Barr and Jace LeGarde.

Based on the classic novel which inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire—a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen, the Brontë Sisters, and “Downton Abbey”—this heartwarming Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor has charmed audiences of all ages from Los Angeles to London. Critics are cheering: Daddy Long Legs has “echoes of She Loves Me and top-notch performances” and “is one of the most enthralling, entertaining and moving love stories on the American musical theater stage.

Starring our very own Amelia Barr, last seen as Alison Bechdel in Renegade’s sold out production of FUN HOME.

BETWEEN
October 21–30

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Between

Directed by Tom Isbell.  Written & Performed by Deryck Hak

The story of a young Cambodian-American as he comes to terms with his family’s experiences in the Cambodian Genocide, his own sexual identity, and his place between cultures. An award-winning, one-person play that asks the question: What’s it really like to grow up as an Asian-American in the United States? This production directly empowers our local creators to bring new life and new work to our very own community.

DULUTH STORY PROJECT
November 18–December 4

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Duluth Story Project

Starting in the spring of 2021, the first season of the Duluth Story Project will feature our historically underrepresented community members (specifically BIPOC, elders, and LGBTQIA+) with stories centered on their experience navigating COVID-19 and the racial injustice and social unrest of 2020. These stories will be gathered by Renegade and performed by Duluth artists and community members alike.

We’ll show our community the progress of this work throughout the summer months and end with a Renegade mainstage production in November of 2021.

HEALTH + SAFETY

The health and safety of our staff and patrons is our top priority.

Proof of full-course COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the previous 72 hours will be required to be shown before entering the theater.

Masks are required throughout the Zeitgeist Arts Building, including the theaters.

Seating will be at a limited capacity of 88 as opposed to 120.

All Zeitgeist staff and Renegade cast & crew are 100% vaccinated, so you know the people you interact with are protected & contributing to the community’s safety.

Cast & crew have been being COVID tested weekly & will continue to test & take appropriate precautions through the run of the show.

Zeitgeist has modern ventilation systems that bring in fresh air from outside regularly.

Mary Fox

Mary Fox

Artistic Director

OUR MISSION

It is the mission of Renegade Theater Company to entertain, enlighten, and inspire our community with bold, imaginative storytelling, brave new works, and unfailing support for the area’s talented artists.

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