Night of the Living Dead - Summer 2017 Intensive

Directed by Ben Dyck

Ages: 10-17
Course # 173-45-31      
Fee: $150 


Audition: July 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM & July 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Rehearsals: August 7-17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (see below)
Performances: August 18-20, 2017


Due upon casting.

Show Information:

Run! Hide! Lock the doors!

After a NASA probe contaminated with mysterious radiation crashes to Earth, the recently deceased begin to rise again, and boy are they hungry! Fast-paced and packed with contagious humor, you’ll laugh yourself to death over these horrifically and hysterically misunderstood flesh-eating monsters.


  • News Anchor #1*: Serious, self-important.
  • Johnny: Barbara’s brother, nostalgic, teasing, gets eaten by Zombies. 
  • Barbara: Pretty much a hysterical mess from start to finish.
  • Ben: Brave, tough guy, man with a plan, a bit brooding.
  • The Zombies- a lovely mix of terrifying and hilarious
    • Zombie #1* (Gerald)
    • Zombie #2* (Madge)
    • Zombie #3* (Carl)
    • Zombie #4* (Tiffany)
  • Nancy Newsworthy*: A TV anchor reporting on the zombie outbreak.
  • Roger Reporter*: A field reporter interviewing citizens during the outbreak.
  • Dr. Scalpel*: A German doctor. Speaks with a German accent.
  • Betty Piper: A country bumpkin.
  • Sheriff Dwyer*: Authority urging everyone to take shelter. Likes the word “mayhem.”
  • Harry: A cowardly know-it-all. Argues with Ben. Married to Helen, father to Karen. 
  • Tom: Tries to serve as peacemaker between Ben and Harry. Newlyweds with Judy.
  • Sally Salsworth*: a reporter.
  • Helen: Married to Harry, mother of Karen. Can’t stand her husband.
  • Judy: Newlyweds with Tom. Young, innocent and naive.
  • News Anchor #2*: Every bit as serious and self-important as News Anchor #1.
  • Dr. Grimes*: An “expert.”
  • Karen: Daughter of Harry and Helen. Infected by zombie bite.


* Denotes role may be played by male or female with a change of character name to reflect gender.


Rehearsal Schedule:

  • August 7-11: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • August 14-17: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


  • Friday, August 18, 2017 at 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM

To purchase tickets, see our Night of the Living Dead production page.

Audition Information:

Friday, July 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM & Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM in the Studio Theatre

1020 N Howard Street, Spokane
Please use the South East entrance.

Auditionees should:

  • wear close-toed shoes
  • wear clothing they are comfortable moving around in

Audition will consist of:

  • cold readings from the script
  • demonstration their best undead, zombie movements. 

No payment is necessary until casting is announced.

*Campers are required to attend all sessions of their camp, including the final performance(s). 

For more information contact

Cancellation Policy

Full payment or scholarship application (with $10 initial payment) is due upon registration. A full refund will be issued for all cancellations until one week before the first session of class. For all cancellations within one week of the first session of class, a $25 cancellation fee will be assessed. No refunds will be given after the conclusion of the first session of class. No exceptions.


  May 2017