Thursday, October 13, 2011

Auditions for Austin Shakespeare: Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and a Bollywood Twelfth Night, October 29

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Austin Shakespeare

Auditions: Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia and Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Sat. Oct. 29, 2010 1 pm- 4 pm
Austin Creative Alliance Studio, 701 Tillery St. (click for map)


Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia
Performances: Feb. 2-19, 2012:
4 women/8 men, all with English dialect
To be performed at the Long Center, Rollins’ Theatre
Rehearsals begin Tues. Jan. 3
See below for plot and cast breakdown.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
Performances: May 3 - 27
To be performed in Zilker Park Hillside Theater
Rehearsals begin April 3
See below for plot and cast breakdown.

Auditioners are asked to prepare a 1- 2 min speech from any classic or Shakespeare play, including Twelfth Night, Arcadia or any Stoppard play. The piece may be memorized or read, but actors should be thoroughly familiar with the text. All roles are open. Including Actors Equity contracts under SPT 1.

To schedule an appointment time, contact

NOTE: Austin Shakespeare warmly encourages actors of all ethnic/racial backgrounds to audition. Twelfth Night will be done in a "Bollywood" style meaning the songs already in the play will be danced and sung reminiscent of contemporary Indian movies. Trained actors with an Indian background, who also have ability as dancers and singers are encouraged to audition. Casting will be open and "color-blind."

Actors are encouraged to read scripts before auditioning. Arcadia is available for check out at the Austin Creative Alliance, 701 Tillery St. Suite A-8, 78702. To check out a script please bring a $10 deposit (exact change or a check only). You may check out Arcadia for 24 hours. Twelfth Night is available at

Click 'Read more' for descriptions of the works and cast breakdown at

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