Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Auditioning Teens for Roles of Benvolio and the Prince in Romeo and Julieta, Austin Shakespeare, May 27 and 28, 2013

Austin Shakespeare, TX

Young Shakespeare auditions for the roles of Benvolio and the Prince (only) for Romeo and Julieta Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

Waller Creek School Theater, 710 East 41st Street (off Red River)

ADDITIONAL AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT for the AUSTIN SHAKESPEARE'S production of Romeo and Julieta for the roles of Benvolio and The Prince only. Teen Actors of all ethnic/racial backgrounds. Staged with professional director, and designers.

Performance dates: June 20 - 23, 27 – 30 Thurs-Sat at 8 pm

Performances at the Curtain Theatre a 220-seat replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater, off City Park Rd., Austin TX.

Rehearsals: May 28 - June 19, weekday evenings and weekends at Waller Creek Theater, 41st &Red River

Now in its Fifth year, Young Shakespeare culminates in a professionally staged production at The Curtain Theater, Richard Garriott’s replica of an Elizabethan theater on the shores of Lake Austin. 

Artistic Director Ann Ciccolella, who will direct the program, said, “We have had amazing productions by fostering atmosphere of confidence and joy for teen actors to flourish as they tackle Shakespeare’s best-loved script.” Austin Shakespeare productions of free Shakespeare in Zilker Park as well as The Long Center’s Rolling Theatre. “Our free audition workshops have always been welcoming and strengthening environment for young people.” Young Shakespeare uses cross-gender casting where girls often play male roles. This production will have some Spanish language along side Shakespeare original script, so bi-lingual youngsters are especially encouraged to audition. 

TUITION: $500 fee for everyone cast.

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