Thursday, January 27, 2011

Auditions: Much Ado About Nothing, Present Company, February 7

Found on-line at, January 27:

Much Ado About Nothing, Penguin Editions

Auditions for

Much Ado About Nothing
Posted: January 27, 2011

Present Company, Austin's newest home-grown, innovative theatre collective is seeking new company members for i's First Annual Shakespeare on the Farm production of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be held at a beautiful organic farm just a five-minute drive from downtown Austin.

Auditions will be Monday, February 7th from 6:30-9:30pm at Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road.
(Click for map.) Call-backs will be Thursday 10th by appointment. Rehearsals will begin the following week, mostly focused on Saturday and Sunday morning/afternoons with weekday evening rehearsals scheduled around availability. Performance dates are Thurs-Sat evenings March 24th through April 9th, with the possibility of a Saturday or Sunday matinee.

Most actors will play multiple roles and casting will be mostly gender blind. Actors are asked to perform a 2 minute comedic Shakespearean monologue in prose or verse. Call backs will consist of sides from the play. Please submit a headshot and resume, prefered audition time, and the role(s) you would be most interested in to:

Walk-ins are also welcome and will be seen as time permits. Actors who play an instrument or sing are especially encouraged to attend.

We seek to fill the following roles: Benedick - Leonato - Don Pedro - Claudio/Sexton - Hero/1st Watch - Ursula/2nd Watch - Margaret/boy/messenger - Dogberry/lord - Borachio/messenger - Antonio/Friar Francis - Don John/Verges - Conrade/Balthazar

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