Thursday, July 7, 2011

Auditions for roles in Hamlet and Macbeth, Austin Drama Club, July 13

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Japhy Fernandes as Macbeth (Austin Drama Club)

AUSTIN DRAMA CLUB seeks actors for upcoming productions of Hamlet and Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Audition July 13th!

The productions are to be performed in San Antonio at PASA ( Performing Arts of San Antonio) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 8 pm.

The shows will rehearse in Austin at the same time with several actors working in both casts. Shows will go up in late August and early September.

We are looking for an actress full of spirit and soul to play the parts Lady Macbeth, or Lady Macduff in Macbeth. And the role of Ophelia is still available in Hamlet. The roles of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in Hamlet are also available to women.

For men there are 3 are 4 supporting roles in each production available. The roles of Laertes and Horatio are needed for Hamlet.

Auditions are from 8 to 9:30pm at Austin Music Lab, 1306 West Oltorf, Austin, Texas. Room 30 This is about a block from South Lamar. They have plenty of free parking, soda and candy machines. On wed July 13th. You must be there by 8 pm to be seen. Auditions will consist of reading from the scripts which will be provided.

All actors will receive a portion of the box office. Also a portion of the box office will go to a children's charity.

You can let us know you're coming or send your resume in advance to

Japhy Fernandes has acted and directed both these shows several times, playing the roles of Lennox (SFASU), Macbeth in 4 Austin Drama Club productions and most recently Malcolm in Macbeth 67 @ the Vortex. He plays the role of Claudius in Hamlet. Rob Novak returns in the title role of Hamlet. The style of direction is inspired by Harold Clurman, and some Peter Brook with ample portions of Robert Wilson. The pace of the rehearsal process is fast.

Contact: Japhy Fernandes at

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