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Shakespeare in the Park 2016:

The Comedy of Errors (more)

Directed by Denice Hicks

Running August 20 -September 18, 2016

Rehearsal begins July 18, 2016

Most rehearsals will be 5-10pm.

9 Paid Professional Roles Available
Callbacks May 8, 1-6pm

Antipholus twins—M/25-35
Dromio twins—M/25-35
Adriana—F/25-35
Luciana—F/25-35
Nell/Tiny—F/30+
Solinus—F/M/40+
Angelo—M/30+
Officer—M/25+
Second Merchant—M/25+
The following are already cast:
Aegeon, Aemilia, Balthazar/First Merchant/Pinch

Macbeth (more)

Performed by the NSF Apprentice Company, Directed by Nat Mcintyre

Running August 11 -September 9, 2016

Training begins July 11, 2016
Most rehearsals will be 11am-4pm until Tech week, which will be 5-11pm.
Callbacks May 1, 1-6pm

Public Performances:

7:30pm Thursdays - Sundays and Labor Day Monday

All types and ethnicities encouraged

Winter Shakespeare 2017:

Romeo & Juliet (more)

Directed by Santiago Sosa

Running January 4 - 29, 2017

Rehearsal begins December 5, 2016

Most rehearsals will be 10am-6pm

(School matinees will begin January 4 / Public Performances January 5)

Public Performances:

7:30pm Thursays - Saturdays;

2:30pm Sundays

School Matinees:

10:00am Tuesdays - Fridays

5 Equity Contacts Available

Professional Roles:
Romeo 16-22 M
Juliet 16-22 F
Mercutio 21-31 M
Benvolio 16-24 M
Tybalt 21-31 M
Friar 35-60 M
Nurse 35-60 F
Capulet 35-60 M
Lady Capulet 35-45 F
Prince/Chorus 35-45 M
Paris 18-25 M

Apprentice, Student or Community Roles:
Montague 35-45 M
Gregory/Friar John/Night Watch 18-23 M/F
Sampson/Night Watch 18-23 M/F
Lady Montague 35-45 F
Balthasar 15-19 M/F
Abram/Understudy Mercutio M
Peter/Understudy Romeo M
Musician/Messenger/Understudy Juliet F

Callbacks May 7, 4-9pm

All types and ethnicities encouraged

 

 

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Season Auditions for 2016-2017
April 28, 5-10pm
April 29, 10am-6pm
April 30, 10am-6pm

Audition any day for:

Equity Auditions (Romeo & Juliet
)
Open to Actors' Equity Association members

Non-Equity Professional Auditions (The Comedy of Errors and Romeo & Juliet)

Open to Non-Equity Professional Actors

NSF Apprentice Company Auditions (Macbeth)
Open to ages 13 and up. $500 tuition if cast. Scholarships available.

ALL AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS HERE TO SCHEDULE. =============>

Audition Requirements

Prepare one Shakespearean monologue up to 2 minutes in length. Choose material that is meaningful to you, that expresses something about how you feel about the world and the mark you want to make on it, and that you enjoy performing.
Additional Requirement for The Comedy of Errors: One country or folk song from before 1975. Self accompaniment, a cappella or cd/Mp3 accompaniment will be welcome.
Bring three copies of your headshot and resume.

Location

Auditions will be held at the NSF offices at:

Nashville Public Television
161 Rains Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203

All actors must have local housing. The Nashville Shakespeare Festival does not have housing for out-of-town actors.

Full and fair casting consideration will be given to ethnic minorities, women, seniors and actors with disabilities.

AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits.

Video auditions are accepted only if you can be available for callbacks.

 



 

Questions about audition requirements? Please contact Artistic Director Denice Hicks

denice@nashvilleshakes.org

 

TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT, send an email to audition@nashvilleshakes.org

Please Include:

Name

Phone number

Email address

Union Affiliation (if any)

First and Second Choice of audition date & time

Play(s) you are auditioning for

Please DO NOT email your headshot and resume unless requested. Email server space is limited.

Automated submissions through third-party websites will not be accepted.

You may also call (615) 255-2273 to schedule.

 
 
 
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