CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT
Austin Shakespeare will audition for the 2015-16 season of A Streetcar Named Desire, Medea, and Macbeth on Thursday Aug. 6 from 7 pm by appointment at the Dougherty Arts Center, 1100 Barton Springs Rd.
For Equity and non-Equity. Actors of all ethnic/racial background are encouraged to audition. Auditioners should prepare a 1-2 minute piece of heightened language; including pieces from this season’s plays. Audition speeches should be memorized or read with familiarity. On occasion, Austin Shakespeare uses cross-gender casting. Also, age range noted in character descriptions is a matter of appearance. Auditioners should familiarize themselves with the plays they are auditioning for.
Rehearsals & Performance dates: Streetcar rehearsals begin October 20; Performances November 18 - Dec. 6. Medea rehearsals begin January 19, 2016; Performances February 17-March 6 both at the Long Center’s Rollins Theater. Macbeth rehearsals begin April 5, 2016; Performance May 4-29 at Zilker Hillside Theater.
All roles open except Macbeth (Marc Pouhe') and Medea (Franchelle Dorn). No travel fees or accommodations available for out of town actors. These auditions are ONLY for actors who have not already worked for Austin Shakespeare. Equity contract is SPT 1.
Negro woman – ability to sing
Eunice Hubble - 30s-40s upstairs neighbor
Stella Kowalski - 20’s – sister of Blanche; wife of Stanley
Stanley Kowalski - 20s-30s ambitious working class brute
Steve Hubble - 30s-40s upstairs neighbor friend of Stanley
Harold Mitchell (Mitch) 30s sensitive friend of Stanley; biggish build; courts Blanche
Mexican Woman - ability to sing
Blanche DuBois - 30s high strung cultured Southern teacher with a past
Pablo Gonzales - cardplaying friend of Stanley; ability to sing
Young Collector - teens or early 20s
Nurse - ability to sing
Doctor - ability to sing
role of Medea already cast: Franchelle Stewart Dorn
Kreon - King of Corinth
children of Medea
Chorus - include ability to dance
role of Macbeth already cast: Marc Pouhé
Son of MacDuff
Witches - ability to move
Porter / Seaton