Austin Shakespeare, professional theater company, will hold auditions for their Shakespeare in Zilker Park, Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and for a new theater piece about Spanish poet Garcia Lorca titled “Canto Jundo,” featuring English and Spanish language. Actors of all ethnicities are welcome. By appt only: firstname.lastname@example.org
First time auditioners should prepare a 1 to 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. Actors audtioning for Lorca should auditon in Spanish language (selections upon request).
Merchant: first rehearsal to final performance April 9-May 26, 2019.
Rehearsals areTues-Fri 7-10 pm; Sat 1-5 pm; Sun 5-9 pm
Performances areThurs-Sunday 8 pm for Merchant (note outdoors)
Merchant performances: May 8 - 26, 2019, at Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theatre.
Lorca performances Fri & Sat March 29 & 30 at Esquina Tango; Lorca rehearsals Mon-Thurs March 25-28
Already cast Mary Alice Carnes & Liz Vera in Lorca, and Marc Pouhe as Shylock in Merchant.
By appt only: email@example.com
Equity Membership Candidate points available for Merchant of Venice. Pay stipends available for all roles