Grades 3 - 12 Can Audition for:
Auditions Held On May 13 & 14 at 6:30 pm at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center
Storyline: As the title of this play suggests, there is a lot of fuss over nothing. Claudio and Hero fall in love and plan to get married. Beatrice and Benedick despise love and engage in comic banter. The others plot to make them all fall in love with each other by a trick in which Benedick will overhear his friends talking of Beatrice's love for him and vice versa. Meanwhile, the villainous Don John slanders Hero with false evidence and the wedding is ruined. Beatrice and Benedick are united in the cause of Hero's revenge. In the end, all is forgiven and both couple are married.
Auditions are for grades 3-12 only. Roles are available for 15-20 performers. For a complete cast list and character descriptions, e-mail Christi Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The audition will consist of participation in acting games and cold readings from the script. Performers may choose to bring a 1 minute comedic Shakespeare monologue to showcase their talents but this is not required. If cast in the show, participants will be asked to pay a $55 activity fee. This fee includes the cost of two tickets to the performance.
Performances Dates will be: July 19 at 7:00 pm; July 20 at 7:00 pm and July 21 at 2:00 pm. Location: Park School Campus Stage.
Ages 8 and up Can Audition for:
Auditions Held On May 28 & 29 at 6:30 pm at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center
Storyline: When young Angie Anderson keeps finding worn out shoes scattered about her room every morning, she decides to look into the mystery...causing her to get sucked into her closet. Howie, her little brother, follows her with hopes of saving her. In Metaphasia, the plotting sinister ringleader of the twelve dancing princesses, Devilla, plans to make Angie the 13th princess. This would allow Devilla to escape Metaphasia forever and trap Angie forever into he fantasy world. Can Howie find a way to rescue Angie and escape?
Auditions consist of cold readings from the script and singing music from the show (taught at the audition). We will be casting approximately 40 performers ages 8 to adult. There will be no audition workshop for this show, instead those interested in preparing for the audition may pick up an audition packet from the Robert W. Rolek Registration Desk. Picking up a packet is not required, they are only provided to help auditioners become more familiar and comfortable with the audition material before auditions. For more information or a complete list of characters, please email Christi Nicholson at email@example.com. Audition packets available starting May 6th.
Performances Dates will be: August 9 & 10 at 7:00 pm and August 10 & 11 at 2:00 pm on the Park School Stage.
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