THE TEMPEST - Shakespeare Theatre Co. of DC Auditions

Posted: May 22, 2014

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THE TEMPEST - Submit for NYC Appointments
Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC|Washington, DC


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LAURA STANCZYK CASTING
1674 BROADWAY
SUITE 703
New York NY10019

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
B+; $883/wk Minimum

Seeking
Actors (m/f) for THE TEMPEST. See Breakdown for details.

Seeking submissions from AEA members only for these auditions.

Other Dates
NY Auditions: Wed, June 4-6, 2014
First Rehearsal: TUESDAY, Oct 28, 2014
First Preview: TUESDAY Dec 2, 2014
Opening Night: MONDAY Dec 8, 2014
Closing Night: SUNDAY Jan 11, 2015
Possible Ext: SUNDAY Jan 25, 2015

Personnel
Producer: The Shakespeare Theatre Company
Artistic Director: Michael Kahn
By: William Shakespeare
Director: ETHAN MCSWEENY
Casting: Laura Stanczyk Casting


Breakdown

SEEKING:

Prospero- 50’s-70’s- Lead. The rightful Duke of Milan, now rules the island on which the play takes place. Noble carriage. One of Shakespeare's great leading roles. Actor must have an excellent facility with text. Please submit all ethnicities.

Ariel- (flexible age) - A spirit of the island, over whom Prospero becomes master. S/he is androgynous, and captivating. Not necessarily diminutive. S/he is the source of Prospero's magical powers, causing the tempest and many of the conspiracies in the play. S/he is an intelligent, capable servant to Prospero. Actor must have an excellent facility with text. MUST SING, AND HAVE A STRONG MOVEMENT BACKGROUND. Please submit all ethnicities.

Caliban- (20's-30's) - Physically attractive. A native of the island on which Prospero lands. All shun him, and describe him as a monster. Caliban, however, has a capacity for poetry and an understanding of beauty. He has the most poetic, beautiful, and descriptive language in the play. Actor must have an excellent facility with text. MUST HAVE STRONG MOVEMENT BACKGROUND. Please submit all ethnicities.

Miranda- (18-25) - Prospero's only daughter. She is young and virginal, as well as extremely intelligent and headstrong. Possibly a bit tomboyish. Actor must have an excellent facility with text. Please submit all ethnicities.


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