COLORADO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2020 SEASON - Colorado Shakespeare Festival Auditions

Posted: November 5, 2019

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Colorado Shakespeare Festival 2020 Season - Denver EPA Days

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

AUDITION DATES

Sun, Nov 10, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (MST)
Break: 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Mon, Nov 11, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (MST)
Break: 11:45 AM - 2:15 PM

APPOINTMENTS

Kurt Mehlenbacher, Operations Manager kume5547exc@colorado.edu Monday – Thursday 10am to 4pm MST (email responded to in order of receipt)

CONTRACT

LOA Minimums - $717/wk, $748/wk depending on theater space

SEEKING

Actors of all varieties interested in performing Shakespearean comedies and tragedies.
2- and 3-show contracts are available and will span the corresponding length of the summer.

PREPARATION

Please bring with you to the general auditions one (1) hardcopy of your headshot and resume stapled together (back to back). Please prepare two (2) contrasting classical monologues, no more than two (2) minutes in length total (1 min each). We request that one (1) be comedic and one (1) be dramatic.

LOCATION

Denver University Department of Theatre - Johnson McFarlane Hall
1903 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80210
Studio classrooms, parking on site, easy access from airport.

PERSONNEL

Timothy Orr - Producing Artistic Director

OTHER DATES

Show 1 First Rehearsal: 5/19/20, Show 1 Opening: 6/06/20, Show 1 Closing: 8/09/20
Show 2 First Rehearsal: 5/26/20, Show 2 Opening: 6/20/20, Show 2 Closing: 8/08/20
Show 3 First Rehearsal: 6/09/20, Show 3 Opening: 7/05/20, Show 3 Closing: 8/08/20
Show 4 First Rehearsal: 6/23/20, Show 4 Opening: 7/18/20, Show 4 Closing: 8/09/20

OTHER

Must be willing to engage in non-traditional settings.
Live auditions only available in the Boulder / Denver area. Videos considered on a case-by-case basis after review of requested materials.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

The role of Odysseus in Mary Zimmerman's The Odyssey has already been cast. All other roles are available for all shows:

Show 1: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Show 2: All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare
Show 3: The Odyssey by Mary Zimmerman
Show 4: Coriolanus by William Shakespeare
Show 5: Pericles by William Shakespeare


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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