HAMLET - Hamlet Isn't Dead Auditions

Posted: February 5, 2019

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HAMLET - Submission request for NYC Appointment
Hamlet Isn't Dead

APPOINTMENTS
Saturday, February 23 -- 11AM-6PM Sunday, February 24 -- 11AM-6PM at El Barrio’s Artspace, 215 E 99th St, NYC. Auditions will be GROUP auditions, each an hour long.

CONTRACT
Showcase-NY Basic showcase code; travel stipend provided.

SEEKING
Actors and Musician/Actors for an immediate, energetic HAMLET . The title role and Ophelia will alternate every night, therefore they are already cast. Seeking actor/musicians for the rest of the company.
Hamlet Isn’t Dead’s style is classified by immediate storytelling with no fourth wall, live music, and a heightened sense of joy. We are most interested in seeing your favorite monologue and how much of yourself you can bring to it.

INSTRUCTIONS
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Email casting@hamletisntdead.com with Headshot, Resume. If we haven’t seen your work before, a short video of a monologue is useful as well with a Shakespearean monologue and/or musical ability.

SUBMIT TO
casting@hamletisntdead.com

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals from March 1. Opening March 28. Closes April 13. Possible extension through April 20. Evening and weekend rehearsals.

OTHER
Hamlet Isn’t Dead is dedicated to diverse and inclusive casting. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to apply, and actors of any gender will be considered for any role.
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 submit.

BREAKDOWN
The roles of Hamlet and Ophelia are already cast.
seeking

Polonius - Ophelia/Laertes’ father

Claudius - Hamlet’s uncle, King of Denmark

Gertrude - Hamlet’s mother, Queen of Denmark

Laertes - Ophelia’s brother, indicate stage combat experience

Rosencrantz - Hamlet’s classmate

Guildenstern - Hamlet’s classmate

Ghost/Player/Osric - Hamlet’s father/Player King/Clowning servant

Horatio -- actor/musician role. Please indicate musical skill/experience. Ideally guitar/percussion

Marcellus/Captain/Gravedigger - clown/musician role. Please indicate musical skill/experience. Ideally bass/percussion.


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 submit.


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