NASHVILLE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2019-20 SEASON - Nashville Shakespeare Festival Auditions

Posted: March 18, 2019

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Nashville Shakespeare Festival 2019-20 Season - Nashville, TN EPA
Nashville Shakespeare Festival

AUDITION DATES
Fri, Apr 26, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (CDT)
no scheduled lunch break

Sat, Apr 27, 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (CDT)

Sun, Apr 28, 2019
11:00 am - 5:00 pm (CDT)

APPOINTMENTS
Schedule appointment online: www.nashvilleshakes.org/audition Or contact: audition@nashvilleshakes.org, (615) 255-2273, M-F 10am-6pm CDT

CONTRACT
LOA $522.00/week

SEEKING
Actors for Shakespeare in the Park 2019: "The Tempest" & "Pericles"
Actors for Winter Shakespeare 2020: "Macbeth"

Also seeking Production Stage Manager for either or both Summer 2019 and Winter 2020 shows. (ASM positions not available.) See separate notice on Casting Call for submission info.
Local Nashville TN SMs are strongly encouraged.

PREPARATION
One Shakespeare monologue in verse under 2 minutes or two contrasting totaling under 3 minutes. If auditioning for "Macbeth," at least one serious monologue is preferred. If auditioning for "The Tempest," also prepare 16 bars of a song, any style - a cappella, self-accompany, or bring device.

LOCATION
Street Theatre Company
1120 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37216

PERSONNEL
Director "The Tempest": Denice Hicks - Also has authority to interview/hire Stage Manager.
Director "Pericles": Laramie Hearn
Director "Macbeth": David Wilkerson

OTHER DATES
"The Tempest" & "Pericles" First Rehearsal July 15, Opening August 15, Closing September 29, 2019
"Macbeth" First Rehearsal December 9, 2019, Opening January 9, 2020, Closing February 8, 2020

OTHER
1 Equity Contract available for Shakespeare in the Park 2019: "The Tempest" & "Pericles"
3 Equity Contracts available for Winter Shakespeare 2020: "Macbeth"

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
2019 Shakespeare in the Park

THE TEMPEST and PERICLES
First Rehearsal July 15, Opening August 15, Closing September 29, 2019
Director (The Tempest) Denice Hicks - Also has authority to interview/hire Stage Manager.
Director (Pericles) Laramie Hearn
(1 Equity Contract to be cast among available roles)
Alonso over 40, any gender
Sebastian over 35, any gender
Antonio over 35, any gender
Ferdinand 18-25 M
Gonzalo over 50, any gender
Stephano any age, M
Trinculo any age, any gender
Prospero over 40, any gender
Miranda 18-25 F
Caliban over 25, M
The actor cast in THE TEMPEST will be a member of the Ensemble in PERICLES.
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Winter 2020 Shakespeare

MACBETH
Director David Wilkerson
First Rehearsal December 9, 2019, Opening January 9, 2020, Closing February 8, 2020
(3 Equity Contracts to be cast among available roles) Dec 9, 2019 - Feb 8, 2020
Macbeth M, late 20s-early 40s, Fighting
Lady Macbeth F, late 20s-early 40s, Fighting
King Duncan any gender, 40s-60s, Fighting
Malcolm any gender, teens-early 20s, Fighting
Macduff any gender, late 20s-early 40s, Fighting
Lady Macduff any gender, late 20s-early 40s, Fighting
Banquo any gender, late 20s-early 40s, Fighting
Ross any gender, late 40s-50s, Fighting
Lennox any gender, late teens-30, Fighting
1st–3rd Witches concealed gender/age, Fighting


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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