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Auditions for Shakespeare Festival 2015

We’re auditioning Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 plus George Farquhar’s The Beaux’ Stratagem. Here are the dates and all the info you need for a good audition. Students currently enrolled in the Conservatory at the Studio level and above are eligible.

Henry IV Parts 1 & 2

  • Jan 26 from 3:30-6 & 6:30-8:00
    Jan 27 from 6:30-8:30
    Callbacks Jan 28 6:30-8:30

Find a partner, choose from one of the provided sides (Poins and Hal, Lady Percy and Hotspur, Henry IV and Warwick, Silence and Shallow; see Julane for a copy), rehearse the side with your partner (memorization not required, but be highly prepared by knowing what you’re saying and make CHOICES!), sign up for a time both of you can attend (and arrive early).

Actors will be cast to play roles in both productions. Most actors will play multiple roles. PLEASE REVIEW THE REHEARSAL CALENDAR to make sure you don’t have conflicts before committing.

The Beaux’ Stratagem

  • Jan 24 from 2:00-6:00
    Jan 27 from 6:00-9:00
    Callbacks: Jan 28 from 6:30-9:00

See Hallie for a side BEFORE the audition date. Have your monologue prepared for audition day. The play will use a British dialect, so please make an attempt to use one in the audition. We aren’t looking for perfection, just COMMITMENT!

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Auditions: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Alec Volz

Auditions begin Saturday. Signup sheets will be available on the call board in the Walden Theatre lobby beginning Tues Dec 2. 

  • Sat. Dec. 6 12:30-3:00
  • Mon Dec. 8 4:30-7:30
  • Wed. Dec 10 6:30-8:30
Please read the script (see link below).
Please memorize one of the 4 monologues from the second link above. You must also prepare 16 bars of any pop song and be prepared to sing it acapella. Women DO NOT have to do the female monologue. Casting will be blind and women will be in consideration for ALL male roles.
There are 45 roles in the play and Alec will be casting 19 actors. Almost everyone will be playing more than one role
Rehearsals begin the first week of January and the show runs February 26-March 7.

 

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Cast lists: Romeo & Juliet and Connecting Cultures

Here are the lists! We had some great auditions…

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Auditions: ROMEO & JULIET + CONNECTING CULTURES

Here’s the schedule for the upcoming auditions for Connecting Cultures and Romeo & Juliet.
Anyone unable to audition Oct 29-31, MUST MAKE ARRANGEMENTS with directors to TO AUDITION EARLY.  We need to cast both shows very fast since rehearsals begin for Connecting Cultures the week after auditions so there will be no audition options after Oct 31.

  • Oct 16
    Audition sign ups will be posted in the lobby
  • Oct 29 (Wednesday)
    4:30-6:30 – Romeo & Juliet auditions during class for Apprentice ONLY
    6:30-8:00 – Connecting Cultures auditions
  • Oct 30 (Thursday)
    6:30-8:00 – Connecting Cultures auditions
    6:30-9:00 – Romeo & Juliet auditions
  • Oct 31 (Friday)
    6:30-? – Romeo & Juliet call backs + make-up auditions (we’ll wrap up as quick as possible)

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Cast List: Jane the Plain

Here’s the list: cast list plain jane

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Cast List: Snow Queen

Phone calls should have gone out to everyone cast in the Snow Queen–which begins rehearsals today. Just in case anyone missed it or is curious who landed a role, here’s the cast:

CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT:
The Snow Queen
Young Company Production
Directed by Neill Robertson

Snow Queen – Julane Havens
Gerda – Shannon Austin-Goodin
Kay – Alex Amaya
Reindeer/ Ensemble – William Dolan
Yojaba/ Ensemble – Demi Handley 
Robber Maiden/ Ensemble – Zoe Peterson
Giant Squid/ Ensemble – Andrew Wagner
Fernig/ Ensemble – Natalie Koch
River/ Ensemble – London Camba
Crab/ Ensemble – Ruby Osborne
Rose/ Ensemble – Phoebe Brown
Stage Manager – Sara Seim

First Rehearsal is THIS MONDAY 9/29 4:30 – 8:30 PM
Scripts, Calendars, and all other info will be provided for you then.

Thank you to all of the talented students who auditioned. This was extremely difficult to cast because everyone did a fantastic job. Keep up the great work in class!!!

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Snow Queen Auditions

There are still a few spots left for today and Friday’s auditions for The Snow Queen.

The play is based on the Hans Christian Andersen short story but is updated with contemporary flavors of hip hop, samba, and more. The show runs during the Slant Culture Theatre Festival here at Walden Theatre (Nov 13-23) and rehearsals will begin September 29. Rehearsals meet Mondays 4:30-8:30pm and Wednesdays 6:45-8:30pm .

Signup is in the lobby, an time slots are later in the evening.

Here’s what we have left as of Wednesday morning:snow queen auditions

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