Auditions

AUDITION NOTICE for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Directed by Brenden and Wynter Elwood

Open call – all roles available.

This is a theatre stage production: non-union, non-paying for not-for-profit theater in North Bend, WA.

Open Auditions are being held at Valley Center Stage on Saturday, April 6th, 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. No appointments. Auditions by appointment only at Valley Center Stage on Monday, April 8th at Valley Center Stage from 7pm-9pm. Please schedule appointments at auditions@valleycenterstage.org.

Valley Center Stage is located at 119 West North Bend Way, North Bend, WA 98045.  For more information about the theater, visit www.valleycenterstage.org.

For questions, email:  auditions@valleycenterstage.org

Prepare:  Shakespearean monologue preferred. Will require cold reading from Script if no monologue presented.

Please email or bring head shot and resume.

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ABOUT THE PLAY: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

First performed around 1596, Shakespeare’s comic fantasy of four lovers who find themselves bewitched by fairies is a sly reckoning with love, jealousy and marriage. For centuries it’s been one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays.

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PROJECT NEEDS:

All ages and skill levels invited to audition.

Lovers:

  1. Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander
  2. Helena, in love with Demetrius
  3. Lysander, in love with Hermia
  4. Demetrius, in love with Hermia

Mechanicals:

  1. Quince, a carpenter
  2. Snug, a joiner
  3. Bottom, a weaver
  4. Flute, a bellows-mender
  5. Snout, a tinker
  6. Starveling, a tailor

Court:

  1. Philostrate, Master of the Revels to Theseus
  2. Theseus, Duke of Athens
  3. Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus
  4. Egeus, Father to Hermia

Fairies:

  1. Oberon, King of the Fairies/may double cast with Theseus
  2. Titania, Queen of the Fairies/may double cast with Hippolyta
  3. Puck, or Robin Goodfellow
  4. Pease-Blossom, fairy of Titania
  5. Cobweb, fairy of Titania
  6. Moth, fairy of Titania
  7. Mustard-seed, fairy of Titania
  8. Fairies — various

Open call – all roles available.

This is a theatre stage production: non-union, non-paying for a not-for-profit theater in North Bend, WA.

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REHEARSAL DATES:

Read through will be scheduled for 4/20 or 4/21.

Rehearsal schedule will be weeknights for adults. Scheduling TBD but generally 7-9pm.

Weekend rehearsals for adults and kids. Scheduling TBD.

Will schedule by scenes. NO Tues or Fri nights until Tech week.

Mandatory availability TECH week 6/7-6/13.

Mandatory availability ALL performances.

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PERFORMANCE DATES:

June 14 – June 30, 2019

Weekend 1:

Fri, 6/14/19 (Opening Night), 7:30pm
Sat, 6/15/19, 7:30pm
Sun 6/16/19 matinee, time TBD (outside – weather permitting)

Weekend 2:

Thu, 6/20/19, 7:30pm
Fri, 6/21/19, 7:30pm
Sat, 6/22/19, 7:30pm
Sun, 6/23/19, 2pm matinee

Weekend 3:

Thu, 6/27/19, 7:30pm
Fri, 6/28/19, 7:30pm
Sat, 6/29/19, 7:30pm
Sun 6/30/19 matinee, time TBD (outside – weather permitting)

Opportunity for additional outside performances may arise; which will be discussed at first cast meeting.