Sat Feb 2, 2019 8:00am – 3:30pm

Valley Shakespeare Festival Auditions

Sponsored by: Valley Shakespeare Festival

January, 22, 2019
MERCHANT OF VENICE - Shelton CT EPA Valley Shakespeare Festival | Shelton, CT
AUDITION DATE - Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Lunch - 12 to 12:30
APPOINTMENTS - Appointments may be made at 203.513.9446 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm or by e-mailing with the subject: AEA - February 2nd appointment.
AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits on day of
CONTRACT - SPT Tier 2; $300/week
SEEKING - Equity actors for a diverse and versatile cast of 9 who have a wonderful grasp of text and movement for one of the Bard’s most controversial and timely works. We will be exploring what it is to be considered an “outsider”, and bullied, and how that can affect one’s decision making.
PREPARATION - Please prepare two extremely contrasting 1-minute classical monologues (from Merchant of Venice is acceptable). Be prepared to read from the script if time allows. Bring picture and resume.
LOCATION - Shelton Community Center, Craft Room #3, 41 Church Street Shelton, CT 06484
PERSONNEL - Tom Simonetti, Director (In attendance) William Shakespeare, Author
OTHER DATES - Rehearsal: Mon., February 25th through Fri., March 1st, 9 am-5 pm, Sat, March 2nd, 8 am-3:30 pm; Tech Rehearsal: Tues., March 5th and Wed., March 6th, 9 am-5 pm.; Performances: March 7th through 17th (Thursdays-Saturdays at 7 PM and Sundays at 1 PM)
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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.
Notice: Audition Call Type: EPA
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Admission: Free
Shelton Community Center
41 Church Street
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