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Auditions 2022

Three days of auditions for three great plays! Come to any one day. Be prepared to move. You do not need to make an appointment—just show up!

Audition process

  1. Fill out an audition form. (Linked below if you want to prepare in advance, but you can always fill one out when you arrive.)

  2. We’ll take a photo of you for reference. Don’t worry, we won’t share it. You do not need to bring a headshot.

  3. We’ll introduce ourselves and tell you a bit about the plays then lead a couple of warm-up games. These are icebreakers, but they’re also part of the audition process. We’re looking to see how well you listen and follow directions, among other things.

  4. The rest of auditions will be “lukewarm” readings from the sides. Pick something and prepare (with partners if appropriate). We’ll call people in the order that they let us know they’re ready.

    Feel free to choose whatever side you like best, whether the role is “appropriate” for you or not.

  5. You can leave any time after you’ve read, or stick around and read again. We’d like everyone to read once before we read anyone twice. If you have to leave early, please let us know before you go, and definitely let us know if you’re not available for callbacks.

Sides for Both Your Houses
Sides for Romeo and Juliet
Sides for Taming of the Shrew

Audition form (Word)
Audition form (PDF)

Casting

You’re auditioning for all three plays (unless you specify otherwise).

Taming of the Shrew will perform outdoors.

Both Your Houses and Romeo and Juliet will perform indoors and in rep with a shared cast. Most (but not all) of the cast overlaps. For instance, the actor playing Juliet in Romeo and Juliet will also play Ode in Both Your Houses.

Taming of the Shrew and Romeo and Juliet will also stream online and be broadcast on ‘Olelo.

Note: if you’re only interested in one play (or a particular part in one play), you can indicate that on your audition form. Rehearsal venue and production schedule may, understandably, factor into your preferences.

Advice

Make sure you understand who you are, what you’re saying and why you’re saying it. If you’re not sure, ask (no shame). We’ll immediately have you read again with an adjustment but the first time through is all you. Make a strong choice. Have fun. Need more detailed advice?

Rehearsal schedule

Rehearsals vary by director but plan for 15-20 hours per week once full rehearsals begin, typically evenings from 6pm to 9:30pm but possibly Saturday or Sunday afternoons as well.

Note: all acting positions are unpaid.

For more info, contact Tony Pisculli at 808.256.6657.