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Upcoming Auditions

Actors for 2017 summer season in Lenox, Massachusetts: "Cymbeline" doubling with "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.

At the Auditions: Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Producing Associate Ariel Bock

LOCATION:
Ripley-Grier Studios
520 Eighth Avenue, Studio 16-Q
New York, NY 10036
DATE/TIME: 3 AM - 7 PM, February 28, 2017, 10am -2pm March 1, 2017

LOCATION:
Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240
DATE/TIME: 10 AM – 6 PM by appointment

Appointments and/or other information: e-mail cwheeler@shakespeare.org or call (413) 637-1199 x.140 weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM 

Please prepare a short monologue from any Shakespeare play and have a contrasting, contemporary monologue of your choice prepared if requested.  Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Male Roles

"CYMBELINE" doubles into "THE TEMPEST":

Posthumus/Sebastian & as cast -- 30s Honest, jealous lover / manipulative power seeker

Cloten/Ferdinand & as cast -- 30s Foolish,deceitful fop / honest hardworking prince

Pisanio/Stephano & as cast -- 30s/40s Loyal, competant servant / drunken butler

Caliban/Iachimo & as cast – 35-50s Island monster / scheming duplicitous courtier

Lucius/Antonio & as cast - 40-50s - Roman general / Unscrupulous, wicked duke

Female Roles

"CYMBELINE doubles into "THE TEMPEST"

Queen/Trinculo & as cast, 40s/50s Smooth-talking, power-hungry queen / foolish jester

Actors for 2017 season in Lenox, Massachusetts: "4,000 Miles" by Amy Herzog and "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage

Please prepare two short contrasting monologues for presentation and bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Appointments and/or other information: e-mail cwheeler@shakespeare.org or call (413) 637-1199 x.140 weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM 

At the auditions: Artistic Director Allyn Burrows; Producing Associate Ariel Bock      

LOCATION:

Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240

 

DATE/TIME: Sunday, March 5th and Monday, March 6th, 2017

Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM by appointment, lunch break 1-2pm;

Monday 10 AM - 6 PM by appointment, lunch break 1-2pm;

Equity members will be seen throughout the audition day as time permits.   

 

Appointments and/or other information: e-mail cwheeler@shakespeare.org or call (413) 637-1199 x.140 weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM

 

ROLES 

4,000 MILES

Leo Joseph-Connell, 21, lanky, fit, intelligent, articulate, insecure

 

INTIMATE APPAREL: Lower Manhattan in 1905

Mayme 30’s, African- American, strikingly beautiful, plays the piano, warm, angry, prostitute, Southern accent (Memphis)

Mr. Marks , 30's Romanian Jewish immigrant, handsome, gentle, religious orthodox, textile merchant, Yiddish accent

George - 30s Barbadian immigrant, strong, charming, unfaithful

 

NON-EQUITY MEMBERS will seen as time allows and will be considered for the following roles:

FOR NON-EQUITY MEN –  Non-equity men can audition for Leo Joseph-Connell in 4,000 MILES and George in INTIMATE APPAREL   

FOR NON-EQUITY WOMEN – non-Equity women can audition for the roles of Amanda (19, fashion forward, Chinese-American) and Bec (21, strong, intelligent, busy) in 4,000 MILES (not included in the Equity listings).

    

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Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.

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