2012 Teen Shakespeare Auditions

          February 24th, 2012


          Teen Shakespeare Program 2012

          THE TEMPEST

          Program Dates: July 2- August 11, 2012

          Rehearsals: July 2-24; Monday to Friday from 10 am – 4 pm

          Technical Rehearsals: July 25, 26 & 27 from 10 am – 10 pm

          Performances: July 28 – August 11, Mon- Sat @ 7:30 PM with additional matinees on July 28, August 4, 6, 11 @ 2 pm. Teen actors will be required to arrive at the theatre 1.5 hrs prior to show time.

          Performances take place at the Performance Works Outdoor Stage on Granville Island, and are FREE.

          ***It is important that teen actors be available for ALL rehearsals and performances.

          Program Cost for Participants: $700 plus HST

          The program is an excellent training opportunity for teen actors ages 13-17 yrs. Teen actors will receive training in classical voice for the stage, Shakespeare text, movement, and character development under the tutelage of instructors who are members for Vancouver’s professional theatre community. This year we are staging a modern retelling of THE TEMPEST – Shakespeare’s magical tale; complete with a shipwreck, an enchanted island, sprites, the deformed Caliban, and a magician.

          Admission to the program is by audition. The audition dates are

          Wednesday, April 11 from 4-7pm     OR      Saturday, April 14 from 12-4 pm

          For the audition, teens will need to prepare:

          • 1 Modern monologue of their choice, no longer than 2 minutes in length
          • 1 Shakespeare monologue of their choice, no longer than 2 minutes in length

          Teens will also need to bring a headshot (or school photo) and a résumé that lists previous theatre and dance training, performance experience and special skills (ie. Ballet, tap, karate, musical abilities).

          To book an audition, or for more information please call Carousel Theatre at 604.669.3410 or email info@carouseltheatre.ca .

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