Teen Shakespeare – Audition Information!

          March 11th, 2013

          Teen Shakespeare Program 2013 – HAMLET

          Program Dates: July 1- August 10, 2013

          Rehearsals: July 1-23; Monday to Friday from 10 am – 4 pm

          Technical Rehearsals: July 24, 25 & 26 from 10 am – 10 pm

          Performances: July 27 – August 10, Monday- Saturday @ 7:30 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: $725

          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 gothic retelling of HAMLET – Shakespeare’s tragedy.

          Admission to the program is by audition. The audition dates are Sunday, April 14 from 11 am-4 pm OR Wednesday, April 17 from 4-7pm

          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.

          One Response to Teen Shakespeare – Audition Information!

          1. This is one of the best…nay IS the best Shakespeare training program in Vancouver. This will be my fifth summer with Carousel and every single day of the course proves to be full of new challenges. I have met some of the most amazing people through it and I’ll miss it so much. If you love theatre and performing you should definitively audition!!!!!!!!!

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