bringing Shakespeare to your "backyard"
Casting for Stone Soup Shakespeare’s 2019 Tour of Twelfth Night.
Looking for ensemble actors who are open to collaboration and excited to bring ideas into the room. Actors of all gender identities and ethnicities strongly encouraged. Experience with movement, music, devised work, and/or Shakespeare is a plus! The company will be in residence in Carbondale, IL from April 16-May 20 for rehearsals and southern Illinois performances. The company will travel to Chicago following with continuing performances in parks throughout the Midwest through approximately June 9 and one final performance in Northern Illinois on July 6.
Travel, room and board for out-of-town residency is included; actors will also be paid a stipend.
Auditions will be held at University City Library, Meeting Room 1 on Thursday, Feb 7.
Material To Prepare:
Please prepare your favorite monologue (Shakespeare or other), one Shakespeare Sonnet prepared in the style of a famous celebrity (musician or actor please) . If you sing or play an instrument, please also prepare a song of any genre no longer than 60 seconds (singers, please be prepared to sing acapella). The audition process will last approximately an hour and will include a warm-up, monologue/song, and sides. Sides will be provided with audition time.