Auditions for Romeo and Juliet
Casting notice posted on auditionsfree.com, casting location: Valley
Repertory Company – Enfield, CT
The Valley Repertory Company is pleased to announce open auditions for Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, to be held Sunday January 30th at 6 p.m. at The Village Center of Thompsonville, 100 High Street, Enfield, CT, 06082. All actors must also be available for callbacks on Monday, January 31st at 7 p.m. Rehearsals will be Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons beginning February 23rd. Production dates are May 6th-21st, 2011.
All actors must prepare a Shakespearean monologue for the Sunday audition (monologues need not be memorized, please visit http://www.shakespeare-monologues.org/ if you need suggestions). Sides from the play will be read at the Monday callbacks.
This production will be a modern-day interpretation of this classic play, preserving Shakespeare’s language. Roles will be available for a minimum of 9 men and 5 women. A woman will be cast in the role of Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend. Experience with Shakespeare is absolutely NOT required. Teen boys and girls are strongly encouraged to audition; only teens 16 and up may be considered for lead roles, but other roles may be available for teens under 16. It is highly recommended that teens bring a parent to the auditions.
Please contact the director, Jeffrey Flood (Executive Producer, 2010-2011 season), via email at Romeo_Juliet_Director@valleyrep.com (preferred) or at 413.454.7041, with any questions regarding the auditions. Visit www.valleyrep.com and “Like” The Valley Repertory Company on Facebook. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, January 30th at 6 p.m.
Casting Location: Valley Repertory Company – Enfield, CT