Auditions for "Twelfth Night"
The show will begin rehearsals on June 16, and the show runs July 25, 26, 27, 28; Aug. 1,2,3. Rehearsals will take place in St. Francis at St. Thomas More High School indoors and on their grounds, as well as the performance venue, which will likely be a Milwaukee County Park. (Which is very cool.)
From the formal announcement:
“Auditions will take place in the choir room, 034, of St. Thomas More High School in St. Francis on May 9th and 10th. Roles to be cast:
Duke Orsino: Duke of Illyria; in love with Olivia.
Sebastian: Viola's twin brother, separated from Viola after their ship is wrecked near Illyria.
Malvolio: Steward in Olivia's household; serious and uptight.
Maria: Olivia's lady-in-waiting; feisty.
Sir Toby Belch: Olivia's uncle; a drunkard, but still sharp and snarky.
Sir Andrew Augecheek: Sir Toby's friend, courts Olivia; foolish, fragile.
Feste: Resident clown of Olivia's household; very sharp and quick on his/her feet.
Antonio: Pirate captain; saves Sebastian and becomes very fond of him.
Musicians: Sailors/Officers; play live music throughout the show.
Please note that the roles of Viola and Olivia have already been filled.
* NOTE!* We are open to gender blind casting for almost all roles, so auditionees will be considered regardless of gender.
Please prepare a 1-minute Shakespeare monologue, comedic or dramatic. Headshots and resumes, though not absolutely required, are highly preferred. If you are a musician, we STRONGLY encourage you to bring your instrument and play something for us during your audition. Auditions will be in one-hour blocks to allow for side readings. Walk-ins are welcome if time permits. Please sign up for one of 5 slots per hour on Friday, May 9th from 6pm-10pm or Saturday, May 10th from 11am-6pm.”
To schedule for an audition slot, visit the scheduling website for the auditions.