RCP AuditionsGeneral information: All Rochester Community Players auditions are opening casting; there are no roles pre-cast. Auditioners are encouraged to bring a theatrical resume or CV, a photo (if you are unknown to the director), a pen or pencil, and your personal water bottle. Auditioners are encouraged to pre-register for auditions, or at least prepare their audition forms ahead of time and bring them to auditions. The online registration form is below, after information on specific upcoming auditions.
Next Auditions for the Rochester Community Players:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
To be directed by by Luanne Davis Haggerty. Auditions will be held at 7:00 PM Monday and Tuesday, March 17 and 18, 2014, at MuCCC Theater, 142 Atlantic Avenue. Performance of this Free Shakespeare at the Highland Park Bowl will be July 5 to 19.
Some of the characters will be portrayed using American Sign Language (ALS). We encourage auditions by hearing actors, deaf actors, and actors with ASL training.
More information: Contact Luanne by email: lrdnpa (at) ntid.rit.edu
PREPARE YOUR AUDITION APPLICATION AHEAD OF TIME! See the online application, below.
We have completed the casting for our Spring 2014 production of Shining City, by Conor McPherson. We are humbled and astonished by the outstanding talent thgat auditiond with us,and it is unfortunate that, with a play containing only four characters, we have to turn away such talent. We hope to see all who auditioned with us at future RCP auditions in thge very near future!
The Shining City cast:
Ian: Ken Dauer
John: Bill Alden
Neasa: Shawnda Urie
Laurence: Patrick Best
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The Winter's Tale: CAST LISTING
LEONTES- James Heath
CAMILLO- Roger Gans
ANTIGONUS- Richard “Tony” Eckel
CLEOMENES/ DORCAS - Kate Sherman
DION- William Marsh
HERMIONE- Abby DeVuyst
PERDITA- Danielle Lattiere
PAULINA- Midge Marshall
EMILIA/ MOPSA - Susanna Rose
POLIXENES- Brad Craddock
SHEPHERD- Tom Borhrer
CLOWN- Timothy Ellison
AUTOLYCUS/ARCHIDAMUS- Mark Casey
TIME (FATES) - Haven Shea, Jenna Schlags
CHILD ACTORS NEEDED!
THE WINTER'S TALE- presented by Rochester Community Players.
This production is currently seeking two young child actors (age 7-8) to perform in their production which opens April 11th running through April 26th at MuCCC theater (142 Atlantic Ave)
Performance dates; April 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26th at 7:30pm; 13, 19 at 2pm.
Evening Availability starting February 7th. Roles call for two young boys, but either gender will be considered. Interested parties please contact Producer Carl Girard at; (585)473-1472 or email@example.com.
The Tale of Marina The Shakespeare Players of Rochester and ShakeCo: Acting roles still available: Our new Shakespeare for Young Audiences will be staging a production in February called The Tale of Marina, a shortened and modified version of Shakespeare’s Pericles. The production will be performed in February at The Dazzle Theater and is intended for young ‘tweener’ audiences age 7 to 14. Philip R. Frey will be directing the production. In itial auditions have been con cluded, but there are still roles available for male actors over age 18. Anyone interested should send an email, preferably with a theatrical resume attached, to Phil at:
shake_co (at) hotmail.com.
SAVE TIME AT AUDITIONS: PREPARE YOUR AUDITION APPLICATION AHEAD OF TIME!
Pre-audition and Online audition application Rochester Community Players:
INSTRUCTIONS: Please copy this form below into a word processing program or an email message, fill this out ahead of time, print it out, and bring it to auditions, along with your theater resume or CV and, if you wish, a head shot photo.
IF YOU WISH, you may also email it to us ahead of time, but DO NOT RELY on the email copy, bring a printed copy to auditions as well. We ENCOURAGE email applications. Please feel free to include along with the email application a scanned copy of your theater resume or CV and a head shot photo.
EMAIL INSTRUCTIONS: Subject line: please put in the subject line of the email you are sending us your last name, first name and the production you are auditioning for (example: "Marina 2014 auditions Smith John")
Send ONE COPY of your email application to firstname.lastname@example.org
For The Winters Tale only: Send an additional copy to: artbyvirginia (at) gmail.com
For A Midsummer Night's Dream only: send an additional copy to: lrdnpa (at) ntid.rit.edu AND ALSO to: lokithunderson (at) yahoo.com
1) Your name, as you want it in the program, LAST NAME FIRST:
2) Roles you are interested in:
3) Please check one:
[ ]I will not accept any other role
[ ]I will accept any other principal role
[ ]I will accept any other speaking role
[ ]I think this is such an exciting idea, I would accept any role, even a non-speaking ensemble or “supernumerary” role
4) In the event you are not cast, OR if you are interested in working on the show but not as an actor, would you be interested in doing:
[ ] Technical, lighting or backstage crew work?
[ ] Stage managing?
[ ] Props work?
[ ] Costuming work?
[ ] Ushering?
[ ] Publicity?
[ ] Sound board or light board operation
5) Mailing address (street, city, zip):
7) Facebook or other social media contact info:
8) Cell phone number:
9) Any other phone number you may be reached at (please describe):
10) Age range:
13) Clothing sizes (for costuming):
15) If you are a student, what grade are you in and what school do you attend?
16) Training and/or academic background in theater:
17) Please list any Stage fighting experience or training:
18) Do you play any musical instruments? [ ]NO [ ]YES:. If so, what instrument?
19) Please list any singing and/or dancing training:
19a) For A Midsummer Night's Dream only: Please list your experience with American Sign Language (ASL) and with deaf theater: