The Rochester Community Players

RCP Auditions

General 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:

King Henry IV Part 1 & 2 Auditions to be held February 16 & 17:


To be co-directed by Stephanie Roosa and Brad Craddock. Free Shakespeare at the Highland Bowl production, to be performed in repertory June 26 to July 18. Auditions: February 16 and 17, 2015 at the Dazzle Theatre, 110 Webster Avenue. More information soon. . .

Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday Feb 16 & 17 at Dazzle Theater, 112 Webster Ave Rochester NY at 7pm. Callbacks will be held Feb 18th Only if necessary.

Please prepare a small Shakespeare Speech of no more than 10 lines and be prepared to read from the script (sides will be provided).

Henry IV part 1 & 2 to be performed in rep from June 26th to July 18th 2015 at the Highland Park Bowl. These productions will continue "the Henriad" series that makes up our 2015 season.

Be advised some roles will appearing in both part 1 and part 2, with the rest doubling between both shows as much as possible. Only being able to appear in one show will not preclude you from being cast but will have a bearing on the role you may be considered for.


Also: 


We still have open roles for RICHARD II. In particular, we are looking for younger actors (20's and early 30's), both male or female, and a mature female actor (age 50+).


For more information, or if you are interested, write to Peter at the following email: scribnerpeter (at) gmail (dot) com, or call him at 585-261-6461.

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ONLINE AUDITION FORM:

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 production you are auditioning followed by the word "auditions", and then your last name, first name and the  for (example: "Lear 2014 auditions Smith John")

For ALL auditions: Send ONE COPY of your email application to rochestercommunityplayers (at) gmail (dot) com

FOR RICHARD II ONLY: send one additional copy to Peter at the following email:
scribnerpeter (at) gmail (dot) com

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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):

6) Email:

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:

11) Height:

12) Weight:

13) Clothing sizes (for costuming):
Shirt:
pants:
suit:
dress: 
shoes:

14) Occupation:

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:

20) Please list other entertainment talents (juggling; acrobatics, belching etc.):

21) CONFLICT LIST: please list ALL dates you are not available during part or all of the evenings Monday through Friday and during the day or evenings Saturday and Sunday. See the performance and rehearsal time periods, above, for the production you are auditioning for. :

22) THEATER EXPERIENCE: Please EITHER attached a resume or CV to this application, OR provide the following information (or both, if you prefer)

A) Previous acting roles you have done with the Rochester Community Players (including Shakespeare Players and Irish Players) (role, name of show, theater location, year):

B) Previous non-acting positions you have done in productions with the Rochester Community Players (such as director, costumer etc.) (role, name of show, theater location, year):

C) Previous roles you have done in productions with other theater companies (list the name of the role, the name of the show, name of the company, location of the company if not Rochester, and the year of the show; specify if any of the experiences were professional; include firm, video and TV):

D) Previous non-acting positions you have done in productions with other theater, film, video or TV companies (list the name of the position, the name of the show,name of the company, location of the company if not Rochester, and the year of the show):

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