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Audition

We Welcome All Actors To Our Auditions!

 

Scripts for all upcoming shows are available in the Box Office, located in the Main Stage theatre. Call (904) 261-6749 or stop by during Box Office hours to check out or read a script.

 

Auditions are closed, so usually you'll audition by reading scenes from the show's script for the director and casting team in the auditorium while the other actors wait in the lobby. If you cannot attend the audition on the scheduled date, contact ACT or the show's director to arrange an alternate date.

All volunteer positions onstage and offstage are open to everyone, regardless of race, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, or previous experience. Newcomers are welcome and encouraged.

Auditions for The Dolls House Part 2

By Lucas Hnath

Main Stage

Saturday

January 4

2 PM

Directed by

Jennifer Webber

NOTE

The play is structured primarily with two-person scenes and each character has some monologues.

PERFORMANCE DATES:

Evening 8PM: March 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 (2020)
Matinee 2PM: March 8 (2020)

SYNOPSIS:

Comedic Drama Throwing off the constraints of a loveless marriage, Nora abandons her husband and children at the end of Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House. The opening scene of Lucas Hnath’s, A Doll's House, Part 2 has her return fifteen years later, in 1895. With modern language and period costumes, the play continues where Ibsen left off with a thought-provoking and entertaining continuation of Nora’s story surrounding issues of marriage, gender inequality, and human rights. (ACT Suggested Rating: PG-13)

CAST:

Nora   F   40-50

The large role, a self-confident, opinionated modern woman ahead of her time.

 

Torvald   M   45-65

Nora’s husband is a stubborn man full of regrets who feels he is the victim in a marriage gone bad.

Emmy   F   20s

Their daughter is very much like her mother and stands up for herself and her father.

Anne Marie   F   55-70 

Nanny to Nora and then later, her children.

Auditions for The Book of Will

By Lauren Gunderson

Main Stage

Saturday

January 11

2 PM

Directed by

Peggy Strickland

NOTE

Most of the actors will be playing multiple characters. Some of the characters are
listed here.

PERFORMANCE DATES:

Evening 8PM: March 27, 28, April 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 (2020)

Matinee 2PM: March 29, April 5 (2020)

SYNOPSIS:

Dramatic Comedy Following the death of William Shakespeare, his few remaining friends from his acting company band together to recall and find the scattered remains of his plays so they can preserve the words that sustained their careers and delighted their audiences. So begins their quest to compile, borrow, beg, and band together in order to print the First Folio before the Bard’s plays are lost forever! Amidst the noise and color of Elizabethan London. The Book of Will explores an unforgettable true story of love, loss, laughter, and ultimate triumph. (ACT Suggested Rating: PG-13)

CAST:

Henry Condell   M   40s-50s

Feisty, hopeful friend and actor in the King’s Men.


John Heminges   M   50s-60s 

A reasonable friend and financial manager of the King’s Men; owner of the Globe Tap House; a good man, a gentleman, if serious.


Richard Burbage   M   50s-60s

Seasoned lion of the stage, famous across England, loud and proud.


Alice Heminges   F   30s-40s John’s daughter and alewife, knows everyone and hangs with the boys.


Boy Hamlet   M   18-25

Young actor


Ben Jonson   M   50s-60s

Poet laureate of English, friend/rival of Shakespeare. Amazing drunk. A bear of a man. Surprisingly weepy.


Elizabeth Condell   F   40s-50s

Henry’s wife, savvy and fun.


Rebecca Heminges   F   50s-60s

John’s wife, a good wife. Strong, busy with their grocery business, a woman who has weathered much but loves her husband and sons and God.

Ed Knight   M   30s-60s

Stage manager for the King’s Men; self-serious and particular.

Ralph Crane   M   20s-30s

Humble scrivener of the King’s Men. Quick, sure, quiet.


William Jaggard   M   50s-60s

Successful if shady publisher of books, plays, and playbills. Confident in his ability to get what he wants; very experienced, connected, shrewd; an ass

Isaac Jaggard   M   20s-30s

William’s son; will inherit the business; sensitive, artistic.


Marcus   M   18-25

Printer’s apprentice at the Jaggard print shop, nosy but honest.

 

Compositor   M   20s-30s

Works for Jaggard, young.


Emilia Bassano Lanier   F   50s-60s

Fiery Italian feminist and poet, independent woman, lover of life (and of Shakespeare)

Anne Hathaway Shakespeare   F   50s-60s

Shakespeare’s now ailing widow; strong-willed, a classy lady, a survivor

Susannah Shakespeare   F   30s-40s

Good girl and daughter of Anne & Will Shakespeare