AUDITION: Livermore Shakespeare Festival
2015 High School Troupe (unpaid)
Saturday, March 21, 2015
22 South “L” St, corner of Railway & L
(The Old Train Depot Building)
12-4pm By Appointment please email lisa@ShakespearesAssociates.org, with “Intern Audition request” in the subject line
Livermore Shakespeare Festival 2015 (LSF) is looking to fill 4-8 positions with High School students entering their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year. These positions would be involved in all areas of both summer productions, and could include stage time and crew work. Some of the work would include crew responsibilities during performances, wardrobe assistance and rehearsal support, and/or front-of-house positions learning to work with the public. Students will have the ability to work with and learn from professional company members through interaction during rehearsals. Students will also participate in 3 workshops to be led by company members in the areas of acting, auditioning and script analysis. The students will work under the direction of a company supervisor and will be exposed to all areas of theatrical production from front-of-house to performance. Applicants should be considered top performers in their class, with a mature and positive attitude, who are excited to contribute to a professional theatre company.
Please email a picture and resume with appointment request to Lisa Tromovitch lisa@ShakespearesAssociates.org. A recommendation from a teacher will be required for those reaching callbacks. Contact emails for teacher references are requested. A classical or contemporary monologue no longer than 2 can be presented, though sides will be provided to read from at the audition.
Shakespeare’s Associates, Inc. is the proud producers of Livermore Shakespeare Festival, now in its 13th season. The company’s mission is to produce professional theater that accessible and fully integrated with the Tri-Valley community.
The 2015 season “All the World’s a Stage” presents William Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. The rehearsals begin in May and performances run July 2nd through August 2nd.
This program provides young adults to work first-hand on a theatrical production, learning all aspects of what it takes to put on a show. A substantial time commitment is required. Interns need to be available to assist in at least 3 rehearsals per week, throughout the summer, and if cast, to perform in ALL tech/dress rehearsals and scheduled performances. Apprentices are full-time.
Interns and Apprentice are assigned to a professional mentor from within the company.
Instructors: Company Members, and Producing Artistic Director Lisa Tromovitch
Cost: No charge
Apprenticeships are paid positions and designed for college students or those recently graduated from college.
Internships are un-paid, and designed for high-school students, including those just about to enter H.S. and those just graduated.
Interns and apprentices may audition for roles and understudy positions in the shows, or may focus on technical/design, front-of-house/administration/marketing, or stage management/directing.
Interviews and auditions required.
Some housing is available for out-of-town apprentices.
Please send letter of interest and current resume, with reference list including three references to:
Livermore Shakespeare Festival
PO Box 2616
Livermore, CA 94551-2616