Livermore Shakespeare Festival

2014 High School Troupe (unpaid)


Sunday, April 27, 2014

22 South “L” St, corner of Railway & L  (The Old Train Depot Building)

12-2pm   By Appointment


Livermore Shakespeare Festival 2014 (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 would include stage time in Pride and Prejudice. Some of the work would include crew responsibilities during performances, wardrobe assistance and rehearsal support. 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  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 12th season. The company’s mission is to produce professional theater that accessible and fully integrated with the Tri-Valley community.

The 2014 season “Festival of Feisty Lovers” presents William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, adapted by Christina Calvit.  The rehearsals begin in May and performances for Much Ado are June 19-July 6, and Pride performances are July 10-July 20.

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  May 15 – July 20th. Apprentices are full-time.

Interns and Apprentice are assigned to a professional mentor from within the company.

Instructors: Company Members, 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:

Apprentice/Intern Program
Livermore Shakespeare Festival
Shakespeare’s Associates
PO Box 2616
Livermore, CA 94551-2616

Producing Artistic Director Lisa Tromovitch with our 2014 Apprentices and Interns.