Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Tucson: A Midsummer Night's Dream Auditions - Studio Connections


From: Maria Alburtus []
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 10:17 PM
Subject: A Midsummer Night's Dream Auditions Announcement


da Vinci Players’

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Maria Alburtus                                                              Produced by: Robert Encila

April 11th, 2009
12:00 pm
At Studio Connections

9071 E. Old Spanish Trail                         Tucson, AZ 85710          (520) 731-9559

Please prepare a classical, comedic monologue under one minute. Please bring a hard copy of your
headshot and resume. Script sides will be available for cold reads, callbacks will be the following week.

The show will take place in modern day New York City/ Central Park.

Rehearsals will be 4 to 5 days a week from 7pm- 1Opm starting April 21st. Performances will be
June 12th-14th and June 19th-21st.

For more information or questions regarding the audition please email:

List of Characters:

·        Theseus (Duke of Athens; male; middle aged)

·        Hippolyta (Queen of the Amazons; betrothed to Theseus; female; middle age; very sophisticated and classy)

·        Egeus (father to Hermia; male; middle aged/ older)

·        Lysander (in love with Hermia; male; young; good looking; preferably able to play guitar; successful indie rock artist)

·        Demetrius (also in love with Hermia; male; young; good looking; serious wall street business tycoon)

·        Hermia (in love with Lysander; female; young & beautiful; classy/ Park Ave. Princess) **THIS ROLE IS CAST**

·        Helena (in love with Demetrius; female; young & beautiful; artsy girl from the Village; very bohemian) **THIS ROLE IS CAST**

·        Titania (Queen of the Fairies; female; any age; very eclectic, colorful, and stylish; "take-charge" atti­tude)

·        Oberon (King of the Fairies; male; any age; also, eclectic, colorful, and stylish)

·        Puck or Robin Goodfellow (androgynous; any age; mischievous; spritely; musical; an eclectic, whim­sical character)

·      Peter Quince (a carpenter; male or female; any
age; director of the small play in the park)

·      Snug (a Joiner; Lion in the play; male Or female; any age)

·      Nick Bottom (a weaver; PyramUs in the play; male or female; any age; masculine; slovenly; extremely egotistical)

·      Francis Flute (a bellows mender; Thisby in play; male; any age; willowy; feminine and awkward)

·      Tom Snout (a tinker; Wall in play; male or fe­male; any age)

·      Robin Starveling (a tailor; Moonshine in play; male Or female; any age)

·      Philostrate (Master of the Revels to Theseus; male; any age; eager to please)

·      Indian Boy (young; ethnic looking)

·      Peaseblosson

·      Cobweb           Fairies; fun; ethereal; male

·      Moth                or female; any age

·      Mustardseed

·      Various fairies attending their King and Queen

·      Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta



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