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KELSEY THEATRE AUDITIONS and VOLUNTEER INFORMATION:

The Kelsey Theatre has 10 different Theatre Companies that use our stage and their needs vary. 

Please read ALL audition notices through to see what is required and how to sign up for the audition. 

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All auditions for Kelsey Theatre productions will be held on the Mercer County Community College unless stated otherwise in the announcement.  Auditions are usually held in the College's Communications Building please check the Kelsey Theatre sign boards for specific room locations.

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USHERS FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR USHER SLOTS:

NOISES OFF, ZORRO, LOVE LETTERS, and FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS

use this link  NOISES, ZOR, LVE & 4WED SignUpGenius

Note: you do NOT have to create an account to sign up to usher. 

Just scroll down the list to the date you want, if it is available click the sign up button,

type in your name and email and if there is more than one of you

write the other peoples names in the notes.

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If you would like to receive audition notifications or usher information via email please fill out the form below. 

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TO SEE CURRENTLY SCHEDULED AUDITIONS SCROLL DOWN PAST THE SIGN UP FORM.

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MACBETH

by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare '70 is pleased to announce open auditions for their June production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth at the Kelsey Theatre, on the campus at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, NJ.  This production celebrates the company’s 50th anniversary performing classic works of theatre in Mercer County.  The cast will be comprised of existing company members and new faces. All roles are open.

COMPANY INFO:

Company: Shakespeare '70

Director/Producer: John F. Erath, Ph.D.

Assistant Director: Janet Quartarone

Production Manager: Curt Foxworth

Stage Manager: Lili Timmes

Assistant Stage Manager: Brenna Herrity

Technical Director: Dale Simon

 

PERFORMANCE DATES

Friday, June 21 & 28, 2019 at 8pm

Saturday, June 22 & 29, 2019 at 8pm

Sunday, June 23 & 30, 2019 at 2pm

Performances will be held at the Kelsey Theatre on Mercer County Community College’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550.

 

AUDITION DATES:

Monday, January 14, 2019 (6:30pm-9:00pm)

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 (6:30pm-9:00pm)

Auditions will be held on the MCCC West Windsor Campus.  Check the Kelsey Theatre sign board for a room location on the day of your audition.

APPOINTMENTS AND QUESTIONS:

Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be seen on a time-available basis. To sign up for an audition appointment, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/BMOYkPP0NipyJS0h1

Questions can be directed to stage manager Lili Timmes at lilianne.timmes@gmail.com.

 

PREPARATIONS:

Please bring a headshot and resume to your audition.  

Sides will be available at the Facebook event page in the new year and made available in paper copy at the auditions. 

Additional readings from the play may be provided at the time of your audition if needed.  

ABOUT REHEARSALS:

The readthrough will be in mid to late April, and rehearsals will begin directly following.  We will rehearse two to three nights a week and Sunday afternoons. Please let us know about ALL potential conflicts between April 15 and July 1, 2019.  

CHARACTER INFORMATION:

Shakespeare '70 is interested in seeing all actors regardless of age or gender for future casting within the company.  There are, however, preferred age ranges for certain roles. All roles are unpaid and non-equity.

Macbeth (M, 35-45) - A general in Duncan’s army.  Stage combat experience preferred.

Lady Macbeth (F, 25-37) - Macbeth’s wife.

Macduff (M, 30-40) - Thane of Fife.  Stage combat experience preferred.

Lady Macduff (F, 25-35) - Macduff’s wife.

Banquo (M, 35-45) - Macbeth’s friend and a general in Duncan’s army.

Duncan (M, 50+) - King of Scotland.

Malcolm (M, 20-30) - Elder son of Duncan.

Donalbain (M, 20-30) - Younger son of Duncan.

Scottish Doctor (M, 50+)

Scottish Lords: Ross, Lennox, Angus, Menteith (Flexible age ranges)

Fleance (M, 15-20) - Banquo’s son.

Siward (M, 50-60) - General of the English forces.

Young Siward (M, 20-25) - Siward’s son.

Seyton (M, 30-60) - Macbeth’s armourer.

Porter (M, 30-60) - Gatekeeper at Macbeth’s home.

Flexible age ranges: Bloody Sergeant, Murderers (2), Gentlewoman, Witches (3)

 

 

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AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON FOR

RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET

INHERIT THE WIND

and

THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE   

 

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