Auditions for Bard in the Barracks are happening this weekend

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Open auditions will be held this weekend for the Bard in the Barracks production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest and will take place on May 9-10 at Memorial Hall on the UNB campus. Directed by Len Falkenstein, the play will be performed outdoors and will run from June 21-July 4, with rehearsals (which will be intensive, and mainly evening hours) beginning May 12.

Roles are available for actors of a variety of ages, and casting of many roles will be fluid in terms of gender. Auditions will take place from 7:30-10:00 PM on Sunday, May 9th and Monday, May 10th  with callbacks from 7:30-9:30 PM on Tuesday, May 11th. Those auditioning are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the play beforehand. Auditions will consist of readings from the play. 

To book an audition, please email lfalken@unb.ca, indicating your availability for the audition dates and any preference for date/time. Prior to your audition, you will be emailed a package of selections from the play that you can download to your device to be read at the auditions, as well as an overview of how COVID-19 protocols will be followed for both auditions and the production as a whole.

Anyone interested in auditioning who is unable to attend either of the audition dates or desiring further information should contact the director at lfalken@unb.ca or 506 458-7406. Expressions of interest from persons who would like to assist with the productions in a musical or technical/crew capacity are also welcome. All members of the company will receive honorariums for their work.

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