Auditions for Bard in the Barracks are happening this weekend

Category: stage 210

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, 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 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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