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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com 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.