Capital Repertory Theatre Auditions for “Shakespeare: The Remix”

Capital Repertory Theatre 2017-2018 Season
TYA Auditions for Shakespeare: The Remix
Albany, NY

Producing Artistic Director: Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Chief Administrative Officer: Philip Morris

TYA Minimum Salary $499.75/week

Thursday, August 31, 2017                       at Capital Repertory Theatre
10am – 4pm                                                  111 North Pearl Street
Lunch from 1-1:30pm                                  Albany, NY 12207

Prepare two one-minute contrasting monologues of your choice, making one of the monologues a short rap.  Please bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Shakespeare: The Remix
By Aaron Jeffries & Gihieh Lee
Directed by Margaret E. Hall

A battle of wills puts a savvy, tough urban teen in a head-to-head confrontation with the Bard that illuminates the plots of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream through comparisons of hip-hop poetry and Shakespeare’s verse.

First Rehearsal: October 5, 2017
First Performance: October 23, 2017
Closing Performance: November 17, 2017

Seeking 1 versatile, physically agile, quick study actor:
(1) Female – Early to late 20?s.  Able to play the youthful, strong-willed African American slam poet in Shakespeare: The Remix. Must have experience with Shakespeare and be able to rap.

For more than a decade, Capital Repertory Theatre’s TYA On-The Go! in-School touring productions have been presented in a variety of schools and environments throughout the Capital Region to very diverse audiences. Actors should enjoy performing for and interacting with young audiences (middle and high school students). There are post-show discussions after every performance (time permitting). Actors must also be collegial and adaptive. There are no overnight stays on the tour. The TYA work week is Monday – Saturday.

EMC members welcome and encouraged (EMC’s hired will be given their card with the contract). Non-Equity Actors welcome. Walk-in’s welcome. Actors may schedule an appointment by emailing casting@capitalrep.org

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