Auditions for The Tempest

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Threshold Repertory Theatre

Threshold Rep is excited to announce open auditions for our Season 8 Summer Shakespeare Workshop, The Tempest, directed/taught by Lorilyn Harper. Performances will run from July 19th to August 12th. Our Summer Shakespeare Workshop will be a four‐week rehearsal/conservatory focusing on the text, script analysis, voice and movement, concluding with a four-weekend run and full performance of the show. We are looking for a mix of experienced Shakespearean actors and actors new to the Bard.
Auditions are April 28th from 
11:00am - 3:00pm, at Threshold Rep (84.5 Society St.)
All roles are available with gender-blind casting.
Callbacks will be held April 30th at 6:30pm. 
Please review the audition material and be prepared to read any of the three speeches (regardless of gender) for the auditions. If you'd prefer to show something different, please prepare a Shakespearean sonnet.
Email the stage manager, Anna Davis, at to confirm your time slot and a link to audition material.
The Tempest is set on a remote island, where the sorcerer Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a storm, the eponymous tempest, to cause his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King Alonso of Naples to believe they are shipwrecked and marooned on the island. There, his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonio's lowly nature, the redemption of the King, and the marriage of Miranda to Alonso's son, Ferdinand.


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