Audition

2021 Casting Notice

Due to the continuing public health crisis, our season will be different this year. We are casting for our next three productions: Richard II, Richard III, and Love’s Labour’s Lost. All Casting will be done virtually. 

We are seeking non-union actors for our season.  Actors of all gender identifications,  non-binary and all ethnicities are welcome.

Your taped submission is your initial audition.
We will be contacting anyone that we need to see for a virtual callback after March 6.

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RICHARD II (A Zoom Reading)
Directed by Stephanie Coltrin. Rehearsal/filming between April 1-15 (approximately 10 hours total)
All rehearsals and filming will be done exclusively via Zoom
Seeking non-union 12 actors for a Zoom/OBS reading that will be fully rehearsed and filmed virtually. For this reading, we are able to accept submissions from anywhere, as it will all be done virtually.

RICHARD III (Rehearsed on Zoom, filmed in person and streamed)
Rehearsals start on or about May 1; Tech/Filming May 26-28
Directed by Stephanie Coltrin.
Seeking non-union 14 actors for a staged production. Initial rehearsals will be conducted via Zoom. The company will then meet on our set in the parking lot of LFT to stage the show, and will culminate in an audience-less performance that will be filmed and then streamed two weeks later.

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (Rehearsed on Zoom, filmed in person and streamed)
Rehearsals start on our about June 1; Tech/Filming June 23-26

Directed by Amanda McRaven.
Seeking 12 actors for a staged production. Initial rehearsals will be conducted via Zoom. The company will then meet on our set in the parking lot of LFT to stage the show, and will culminate in an audience-less performance that will be filmed and then streamed two weeks later.

SAFETY PROTOCOLS FOR IN PERSON REHEARSALS/FILMING
For the three days of rehearsal and one day of filming, we will be adhering to strict Covid safety protocols including Covid testing, social distancing, masked rehearsals until filming, daily health checks and sanitization and disinfection protocols.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Your submission is your audition! Please email to shakespearecasting@gmail.com

  • Your headshot
  • Your resume
  • In your email, please indicate if you have a preferred role
  • A link to recordings of (2) contrasting monologues of no more than one minute each (MUST be Shakespeare).
    Please send your recorded auditions via a link rather than an attachment
  • Please slate at the beginning of your recording

For Richard II, we can consider actors from anywhere in the country
For Richard III, and Love’s Labour’s Lost we are only able to consider actors who live in Southern California, as the staging and filming will be in person