Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet Auditions for the parts of Romeo and Juliet ONLY at South Hill Park
South Hill Park is looking for community actors to take part in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet which is being directed by Joe Malyan (The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (2017) Macbeth (2017) Peter Pan (2016), The Borrowers (2015). This is a play, with songs, taking place in the Wilde Theatre at the beginning of February 2017. The performances run from Tuesday 6th February through until Saturday 10th February. We are currently just auditioning for the principal roles of Romeo and Juliet ONLY.
Other parts will be auditioned later in the year. The set will be design by Victoria Spearing and the costumes by Anne Thomson. Music will be composed by George Jennings.
Juliet – age 18-26. Female. Lead role. Strong versatile actress required.
Romeo – age 18-26. Male. Lead role. Strong versatile actor required. Will be required for sword fight.
Sundays and Tuesday evenings in December up until Christmas, Weekday evenings, and weekends from the 5th January.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE SOME MATINEE WEEKDAY PERFORMANCES and a DAY TIME TECHNICAL REHEARSAL SO PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COMMIT TO THESE TIMES/DAYS
Auditions are by appointment, each lasting 15 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your allocated audition time, which will be given to you once you have emailed the contact below.
What to prepare:
- One monologue by your chosen character from Romeo and Juliet – this will be sent to you by the Director. You will be expected to learn this. ·
- One monologue from any other Shakespeare. Around 1-2 minutes long.
Audition Day – Wednesday 13th September by appointment. 6pm-10pm.
Production Week Saturday 3rd February and Sunday 4th February (and potentially Monday 5th February) – TECH PM Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th January – DRESS PM
PLEASE DO NOT AUDITION IF YOU CANNOT COMMIT TO THE ENTIRE REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION PERIOD. CANDIDATES WHO AUDITION WHO CAN THEN NOT MAKE ALL DATES MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED.
If you are interested in taking part, please email Joe Malyan at firstname.lastname@example.org