Auditions: The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Auditions for the 2011 The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Full Time Bacchanalian Cast

When: February 12 & 13 10-5 Call for appointment: (717) 665‐7021 ext. 120

Where: Mansion at Mount Hope Estate & Winery in northern Lancaster County

Format: All auditionees should bring a headshot and resume and prepare a one minute monologue and thirty seconds of an a cappella song. If you play an instrument, please bring that as well. Call backs will be held the same day.
The Bacchanalians will perform swashbuckling swordplay shows, Shakespearean dramas, interactive improvised scenarios, and rollicking music and dance numbers, all while portraying Elizabethan characters. The Bacchanalian Cast commitment is 16 weeks beginning with 4 weeks of intensive rehearsals and continuing with a 12-week performance run Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day Monday with some mid-week school day performances.

Strong improvisational and comic skills are preferred and stage combat experience is a plus for actors. The cast will receive training in improvisation, voice, children’s theater, movement, dialect, stage combat, stunts, Shakespeare, character development, and the techniques of interaction.

Event dates: Aug 13-Oct 30 plus labor day

Full Details at www.PaRenFaire.com

Auditions for the 2011 The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Part-time Blackfryar Company

When: February 19 & 20 10-5 Call for appointment: (717) 665‐7021 ext. 120

Where: Mansion at Mount Hope Estate & Winery in northern Lancaster County

Format: All auditionees should bring a recent photograph, resume of any theatrical experience and prepare a one minute monologue and thirty seconds of an a cappella song. If you play an instrument, please bring that as well. Call backs will be held the same day.
actors can audition for the apprentice acting company, “The Blackfryars,” which consists of 50 to 80 volunteer members who donate their time to help portray the characters that bring our working Tudor village to life. The Blackfryars begin their training in April, attending rehearsals and workshops every Saturday. Performances are Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day Monday throughout the 12-week performance run.

Blackfryar auditionees must be 15 years of age or older, and have the desire to work and learn in a professional theater environment. Theatrical experience is not required, only a sense of fun and teamwork.

Event dates: Aug 13-Oct 30 plus labor day

Full Details at www.PaRenFaire.com

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~ by Chris on January 24, 2011.

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