Auditions For "As You Like It - Public Theater Musical"
About the project and the company
Drama Dock announces adult and youth non-union auditions for their March 2023 production of As You Like It, a musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s comedy, adapted by Shaina Taub & Laurie Woolery, and a co-production with Vashon Island High School’s Drama Department, directed by Christopher Kehoe and Andy James. This will be an intergenerational cast blending community actors, professional actors, and high school actors. The roles of Orlando, Rosalind, and other young lover tracks will be cast with high school students. Please see roles available to non-students below.
We have need for non-union actors of all ages (from child and teenager through to middle age and senior) and can find a place for actors and singers at all skill levels. That’s our way of encouraging you to come out and audition, even if you’re self-conscious! We want to see you!
Sign up for an audition slot at this link
The music is available on Spotify/Apple Music/YouTube Music. Have a listen!
Location of Audition
Vashon High School Theater, 9600 204th St, Vashon, WA - or submit a video audition by December 8 to AYLI@christopherkehoe.com.
This production is a joyous community celebration in the spirit of the Public Works theater projects being done all over the US.
Auditions will be held on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10 from 12:00pm–6:00pm at Vashon Island High School, 9600 SW 204th St, Vashon, WA 98070. Please sign up for an audition slot at this link; walk-ups will be added to the schedule if time allows. For adults, please bring a resume and headshot, and prepare a short text (monologue or poem) and 16–32 bars of a song (or “Happy Birthday”). The text and song should be material you enjoy performing and sparks joy (being age/sex/gender “appropriate” is not so important). Please come with sheet music (not acapella), and the text should be memorized well enough to take direction. Feel free to come in with material from As You Like It—either Shakespeare’s or Shaina Taub’s. For youth, simply come in ready to play a game and pretend to be a superhero or other silly person. If needed, self-tape auditions will be accepted until the end of Friday, December 8 at the latest. Please email a link to an unlisted YouTube video of the above material to AYLI@christopherkehoe.com. Don’t worry about your camerawork or filming location! We’re only interested in seeing you!
Character breakdown / Project needs
Preferred method of submission
Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10
$400 for principal roles, other roles are not compensated. For off island actors, we will provide passenger ferry coupons and rides to and from the ferry landing on Vashon for rehearsals and performances. $400 for principal roles, other roles are not compensated. For off island actors, we will provide passenger ferry coupons and rides to and from the ferry landing on Vashon for rehearsals and performances.
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Sign up to audition at the link above
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