Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Audition Dates for Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak 2010

Water Works Theatre Company
Auditions for Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak 2010

Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
Directed by Barton Bund
The Commedia Tales of King Arthur by Lane Riosley
Directed by Frannie Shepherd-Bates

Friday, April 16 & Tuesday, April 20
Time slots are available between 6:15 p.m. and 10pm
St. John's Episcopal Church
Southeast corner of Woodward Avenue and 11 Mile Road in Royal Oak.
There is a large parking lot to the east of the building off of 11 Mile.
Actors will enter the church near the garage building at the south end of parking lot.


Actors who want to reserve a time slot for General Auditions should request their preferred time via email to: waterworksbackstage@earthlink.net, or voice message to: (248) 399-3727.

Actors please prepare a classical comedic monologue no longer than two minutes in length. Thirty seconds of additional time will be allotted for those who wish to play an instrument and/or sing.

All roles are open to Equity and Non-Equity actors
Equity members will be engaged by approved Special Appearance Agreement.
All non-Equity actors will be paid a small stipend.

Two Gentlemen of Verona will be performed in Royal Oak’s Starr Jaycee Park Thursdays through Sundays from July 22 – August 8, 2010. The Commedia Tales of King Arthur will be performed Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 7pm and weekend mornings at 11am from July 27 – August 8, 2010 with possible travel shows the weekend of August 20th.

About Water Works Theatre Company

Since 2001 Water Works has presented Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak and other award-winning productions. Water Works enhances the quality of life in the community by offering Michigan’s only outdoor professional Shakespeare event, close to home in Royal Oak’s Starr Jaycee Park. Water Works’ mission is to provide a place to call home for local professional actors, designers, directors, teachers and other artists in a dynamic collaboration with skilled professional volunteers and other community supporters. Learn more at www.waterworkstheatre.com.