Hart House Theatre is now accepting submissions for HAMLET
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Paolo Santalucia
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:
- Monday, August 17, 2015 - early submissions are encouraged.
- Non-union, Non-paying
Those contacted for auditions will be seen August 23 – 25 with callbacks occurring later that week. Only those contacted for an audition will be seen.
Performance run: November 4-21, 2015
Please send headshots and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: all roles, including the title role, are being auditioned.
Actors are asked to prepare one Shakespearian monologue* no longer than two minutes in length. Actors should be familiar with the text as they may be asked to do a cold read.
*those interested in being considered for the role of Hamlet are asked to prepare one of that character’s soliloquys.
ABOUT THE PLAY:
Perhaps the world’s most iconic tragedy, William Shakespeare’s Hamlet has all of the elements of a great drama: courtly intrigue, murder, revenge, family betrayal and forbidden seduction. With some of the most memorable and sublime poetry in the English language, Hamlet is a timeless tragedy that is not to be missed.
ABOUT THE THEATRE:
Established in 1919, Hart House Theatre is the University of Toronto's Performing Arts Leader. Since its inception, the theatre's unique mix of young professionals, alumni and students has garnered the theatre a reputation as a cultural destination for not only the community of U of T but also the city of Toronto.