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|Created Date||February 08, 2023|
|Expiration Date||March 10, 2023|
|Project Title||A Midsummer Night's Dream|
For equity auditions, CAT 1 (10 week) contract. Please see equity website for specifics.
For non-equity: Currently accepting H/R seeking actors for 2023 summer production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by new Artistic Director Peter Andersen. General auditions will be held via video submissions. Please only submit if you are available for all production dates.
Please note this is an outdoor production. Both rehearsals and performances will be held outdoors in Austin Gardens, Oak Park, IL.
Please note that any binary gender listed is in regards to how the character will be portrayed due to approach of storytelling. All roles are open to any cultural / ethnic background, gender expression and ability.
1. Theseus/Oberon: (Male identified) Duke of Athens and King of the Fairies. In this production Oberon and Titania's text will flip so that Oberon will take Titania's lines and vice versa.
2. Hippolyta/Titania: (Female identified) Queen of the Amazons and Queen of Fairies. Titania's text will be flipped with Oberon's so that she will have his track and vice versa.
Lysander: (Female identified) A youth who is in love with Hermia.
Hermia: (Female identified) A youth who is in love with Lysander.
Demetrius: (Male identified) A youth who is trying to woo Hermia, ends up falling in love with Helena.
Helena: (Male identified) A youth who is in love with Demetrius.
Puck: (Any gender) A fairy who works for Oberon. Full of mischief. Looking for an actor who can sing.
Bottom: (Any gender) A mechanical who plays the role of Pyramus. He is turned into a Donkey.
Quince/Fairies: (Any gender) Leader of the mechanicals.
Flute/Fairies: (Any gender) One of the mechanicals.
Snug/Fairies: (Any gender) One of the mechanicals.
Pay: AEA: CAT 1 contract. Non-AEA: $1000 stipend
First rehearsal: 6/15/23
First tech rehearsal: 7/5
Video submissions will be requested via email.