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Auditions for the 2022 Mainstage Production of A Midsummer Night's Dream are announced

Open Auditions for the 2022 season of Shakespeare in the Park

In January 2022, Florida Shakespeare Theater will present William Shakespeare's beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Auditions are open for this paid, non-union production.

Directed by Colleen Stovall, this production features period costumes, professional actors and live music.

Time Commitment - four weeks of rehearsal and four weeks of performances. 

AUDITIONS - GENERAL
INFORMATION

SHAKESPEARE'S TEXT:

Please click here to view the text we will be using.

We are education partners with the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, so we tend to start with the Folger Texts.  The cut is by Director, Colleen Stovall

MONOLOGUES:

Here is a great website that has most of Shakespeare's monologues. 

CHARACTERS:

Midsummer is one of Shakespeare's plays that has roles for most everyone - 

Two female ingenues 

Two young male leads

One leading couple that could be anywhere from 25 - 90

One strong older leading man, one seriously comedic role and on and on.

Click Here for a link to a list of characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

HOW TO AUDITION

1. Sign up for an audition slot

https://signup.com/go/EdbCOOb

2. Prepare 

     a. 1 Classical Monologue

     b. 1 Monologue of your choice.

     c.  If you sing, prepare 16 bars              of an up-tempo song of your                choice.  You should provide                  backing track.  We can hook                up your phone to a speaker. 

      You should bring any cables.

      d.  If  you play an acoustic                     instrument, please prepare 16           bars of any song that show-

       cases your skills. 

3. Wear

     a.  clothes that you can move in

     b.  Tie back any long hair

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GIVE MIAMI DAY

FEATURE FILM
IN THE CAN!

The Florida Shakespeare Theater, under the direction of Colleen Stovall, produced its first feature length film!  Midsummer is slated to come to a theater near you in March of 2022.

We would like to thank the
Frank and Susan Salinger Cultural Initiative for their continued guidance and support.  Your dedication to the classical arts is an inspiration to us all.

Support Florida Shakes on Give Miami day 2021

WHAT IS GIVE MIAMI DAY?

One of the nation's biggest 24-hour annual giving events, Give Miami Day is an online campaign where all locals can become philanthropists. This year -- as the Florida Shakespeare Theater continues it's essential work in the face of a serious pandemic, and  after  economic shutdowns-- Give Miami Day will be more vital than ever. 

On Thursday, November 19th, 2020, we invite everyone to support the Florida Shakespeare Theater.  Your generous donation will help support our free Shakespeare in the Park  program, professional actor training, and education programming. 

It's a wrap! Final night of shooting was a success.

Cast & Crew on last day of shooting.  Back Row L to R: Seth Trucks, Matt Paszkiet, Sam Evans, Dayana Morales, Chris Hill, Colleen Stovall, Zach Debedout, Lorgia Velasquez, Nathan Greenberg, Front Row, L to R:  Brooke Hall, Sara Grant, Francesco Senatore

Kyle Schnack as Oberon and Seth Trucks as Puck.

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Shalia Sakona as Titania in Florida Shakes' film of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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