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New Mexico Shakespeare Festival (Auditions)
May 22-23, 2021

Audition details...
New Mexico Shakespeare Festival
By Wm. Shakespeare
Directed by Peter Shea Kierst (Hamlet) and Ana Marie Campoy (Twelfth Night O Lo Que Qieras)
Audition times:
Saturday, May 22, 2021 10am-3pm
Sunday, May 23, 2021 12-4pm
Synopsis:
The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival will take place at New Mexico Veteran's Park between August 27 and September 19, 2021. Specific showtimes TBA. Productions are Hamlet, directed by Peter Shea Kierst and a bilingual adaptation of Twlefth Night: Twelfth Night O Lo Que Quieras, adapted and directed by Ana Maria Campoy
Looking for:

Auditionees may choose to audition over Zoom or In-person. In either case, please contact the Festival Stage Manager, Donna Marie Barra (dmb0857@aol.com) to schedule your appointment.

At in-person auditions, masks must be worn and safe distancing will be practiced at all times.

What to Bring/Prepare

Please send via email a headshot (or a selfie or photo of yourself from the shoulders up) and resume (or short description of your experience with performing). Ms. Barra will send you sides (scenes or monologue from the play) to prepare after you schedule your audition.

If you are auditioning for Twelfth Night O Lo Que Quieras, you may also choose to perform a poem of your choice (English or Spanish). If you play an instrument, please have something prepared to play.

Roles

The directors are seeking men, women, and gender nonconforming actors ages 15-60. Actors of the Global Majority (BIPOC) are especially encouraged to audition.

Roles available:

Hamlet

  • Bernardo
  • Priest
  • Ensemble
Twelfth Night O Lo Que Quieras
  • Sebastian
  • Ensemble

Specific Twelfth Night O Lo Que Quieras Breakdown:
Seeking performers of all kinds for ensemble. Actors, musicians, or spoken word artists of all genders or size. Artists of the Global Majority (BIPOC) are especially encouraged to audition. Especially interested in Latinx/e artists with Spanish and Spanglish speaking skills (all levels).

Location:
Zoom (Online) or The Vortex Theatre, 2900 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 (In Person)
Format: By appointment. Please contact the Festival Stage Manager, Donna Marie Barra (dmb0857@aol.com) to schedule a Zoom or In-person appointment.
Show dates: August 27-September 19, 2021 - (Specific showtimes TBA.)
Rehearsals start: July 5, 2021 (Hamlet) and July 12, 2021 (Twelfth Night O Lo Que Quieras)
Contact for further information: The Festival Stage Manager, Donna Marie Barra (dmb0857@aol.com)
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