Wednesday, December 28, 2016

audition notice - THE PAUPER PRINCESS - Youth Works at Theater Works - January 17


Open auditions for ages 8-19 on Tuesday, January 17 at 6-8:00pm

Directed by Mikaella Belsan
Auditions will consist of Cold Readings from the Script

Performances March 3-19, 2017

A rehearsal calendar will available at auditions.

Perusal copy is available at Theater Works Box Office. Script can be read at Theater Works Mon-Fri 10am-4pm

“It’s a classic story. Two identical-looking people from completely different backgrounds switch places. Rich swaps with poor. Poor swaps with rich. Before Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne, she was just Princess Elizabeth, fending off suitors too old and too fat. Theresa wears rags and scrounges for food. She’s so desperate she pretends to be a boy so she can be in a play. When Princess and Pauper come face-to-face, when one becomes the other, when King Henry VIII dies and everyone is vying for the Great Seal of England (and we don’t mean the sea animal) who knows what will happen? Maybe Shakespeare has a clue…”

Audition requirements are specific for each production, however here is a general idea of what to bring with you:

A current head shot  (Please do not email your head shot in advance of the audition)
Resume (optional for YouthWorks)
Be prepared to do cold readings from the script, improvisation and movement
Dress to move – including footwear
Audition ages change per production – please see audition call information.

Please do not email headshots and resumes ahead of time.

Theater Works does have some scholarships available.

Please email Chris Hamby at chamby@theaterworks.org with any questions.

*All auditions will be held at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.

* Unless otherwise noted

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