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AUDITIONS: The Tempest

Monday, May 14, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Tempest



Bard in the Quad returns for its 13th season with Shakespeare’s mysterious romance, The Tempest. Set on a strange and distant island, Prospero, a sorcerer and rightful Duke of Milan, conjures a storm to bring his usurping brother and various conspirators to his shores in an attempt to restore his daughter to her rightful place in the royal court. This intriguing tale features sprites, monsters, young love, and lots of intrigue in a lively production full of music and magic.


Auditions will take place on the Withycombe Main Stage (30th and Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97331) May 14 and 15 at 6:00 pm. (Additional call-backs will be arranged as needed for May 16 at 6:00 pm.) A full-text version of this script is available online at http://shakespeare.mit.edu/tempest/full.html.


Those auditioning should read the script beforehand and be prepared to perform cold readings and movement exercises.


Auditions are open to all students, staff, faculty, and community members!


Rehearsals will begin with a meeting read-through on May 25. Regular rehearsals will start June 18 and be scheduled Sunday 12:00-6:00 pm and Monday-Thursday 5:00-9:00 pm. Tech/Dress rehearsals is July 28-August 1. Performances run August 2-5 and 9-12. All actors must be available for all of tech week, performances, and a strike immediately following the closing performance.


For questions, please contact the director Elizabeth Helman at Elizabeth.helman@oregonstate.edu

Withycombe Hall (campus map)
Main Stage
30th and Campus Way
Elizabeth Helman
1 541 737 3067
elizabeth.helman at oregonstate.edu
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