Quill Theatre announces auditions for the remaining shows of its 2017 – 2018 season including Brave New World to be performed at and in cooperation with the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen in February of 2018, Romeo and Juliet to be performed at the Leslie Cheek Theatre at the VMFA in April 2018, and Titus Andronicus and As You Like It to be performed at the 20th Annual Richmond Shakespeare Festival at Agecroft Hall in the summer of 2018.
Directors Maggie Roop, Jan Powell and James Ricks are seeking an energetic ensemble of actors of all ages and ethnicities who are adept at both modern language and Shakespearean verse.
All roles are open except for the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet. That role has been precast.
First round auditions will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1 and Monday, Oct. 2, at 7:00 pm at Centenary United Methodist Church (see address and instructions below). Those auditioning are asked to prepare a 1 minute memorized monologue in either contemporary or Shakespearean verse. Callbacks for Brave New World only will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7:00 pm at Centenary. Callbacks for the other 3 shows will be scheduled at a later date.
Please bring multiple headshots and resumes with you to the first round audition if you are auditioning for more than one show and allow enough time to fill out the Quill audition form in duplicate. No monologues from either show please. All acting positions paid. Student Performance Intern positions available on a limited basis.
First round auditions by appointment only. To schedule an audition slot, please email Melissa@QuillTheatre.org. Please indicate which shows you would like to audition when responding. No phone calls please.
VERY IMPORTANT: Centenary Church is located in downtown Richmond between Grace and Franklin Streets. Please come to the BACK of the building (DO NOT ENTER THE FRONT DOORS). Park in the PUBLIC parking lot at the corner of 4th and Franklin. Go through the alley to the back of the church. Look for signs to direct you to the correct door to enter the building.