Twelfth Night Casting – The Shakespeare Theatre Company

WHO: The Shakespeare Theatre Company

LORT B+; $750/week minimum

Artistic Director: Michael Kahn

By William Shakespeare
Original Direction by Rebecca Bayla Taichman
Casting: Stuart Howard, SH Entertainment

WHEN: 1st Rehearsal: 7/27/10. Runs: 8/20 – 9/5


Viola: Female, 20-28, passionate, emotional, smart, quick, playful, deeply romantic, must be slender enough so the audience believes in her disguise as a boy.

Sebastian: Male 20-28, Viola’s twin brother. MUST be 5’9”or under.

Antonio: Male, 30-40, strong, fierce, strapping, a sea captain, virile, sexy, threatening.

Sir Toby: Male, 50+, heavy-set, a drinker, loves to have fun but also has a nasty streak.

Olivia: Female, 30-45, glamorous, witty but in love she is very needy.

Orsino: Male, 35-48, masculine, a hopeless romantic with a sensitive heart.

Fabian: Male, 40+, sinister, odd, creepy.

TO APPLY: For consideration, submit picture and resume by e-mail only to CASTING12TH@AOL.COM

PLEASE NOTE: No cover letter is necessary. Be sure that your photo and resume are immediately shown upon opening the email, absolutely NO attachments or links. You MUST be an AEA member and you MUST say which role you want to audition for and state your height IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR SUBMISSION. (i.e. “Sir Toby; 5’11.”) Be sure your contact info is on your resume.