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Salem Theatre Company announces theater festival auditions

Posted by Susannah Blair  April 19, 2012 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by the Salem Theatre Company:

The Salem Theatre Company will hold open auditions at their theater at 90 Lafayette Street in Salem on Tuesday May 15th and Wednesday, May 16th from 7pm-10pm for their annual Moments of Play festival of Ten-Minute Plays. Moments of Play 2012 will have five performances on Wednesday, July 11 through Friday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 at 5:00 p.m.

Those wishing to audition are asked to email mop@salemtheatre.com in order to schedule an audition time. Your email should include your name, telephone number, resume and headshot and your two audition time preferences: 

TUESDAY, MAY 15 - Group One: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Group Two: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Group Three: 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY, May 16 - Group Four: 7 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Group Five: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Group Six: 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

Those auditioning are asked to prepare one 1-minute monologue of your choice and may be asked to read from a script. Salem Theatre Company is seeking actors portraying a wide variety of characters that range in age from 16 to 70 and are of a broad diversity of ethnic backgrounds. Approximately 15 to 20 actors will be cast for the 2011 Festival.

Moments of Play is sponsored in part by a grant from the Salem Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

For more information, please contact Gary LaParl at gary@salemtheatre.com.

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