Auditions

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Zoom Theatre is accepting auditions for Shakespeare’s MACBETH through Sunday, June 28.

General Information

  • All parts are currently open and all parts are open to non-traditional casting.
  • All actors except those playing Macbeth and Lady Macbeth will be cast in multiple roles.
  • All actors must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Non-Union, non-paying gig. Audience donations will be shared with company members after the production closes.
  • All rehearsals and performances will be done on-line for cast, crew and audience.
  • Cast member physical location / time zone is not restricted as long as cast members can make all rehearsal and performance times (see below).

Dates

All times are Pacific Time (PT)

  • Auditions will be accepted until 11:59pm June 28 PT.
  • Call Backs by appointment on Thursday, July 2 from 2pm to 10pm PT. You will not be required for the entire call back time.
  • Rehearsals - July 19 to August 19, five days a week, four hours per day.
  • Rehearsal days and times will be set at the convenience of the cast and production team but will be limited to times between 2pm and 10pm (week days) and 10am to 10pm (weekends) PT.
  • Tech weekend - August 15 and August 16 from 10am to 10pm PT (10 of 12 with meal breaks).
  • Dress Rehearsals - August 17, 18, 19 from 6pm to 10pm PT.
  • Performances - August 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, & 29 at 6pm PT and on August 23 and 30 at 12pm PT.

Additional Requirements

Each cast member must have / provide:

  • A computer (Mac or Windows OS) with multi-core processor (Intel i5 or better) and 4gb RAM (or better), webcam and microphone.
  • A reliable internet connection with at least 3mbs upload and 10mbs download.
  • A minimum 12'x10' space in which to rehearse and perform.  The space must be free of furniture during rehearsal and performance.
  • Permission for Zoom Theatre techs to remotely access and operate your computer during rehearsal and performance.
  • Some level of self-costuming will be required (TBD, MACBETH will be modern dress).
  • Other equipment (green screens, ring lights, external mics, external webcams, props) will be provided by Zoom Theatre as needed. Actors must agree to box and ship Zoom provided equipment back to Zoom upon strike (Zoom will cover cost of shipping).

Audition Instructions

  • Record video(s) of you performing -
    • A one minute classic monologue (pre-19th century) NOT from MACBETH.
    • MACBETH Audition sides for any and ALL parts for which you want to be considered. (For example, if interested in Lady Macbeth and Malcolm, then submit all of the Lady Macbeth and Malcolm sides.)
    • All actors except those playing Macbeth and Lady Macbeth will be cast in multiple roles.
      • Because of non-traditional casting, do not be constrained by the traditional gender, age or ethnicity when considering roles.
      • Please do all of the sides for the characters you would like to be considered for.
      • Record each side as a separate video file.  Yes, that might be a lot of videos. Be sure to slate your name and the part you are reading at the beginning of each video.
      • Most sides can be done without a scene partner, but you can use an off-stage reader if you like.
      • Accents are not needed.
  • Before 11:59pm on June 28 PT -
    • Send your resume and headshot via email along with the required signed and initialed audition form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
    • Share your audition video files us.  Best and easiest is to put all of of the files into a folder in Google Drive (or Dropbox, OneDrive, iCloud, etc) and then send the link to the folder (or share of the  folder) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Links to public or unlisted Youtube.com (or other) videos can also be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please do not email video files.  

Click here for MACBETH CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS AND AUDITION SIDES.  This Google Drive share contains character descriptions and all of the acting sides.

You can download the required signed audition form here.

Email any questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.