Casting Call

Casting Call

We are looking for 24 of the most talented young actors in Cork for a major new professional production of William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

The production will be open in the Granary Theatre on Midsummer Day 21 June and run for 5 performances during the Cork Midsummer Festival 2016.

Actors must be between 12 and 14 years old, attend secondary school and have acting and/or dance experience.

We will be holding casting workshops in early May and rehearsals are part-time during May and full time from 30 May to opening night.

This is a wonderful opportunity to perform in an incredible contemporary version of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and work with a professional director and designers.

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 4 May – 6pm to 8pm

Thursday 5 May – 6pm to 8pm

Friday 6 May – 6pm to 8pm

To book an an audition slot in one of the casting workshops, please call 021 4904272 or email info@granary.ie

Details:

The production will be one of the highlights of this year’s Midsummer Festival, is directed by Tony McCleane-Fay with music and visuals by Cormac O’Connor and choreography by Philip McTeggart-Walsh.
The rehearsal process will be mostly in June:
30 May – 3 June 10am – 5pm
7 – 10 June 10am – 5pm
13-17 June 10am – 5pm
20 June – late afternoon into evening for Tech and Dress rehearsals
21-22 June 5pm & 8pm Shows
23 June 5pm only
There will be a few fun rehearsals during mid-May (T.B.A. outside of school hours) to build the ensemble and generally for everyone to get to know each other.
  • COMPANY: Granary / Midsummer Festival
  • NAME OF SHOW: Casting Call
  • WRITER: William Shakespeare
  • VENUE: Granary Theatre
  • DATE / TIME: Wednesday 4 May - 6pm to 8pm, Thursday 5 May - 6pm to 8pm, Friday 6 May - 6pm to 8pm
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