Auditions


 

 

It’s Julius Caesar like you’ve never seen before!
Intrigue, drama, greed, murder, and betrayal… what more could you want?!

 

“Given my penchant for storytelling and enhancement through movement, the one thing I felt certain of when we announced
Julius Caesar as our spring production was that the murder of Caesar would a movement piece. Combined with my interest in, as well as the play’s requirement for, antiquated ritual and ceremony, I was left pondering how to marry those with modern technology. Where do you find all these elements in one world? My love of television and movies for teens that have been inspired by or adapted from Shakeapeare’s texts, provided the answer…” 

Find out the answer (and all other audition & production details) here!

 

Direction by Liz Fredette
Production Management & Text Coaching by Emma Ditnes
Dramaturgy by Sophie Borgenicht

AUDITIONS
WHEN: Sunday, January 10th, 2pm
WHERE: Use this Zoom link (password MTFJC)
WHO: Students ages 10-18 (must be in Elementary, Middle, or High School)

All actors auditioning will need to fill out this AUDITION SHEET prior to the audition date. 

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this production is free of charge. Actors will be expected to raise money for the production by selling patrons and ads for the program. Costumes and props will be a combination of items provided by MacGuffin and items provided by the cast. If any of this is a hardship, please speak to Liz at LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com prior to the audition. Your ability to contribute these things will not determine whether or not you can participate in the production.




Auditions for 
The Singin’ Bohemians Cabaret Troupe* 
Directed by John Rea, Choreography by Liz Fredette
When: Tuesday, September 15 at 4 PM
Where: Use this Zoom link — HERE
Please fill out this AUDITION SHEET in advance of the auditions.

Performers between the ages of 12 and 18 should prepare a Broadway song that shows off their range and talents. Karaoke or recorded piano tracks should be used for accompaniment. Be prepared to play the song from your computer when you sing. Please perform in front of a mono-colored wall or sheet. There will also be a dance audition led by choreographer, Liz Fredette. 



Auditions for 
This Side Up Comedy Improv Troupe*
Directed by Jen Jaynes
When: Tuesday, September 15 at 6 PM
Where: Use this Zoom link — HERE
Please fill out this AUDITION SHEET in advance of the auditions.

Actors between the ages of 12 and 18 will perform comedy improvisations with the current members of This Side Up. We recommend watching the tv show ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ to get the feel for the kind of improvisations you’ll perform. Please perform your audition in front of a mono-colored wall or sheet.


Auditions for
The Mechanicals Acting Troupe*
Directed by Liz Fredette
When: Thursday, September 17 at 4pm
Where: Use this Zoom link — HERE
Please fill out this AUDITION SHEET in advance of the auditions.

Actors between the ages of 12 and 18 are welcome to audition. Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue.  Actors should perform their audition in front of a mono-colored wall or sheet.

 

* All of our troupes are both elite training programs and performance troupes. In addition to rehearsing and performing in and outside of our community, troupe members function as ambassadors for MacGuffin and leaders within our program.

Troupes rehearse on Saturdays following our class session schedule:

The Mechanicals Acting Troupe 1-2:30 PM
This Side UP Comedy Improv Troupe 2-3:30 PM
The Singing’ Bohemians 2:30-4 PM

Tuition for the Troupes is $250 each for the fall and winter sessions and $150 for the spring session.

For more information, please check out our Troupes page or contact Associate Artistic Director, Liz Fredette at LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com.