SENSE & SENSIBILITY

AUDITIONS FOR SENSE & SENSIBILITY AT TOWN HALL THEATRE

by Kate Hamill based on the novel by Jane Austen; Directed by Susan E. Evans

AUDITIONS:  Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 2:30-6:30pm, at Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA 94549.

CALLBACKS:  Callbacks are by invitation and will be held Sunday, October 22, from 5:00-8:30pm, at Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA 94549.

How to Arrange an Appointment:  To schedule an appointment, please email a request with resume and headshot to casting@townhalltheatre.com with “SENSE” in subject line. You may also contact the director, SUSAN E. EVANS, for more information at the same address.

What to Prepare:   Please be prepared to perform one 2 min. monologue. Standard British RP accent a plus. Please bring a hard copy of your photo and resume.

Roles: 4 male 6 female (doubling, flexible casting). All ethnicities encouraged.  An example of the doubling is as follows:

1.    FANNY DASHWOOD/LUCY STEELE/
LADY MIDDLETON/GOSSIP, female, 20s-30s

2.    COLONEL BRANDON/THOMAS/
LADY MIDDLETON/GOSSIP, male, 40s-50s

3.    MARIANNE DASHWOOD, Female, LATE TEENS-20S,

4.    ELINOR DASHWOOD , FEMALE, 20s

5.    EDWARD FERRARS/ROBERT FERRARS/
LADY MIDDLETON/GOSSIP, male, late 20s

6.    JOHN WILLOUGHBY/
JOHN DASHWOOD/GOSSIP, male, late 20s-30s

7.    MARGARET DASHWOOD/
MRS. FERRARS/GOSSIP, female,10–13 years old.

8.    MRS. DASHWOOD/
ANNE STEELE/GOSSIP , female, 40s

9.    MRS. JENNINGS/GOSSIP, female, 40s-50s

10. JOHN MIDDLETON/DOCTOR/
SERVANT/GOSSIP, male, 40s-50s

REHEARSALS:  The rehearsal period begins week of April 23, 2018, and runs through May 30, 2018.  Rehearsals are held evenings and some weekends at Town Hall Theatre.

Compensation/Stipends:   Stipends are available to help defray travel and other expenses.  

Non-AEA. 

PRODUCTION DATES:  SENSE & SENSIBILITY will be performed May 31 through June 23, 2018 (12 performances including 2 Previews). Performances will be at 8:00pm Th-Sat and at 2:00pm on Sundays.   Note there are two Sunday matinees, June 10 and 17, 2018, is at 2:00pm.

ARTISTIC TEAM:   Director, Susan E. Evans; Scenic Designer, Brian Watson; Lighting Designer, Heather Basarab; Sound Designer, Madeleine Oldham; Costume Designer, Hope Birdwell; Stage Manager, Kate Saville.