Please click below to learn about our upcoming auditions.
Romeo & Juliet
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is seeking submissions for their Spring 2017 student matinee of Romeo and Juliet.
Rehearsals: Begin February 27, evenings, 7:30-10:30pm in Baltimore, some Saturday rehearsals
Opens: March 27, running weekday mornings through May 12, possible extension through May
Rate: $500/week during performances
Seeking: Juliet Capulet- young, intelligent, strong
Peter – servant to Capulet. Clownish.
Montague – Strong patriarch, compassionate
Lady Montague – Trusting
Musician – percussion (both traditional and contemporary), beat-boxing a plus
Auditions will be held by appointment at the CSC’s Studio at 206 E. Redwood St. on February 13. If accepted for audition please prepare 20 lines of Shakespearean verse from any play. Sides from Romeo and Juliet will also be utilized.
Please submit by email headshot and resume (clearly identifying the actor name on the files) to Robby Rose. Please put role submitting for in Subject line.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is seeking submissions for their 2017 production of The Fantasticks.
Rehearsals: Begin March 20. Rehearsals are Monday-Thursday, 7:30-11, Saturday 10-2, Sunday 6-10. Rehearsals will be at either the CSC studio space, 206 E. Redwood St., or the CSC theater, 7 S. Calvert St., in Baltimore
Opens: April 21, with performances roughly Thursday-Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees. For full performance calendar, please click here.
Rate: $150/week during performances
Luisa, 18-25 (alto/mezzo): A button-maker’s young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender.
Matt, 18-25 (lyric baritone): An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.
Auditions will be held by appointment at the CSC’s theater at 7 S. Calvert St. on February 11. If accepted for audition please prepare 2 contrasting songs in the described vocal range.
Please submit by email head shot and resume (clearly identifying the actor name on the files) to Kyle Rudgers, CSC Production Manager. Please put role submitting for in Subject line.
PROFILE: Founded in 2002, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is the leading classical theater company in Maryland. With an annual budget of $2M, CSC is one of the six largest theater companies in the state. This vibrant, exciting arts organization serves Baltimore and points surrounding with innovative mainstage seasons, a vigorous education program that serves students in the theater and in the classroom, and a substantial community engagement effort. The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has three homes. Its indoor performances are presented at the 265-seat Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theater, with a thrust stage uniquely designed for Chesapeake Shakespeare performances. Next door to the theater will be the CSC Education Center with offices, classrooms, rehearsal space and an alternative performance area. CSC’s outdoor home is located in nearby Ellicott City, Maryland. This 275-seat outdoor theater is home to CSC’s summer performances and educational programming.