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"Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead"-Dallas, TX - Casting ID # 1604997
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Dallas, TX Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 11-07-19
Audition Date 01-20-20 Submission deadline 01-19-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Two rather hapless minor characters from Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, tell their story. The complexities of life keep them perpetually confused. A humorous, yet thoughtful look at human existence.


* Auditions are open – no appointments – and will consist of cold readings from the script. Headshots and resumes are appreciated and welcomed, but not required. Must be available for all rehearsals and performances. rehearsals

Role # 1 Hamlet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Prince of Denmark. Hamlet is melancholy, bitter, and cynical. A reflective man, but at times rash and impulsive. \"Best friends\" with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 34 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Ophelia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Daughter of Polonius and is the love interest of Hamlet. Her love of Hamlet and her loyalty to her father creates a tragic ending.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 27 to 33
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Alfred/Player Queen
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Struggling to find his place. Often berated by The Player and seeking vengeance. During the Hamlet "play" he is Gertrude.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Tragedian Poisoner
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mysterious and evil actor type. Most definitely a "method actor" type who has been on the stage a long time. During the Hamlet "play" he is the poisoner and the King of England.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Tragedian
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tragedian "Spy" B/Court - Levelheaded, but likes to frequent taverns. Eerily similar to Rosencrantz.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Tragedian
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tragedian "Spy" D/Court - Questions everything and is a bit fearful and suspicious of people. Eerily similar to Guildenstern.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Tragedian
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tragedian "King"/Court - He is a liar and a thief in many ways whilst greeting you with a charming smile. During the Hamlet "play" he is Claudius.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Ambassador
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ambassador from England - Stoic. English. Speaks in verse.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Fortinbras/Attendant
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Witness to a tragic end, nephew to the King of Norway.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -