A Midsummer Night’s Dream Play Audition

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Seeking supporting and other roles for the popular theater play A Midsummer Night’s Dream as a part of the California Shakespeare Theater’s 2014 season. A Midsummer Night’s Dream portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. The play shows the adventure of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are controlled by the fairies that live in the forest that the play is held . The play, which is categorized as a comedy, is one of Shakespeare’s most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world. The casting directors for the play are holding auditions until November, the pay for the play is $800 per week for 2 weeks. This is a great opportunity for aspiring actors to build their resume and be a part of a popular play. Do not miss out apply now.

Shakespeare’s intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start–Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermia’s father wants Demetrius for a son-in-law. On the outside is Helena, whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius. Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius.

The casting directors for the play are now looking to cast male and female feature roles for the popular play. This is a great opportunity for any aspiring actors that are looking to break into the industry and gain exposure along with building their resume. The pay is $800 for 2 weeks so it is also a good chance to make extra money. If you are interested in auditioning for A Midsummer Night’s Dream please submit your information along with a recent head shot and contact information. Do not miss out apply now and leave us a comment letting us know if you heave read the book in the past or recently.

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48 Comments

  1. This is the exact kind of film for me! I love to act, I have little experience but not because of lack of skill. I am very ambitious, I do not give up, period, and this something I take very seriously. Evem cnsideration would be greatly appreciated.

  2. To whom it may concern:
    I am 14 years old. I have dirty blonde hair. I have blue eyes. I am 5’1″. I have been involved in many theater shows and serious musical and plays. I am a very devotional anf confident person. I will be great for this play, because when i try i give it my all and i learn very quickly.

  3. Hi! My name is Jessica, i am 18, im 5’11”, with brown hair, brown eyes, and I am white. I have acted all throughout high school, in five productions, as well as working set and tech for many of others. I can sing and dance (choreographed, anyway) and pride myself on my voice. I don’t have much professional experience, but am on my way to building that up! I would love to be considered for the 2015 auditions.

  4. Hello!

    When I when to school for my desire of acting, it was in my Shakespeare class that I was told I had my breakthrough. It seems as though I have a connection with the texts, I even share William’s birthday and I find myself ad-libbing iambic pentameter on a quite frequent occasion. Theatre is the bridge for the soul between an audience and performer, it is in the theatre that one learns to connect with the moment as well as the audience’s emotions.

    My name is Joshua holt, I’m 21 years old. I would love to be a part of this production, I’ll bring along with me my best qualities: good times, charm, responsibility, dedication, determination, respect, humility and loyalty.

    Thank your or your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you!
    Joshua Holt

  5. Hi my name is Ana Guerra
    age : 17
    origin : Belize
    weight : 96
    height : 4’9
    I am very interested in this project and it would be a great honour to be apart of it . thank you.

  6. Hi I’m a transgender female who’s looking to make it big out there in the media, but everyone knows you have to start somewhere. I don’t have much of a background in acting, dancing, and singing I know the basics but I also know that I’m meant for success because I have it in me. I just need a chance

  7. I would love to be in this play! I have been in 4 plays so far and would love to participate in more! I am in 11 Th grade I have good listening skills and am an affectionate actor! I’m not very good at being sad! I would love to Audition im a actor dance and singer

  8. Hello, in late 2014 I was in the Midsummers Night Dream play for my school. At my school we preformed 3 times at the school and once at the Renaissance festival. I love acting and experiencing what it would be like to be that person. I have blond hair, brown eyes, Caucasian, 13 years old. I believe that if I start with the hard plays first like Shakespeare then the other plays I would be in would be a little bit easy. Thank you for talking your time and reading this comment, i really appreciate it.

    Lauren P.

  9. Hello, thank you for taking time out of your day to read this comment. My name is Hayden Daniel Cox. I am a 14 year old Caucasian with blonde hair. I am very experienced with performing Shakespeare. I attend a yearly Shakespeare acting camp called Troupe d’Jour. We put on Shakespeare plays in the span of two weeks. Aside from that, I take theater classes at my high school. This being my freshman year, I have been in two of the three productions at my school. I love Midsummer Night’s Dream and it would be a huge honor to be considered for a part in this production. Thank you for reading.

  10. I would love to be in this play! I have been in 5plays so far and would love to participate in more! I am in 7th grade and I’m 12-13 in March. I have good listening skills and am an affectionate actor! I’m not very good at being sad! I would love to Audition

  11. Hi! I am a very happy young lady. I have a lot of experience with acting. I have recently finished Annie Get Your Gun! The performance had 21 performances. I got paid for Annie Get Your Gun! I have done seven plays but all of them put together with the performances is 30 performances! I do Don Bluth Productions. Don has produced many movies such as Secret of Nim, American Rat Tale, Pete’s Dragon, The Land Before Time, and more….. I am hoping to become big some day in acting! I take acting very seriously.

  12. Age: 15 and a half
    Height: 5 foot 4 inches
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Eye Color: hazel but changes from green to brown and weirdly enough yellow
    Experience: I have been in several school plays and stared as a main role in Facebook sucks. I’m a singer and actress and have great facials.

    I hope to hear from you soon.

    Yours Truly,
    Annalise Bascom

  13. Hi my name is sharon .
    *Got brown eyes
    *brown hair
    *Brown skin
    *HELP ME AND THE REST OF THE WORLD FULLFIL OUR DREAMS
    I have this passion of acting.whenever am in drama lesson i always do the best, my teacher congratulates me every time; she tells to keep doing it and maybe one day i may be perfect , maybe an actor too.my motivation comes from Cameroon diaz i love her soo much and whenever i watch her movies there is this feeling that comes to me and it’s like pushing me to never loose this dream .I have been acting since i was 5years old in church and also at school.I won at school and was given stationeries when i was ten of age.I would be very thankful and most of all happy if you would accept and help me fulfil my dream .I do this because not only for myself but to inspire other people.People say that it is hard to fulfill a dream but i just want to tell them.it is not if you believe and try no succes shall not pass your way it will knock to you.

  14. Hello, my Name Is Alondra Rivera and I am 13 years old . and I would love to work with this because I truly have a passion for acting and im currently in barbizon acting classes.

  15. I would love the opportunity to be in this play and if you let me I will make you proud.i my name is Alia Agada and I am 12 years old

  16. Hi! I am a very outgoing and enthusiastic young lady looking to fulfill my dream in the entertainment industry. I would more than love to be a part of your production! I’m highly motivated and very dedicated to all my put my mind to! Hope to hear from you!
    Thanks in advance!

  17. Hi I also acted in our school play im very good and take it serious when i practice for plays. I also love to have fun,I love to do photography, and art. I also play the clarinet been playing it for five years now. I was chosen for the solo in a few nizam concerts. So I am skiing for a chance im 13 years old and weigh 98 pounds .i would love to show my talent, and also maybe be chosen. Thank you

  18. Hi my name is Haley Gossett. I’m 15 years old with naturally blonde hair and hazel eyes and Im 5’3. I live in Colorado and I am English(British), German, French, and American. (I can do a good British accent as well) All I’ve ever wanted since I was little is to become a singer/actress. I really hope I get a shot at this! It would mean a lot!(:
    I don’t have any professional background, but I have been in choir for about 5 years and I took beginning acting in school last year.

  19. Hello, my name is Daniel Madrid and I’m, as told by many professional actors that I too am very gifted. I am always the main character in every single past play that my school does. I love to act, I love being onstage, and I feel like this could be a great start for me in the professional theatre leagues.

  20. I would love the opportunity to make art and do this play again and bring something different every time! Previous theater experience
    – Nick Bottom- Midsummer nights dream
    – Sky Masterson- Guys and Dolls
    – Captain Keller- The miracle worker
    – Stanley Kowalski- A streetcar named desire
    – Caleb Stratman- Rivers and Ravines
    – Lysander- Midsummer nights dream
    – Deputy Governor Danforth- The crucible
    – Mr. Keller- All my sons
    – Lloyd Dallas- noises off
    – Jud- Oklahoma
    – Joe Bonaparte- The Golden boy
    – Lennie- Of mice and men

  21. I have played Bottom before the first time I’ve been in a midsummer nights dream. The second time I was in it I played Lysander. I love this play and I am very familiar with the script. I live in Texas and I am a very active theatre performer

  22. Hello! My name is Megan Voorhies and I am from Southeastern Louisiana. 23, Blonde hair, blue eyes, 5’3″, 165lbs, musical background. I have played both Hermia and Helena in AMND; Helena when I was 16 and Hermia my senior year in college (2014.) This is my all-time-favorite Shakespearean play and I would love to do it again. Thanks.

  23. Hi, I’m Anna. I am 10 years old. I love acting and being in a play. For me, acting is being another person in another time. I REALLY would like to have a spot in a mid-summers nights dream. Please tell me what you think.

  24. I adore acting and having fun while working with different people. I would love to have a chance to at least audition for a part. Even if you just need some help around set or something i would love to help out. I would just love to have a chance to learn as much as i can. Let me know please? #(505)926-0203

  25. I would really want this role because I’m experienced in plays . The unusual suspects a theatre company! So I hope you choose me!
    Description:
    Eyes: hazel
    Age: 12
    Grade: 7th
    Height: 4″ 7″
    Female
    So please choose me!

  26. Hi my name is Terrence and I was born in Africa I came to the US in 2008 and I have always love acting but I could not do that because when I came here I knew English but not that well soo I had to put education and I also have an accent and I’m going to be a freshman in college# class of 2014 hahaha

  27. hi my name is ella and i live in cambridge but can fly over anywhere for any amount of days.

    age: 14
    height: 5,6
    sex:female
    hair:brown curly
    eyes: brown
    country:england

  28. I love acting, and I love shakespeare. I’ve always been afraid to stand in front of people and act. But this year my resolution was to stop hiding in my shell. I applied and I really hope I make it.

  29. Name: Daena
    Height: 5′ 4”
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 16
    Hair: Light Brown
    Eyes: Brown

    I am an aspiring actress looking for a small or big role. As a performer, I am creative, high energy, open-minded and always willing to try new things. I’d very much appreciate it if you would consider me. Thank you.

  30. Hi,
    I’m 16 and an aspiring actress/singer. I have been in a few shows, modeled a bit and I’m also SUPER tall (6′)!! I am willing to work on any type of scene and do not have a preference of what character I would play since I’ve played both young and old, male and female. My idol has always been Johnny Deep so I’m a little down with the crazy! I am great at memorizing lines and I have a great personality.
    Please contact me, you won’t be disappointed.
    Text me at: (860)917-1222
    or email me at: Anna4642985@gmail.com

    Pictures provided after a couple of emails.

    Hair color: Dark brown
    Height: 6′
    Dress size: Medium/ 11-13
    Eye color: Blue
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Weight: 160 lbs
    build: Athletic

  31. Hello, my name is Destiny Smith. I am a model in the making. I am currently taking Theater Arts classes to help me act. I am 12 years of age and 5’5 tall and I weigh 98lb . My OST # is 91541. Feel free to look at my photos. Hope to hear from you soon! p.s. YOU WILL LOVE MY PERSONAILTY

  32. Hello my name is Andrea Johnson im an spiring actor who’s looking for a break to do what i love to do. I was in many high School plays im 5’7 very fun, and outgoing. I would be great for this position! My email address is andreajohnson107@yahoo.com

  33. What an awesome opportunity! I used to read a condensed version of MSND every night before going to bed, but I guess that’s what you’re akin to people who are obsessed with Shakespeare. Even though I didn’t understand the humor of the story when I was little, and always fell for the shallow drama of the Athenian lovers, I look back at it and appreciate the timelessness and elusive honesty of Shakespeare. It would be magical to participate in such a dynamic play. Love this play! Kind of takes the punch out of some of his more sullen work.

  34. Hi my name is Abigail. i don’t have a lot of acting experience but would love to gain some. I am a dancer and would love to gain some acting experience.
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    height: about 5’3
    weight: about 105
    age: 14
    Hair: medium length brown
    eyes: brown
    thank you for your time and consideration

  35. I love acting. I would be a great actor, I can be one of the fairies if you like. My dream is being a professional actress and until I have enough money I am currently taking classes at my high school. And am currently in a Musical Play coming in March. If you would like to see me email me for more details. Thank you. Good Luck with the Auditions.

  36. To me this would mean the world for me to be able to be in another play. My name is A’lexus and I plan on making the cut for your play because of my extended background/experience. Acting means the world to me and I am willing to do anything to prove that to you that I am worthy to be in your play. I know that I am young but throughout my life I have been working hard to prove to everybody that I can and will be successful. I live in Dallas where there are a lot of opportunities to fufill my destiny but to me I think that by auditioning for this particular play my success can start off NOW.. thank you for reading..

  37. Jennifer Lynn Smith
    469 Ada street Saint Paul,MN 55107
    MissSoulLady@gmail.com
    (Cell) 651.494.2890
    Age: 22 Vocal: Soprano, Mezzo soprano Height:5ft 7in Weight: 165

    Theater Where Character(s)
    Our Town Landmark Theater Myrtle Webb
    Hamlet Century College Ensemble
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    Macbeth Landmark Center Lady Macbeth
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    Two Bit Musical Landmark Center Samantha and Dancer

    Gospel Chorale Church Soprano section Singer Swing Choir Fitzgerald Theater Dancer and Singer
    Century College Graduate- Major: Theater ,Minor: Voice
    Additional Skills: Choreographer, Singing, Dance (Hip-hop, Swing, Jazz, Ballroom, contemporary ), Stage combat, Tap

  38. My name is Samantha and I’m from New Jersey. I am 19 years old but everyone says I look 15. I am half African American and half white. I have tan skin, brown hair and brown eyes. I am 5 feet tall and weigh 110 pounds. I have acted in some school plays from age 5 to 13. I was the lead in my 6th grade play. We did episodes of the Twilight Zone and I played Talking Tina in the Living Doll episode. I also acted in other school plays such as, The Hobbit, Ghostbusters, Edward Siccorhands, Barnum and Baley, and a couple other plays my drama teacher wrote. It has been hard to make my dream come true. From coming from a family with not much money it has been very difficult but I am determined to make this happen. If picked I will be very dedicated. I really hope you consider me.
    Thank you.

  39. I am an aspiring actress with theatre experience. I can provide my demo reel and headshot/ full body shot upon request. My demo reel can also be requested from my website. I look forward to hearing from you!

  40. My name is Catherine, and I love acting. I can sing and I have done dance before. I am a fast learner and I have a great memory. I love getting in front of people. I hope you consider me.

    Age: 14
    Height: 5′ 5.5”
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Hair Style: Straight
    Eye Color: Green
    Ethnicity: White

    Pictures: file:///C:/Users/Catherine/Desktop/Catherine’s%20pictures/Image0.jpg

    file:///C:/Users/Catherine/Desktop/Catherine’s%20pictures/IMG_2460.JPG

  41. hello.
    my name is Angelina Ramos ,I like to act. I also have experince in acting. I had the leafding role in my school play. The play was The Wizard Of Oz. I did good in trhe play.I will like to be in this film.I will also if u guys can give me the opportunity to by in this film

    thank you!
    Angelina Ramos

    AngelinaR@onesourcetalent.com
    ID#85345
    Telefon:908-305-5003

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