2/15 Juliet and Romeo: The Panopticon at The Betsy Stage

Juliet & Romeo : The Panopticon
(an original Shakespearean adaptation)

When: 2/15 11:00a – 5:00p
Callbacks : 2/16 (TBD)
Where: The Betsy Stage
1133 S. Huron St. Denver, CO 80223
Seeking: 10 Actors, 4 women 6 men, (1 male and 1 female understudy)
Seeking: 1 male sound engineer with acting experience
xShakespearean training a plus.
xExperience with improv a plus.
xDialogue training a plus.
xDance and/or gymnastic/ martial arts experience a plus (required for some parts)
x NOTE: The role of Mercutio will be played by a sound tech.

Please prepare a short dramatic monologue, and be prepared to cold read sides.

When: Rehearsals will run 2/18 – 4/15 4/16-4/18 (dress & tech)
Workshop performances : 4/19– 4/20

Character Breakdown
MC/Mercutio -The DJ, Mercutio, is breaker of the fourth wall, the puppeteer and the manipulator. Played by the sound engineer.

Lady M. – The matriarch. A self-made woman of iron will. She desperately clings to her power.

Ben -The oldest Montague child. He is in his mother’s thrall. He is violent by nature, and very complex.

Abe- The middle Montague child. He walks the fence and spends a lot of time blending into his surroundings.

Romeo – The youngest Montague. He is abandoning his family and the family business for love.

Senator Capulet – He runs the Capulet family business but is quick to turn on his own people.

Vanessa – The eldest Capulet child. Enthralled by her father, she is blind to his shortcomings and yet she is continually overlooked by him.

Ty – The middle Capulet child. The son who recognizes his father’s weaknesses; he is torn between his protective instinct towards his sister Juliet, the father he so desperately wants to please, and doing the right thing.

Juliet – The youngest Capulet. Sickened by her father and her sister, she is close to her brother but is losing her family as she gains Romeo.

Positions are paid.
Salary : $60 a week during rehearsals
$50 per performance.
Hourly commitment: No more than 10 hours a week (tech and dress week excluded).

Send Headshots and resumes to Samantha McDermott : Simorna@mac.com

Please specify the role(s) for which you wish to read on your resume.



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