Auditions for OSU production of ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ to be held March 6-7


CORVALLIS, Ore. – Open auditions will be held March 6-7 for Oregon State University Theatre’s upcoming production of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” Tom Stoppard’s witty and engaging existentialist comedy.

Auditions will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis. If needed, additional call-backs will be held March 8.

The rehearsal schedule will include a cast read-through March 19, with regular rehearsals beginning March 28. Rehearsals will run from 2-6 p.m. Sundays and 6-10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Technical rehearsals begin Saturday, May 7, and run through May 11. Performances are May 12-14 and May 20-22.

Auditions are open to all OSU students, faculty and staff as well as community members. Scripts are available for 24-hour check-out through the OSU Theatre Arts main office in Withycombe Hall, Room 141.

Those auditioning are encouraged to read the script before coming to auditions. Auditions will consist of cold readings, movement and improvisational exercises. Roles are available for 13 men and two women with possible additional musicians.

For more information about the auditions or the play, visit: http://bit.ly/1NbuaeH or contact Director Elizabeth Helman at Elizabeth.helman@oregonstate.edu

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