Upcoming Audition

Knoxville Children’s Theatre (KCT) will hold auditions on Monday, August 19 for the upcoming stage production of “Julius Caesar,” by William Shakespeare.

Caesar has returned to Rome in triumph from the war against Pompey. However, a group of conspirators is disturbed by Caesar’s increasing power and ambition. To help their cause, they persuade Brutus, a good friend of Caesar and a man well-known for his honesty, that the welfare of Rome demands that Brutus conspire against his own friend.

The audition will take place:

Monday, August 19th

4:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Knoxville Children’s Theatre

109 E. Churchwell Avenue

Auditions are by appointment only. Auditionees may choose from the following appointment times: 4:30 PM, 5:00 PM, 5:30 PM, 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, and 7:30 PM. Six auditionees will be seen at each appointment time; a maximum of 42 auditionees will be seen.

There are at least 17 available roles for both male and female actors aged 12 to 17.  There are also at least three roles for actors making his/her KCT debut.

Auditionees should prepare a dramatic monologue from one of Shakespeare’s tragedies (excluding Romeo And Juliet).  Or auditionees may choose a dramatic monologue from a Shakespearean history play or one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Choose an appropriate monologue with large theatrical ranges. Monologues will be evaluated on volume, clearness of diction, and depth of emotional expression.  Ability for physical transformation is a major plus.

Auditionees should bring their calendars. All actors will be asked to list all conflicts with the rehearsal schedule. The director will make every attempt to work around conflicts, whenever possible.

Rehearsals will begin on or around Monday, September 4, continuing through Thursday, October 31.  No rehearsal will be held during Knox County Schools’ Fall Break.

Rehearsals are held Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings.  Actors should expect to attend most, but not all, rehearsals; conflicts may be listed at audition.  Tech rehearsals, on October 24, 27, 28, 30, and 31, are mandatory.

 Actors must also be available for all 14 regular performances: November 1 through November 17, Thursdays through Sundays.

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