25th Annual Free Shakespeare in the Park
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Wednesday March 21st 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday March 23rd 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
OUT-OF-AREA ACTORS: Sunday, March 25th- 1:00pm - 2:00 pm
Callbacks will take place on Sunday, March 25th at 3:00pm
Actors should keep their schedules clear on Saturday in case they are needed for callbacks.
Auditioners MUST call the theatre at (717) 238-4111 to schedule an audition. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Auditions will be held at Gamut Theatre
15 North 4th Street
Actors are required to present a memorized classical monologue one to two minutes in length. Actors should be familiar with the plays and should come to auditions with an idea of the role(s) for which they would like to be considered. Those with musical ability encouraged to audition. Bring a resume of your work and a headshot/photo. If you have any questions, please call the theatre at 717-238-4111.
HSC rehearsals will start mid to late April and are held weekday evenings and weekend afternoons and evenings with no rehearsals on Mondays. Not everyone is called for every rehearsal. There will be some daytime rehearsals for those with daytime availability.
A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed at Levitt Pavilion in Reservoir Park in Harrisburg.
June 1-2 at 7:30 p.m.
June 6-9 at 7:30 p.m.
and June 13-16 at 7:30 p.m.
ACTORS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL PERFORMANCES.
CALL BACK SIDES
Please do not send personal messages concerning acting roles to our staff. Audition questions and scheduling can be directed to our Resident Theatre Manager, Michelle, at 717-238-4111.
General Audition Information
Auditions are held at Gamut Theatre, 15 N. Fourth Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. All auditions must be scheduled in advance, we do not accept walk-ins.
Actors are asked to present a memorized monologue one to two minutes in length and bring a headshot and a resume of their work.
If you are unavailable during our audition times and are still interested in auditioning, we will accept a video link or DVD audition. Please note that DVD auditions will not be returned.
Actors must be available for all of the performance dates for the production they are auditioning for. Please be sure to review performances dates in advance.
Technicians/Designers can set up an interview and will need a resume of theatre-related work experience as well as a sample of work, if applicable (i.e. a lighting design, sample production book, photos of craftwork, etc.)
Volunteers and novices can help with the productions by calling the theatre.
Gamut Theatre Group is a professional non-equity theatre company. Most technical and acting positions are paid, with some internship and apprenticeship opportunities available. Paid positions receive a one-time sum issued at strike after the close of the show. Size of payment varies greatly depending on size of role or duties.
About Gamut's Core Company
Gamut Theatre Group is structured following the actor/manager model. All core company actors hold administrative jobs during office hours in addition to acting. Core company actors take part in children's shows as part of the Popcorn Hat Players and in Shakespearean productions as part of the Harrisburg Shakespeare Company. They are also educators, and teach many of the Theatre School classes offered at Gamut.