Auditions

 Saturday & Sunday – May 13 & May 14  – 7 PM to 10 PM

PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES

Performances are the last three weekends of July (14-16, 20-23, 27-30)
2017. All auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be at the theatre located at 18091-33 Upper Bay Rd., Nassau Bay, TX 77058


 

Clear Creek Community Theatre continues its Summer Shakespeare series with Shakespeare’s most violent play ever written, Titus Andronicus.

Returning from 40 years at war with the Goths, the Roman general Titus Andronicus executes the eldest son of Tamora, Queen of the Goths, setting off a long chain of revenge, cruelty, and murder.

Robert Leslie Meek will return as director.  He has directed CCCT’s last three Shakespeare productions (The Tempest, Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet)

The show’s run is the last three weekends of July (14-16, 20-23, 27-30)

Auditions will consist of mostly cold readings. A 1-2 minute Shakespearean monologue that matches the tone of the play and demonstrates an understanding of text is highly encouraged but not required.

Please Bring a Resume and Head Shot if available.

Please email rmeek@clearcreekcommunitytheatre.com if you have any questions.

Character Descriptions:

(Many of these roles are looking to be gender switched)

Saturninus – Saturninus is the elder son of the deceased Emperor of Rome and a candidate for his throne, who appeals to the old aristocracy as being the elder son.

Bassianus – Bassianus is the younger son of the deceased Emperor of Rome, and a candidate for his throne, who appeals to the common people as being a better man than his brother Saturninus.

Titus Andronicus – Titus Andronicus is an old man, the head of the powerful Andronicus family, and a lifelong soldier.

Marcus Andronicus – Marcus Andronicus is a Tribune of the People, Publius’s father, and Titus’s younger brother, the political face of the powerful Andronicus family.

Lucius – Lucius is the eldest of Titus’s living sons, a strong soldier and a popular man.

Quintus – Quintus is Titus’s fifth son, a soldier who follows his elder brother Lucius’s lead.

Martius – Martius is one of Titus’s sons, a soldier who follows his elder brother Lucius’s lead.

Mutius – Mutius is one of Titus’s sons, a soldier who follows his elder brother Lucius’s lead.

Young Lucius – Young Lucius is Titus’s grandson, the son of Lucius.

Aemilius – Aemilius is a noble Roman used as go-between for the
Goths and Romans.

Publius – Publius is Marcus’s son.

Demetrius – Demetrius is Tamora’s second son, and rather a lout.

Chiron – Chiron is Tamora’s youngest son, and rather a lout.

Aaron – Aaron the Moor is a black man captured by Titus among the Goths, and Tamora’s lover.

Messenger – A Messenger brings Titus the heads of his sons, along with his chopped-off hand. He feels a bit bad about this.

Clown – A Clown is a not-very-bright Roman sent as a messenger by Titus to Saturninus, who hangs him.

Tamora – Tamora is the Queen of the Goths, and the mother of Alarbus, Demetrius and Chiron.

Lavinia – Lavinia is Titus’s only daughter, a beautiful and chaste young woman who is every conservative father’s ideal, obedient, quiet, patient, loving, and never a bother to anyone.

Nurse – A Nurse brings Aaron’s black bastard baby to him so that he can fulfill Tamora’s orders to kill it.

Several Ensemble roles available as well.

This is a huge show and we are looking for a large cast, please invite your friends to come out as well. CCCT prides itself as being a place for people who have always wanted to get involved in theatre but never had the chance. We often cast people with little experience – our job is to serve our community by providing an artistic release for everyone. We’d love to have you join us 

 
Thanks – RLM
 

CREW MEMBERS & NEWBIES:

Audition nights are a perfect time to come out, meet the director, and express your interest in helping out backstage, be it in the role of a stage manager, lights & sound operator, concessions, or whatever else you might like to do.

They’re also GREAT for first-timers to come out and observe how things are done, maybe express interest in being a helper, or read for a part! We almost always cast at least one person who’s never been on stage before. You never know what can happen!


Clear Creek Community Theatre is located at 18091 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay, TX 77058.  Click for a google map.   Our box office phone number is: 281-335-5228


“Clear Creek has a great depth of talent in its acting pool and it’s always good to see all roles, large and small, performed to a high standard.”

Shannon Caldwell , The Galveston Daily News

 

 

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