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Auditions for Romeo & Juliet in Yarmouth Feb. 7 & 8

Auditions for Romeo & Juliet will be held on Feb. 7 and 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Yarmouth YMCA on Main Street.
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Auditions for Romeo & Juliet will be held on Feb. 7 and 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Yarmouth YMCA on Main Street. Wikimedia - Contributed

Cast to feature close to three dozen performers

YARMOUTH - Kidzact Association is holding auditions for the production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

The auditions will be held on Feb. 7 and 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Yarmouth YMCA on Main Street.

Show dates are May 3, 4, 5, and 10, 11 and 12 and performances will be held at the Salle Père Maurice LeBlanc Theatre in Tusket. The play is adapted and directed by Jeremy Watkins.

Roles in the show vary in age from 13 to 70 for both males and females. Performances will be in the classical English Shakespearean language.

The roles of Juliet and Tybalt will have vocal numbers. People interested in auditioning for these roles will be asked to do some vocal ranges with a keyboard and will be provided a short (16-32 bar) song to sing.

All others auditioning will have side scenes available at the audition to read with. 

Romeo and Juliet features choreography by Kidzact and Stage Combat by Muise Taekwon-Do. Most actors/actresses will be required to attend choreography rehearsals starting the end of February and into March and some actors/actresses will be required to attend stage combat rehearsal starting the end of February into March.

Rehearsals for choreography and acting will take place at the Yarmouth YMCA. Rehearsals for stage combat will be held at Muise Taekwon-Do Headquarters on Main Street. 

If you audition

Auditions are on a first-come first-serve basis and shouldn't take longer than 10-15 minutes. 

A sign-in sheet will be available. 

For more information email Jeremy Watkins

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