Folsom Lake College's Falcon's Eye Theatre "Antigone" and "The Tempest " Auditions
Date and Time
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
6:30 to 10:00 pm
This is an in-person event.
Folsom Lake College's Falcon’s Eye Theatre will be holding auditions at the same time and place for their spring performances of Antigone and The Tempest. FLC students and actors from the community are encouraged to audition.
About the Performances
Antigone: At the climax of a bloody civil war that pit brother against brother, both are killed while struggling for control of the nation. With both men dead, their uncle takes control striving to steer the country back to civility. He bestows public honors upon the heroic brother and orders public disgrace for the traitorous brother's lifeless body. The story follows their sister, Antigone, as she goes against the commands of her uncle and attempts to bury the body of her brother, placing her brother above human laws. Antigone will be performed from Stage Two of the Harris Center.
The Tempest: “O Brave new world, that has such people in it!” Shakespeare’s The Tempest is a romantic tragi-comedy with a wide range of serious and comic characters. Prospero, a wizard of the island, has conjured a storm with the help of Ariel, a fairy, to crash a ship carrying corrupt royal passengers. Prospero plans to use his magic for revenge as he was exiled by these people in his former life. Unexpectedly, Prospero’s daughter Miranda, falls in love with Fernando, the prince who was aboard the ship. The whole story takes course in a single day as Prospero must contend with unexpected consequences of his need for power, control, and revenge. Come take part in a Fantastical production full of fairies, monsters, magic, romance, and revenge plots. The Tempest will be performed at Performed at David Girard Winery in Placerville.
Both Antigone and The Tempest are holding auditions at the same time and place. You will be seen by both directors simultaneously. Due to similar rehearsal schedules, actors cannot be cast in both productions.
To schedule your audition, fill out the following form.
Open Monologue Auditions: Tuesday, January 24, 6:30 to 10:00 pm (by appointment only). All auditioners must sign up for an open monologue audition slot, even if you have performed in Falcon's Eye productions in the past. Please prepare an approximately 1-minute classical monologue written by Shakespeare. It can be either comic or serious. The monologue must be memorized.
Please bring a resume and headshot (if you have one). You may email this ahead of time, if you prefer, to Jennifer Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call Back Auditions: Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26 by invitation only. Your callback time could be anytime between 6:30 and 9:30 pm. Callbacks will consist of cold readings from the text. Therefore, it is recommended that auditioners be familiar with the story of Antigone and/or The Tempest before auditioning.
Rehearsal and Performance Dates
Rehearsal Dates: Monday, February 6 through Thursday, April 6, 2023. Rehearsals will be conducted in person on campus. Typically, rehearsals will be from 6:30 to 10:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. Additional rehearsals might include weekdays, and/or weekend days/nights. Minor conflicts with these dates are permissible. Be prepared to provide your complete calendar of availability at the first audition.
Technical/Dress Rehearsal dates: Friday, April 7 through Thursday, April 13. These rehearsals are not optional. Attendance is required.
Performance dates: Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April 30. Performance calendar will include Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Subject to change. These dates are not optional. Attendance is required. School excusals are available for conflicts with classes.
Rehearsal dates: Friday, February 3 through Thursday, May 11, Mon through Thurs, 6:30 to 9:30 pm, El Dorado Center, Fitness Building, Yoga Room, 6699 Campus Dr, Placerville, CA 95667.
Dress rehearsal dates: Tuesday, May 9 through Thursday, May 11.
Performance dates: Friday, May 12 through Monday, May 15. Performed at David Girard Winery, 741 Cold Springs RD, Placerville, CA, 95667.