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Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Sabrina Lloyd

Audition Dates:

Saturday, November 3, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Monday, November 5, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

       Theatre Palisades Pierson Playhouse
       941 Temescal Canyon Rd
       Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Performance Dates:
January 11 - February 17, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm.
18 total performances.

Any ethnicity/type, musical skills a plus, Shakespeare experience desired. Ages with a '+' mean minimum age as stated but no limitations. Please prepare any Shakespearean monologue or choose from the sides provided, no longer than 90 seconds. For the roles of Feste and Various Characters, please be prepared to sing a simple tune.

PDF Sides:

VIOLA - Female, 18 to 30
Shipwrecked twin disguised as a young man - romantic, well educated, earnest, sheltered.

SEBASTIAN - Male, 18 to 30
Shipwrecked twin, gracious, well educated, skilled fighter, sheltered.

CAPTAIN - Male or Female, 20+
Poetic ally of Viola and Sebastian.

ANTONIO - Male, 20 to 50
Also a sea captain, nursed Sebastian back to health and is now attached to him, passionately, an expert fighter.

ORSINO - Male, 30 to 45
A man's man, romantic idealist, stuck in a pattern that isn't working for him.

CURIO - Male or Female, 20+
Orsino's attendant, up-to-date on all the local gossip.

OLIVIA - Female, 30 to 45
An heiress, independent, witty, dry humored, wants to be loved for more than her beauty and doesn't want to forfeit her power to a man, love catches her off guard.

MARIA - Female, 30+
Olivia's assistant, clever and organized, a bit of a trickster.

FESTE - Male or Female, 20+
Singer/entertainer/comedian on Olivia's payroll, strong singer/musician desired.

MALVOLIO - Male, 30+
Steward of Olivia, spiritual guide and protector, a pious man who likes his power, he is ill prepared for love.

FABIAN - Male or Female, 20+
A gambler, a servant of Olivia, likes to take things a little further than they should.

SIR TOBY BELCH - Male, 30+
A drunkard, a wit, infinitely clever at getting other people to get him what he wants, doesn't know when the party is over.

A dandy, a dancer, a hard partier with deep pockets.

VARIOUS (2 actors) - Male or Female, 18+
Two actors to play multiple roles, priests/servants/musicians/officers, etc.

If you plan on auditioning, please take a moment to read Theatre Palisades' Statement of Standards.