126 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Sweet Tea Shakespeare 2017-2018 Season Auditions
Sweet Tea Shakespeare will hold auditions for its 2017-2018 productions on September 12 from 6 to 9pm at the Capitol Encore Academy at 126 Hay Street in Fayetteville, NC. Auditions are by appointment only. Enter TCEA off of Old Street at the back of the building.
Our season includes A Midsummer Night’s LIT, Behold, Songs for a New World, Jane Eyre, Pericles, and The Tempest.
Sweet Tea Shakespeare pays modest stipends; full details are provided with offers. Productions also involve cross-gender casting of roles and double-casting. The rehearsal process often begins with intensive text work; actors typically are requested to arrive at the first rehearsal with some text work complete (instruction is provided) and their lines memorized.
As part of the STS experience, actors are expected to take part in one or more of the following activities:
-musical entertainment prior to the show, during the show, and/or at intermission
-other entertainments, such as juggling, dancing, etc.
-audience interaction, including selling merchandise, handing out programs, etc. before the show and at intermission
-assisting with set up and strike of costumes, props, scenery, lighting, and sound equipment for each performance as part of a team
-assisting with marketing efforts
Auditions consist of:
-Selected cold readings from the plays.
-Potential dance or movement work.
-We are interested in meeting the most authentic version of yourself possible, and in seeing what you can do.
-We are interested in your prior theatre experience.
-We are interested in why you are interested in the work we do.
-These are low-pressure auditions. Come as you are.
-Do not bring extra headshots or resumes. Submit electronically only.
Please direct questions about auditions to