Auditions for Butte College's Shakespeare in the Schools' spring touring production of "As You Like It" are set for January 24 and 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Auditions will be held at the main campus, 3536 Butte Campus Drive, ARTS Building --Black Box Theatre.
Every spring a cast of Butte College student actors bring classic drama to local schools through the Shakespeare in the Schools program. The program is dedicated to presenting classic dramatic literature to local youth. The plays are adapted to a 45-minute format. Following 10 weeks of rehearsals —from the end of January through the first week in April, the show is ready to hit the road. The door-to-door time for each traveling performance is about three hours.
Roles are available for men and women plus there are plenty of openings for musicians, scenic and digital artists, production assistants, publicists and technicians.
Auditions are open to anyone who is interested and no audition preparation is necessary.
To participate in the production and earn 1 – 6 units, students must enroll in Spring 2012 Drama 12 (3068), which meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. in the ARTS Building, ARTS-160 on the main campus.
Performances of this classic play will be held in the Black Box Theatre April 17 – 19, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. The remaining six performances will be given April 24 and 26 and May 1, 3, 8 and 10 in elementary and junior high schools.
For more information call Jeff Dickenson at 530-961-3051.