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Theatre Auditions | The Tempest – Seeking a DIVERSE Ensemble of Actors, Movers and Dancers

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST

Directed by Michael Mufson • Movement by Molly Faulkner

Open Call Friday February 25th.

Steer directly into the swirling tempest of magic, conspiracy, revenge, and romance conjured by Shakespeare’s beloved play. Set on a remote island, the sorcerer, Prospero, compels his magical minions to beguile his shipwrecked enemies and lead them on a turbulent trek revealing murderous ambition and treachery. But vengeance turns to virtue when Prospero turns the eye of judgement on his own cruelty and conquest, only to discover a power greater than magic- compassion.

3:30 – 5:00 PM – Priority Little Shop Cast
5:30-8:30 PM – General Call

Sign-up for a 5 minute Slot on our google form
Call Backs Saturday, February 26th • 1-6 PM


Rehearsals M-F 6:30-10:30 PM • Some Saturdays possible

Feb 28 – March 18 Pre-rehearsals (all available cast)
March 21 – April 29 Regular rehearsals
March 28 – April 1 Spring Break (Some rehearsals possible)
April 30 & May 1 Technical Rehearsals 10 AM – 10 PM
May 2 -5 Dress Rehearsals 5 PM – 11 PM

Performances May 6,7,12,13 @ 7PM • May 8 & 15 @ 2PM

Please Prepare

A one-minute, fully memorized and rehearsed Shakespeare monologue AND a 30 second physical action of getting blown around by the wind on a ship in a storm.


All roles open to NON-TRADITIONAL casting

PROSPERO, the deposed duke of Milan, now a sorcered and conqueror of a remote island

MIRANDA, Prospero’s daughter

ARIEL, a spirit, servant to Prospero

CALIBAN, an indigenous inhabitant of the island, enslaved to Prospero

FERDINAND, prince of Naples

ALONSO, king of Naples

ANTONIO, current duke of Milan, Prospero’s brother, who deposed him with the help of Alonso

SEBASTIAN, Alonso’s brother, conspirator with Antonio

GONZALO, councilor to Alonso and friend to Prospero

ADRIAN courtier to Alonso

FRANCISCO courtier to Alonso

TRINCULO, Alonso’s foolish jester

STEPHANO, Alonso’s butler

Questions? Contact Michael Mufson •


February 25
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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Palomar College Studio Theatre
1140 West Mission Road San Marcos
San Marcos, CA 92069 United States
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