MPP announces Auditions for 2024 season!

The Montford Park Players is pleased to announce auditions for its 52nd  Season: 

Muse of Fire: Shakespeare’s Wars of the Roses

Jason Williams, Artistic Director

Shows and performance dates are:

Open            Close               Show
5/10/2024 5/24/2024   Edward III, directed by Mandy Bean
5/31/2024 6/23/2024   Richard II, directed by Jason Williams
6/28/2024 7/21/2024   Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, directed by Dr. George Brown, Callista Brown and Elizabeth DeVault
7/26/2024 8/25/2024   Henry V, directed by David Doersch
8/30/2024 9/22/2024  Henry VI Parts 1, 2 & 3, directed by Glenna Grant, Ariel Robinson and Adam Kampouris
9/27/2024 10/27/2024 Richard III, directed by Kristi DeVille

NOTE: The following characters will appear in multiple shows. If auditioning for one of these characters, please specify on the audition form whether or not you’d be willing to be in multiple subsequent productions:

Hal/Henry V (Henry IV, Henry V)
Richard, Duke of Gloucester/Richard III (Henry VI, Richard III)
Bolingbrook/Henry IV (Richard II, Henry IV)
Margaret (Henry VI, Richard III)
Edward, Earl of March/Edward IV (Henry VI, Richard III)
Henry “Hotspur” Percy (Richard II, Henry IV)
Northumberland (Richard II, Henry IV)
Prince John of Lancaster (Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI)
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI)
Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter (Henry V, Henry VI)
Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (Henry V, Henry VI)
George, Duke of Clarence (Henry VI, Richard III)
Norfolk (Henry VI, Richard III)
Lord Hastings (Henry VI, Richard III)
Edward, Prince of Wales (Henry VI, Richard III)
Lord Rivers (Henry VI, Richard III)
John Montagu, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (Edward III, Richard II)
Richard Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick (Henry IV, Henry V)
Pistol (Henry IV, Henry V)
Mistress Quickly (Henry IV, Henry V)
Bardolph (Henry IV, Henry V)

Please note that ALL roles are open to ALL actors!

All Actors must submit the 2024 Audition Form, below.

In-Person callback dates are currently scheduled for January 6 & 7, location Attic Salt Theatre, 2002 Riverside Dr studio 42-O, Asheville, NC 28804.

Sign up for an in-person audition HERE

Submit 2024 Audition Form here: 2024 Audition Form

Video Audition Upload- All actors should upload a short video audition here:

Actors will upload two contrasting Shakespeare monologues no longer than 60-90 seconds each. It is NOT recommended that you use a monologue for the character for whom you’re applying. Record in landscape, ensure you’re well lit, and with a neutral background.  Please speak in your natural voice; no accents! Say your name, perform the monologues, then say your name again. You MUST rename the file with your name.

Upload Video Audition

You can download suggested Shakespeare monologues here: Suggested Shakespeare Monologues for Auditions

Technical and backstage volunteers should email our Production Manager, Deanna Braine Smith at [email protected] for more information and to schedule an interview.


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