Classic Chic Productions is founded on the notion that there are great roles in the theatre (both male and female) that appeal to us as actors and human beings. We are creating a forum for women to explore these possibilities.

Classic Chic Productions will present Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, directed by Rebecca Patterson, at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre, in the Historic Theatre as part of their Femme Series in February 2019. We are beyond excited to share this news! With heartfelt thanks to the Cultch for including us in their season.

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Audition Notice for Much Ado About Nothing by Classic Chic Productions at the Cultch’s Historic Theatre
 
Classic Chic Productions encourages female-identifying and non-binary applicants of all backgrounds to apply. Actors of colour strongly urged to submit.
 
Please submit a resume and headshot to:  michelle@classicchic.ca
Please prepare a classical monologue of your choice (1.5 minutes)
Contact: Michelle Martin
Audition date: May 22, 23, 2018
Callbacks: May 27, 2018
Deadline to submit: May 16, 2018
Rehearsal starts: Dec 27, 2018
 
Available character tracks:
Don Pedro
Hero / First Watchman
Leonato
Antonio / Hugh Oatcake / Sexton
Don John / Dogberry / Messenger
Conrade / Balthasar / Ursula / Messenger
 
Much Ado About Nothing will be part the Cultch’s Femme Series playing in the Historic Theatre Feb 5-16, 2019. It will be directed by Rebecca Patterson (founder, Queen’s Company, NYC) who will be present at the auditions. This production will be set in a theatrical world evoking Colonial North Africa. This deadly serious and sublimely ridiculous story—of soldiers in love and women confined by tradition—is a bold and playful romp through the extremes of desire and ambition, loyalty and redemption, featuring an all-female identifying cast. The genders of the characters will be played as written, although we are less interested in playing a convincing man than we are in exploring the humanity and reality of each character.

Corleone in the Top Ten Theatre Productions of 2017, Vancouver Presents – Mark Robins

“…it’s an all-too-rare joy to see so many different women, from so many different demographics, occupying the stage together.” ~ Andrea Warner, The Georgia Straight, Feb 6, 2017

“Corleone: the Shakespearean Godfather makes an offer you shouldn’t refuse” ~ Colin Thomas, Feb 4, 2017

“Puzo and Coppola fans will love Corleone: The Shakespearean Godfather.” ~ Mark Robins, Vancouver Presents, Feb 4, 2017

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