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Fenix Theatre Company proudly announces auditions for our 2024 Summer Shakespeare in the Park Production:



directed by Katelyn Manfre


Production details:

The production runs July 11-Aug 4 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings (3rd weekend runs Wed-Fri; Rain dates 7/21 & 8/4).

Rehearsals will begin in late April/early May.

Peformances in Deering Oaks Park, Portland Maine.

All roles are paid a stipend of $599.


Auditions for LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST will be held:

Saturday February 10th & Sunday February 11th from 12-4pm

at the Portland Ovations Office (120 Exchange St, Suite 110).

To schedule an audition, please email with your headshot, resume, and roles of interest. We will do our best to accomodate your preferred date/time. You will be asked to list all possible conflicts at the time of your audition.  


Casting breakdown for LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST:

Fenix is committed to inclusive casting and providing a safe, welcoming artistic work environment; actors of all ethicities, abilities, and gender identities are encouraged to audition. Character pronouns are given as a point of reference. Seeking Non-Equity actors (18+) for the following roles:


  • KING of Navarre (He/Him)

  • BEROWNE (He/Him), a Lord attending on the King

  • DUMAINE (He/Him), a Lord attending on the King; also doubles as DON ARMADO, a Spanish knight (he/him)

  • LONGAVILLE (He/Him); a Lord attending on the King, also doubles as BOYET, a Lord attending on the Princess (he/him) and NATHANIEL, the parson (he/him)

  • PRINCESS of France (She/Her)

  • ROSALINE (She/Her), a Lady attending on the Princess; also doubles as COSTARD, the Clown (he/him)

  • KATHERINE (She/Her), a Lady attending on the Princess; also doubles as JAQUENETTA, a young woman of the town (she/her)

  • MARIA (She/Her), a Lady attending on the Princess; also doubles as MOTE, Armado's page (any pronouns) and HOLOFERNES the Schoolmaster (he/him)


Auditions will consist of reading from sides which will be provided upon audition slot confirmation. While not required, we encourage actors who can sing and/or play an instrument to come prepared with a short bit of music (no more than 1 minute); a cappella or self-accompanied (there is a piano in the audition space).


Please email to submit and/or with any questions.

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