Harrisburg Shakespeare Company holds auditions for its fall mainstage production, “To Kill A Mockingbird”

HARRISBURG SHAKESPEARE COMPANY TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR “TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD” BY HARPER LEE HARRISBURG, PA – Harrisburg Shakespeare Company will hold auditions for its fall mainstage production, “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, on:

Friday, August 24: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 25: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

OUT OF TOWN ACTORS: Sunday, August 26: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Callbacks will take place on Sunday, August 26 at 1:30 p.m.  Actors should keep their schedules clear in case they are needed for callbacks.

Auditioners must call the theatre at 238-4111 for an audition appointment.  No walk-ins will be accepted.

Auditions will be held at Gamut Classic Theatre, 3rd Floor, Strawberry Square, downtown Harrisburg.

AUDITION INFO: Actors are required to present a memorized classical monologue one to two minutes in length. Bring a resume of your work and a headshot/photo. If you have any questions, please call the theatre at 717-238-4111.

If you are unavailable during our audition times and are still interested in auditioning, we will accept a video or DVD audition. Video tapes and DVDs must be received by August 23 and will not be returned.

REHEARSALS: HSC rehearsals are held weekday evenings and weekend afternoons and evenings with no rehearsals on Mondays.  Not everyone is called for every rehearsal. There will be some daytime rehearsals for those with daytime availability.

PERFORMANCES: “To Kill A Mockingbird” will be performed at Gamut Classic Theatre, 3rd Floor, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg. Public performances are October 27 – November 18, 2012, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Student matinee performances will be held at Gamut Classic Theatre on October 30, 31, November 6, 9, and 13 at 9:30 a.m.


Technicians/Designers should make an interview appointment. Please send a resume of theatre-related work experience as well as a sample of your work, if applicable (i.e. a lighting design, sample production book, photos of craftwork, etc.) to: HSC, 605 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Volunteers and novices can help with the production by filling out our online volunteer registration form.

Harrisburg Shakespeare Company is part of Gamut Theatre Group, a professional non-equity theatre company. Most technical and acting positions are paid, with some internship and apprenticeship opportunities available. Size of payment varies greatly depending on size of role or duties.

There is a limited amount of accommodation that may be available for out-of-area cast and crew.