Festival@First 11 Audition Information

Festival@First: Myths and Legends

directed by Stephanie Haddad

Theatre@First's short play production, Festival@First 11, includes eight original plays centered around myths and legends of the past, present, and future. From Ancient Greek prophecies to modern-day UFO sightings, each play takes a unique look at the myths and legends we've heard since childhood.  

Audition Dates

Auditions by reservation only!

General Audition Info

Auditions will consist of cold scene readings. You should  review all the audition sides, as you may be asked to read any of them during your audition and you may not have time for further review at that point. Copies will be provided. If there is a side you would especially like to read, please note that on your audition form and we will try to accommodate your request.

Audition Materials: Character descriptions and audition information (including sides) are linked above. If you have trouble accessing these links, please email auditions@theatreatfirst.org and we will send you the files.

Casting: All roles are open and available to actors of every race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and people with disabilities. We are committed to creating a diverse cast for this show including members from the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. Though characters have a listed gender, actors of all genders will be considered.

COVID-19 Policy: All actors and tech staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in auditions, rehearsals, and performances. Please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination at your audition. A photo of your vaccination card is acceptable. If you prefer, you may submit a photo via email to auditions@theatreatfirst.org in advance. Disposable masks and hand sanitizer will be provided for those who would like them. Masks are strongly encouraged for all attendees. 

Please fill out the audition form online the day before your audition. It is not necessary to bring a hard copy. If you are unable to fill out an audition form in advance, a limited number of copies will be available at auditions. Please make sure to bring your personal calendar to indicate conflicts on our schedule.

Performance dates are August 1820 and 24–26.

Auditions are by appointment only. Please fill in the form below to make an appointment. Be prepared to stay for the full hour of your time slot.

Audition Location: Unity Somerville, 6 William Street, Somerville – just up College Ave. from the Davis Square T stop.

The audition space is not wheelchair-accessible.

Parking on William St is by permit only. General parking is available on College Ave. Please read signs carefully to avoid ticketing.