The deadline to submit audition videos is Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

The Napa Valley College Theater Arts Department is accepting audition videos for the spring production of Romeo and Juliet. The deadline to submit audition videos is Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Directors Olivia Cowell and Jennifer King are teaming up to direct one of Shakespeare’s move beloved plays. King re-imagined Romeo and Juliet on Zoom in 2020 and is eager to collaborate with Cowell to create an exciting, fun and meaningful in-person production in the Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center Main Theater.

A video (YouTube or Vimeo) submission is required as an audition. In the video, those auditioning should recite their name, mention if they sing, dance or play a musical instrument, and present 45-second to one minute Shakespeare speech/monologue. Memorized speeches are preferred but not mandatory. Upload to YouTube or Vimeo and send the video link to by January 15, 2022. at11:59 p.m.

Those cast in the production must be 16 years or older and must enroll in the corresponding Napa Valley College Theater Arts course, THEA 152, upon being cast. Students will be required to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 vaccination or request an exemption to be enrolled in the course. For information about signing up for a vaccine, please visit:

Selected actors will be invited for in-person callbacks the week of January 17, and rehearsals will take place in the Performing Arts Center starting in February. Performances will be on the Napa Valley College Main Theater in late April.

Those who would like to work behind the scenes (set, costumes, lighting, props, sound, marketing etc) can enroll in THEA 140, Technical Theater in Production now, without auditioning.

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