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TCC INVITES ACTORS TO AUDITION FOR MACBETH
Macbeth will be this summer’s Shakespeare in the Grove
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Feb. 24, 2009) – Tidewater Community College will hold auditions for its 2009 Shakespeare in the Grove production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Actors must make an appointment to audition by contacting theatre program head Ed Jacob, 822-5245 or EJacob@tcc.edu. Candidates should come to TCC’s Chesapeake Campus, Pass Building, prepared to give a short (less than a minute) memorized Shakespearean monologue (required). Each audition will take approximately 5 minutes.
This year’s Shakespeare in the Grove will run June 24-28 in the Grove, Chesapeake Campus, and then July 1-2 at the TCC Roper Performing Arts Center, Norfolk. The annual, ever-popular, free production attracts thousands each summer. Call TCC’s Information Center for more information, 822-1122.
Celebrating its 40th year, Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and workforce development services in Hampton Roads - enrolls nearly 40,000 students and has the second largest undergraduate student body in Virginia. The 23rd highest producer of associate degrees in the nation, and the 35th largest community college, TCC is among the 20 fastest-growing large two-year institutions in the United States. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk’s theater district, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-six percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit www.tcc.edu.