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The Merchant of Venice Auditions

02 Mar
When: Wednesday March 2nd, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Tidewater Community College Theatre Department will hold open auditions for the Merchant of Venice.
Audition Dates: Wednesday, March 2 from 1-3 PM via Zoom. If you cannot make the open auditions, you can submit a video audition prior.

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 898 3662 4449
Passcode: 158581

Callbacks – Thursday, March 3 from 7-9 PM, at the Chesapeake Blackbox Theatre, located at 1428 Cedar Road.
Prepare a one-minute Shakespearian monologue or e-mail for one of the selected monologues.
All roles open to all genders and ethnicity.

To reserve an audition time or to submit a video audition, please e-mail Matthew Gorris at

In-Person Rehearsals March 21-24, March 28-31 and April 4-7 from 7-10 PM, at the Chesapeake Blackbox Theatre.
Production dates will be April 8 & 9 and 14-16 at 7:30 PM and April 10 at 2 PM.
TCC Theatre will be following strict COVID protocol. These rules and regulation can change based upon federal, state and local updates.

These include, but not limited to:
• Cast and crew will be required to wear a mask during the rehearsal process, while not on stage but mask will be removed for production.
• Cast and crew members will be briefed on cross contamination and sanitization regarding props, costumes and other elements.
• Hand sanitizing stations are located inside the theatre, backstage, dressing room and around the Grove Stage area.
• Cast and crew will be required to sign in upon entering the building
• Props, dressing rooms, bathrooms and common areas will be cleaned nightly
• A full list of rules and procedures will be presented on the first day of rehearsals

If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Gorris at

This event is open to the public.