Theatre Deparment announces audition dates for upcoming plays

By Jesus Figueroa

Audition dates have been announced for two of East Los Angeles College Theatre Department’s next season plays.

“Much Ado About Nothing,” a comedic play, which touches on honor, shame and court politics, will hold auditions on Nov. 15 for all roles.

The play has been updated to be set in World War II. The dialogue has been modified but the integrity of characters and storyline remain the same.

Those auditioning are asked to have one scene prepared for the audition.

Play sections are available in the P2 building’s lobby.

Those auditioning are also asked to read the entire play so they can perform a different scene if called back.

Rehearsal for the play will begin in January.

The play will open in March in the Proscenium Theatre and will be directed by Kelley Hogan.

“Death and the Maiden,” a play about trauma, revenge and forgiveness, will hold auditions on Nov. 15 for all roles.

The play is written by Ariel Dorfman and directed by Vanessa Mizzone.

Play sections are available in the P2 building’s lobby.

The rehearsal and tech week schedule is available for review by the play sides.

The play will open in May.

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