Project Description

MEDIA CONTACT:
Brian Harvard – General Manager
The Connecticut Renaissance Faire
(860) 478-5954 • havefun@ctfaire.com

Casting Call: The 20th Annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Seeking actors to make history at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire’s 20th-annual season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

REGIONAL – The gates will open. The trumpets will sound. History will come to life! The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is pleased to announce auditions for their 20th-annual season taking place by appointment at the Faire’s Rehearsal Center at 64 Mill Street, Southbridge, Massachusetts (2nd Floor) on July 14 and 15 from 10 am to 5 pm.

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is an enchanted recreation of a 16th-century harvest fair complete with jousting knights, armored combat, live music, falconry, archery demonstrations, period dancing, stage performances, comedy, and continuous themed entertainment throughout the day.

Selected candidates will receive four weekends of tuition-free theatre training in various areas as required by their role. The Connecticut Renaissance Faire will provide seven consecutive weekends of performance experience, plus Labor Day and Columbus Day, from September 1 to October 14, 2018. There are both paid and unpaid roles available.

To learn more visit the Faire’s audition page at http://ctfaire.com/auditions or email auditions@ctfaire.com to reserve an audition time slot.

ABOUT THE FAIRE

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is an enchanted recreation of a 16th-century harvest festival with continuous themed entertainment including jousting, armored combat, archery, games, comedy and more. Located east of Hartford and North of New London, The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is open rain or shine every Saturday and Sunday from September 1 to October 14 (plus Labor Day and Columbus Day Monday) on the Lebanon County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Connecticut. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children (7-15). Children ages 6 and under are admitted at no cost. Advance tickets are available at ctfaire.com or at the Faire’s box office on all days the Faire is open. For more information visit ctfaire.com or phone 860-478-5954.

Note: You can download high-resolution press photos for this event on our Flickr account here: https://www.flickr.com/gp/ctfaire/50780s

Faire General Manager, Brian Harvard, is available for interview and can provide further information about The Connecticut Renaissance Faire and their 20th Season. Call (860) 478-5954 or email brian@ctfaire.com.

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PHOTOS

Renaissance Faires are filled with countless photo opportunities, but sometimes there just isn’t time to get someone out there before the story needs to launch or the budget just isn’t there to send anyone. We’re here to help. Choose from a wide variety of high-resolution photos to compliment your story. All photos courtesy of The Connecticut Renaissance Faire.

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