Join the family of the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire and bring history to life!
The 2017 Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire Auditions will be held:
SOUTH LAKE High School on August 19, 2017.
Call backs will be held August 28, 2017.
Doors open at 9:30 AM; please arrive on time to fill out the paperwork. Due to liability issues, children under the age of 12 must have a parent in the cast in order to participate in the cast. Families are encouraged to participate together.
Faire Dates and Location – The Faire will be held over two weekends:
November 3, 4, & 5 and
November 11 & 12
Faire Site is located on 448 across from Lake Idamere Park in Tavares, Florida.
There are eight (8) Saturday rehearsals starting Saturday, September 9th.
The first six (6) rehearsals are held at South Lake High School.
The last two (2) rehearsals October 21 and 28 are at the Faire site in Tavares.
Rehearsals start promptly at 9AM, ending at 1PM.
Please RSVP to let us know we can expect to see you there!
Cast of Characters
Individuals have the opportunity to audition for one of the groups or ensembles below. As there are a limited number of positions, actors cast are required to participate in every November Faire date.
No previous experience is required. Please prepare a 1 minute a self written monologue as your character. Additionally vocalists should prepare Please prepare 16 measures of a song that fits the theme of a renaissance faire and dancers and movers should prepare a short dance movement or pantomime performance.
Stage Crew: The backbone of our Faire. Crew are a core part of pulling together our site. Handy with tools is a bonus. Looking for both adults & teenagers to volunteer.
Nobility: People in pretty (and very heavy) costumes. Cast walks around all day in the sun and talks to patrons about politics and the price of tea. 2 years prior Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire experience required.
Guards: Cast who follow the nobility around and look like bouncers and run errands when needed.
Servants: Cast who also follow the nobility around and carry ladies’ baskets.
Royal Reporters: Separate audition - A comedic team that is part town crier and part Fox News. They have scheduled performances at faire.
Gypsies: Cast who interact with patrons, leading the King’s Crusade and support other special events (i.e. chess match, opening gate).
Rose Sisters: Separate audition - Group of women singers who have scheduled performances at faire.
Dancers and movement
Dancers: Separate audition - Group of men and women who have scheduled performances at faire. Please prepare a 1-minute dance selection.
Fairies: Separate audition - Group of women who have scheduled performances at faire. Fairies flit around making magic (and mischief) and entertaining the smaller patrons (and those young at heart!) This ensemble has a cost and time requirement for costuming. Previous Faire experience is required.
Pub Members (+18 and older)
Pub Wenches: Draw attention to Lord Edward’s pub and the adult section of the faire. All wenches will attend Tip Training.
Drunk Monks: Will serve alcohol in the Drunk Monk pub. All monks will attend Tip Training.
Special Events (+18 and older)
Special Events Crew: Will be helping with set up & breakdown of reception area, serving food and alcohol and assisting the wedding coordinator as needed.
Not Sure Yet?
Not ready to join our cast, but still want to get involved? Please consider joining our amazing volunteer staff.