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Lone Star College-North Harris announces audition for spring theatrical performance

The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts will host an audition for it’s spring theatre production, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on December 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. The audition is open to actors from throughout the community, and not just students at Lone Star College-North Harris. This play is one of William Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” is a comedy believed to have been written between 1590 and 1597. The play portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the mechanicals), who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

Twenty actors are needed for the cast. To audition, actors must prepare one monologue from a Shakespearean play or sonnet. To schedule an audition, call 281.765.7963 or email Director Cash Carpenter at cash.carpenter@lonestar.edu . Students who are part of the Lone Star College system will also receive college credit if cast.

Rehearsals are tentatively scheduled to begin on Jan. 19, 2016. The performance is scheduled for February 24 through 28, 2016.

The LSC-North Harris Division of Fine Arts offers a variety of concerts, theatrical productions, art exhibitions and lectures, workshops and more throughout the year. Past theatrical performances include “Tarzan,” “Steel Magnolias” and “Rent.”

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSC remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.