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Are you a classically- trained actress with impeccable voice, speech, and verse-speaking skills?
Are you experienced in a broad range of Shakespeare’s major female roles?
Have you performed Shakespeare professionally?
Are you skilled in acting for the microphone?
Can you self-produce recordings to industry standard?


Paul is planning to publish a new eBook entitled Voicing Shakespeare. It is intended for all who aspire to speak Shakespeare’s texts with greater skill. He is seeking one or more actresses to record the dozen female speeches embedded in the eBook to illustrate the techniques under discussion.

Publication is projected for early Fall, 2008, recordings to be accomplished by mid-August. The actor(s) selected will self-produce the recordings and send them to Paul.

Compensation will be at the prevailing rate for this kind of work. 
2008-06-16 19:08:46 GMT
2008-06-17 18:50:27 (GMT -06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
To be defined
English - ANY
Young Adult Female OR Middle Age Female OR Senior Female
• Audio files must be delivered via email
• Deliver edited and finished voice tracks
The Voice Actor should have at least 5 years of experience in the voice industry.
The voice seeker is willing to hire either union or non-union talents for this project

Script Details

Sample of the script for audition purposes:

What studied torments, tyrant, hast for me?
What wheels? racks? fires? what flaying? boiling?
In leads or oils? what old or newer torture
Must I receive, whose every word deserves
To taste of thy most worst? Thy tyranny
Together working with thy jealousies,
Fancies too weak for boys, too green and idle
For girls of nine, O, think what they have done
And then run mad indeed, stark mad! for all
Thy by-gone fooleries were but spices of it.
That thou betray'dst Polixenes,'twas nothing;
That did but show thee of a fool, inconstant
And damnable ingrateful: nor was't much,
Thou wouldst have poison'd good Camillo's honour,
To have him kill a king: poor trespasses,
More monstrous standing by: whereof I reckon
The casting forth to crows thy baby-daughter
To be or none or little; though a devil
Would have shed water out of fire ere done't: 
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