Ohio Renaissance Festival announces 2012 audition dates

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio Renaissance Festival is looking for a few good knights, knaves, or anyone with the knack for living in the middle ages.

The Ohio Renaissance Festival tells Fox 19 they will hold auditions on Saturday, June 16th and Saturday, June 23rd at the festival grounds. The festival is looking for men and women 16 years and older to perform as street characters, stage combatants, singers, dancers and musicians for its 23rd annual season operating Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day, September 1 through October 21.

Experience is a plus, but not necessary, as workshops will be offered for all categories during rehearsals held Saturdays and Sundays, July 7th through August 26th. Registration begins at 10am and must be completed by 11am. Audition begins promptly at 11am and will continue until finished.

Experienced or not, this is an excellent opportunity to expand your theatrical abilities. Work with professionals to sharpen your skills and increase your performance knowledge while having fun and meeting new people. Those auditioning are requested to bring a headshot if possible, dress to move around outdoors, a lunch, plenty of water, sunscreen, and most importantly, come prepared to have fun.

For more information about the Ohio Renaissance Festival visit www.renfestival.com.

The Ohio Renaissance Festival will open for its 23rd annual season on September 1 and run eight weekends through October 21 including Labor Day, September 3.

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