Iphigenia in Aulis
by Austin Community College
Sep. 01 - Sep. 05
The play revolves around Agamemnon, the leader of the Greek coalition before and during the Trojan War, and his decision to sacrifice his daughter, Iphigenia, to appease the goddess Artemis and allow his troops to set sail to preserve their honour in battle against Troy. The conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles over the fate of the young woman foreshadows a similar conflict between the two at the beginning of the Iliad. In his depiction of the experiences of the main characters, Euripides frequently uses tragic irony for dramatic effect.
Accepting video submissions August 28 - September 8, 2021; callbacks September 14 & 15 from 7-9 p.m.
Open to all actors; ACC student status not required
Materials: one-minute monologue from Greek drama; resume and headshot (optional); fill out webform application HERE
Performance dates not given.
Director: Simone Alexander