MORE auditions Merry Wives + Midsummer scenes + Hamlet in the Schools

February 24, 2018

Equity & Non Equity auditions


WHEN:          7 :30 pm, Wed, Feb. 28, 2018 by appointment only


WHERE:        Dougherty arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd.


(Austin, TX) –  Austin Shakespeare welcomes professional actors (Equity/Non-Equity) open auditions 7:30 pm Monday, February 28, 2018 by appointment only. Auditions will be for actors who have not yet auditioned by this season for primarily for Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Texas to be performed in Zilker Hillside Theater Performance May 3-27 at Zilker Hillside Theater.  Actors of all ethnicities are welcome; rehearsals evenings and weekends in April.  Audition By appt only:


Auditioners should prepare a 1 to 2 minute piece of heightened language; including pieces from this season’s plays. Audition speeches should be memorized or read with familiarity. On occasion, Austin Shakespeare uses cross-gender casting. Also, age range noted in character descriptions is a matter of appearance. Auditioners should familiarize themselves with the plays they are auditioning for.  All roles open for Merry Wives of Windsor Texas.


Austin Shakespeare’s professionally directed and designed; all actors are paid.

Merry Wives will be co-directed by Austin Shakespeare Artistic Director, Ann Ciccolella and Gwendolyn Kelso.

Also seeking an actor to play Hamlet in THE WORLD'S FASTEST HAMLET daytime Mon  afternoon April 16.

Also seeking actors for Midsummer in schools two days in late April-early May;  also for scenes with Austin Chamber Music Center Sun July 22.  



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