ACTORS

Summer Season Audition Requirements

AUDITION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1st, 2021

Contract Start Date: May 21st, 2021
Contract End Date: August 4th, 2021

 

 

 

 

Your Video Audition Must Include:

-Two Shakespearean monologues, one of which must be in verse.
-32 bars of a song from a musical in the style of 
The Bridges of Madison County. Accompaniment tracks and sheet music provided here.
-One OPTIONAL monologue from a contemporary play or a play with heightened language.
-A brief "interview" in which you introduce yourself and provide some information about your experience.
-If you film one monologue in close-up, please film the other in full-body so we can see you move while you work.

Once you've made your video, fill out the Audition Submission Form. This form allows you to upload your headshot, resume, and a link to your video audition. 

 

Your Headshot & Resume Must Include:

-your email address
-a daytime phone number
-your comfortable vocal singing range, stated in notes -- high to low.

 

Notes & Tips:

-Preferred formats is a YouTube or Vimeo link.
-It must be an AUDITION video. Do not link to clips from performances or reels. 
-Please make sure the video is HIGH quality and that we can see you clearly.
-Please make sure the sound quality of your video is good and that we can hear you clearly.
-Please make sure the lighting is good and that we can see you clearly.
-The order in which you present your material is up to you.
-DO NOT SING A CAPELLA. You must include some form of accompaniment. 
-Make sure we can hear your voice clearly above your accompaniment.
-Show your video to someone- friends, teachers, or coaches- before submitting.
-For a YouTube submission the privacy setting for the video is set to either Public (the default) or Unlisted.
-For a Vimeo submission the privacy setting must be set to Anyone (the default).

 

The Texas Shakespeare Festival 2021 Acting Company is seeking actors with classical and musical training or experience, to work in a true rotating repertory ensemble.  Actors are cast in at least 3 of the 5 shows. All female acting positions are required to be able to sing. Actors in the summer company receive $350 per week, private dorm housing, fourteen meals a week, and limited travel reimbursement. Acting Interns receive $125 a week, shared dorm housing, and fourteen meals a week for a ten-week contract.  Actors perform no technical duties other than full company strike.

 

Roadshow Tour Audition Requirements

To audition for The Roadshow, please submit a video following the directions below. We encourage you to submit your video as early as possible for consideration. 

Your Video Audition Must Include:

 

-Two Shakespearean monologues, one of which must be in verse 

-32 bars of a song from a musical, or a contemporary music cover accompanied by any musical instruments you play. 

-A brief "interview" in which you introduce yourself and provide some information about your experience.

-If you film one monologue in close-up, please film the other in full-body so we can see you move while you work.

 

Once you've made your video, fill out the Audition Submission Form. This form allows you to upload your headshot, resume, and a link to your video audition. 

TSF Performance Venue

1200 Henderson Boulevard

Kilgore, TX 75662

(903) 983-8601

info@texasshakespeare.com

TSF Offices and Shops

815 Houston Street

Kilgore, TX 75662

(903) 983-8119

info@texasshakespeare.com

  • Flickr
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Instagram