ACTORS

Summer Season Audition Requirements

Audition Submission Deadline:
February 1st, 2022

Contract Start Date:
May 20th, 2022
Contract End Date:
August 3rd, 2022

Productions:
The Taming of the Shrew, Nell Gwynn, The Tempest, The Music Man, and The Hog Princess

 

 

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 Music Man
-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 2022 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. 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

The 2021 Roadshow has been cast. Thank you to all who submitted and expressed interest. 

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. 
 

Audition Submission Deadline:
August 15th, 2022

Contract Start Date:
TBA
Contract End Date:
TBA

Salary:
$400/week

Productions:
TBA

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. 

The TSF Roadshow brings abridged productions of Shakespeare plays to Houston, Dallas, local East Texas schools and performing arts venues, and will have a week-long residency  in Odessa at the Globe of the Great Southwest-- the only North American replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.