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Shakespeare in the Park 2015:

Henry V (more)

Directed by Nat McIntyre

Running August 13-September 13, 2015

Rehearsal begins July 13, 2015

Most rehearsals will be 5-10pm.

Public Performances:

7:30pm Thursdays - Sundays and Labor Day Monday

4 Equity Contacts Available

Actor 1- Henry M/F 25-40
Actor 2- Exeter M 30-55
Actor 3- Canterbury/Fluellen/King of France M 30-65
Actor 4- Dauphin/Burgundy M 20-40
Actor 5- Pistol/Bourbon M 20-50  
Actor 6- Westmoreland/Erpingham/Jamy M 30-50
Actor 7- Quickly/MacMorris/Queen of France F 30-60
Actor 8- Chorus/Scroop/Nym/York/Gower M/F 20-60
Actor 9- Katherine/as cast F 15-35

Callbacks May 3, 1-6pm

All types and ethnicities encouraged

Winter Shakespeare 2016:

King Lear (more)

Directed by Denice Hicks

Running January 6 - 31, 2016

Rehearsal begins December 7, 2015

Most rehearsals will be 10am-6pm

(School matinees will begin January 6 / Public Performances January 8)

Public Performances:

7:30pm Fridays - Saturdays;

2:30pm Sundays

School Matinees:

10:00am Tuesdays - Fridays

4 Equity Contacts Available

King Lear (pre-cast)
Gloucester M, over 50
Kent M, over 40
Albany M, over 40
Cornwall M, over 40
Edmund M, 20-40
Edgar M, 20-40
Oswald M, any age
Regan F, over 35
Goneril F, over 35
Cordelia F, 20-35
Fool M/F, any age
4 Ensemble players M/F, any age

Callbacks May 17, 1-6pm

All types and ethnicities encouraged



Auditions for our 2015-2016 season have already occurred. Click here if you wish to receive audition notices by email.

If interested in learning about upcoming training and professional development opportunities visit:

Shakes Summer Camp (Middle School)

Apprentice Company (13 and Up)

Summer Training Intensive (16 and Up)

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival does not have housing for out-of-town actors. Video auditions are accepted only if you can be available for callbacks.



Questions about audition requirements? Please contact Artistic Director Denice Hicks



For questions regarding future auditions, send an email to

You may also call Robert Marigza (615) 255-2273.

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