NEBRASKA SHAKESPEARE WILL HOLD AUDITIONS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL COMPANY OF ARTISTS TO PERFORM IN ITS 2020 SEASON:

SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN SHAKESPEARE ON TOUR

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Directed by Amy Lane

RESIDENCY DATES:
May 23 - July 12


Shakespeare In Love
Directed by Anthony Clark-Kaczmarek

RESIDENCY DATES:
May 23 - July 12


Macbeth

RESIDENCY DATES:
August 31 - November 6

PERFORMANCES:
September 18 - November 6

This year’s Shakespeare On The Green company will consist of 21-25 actors, the 2020 Shakespeare On Tour company will consist of 8 actors. There are Equity and non-Equity contracts available for all productions with the exception of Macbeth, which is a non-Equity touring production.



AUDITIONS IN CHICAGO, IL
EQUITY PRINCIPAL AUDITIONS NON-EQUITY AUDITIONS AND EPA CALLBACKS
Friday, January 3, 2020
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Equity Building
557 West Randolph Street
Saturday, January 4, 2020
By Appointment
Equity Building
557 West Randolph Street
Sunday, January 5, 2020
By Appointment
Equity Building
557 West Randolph Street

Please bring two copies of your headshot and resume, stapled together. Prepare two one comedic Shakespeare monologue and 16 bars to be sung acapella.
  • Equity Principal Auditions will be conducted in accordance with Equity Principal Audition Procedures. Those auditioning are asked to prepare one comedic Shakespeare monologue and 16 bars to be sung acapella.
  • Due to time limitations, Non-Equity Auditions in Chicago are by invitation. To be considered, submit your headshot and resume along with a brief video audition consisting of one comedic Shakespearean monologue and 16 bars of music by email to lmarsh@nebraskashakespeare.comThose interested in being considered for the Non-Equity tour of MACBETH, should also prepare 14-lines of dramatic text.


AUDITIONS IN OMAHA, NE
 Saturday, January 25, 2020
By Appointment
Lied Education Center for the Arts
24th and Cass Street, Omaha
Sunday, January 26, 2020
By Appointment
Lied Education Center for the Arts
24th and Cass Street, Omaha


Those auditioning are asked to bring two copies of their headshot and resume. Please prepare one comedic Shakespearean monologue. To be considered for Shakespeare in Love, please also prepare 16 bars to be sung acapella. Those interested in being considered for the Non-Equity tour of MACBETH, should also prepare 14-lines of dramatic text. Total time for your prepared piece is two minutes. For questions on auditions and audition preparation, please contact Alan Klem at aklem@nebraskashakespeare.com.



CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS




CALLBACKS

With the exception of the Equity Principal Auditions on January 3rd, Nebraska Shakespeare does not hold a separate day of callbacks. Those auditioning may be given direction on their prepared pieces, or asked to read from audition sides. Actors are encouraged to reserve an hour to accommodate this process. Actors may also be cast without being asked to perform more than their prepared audition pieces.


We recommend arriving five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled audition time to fill out an audition form and check in. For more information, contact lmarsh@nebraskashakespeare.com.