General Audition Information

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As You Like It Summer '14

Auditions are held annually for each upcoming season. Our 2017 season has been cast.

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Audition requirements shift depending on the shows, but typically we ask for one prepared Shakespearean monologue up to 2 minutes in length.


The Apprentice Company is a training and showcase program. Apprentices pay tuition and receive intensive professional training, then perform in the Shakespeare in the Park shows. Minimum age: 13. (more)



Auditions will be held at: Nashville Public Television (click for map)

Full and fair casting consideration will always be given to ethnic minorities, women, seniors and actors with disabilities.

All actors must have local housing. The Nashville Shakespeare Festival does not provide housing for out-of-town actors.