Apprentice Program

Become a Part of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival

One of a Kind 10-Week Program!

2019 Apprentice Company Program runs June 4- August 12 and will work with student conflicts.

Idaho’s premier professional theater offers an Apprentice Program for Treasure Valley high-school students. Program includes over 200 hours of intensive acting instruction and a performance showcase on the Festival’s main stage. Apprentices may also work backstage on season productions. Admission by audition only.


Learn more by enjoying our short video about the Apprentice Company and it’s history! Video by Lori Regan.

Apprentice Training

Apprentice Training includes the following:

  • Acting
  • Play Analysis
  • Performance
  • Improv
  • Movement
  • Auditioning
  • Speech
  • Costuming, production & shop work
  • Text


Who: High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

When: April 16th & 17th, 2019. By appointment only. To schedule an audition: Veronica Von Tobel, Education Manager 429-9908 x206,


  • One monologue from Shakespeare
  • A resume and a photo of yourself
  • Audition pieces should not exceed 5 minutes total


$750 / Scholarships available


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