Each year, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival hires professional actors, technicians and production staff to mount the main stage season. The Festival holds auditions for actors and interviews for all other positions; both are by appointment only.

Auditions are held October – February

Submission Requirements: Electronic submissions only. Email headshot and resume to:


2014 Casting Details and Auditions:

Young Actor Auditions Saturday May 10, 2014
Saturday, May 10th, beginning at 10 AM
Location: Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, Philharmonic Room (2nd Floor). Corner of 9th and Myrtle.
Roles: Young Cosette: age 7-10; Gavroche: age 8-12 in Les Misérables; and William Page in Merry Wives of Windsor: age 8-12.
Rehearsal Dates: Les Misérables- June 10 -July 3; preview July 4; opens July 5; closes August 31.
Merry Wives of Windsor- July 8- 31, preview August 1; closes August 30.
Stipend: $500
Prepare: songs provided for Les Misérables; available for download here- Click here for Gavroche,
Click here for Young Cosette, and a short monologue of any choosing optional.
To sign up: email Kiely at , or call 429-9908 x204



Equity Principal Auditions: Check AEA website in appropriate region for details:
Open calls:

  • March 12 & 13th, 9am-5pm, Dance Arts Academy, 731 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036 (accompanist on March 12th only).
  • April 9, 10am-6pm, Fulton Street Theater, Boise, ID. Email for time slot. One Shakespeare piece required, option to sing a song, accompanist provided, bring sheet music.