Apprentice Program

Become a Part of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival

One of a Kind 10-Week Program!

2020 Apprentice Company Program runs June 2- August 10 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. Tuition: $800, scholarships available.

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


Who: High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

When: April 13th & 14th, 2019. By appointment only. To schedule an audition: Veronica Von Tobel, Director of Education 429-9908 x206,


  • One monologue from Shakespeare
  • A resume and a photo of yourself
  • Audition pieces should not exceed 3 minutes total

Apprentice Program

Apprentice Training includes the following:
  • Acting
  • Play Analysis
  • Performance
  • Improv
  • Movement
  • Auditioning
  • Speech
  • Costuming, production & shop work
  • Text

Contact Us

Veronica Von Tobel
Director of Education 
Education Department
(208) 429-9908 ext. 206
(208) 429-8798 (fax)