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. Click here for production and technical positions.

Casting Details and Auditions

Thank You!

We appreciate your interest in working with us.

All actors are welcome to submit headshots and resumes at any time of the year. We also accept video auditions. If sending a video, please include a Shakespeare monologue, a contemporary piece and a song (if you sing.) CLICK HERE to email resumes, cover letters and/or upload auditions to YouTube and provide a link. Submissions may be made at any time of the year. Helpful information about the company may be found by clicking here.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of submissions received, we cannot respond personally to your submissions.

Audition postings for EQUITY (AEA) actors are listed at Please consult the AEA website for Idaho Shakespeare Festival audition opportunities.

Non-EQUITY actors are also regularly considered for Idaho Shakespeare Festival roles.

Current Auditions:

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s 2020 Non-AEA Tour Auditions:
August 15th, 12-4 PM

Shakespearience: Richard the III
Rehearses January 6 – January 26
Performances January 27 – April 3
Director: Laura Welsh Berg

Idaho Theater for Youth: Sword Song: A New Arthurian Legend
by Dwayne Blackaller
Rehearses January 20 – February 9
Performances February 10 – April 24
Director: Veronica Von Tobel

Requirements: Please prepare a Shakespeare monologue and a contemporary monologue, no longer than 4 minutes combined. Bring headshot and resume. Please note auditions may be videotaped.

To schedule an audition or for more information on our tours, please e-mail Veronica Von Tobel