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Tour Acting Company

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is accepting applications, online self-taped auditions, resumés, and headshots for consideration for our 2023 Shakespeare-in-the-Schools tour of Othello. Online applications and submissions will be accepted between August 29 and October 8, 2022.

Individuals will be contacted directly via email regarding callbacks, which will also be conducted via video submission.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the caution that is required as a result, we are requesting that any performers interested in auditioning for the tour submit a self-taped audition using the guidelines below. We will not be conducting any in-person auditions for this tour.

Interim Artistic Director Derek Livingston, Interim Education Director Stewart Shelley, and Tour Director Cordell Cole will review all video submissions. 

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is committed to inclusive casting. We encourage all performers to participate regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender-identity, sexual orientation, or disabilityFor productions where race or ethnicity is central to the show’s plot or themes, casting will reflect those requirements.

Contract dates are as follows:  January 5, 2023 through April 22, 2023

If you would like to be considered for an audition, please click the buttons below for instructions and more information.

Casting Notice/Submission Guides
Tour Fact Sheet

Education Director

The education director creates, implements, and maintains the educational programming of the Utah Shakespeare Festival in an effort to develop future patrons and provide supplemental educational activities that enhance the theatrical experience for all guests and students. The education director is a member of senior staff and serves as the staff liason for the Board of Governors education committee.

Details and Application

Publications Manager

The publications manager is an integral part of the communications team at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, assisting in developing, designing, writing/editing, and producing printed and electronic publications, signs, advertisements, and the website for the Utah Shakespeare Festival. As such the publications manager is responsible to help protect the integrity of visual communication elements of the Festival.

Details and Application

Scenery Director

The scenery director oversees all activities of the scenery and paint departments for the Festival. The director is responsible for the safe and efficient planning, execution, and completion of all scenic elements for productions and events. The scenery director, in conjunction with the production manager, recruits and hires all staff, manages budgets, and coordinates schedules within the scenery and paint departments, including run crew. The scenery director, with the SUU Theatre Arts and Dance Department, maintains equipment and performance spaces while protecting the Utah Shakespeare Festival interests during the off-season.

Details and Application

Acting Company

Casting for the 2022 season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival is completed. Thanks to all who submitted.

Please check back this fall for information regarding auditions/submissions for the 2023 season.

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