"You cannot better be employ'd."
—The Merchant of Venice

Development Associate

The Development Associate of the Utah Shakespeare Festival is responsible for assisting the development department achieve its fundraising goals by engaging directly with donors in all phases of the fundraising cycle including prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Activities include building and sustaining donor relationships, supporting grant application planning and execution, donor database management, fundraising event support, community engagement, prospect research, and general support of all activities related to the annual fund, as well as capital and other special campaigns. In addition, the Development Associate supports the Director of Development on all aspects of fundraising.

Acting Company — 2019

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is excited to announce we are now accepting resumés and headshots for actors in our 2019 season.

Proposed Audition Dates and Locations


  • September 17, 2018, SUU Students Only - Cedar City
    Submission Deadline: September 10, 2018

  • September 24, 2018 - Cedar City, Utah
    Submission Deadline: September 17, 2018

  • October 16–17, 2018 - Chicago, Illinois
    Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018

  • October 19–20, 2018 - New York City, New York
    Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018

  • October 22–24, 2018 - Los Angeles, California
    Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018

If you would like to be considered to audition on one of these dates, please follow the instructions below: Note: The Festival will not be accepting submissions via standard mail. To apply, your submission must be electronic. 

How to Submit Your Application


1. To begin the process, please completely fill out an application by clicking here. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

2. Once  you have completed the application, please e-mail your resume and headshot to casting@bard.org following these guidelines:  

A. Indicate your name in the subject line of your email message followed by your desired audition city. For example:  Will Shakespeare - Cedar City

B. Attach your resumé as a PDF and your headshot as a JPG using the following naming conventions (no commas or spaces):

Audition City_Lastname_Firstname_resume.pdf (for example, CedarCity_Shakespeare_Will_Resume.pdf)

Audition City_Lastname_Firstname_HS.jpg (for example, CedarCity_Shakespeare_Will_HS.jpg)

C. Ensure that your union or non-union status is clearly designated within the content of your resumé.

D. Please do NOT send a cover letter or any supplemental materials (i.e., videos or additional photos).

3. Once you have emailed your resumé headshot to casting@bard.org, you will receive a confirmation response when we have successfully received it.

If you are selected for consideration, we will contact you to set up an audition appointment. 

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