Romeo and Juliet

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre is seeking professional non-union actors for the 2020 production of Romeo and Juliet.

This professional tour is a six-person ensemble, with actors playing multiple roles in Romeo and Juliet

This professional tour is a six-person ensemble, with actors playing multiple roles in Romeo and Juliet.  Actors must have substantial experience/training performing Shakespeare.  Dates of rehearsal and performances- March 10-May 8, 2020.  Rehearsals and performances are daytime.  There is the possibility of an extension week.  Actors must be available through May 15, 2020.  Actors will be informed about the extension week by December 2019.

The tour travels to high schools and colleges in the Delaware Valley and is a great collegial experience, with competitive pay.  

This is a rigorous tour and actors must be flexible and easy to get along with, as well as demonstrating talent and skill in Shakespeare techniques of acting.  A good sense of humor is a great help!

Rehearsals are 10-6pm from March 10-29, 2020 (daytime rehearsals)

Performances are from March 30- May 8, 2020 (Mon-Fri daytimes)

There is the possibility of an extension week May11-15.  Actors must be available through May 15, 2020

There is no housing for actors at this time.

Education Level: 
Bachelor
To Apply

Please prepare two contrasting Shakespeare monologues, not other classics or sonnets.  Both should total no more than 3 minutes.  You may also be asked to read from sides.

Auditions take place on Monday September 9 and Tuesday September 10, 2019, 10-6pm. You will be assigned an audition time.

Callbacks are on Monday September 23 and Tuesday September 24, 2019 from 10-6pm.

Address- The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Please send your headshot and resume to casting@phillyshakespeare.org. Once we have received this, and reviewed your information, and if you meet the requirements, you will be assigned a time slot for an audition. If you cannot make the audition you will be placed on a wait list. No phone calls please.