Kentucky Shakespeare 2016 Season Auditions

September 13-14, 2015 – Southeastern Theatre Conference Fall Professional Auditions – Atlanta, GA

December 12-14, 2015 – ArtSpace – Louisville, KY
(We will begin taking audition appointments November 2.  Call Director of Education Kyle Ware – 502.574.9900.  Ages 18 and up only, please.)

At audition, you will be asked to perform two contrasting Shakespeare monologues (no longer than 4 minutes in length total.)


Unsolicited video auditions not accepted.  If unable to attend auditions, for consideration, please send headshot/resume to:  Matt Wallace, Producing Artistic Director, 323 W. Broadway, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40202


  • ROMEO AND JULIET 7-actor spring tour – 12-week contract – Rehearsals February 15-March 5; Tours March 7-May 8
  • Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park – THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, THE WINTER’S TALE, ROMEO AND JULIET – 12-week contract – Rehearsals May 2-31; TWO GENTS previews June 1; WINTER’S TALE previews June 16; R&J previews June 30. Closes July 24.
  • Actors must have full availability (daytime rehearsals.)

(1-2 actors hired for spring tour only.  Approximately 3-5 actors will be hired for both spring and summer contract. Approximately 12 additional actors for summer season.)