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2017 Season General Auditions

Thank you for your interest in scheduling an appointment
for California Shakespeare Theater’s 2017 season general auditions.

Non-Equity (including EMCs with <50 weeks) auditions will be held on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8. Auditions for Equity members will be held Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10. EMC members with Must-Join status (50 weeks) may attend on the Equity day if there are slots available, but preference will be given to Equity members. All auditions will be held at our administrative offices in Berkeley (701 Heinz Ave. Berkeley, CA 94710).

2017 Season Production Dates
      As You Like It
      By William Shakespeare
      Directed by Desdemona Chiang
      April 25- June 18

      The Glass Menagerie
      By Tennessee Williams
      Directed by Lisa Portes
      June 6- July 30

      black odyssey
      By Marcus Gardley
      Directed by Eric Ting
      July 11- September 3

      Measure for Measure
By William Shakespeare
      August 22- October 15

Appointments will be scheduled beginning September 26 (please note that appointment requests received prior to 9/26 will not be considered. Requests received prior to this date will need to be resent on 9/26).

To request an audition beginning September 26, please email your headshot and resume to In the subject line, please use the following format: “Full Name, Equity status.” For example: 'Jane Doe, non-AEA.'" If there is availability, you will receive a link to our online scheduler, which you can use to self-schedule your audition slot.

For the audition, please prepare two contrasting monologues, one by Shakespeare (in verse, please) and one of your choosing, not to exceed three minutes in total.

Follow-up auditions for individual productions are by invitation only. If you have any questions, please contact the Casting Team at