Shakespeare Festival St Louis

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Audition Notice: 2019 Education Tour

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Tom Ridgely, Executive Producer, is scheduling auditions for actors/teaching artists for our 2019 Education Tour. A five-member ensemble will perform a 50-minute version of Macbeth and new play titled The Last Cupcake by Nancy Bell.  Auditions will be held at the Festival office:

  • Friday, September 7, 2018, 6 PM – 10 PM
  • Saturday, September 8, 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Actor Callbacks: Saturday, September 8, 1 PM – 3 PM
  • Actor and Teaching Callbacks: Sunday, September 9, 10 AM – 1 PM

Other Dates:

  • Rehearsal: Monday, January 7 – Sunday, February 3, 2019.
    • 6 days/42 hours a week.
  • Tour: February 4 – April 14, 2019.
    • Includes several out of town, overnight dates.

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Directors who are interested in working with us should submit their credentials to Directors are generally selected well in advance and must possess experience directing classical text.


Designers interested in working with us should submit their credentials to