Audition for Ohio Shakespeare


Season announcement and audition Dates will appear here and on social media platforms on March 1, 2018.

Ohio Shakespeare Festival holds separate auditions for it's outdoor Shakespeare rep season and it's indoor classics season. 

A limited number of AEA contracts are available for each show.

Non-union actors are paid on a sliding scale, determined by size of role, length of commitment, and time spent with company.

Ohio Shakespeare company members who have worked with the company within the past two years need not sign up for general auditions, but they must request a callback by emailing

While we strongly encourage actors to attend auditions in person, we do accept video audition applications. Please send headshot, resume, and relevant footage to Please also indicate if you would need housing.