Audition Announcements for Summer 2016

Ohio Shakespeare Festival Auditions for Summer 2016 Season will take place on:

Friday March 11, 5:00-9:00

Saturday March 12, 12:00-4:00

Auditions held at Coach House Theatre, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron, OH 44302


How to get an audition time:

Email a request to



The Tempest (July 1-17)

Macbeth (August 5-21)

*We will not be holding open auditions for Robin Hood: An Adventure, with Music.


Summer Schedule:

Performances: Thursday through Sunday nights at 8:00pm

Rehearsals: Tuesday-Friday evenings, Saturday & Sunday afternoons and/or evenings, Mondays off.

The Tempest rehearses in the beginning of June, date TBA.

Macbeth rehearses in the beginning of July, date TBA.


What you need to do at the audition:

Please come prepared to read a short classical scene of your choosing (reader provided), or perform 1 or 2 classical monologues no more than three minutes in total length.



All performers paid a fee. Limited Special Appearances AEA contracts available.


Do OSF company members need to come?

Company members who have performed with OSF in recent seasons do not need to come to this round of auditions. However, you must email your interest in being considered for the 2016 season.


Roles that have been precast include: Prospero, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth