Non-union actors, 2017 Season
Delaware Shakespeare Festival is accepting headshots and resumes for non-union actors for its 2017 season, including the Summer Festival production of Henry V, directed by Jessica Bedford, and the fall Community Tour production of As You Like It, directed by Madeline Sayet. Female performers will be considered for some traditionally male roles. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend, as well as actors who play musical instruments.
Monologue auditions: Saturday, January 14 from 10am. Auditions by appointment only. Iniitial casting focus is on Henry V. Rehearsals for Henry V begin June 13 and will be held on weeknights/weekend days. Production runs July 14-30 on the grounds of Rockwood Park in Wilmington, DE.
To be considered for an audition, please email electronic headshot/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. All roles for Henry V paid at level slightly higher than Barrymore-minimum weekly fee. The role of Henry has already been cast.
As You Like It schedule is still being finalized, but will most likely begin rehearsals on September 26 with a run of October 25-November 19.
Monologue auditions will also be used for casting considerations for DSF’s smaller-scale programming, including seasonal Halloween and Valentine’s reading events.
Please note: DSF does not provide artist housing. No phone calls please.
Please prepare a 1-2 minute Shakespeare monologue and bring picture/resume.