Tempest by William Shakespeare
June 23 – 26; July 8, 10, 13, 14, 16
Othello by William Shakespeare
June 30 – July 3; 6, 7, 9, 15, 17
All persons are encouraged to audition. NE Shakespeare is seeking diverse representation in casting. Actors of all abilities, age, races, gender, identities, sexual orientation, body size, countries of origin, religions, and experiences are encouraged to submit. We are desirous of assembling a multi-racial cast representing many ethnicities, cultures, and lived experiences.
Pandemic information: In navigating the pandemic, and the questions still remaining between now and the 2022 season, Nebraska Shakespeare is requiring all company members to be vaccinated to participate in the 2022 season. Proof of vaccination cards will be required prior to in-person events. Masks will be required at all times except at your audition slot itself. (Performance guidelines will be provided with the NS Covid Company Manual with contracting terms.) Due to the pandemic, NS 2022 seeks to hire persons who have access to a vehicle throughout the contract to navigate Omaha and limit congregations in small spaces.
Auditions: Video submissions due January 31, 2022
Email your inquiry to: email@example.com
Please prepare two monologues of contrasting mood or content (preferably two different
characters, with at least one monologue from a Shakespeare play). Keep each
monologue to approximately 16 text lines each. Resume and headshot to be sent with
the process. Location information of auditions will be sent with your appointment
verification. (Audition limit of 90 seconds); Videos should be named, “Last Name, First
Name – video”. Resume should be named, “Last Name, First Name – Resume” and
Headshot (or photo) should be named, “Last Name, First Name – Headshot”
Callbacks: Live callbacks currently planned for February 19 and 20, 2022
NE Shakespeare intends to hold live, in-person callbacks in Omaha, NE. You will be contacted if requested for the callback round. Pandemic status will be taken into consideration and appropriate safety protocols will be in place. Please remain flexible. NS may find it appropriate to convert auditions to Zoom appointments. This will be communicated in due time, should this occur.