2023 Shakespeare Northwest Festival Auditions

Shakespeare Northwest

About the project and the company

-Shakespeare Northwest is excited to present their 2023 Festival featuring The Tempest and The Taming Of The Shrew which will be performed outdoors at the beautiful Rexville Blackrock Ampitheatre.

-Rehearsals will begin the first week of May and will be in repertory with one show rehearsing Monday and Wednesday evenings and the other on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  Saturdays will also be a rehearsal day with one having a morning rehearsal and the other in the afternoon.

-Shakespeare Northwest has been part of the artistic tapestry of Skagit County for over 20 years and is looking forward to bringing another season of outdoor theatre to life.

-Many roles in both productions are likely to be cross cast, and all performers are strongly encouraged to audition.

-Auditions and callbacks will take place at the Skagit Public Utility District building at 1415 Freeway Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Location of Audition

Skagit Public Utilities Department building 1415 Freeway Dr Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Audition requirements

Please prepare two contrasting monologues, not to exceed 5 minutes combined, with at least one of them being Shakespeare.

Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Audition/Interview dates

Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00am until 3:00pm

Pay type


Audition location

Mount Vernon WA

Callbacks or second audition/interview?

Sunday, April 23rd from 10:00am until 3:00pm

Submission instructions

Please email a copy of your headshot and resume to auditions@shakesnw.org receive an audition slot, or you may send a video audition to the same address. Thank you.

Union Requirements


Equity Contract