Southern Shakespeare Company auditions are open to all – from experienced performers to those stepping on stage for the first time. We are always thrilled to welcome new talent to our productions!

Auditions for adult (age 18+) union and non-union performers are held periodically throughout the year. (For auditions for Tallahassee area after school youth program, please see our Bardlings page.)

We advocate for diversity throughout our organization and strongly encourage auditions from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

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All currently open auditions for Southern Shakespeare Company shows are listed here and on our social media. Typically, auditions request at least one <60 second monologue suited to the show’s style. Each audition’s requirements will be specified below.


Acclaimed DC-based artist Shanara Gabrielle will direct the 2024 mainstage, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. This multigenerational story of resilient women restoring what once went wrong is sure to enchant an audience of thousands from the Big Bend area and beyond.


Southern Shakespeare Company is casting a young actor to portray a son, aged 7 to 11 years old, in this production at the annual Shakespeare in the Park festival in downtown Tallahassee, Florida, May 9-12.
For the young actor selected, rehearsals will occur twice a week in April and include all tech rehearsals and performance times.
Compensation is a $300 stipend.
To audition for the role, young actors should submit via email:
  • a headshot,
  • resume, and
  • self-tape reciting a memorized poem or metered monologue (as unlisted YouTube video, Dropbox or Google Drive link, etc.), as well as
  • a calendar/conflicts for April 1 – May 12.
Rolling auditions; role open until filled. Please submit materials by February 15 for fullest consideration.

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