"I love the setting, the art, the whole experience." —Cal Shakes enthusiast.


We do not currently accept play submissions.

Thank you for your interest in scheduling an appointment for California Shakespeare Theater’s 2016 season general auditions.

Auditions for Actor’s Equity members will be held Sunday, November 1 and Monday, November 2. These auditions will be held in the Green Room at Cal Shakes’ Bruns Amphitheater: 100 California Shakespeare Theater Way, Orinda, CA 94563.

Non-Equity auditions will be held on Sunday, November 15 and Monday, November 16.
These auditions will be held at the Cal Shakes’ rehearsal space: 701 Heinz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710.

Please prepare two contrasting monologues, one by Shakespeare (in verse, please) and one of your choosing, not to exceed three minutes in total.

To request an audition, please email your headshot and resume to casting@calshakes.org.. Please state “EQUITY” or “NON-EQUITY” in the subject line of the email. If there is availability, a casting assistant will send you the link to our online scheduler.

We look forward to seeing you at generals.