Auditions

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company 2021 Virtual Auditions are complete. Thank you to everyone who submitted! A representative from the ASC will be in touch to schedule in-person show-specific auditions and callbacks as needed.

Are you a designer or technician interested in working with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company? Please feel free to submit a letter of interest, resume and any relevant work samples to at any time!


Regarding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Atlanta Shakespeare Company

We at the Atlanta Shakespeare Company believe in making a more equitable space for our theater community and are committed to doing the work to make that happen. Track our EDI progress and goals on our webpage and feel free to email with any questions.


Apprentice Company Auditions/Information:

Click here for information about upcoming Apprentice Company auditions.

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company is now accepting general audition video submissions for the 2021-2022 Apprentice Company. Interested applicants should prepare the following:
  • Two contrasting monologues, one of which must be a verse Shakespeare monologue (they can both be Shakespeare, but at least one has to be);
  • 12-16 bars of singing, any style.
Please send any questions and video submissions, along with a headshot and resume to:

Please allow 48 hours for a response.

All finalists must be seen in-person for Atlanta callbacks, currently scheduled for mid-June. (We can make virtual audition accommodations for applicants facing COVID-related travel restrictions.) We will begin sending callback invitations at the end of May. PLEASE READ THE “ABOUT OUR APPRENTICESHIP” INFO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE HERE BEFORE APPLYING.

Auditioning for The Apprentice Company

The ASC holds Apprentice auditions in the late spring/early summer.
No inquiries until specific date information is posted each year.


The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse offers an Apprenticeship for post-education, professional actors. Auditions are held each spring and we also attend the annual Unified Auditions, organized by the Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts. www.atlantaperforms.biz for more info on the Unifieds. Our Apprentice Company dates will be posted sometime in mid- April each year. Please check this page periodically for updated information. Please, no inquiries until that specific information is posted. Everything you need to know ahead of your call back for the Apprentice Company is posted on our Apprentice webpage in the FAQ’s.

Still have an AppCo question? Email with your question and one of our staff members who is a former apprentice will respond with an answer.

The by-audition-only Company of 8 actors begins the season in August/September and continues to the end of April. Exact start and end dates tba. The Apprenticeship involves intensive acting training and performance on the Tavern stage in Shakespeare as well as training in back stage/front of house support for artistic and management staff. Areas of study include Voice, Text, Original Practice, Movement, Dance, Madrigal, Fight and Structure of the Verse as well as lighting, stage management, marketing, and Alexander Technique. Paid position.

For more information, see our apprentice company page.