Classical Actors Ensemble is accepting actor stage manager submissions for our Shakespeare In Our Parks 2023 productions:
Since 2014, CAE has toured free, outdoor summer Shakespeare productions to parks across the Twin Cities, playing to a total of over 20,000 patrons in that time. This year’s title will be a Shakespeare comedy chosen to best suit our pool of actors.
by William Shakespeare
directed by Joseph Papke
performing at Twin Cities parks
June 16 – July 16, 2023
rehearsals begin May 1st (3-4 evenings a week and Saturday afternoons)
Stipends paid to principal performers: ~$400 – $800, varying by role/responsibilities.
Actors participating in set-up/tear-down crew receive an additional fee.
The stage manager stipend is $1,000.
We are seeking adult, non-union performers of all ages. We particularly encourage submissions from actors who:
- are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color
- play musical instruments well
- have experience with classical text or heightened language, or
are especially seeking to gain experience with classical text or heightened language
Teens 16+ are welcome as interns and ensemble members.
Please only submit materials if you have housing in the Twin Cities.
Interested performers should please fill out this form and submit their materials here
Designers and Stage Managers should please fill out this form and submit their materials here
We will contact you if we would like to invite you to audition/interview.
We are looking to schedule auditions February 18 – 20, but will add additional dates if necessary.
Thank you for your interest!