Classical Actors Ensemble is accepting actor, designer, and stage manager submissions for our 2022 productions:

 

Love’s Labor’s Lost
by William Shakespeare
directed by Hannah Steblay & Samantha V. Papke
performing at Twin Cities parks
June 17 – July 17, 2022
rehearsals begin in late April/early May
(cast of 11)

and

Othello
by William Shakespeare
directed by Bruce A. Young

in repertory with

The Picture (a fairy tale)
by Philip Massinger
directed by Joseph Papke
performing at the Elision Playhouse
October 28 – November 20, 2022
rehearsals begin in August
(shared principal cast of 12)

For the role of Othello we will consider AEA members (Special Appearance contract).

Stipends paid to summer performers: ~$800

Stipends paid to fall principal performers: ~$800 – $1,200, varying by role.

The role of Iago in Othello is cast.

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.

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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

 

Designer stipends range $300 – 1,600 depending on duties. Stage manager stipends range $600 – 1,800.

Designers and Stage Managers should please fill out this form and submit their materials here

 

We will contact you should appropriate opportunities become available in our season planning. Thank you for your interest!