Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC – non-AEA Seasonal open call in Washington, DC

Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC
Washington, DC 20003


Carter Wooddell

Job Details


Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Resident Casting Director, Carter Wooddell, will be holding a non-AEA open call in Washington, DC.  The purpose of this call is to meet new non-AEA actors, and familiarize herself further with non-AEA actors that she already knows, for all upcoming projects at STC, specifically non-AEA actors that are local to the Washington, DC area.  Actors will be seen on a first come first served basis.  You may not pick your timeslot, we will assign audition times to actors in the order that they arrive. We will begin a waitlist when the day of appointments fills.


June 18, 2019 – June 14, 2020



Audition Information


April 19, 2019 at 4:12PM – 10:30am – 5:30pm (please arrive at 10:00 to sign in)


Shakespeare Theatre Company – Sidney Harman Hall – 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004 – we will be downstairs in The Forum.


Prepare one (1) classical monologue, preferably Shakespeare  and one (1) contemporary monologue. Your entire audition is not to exceed 3 minutes total.


Free For All – Hamlet
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Director: Craig Baldwin
Performed at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal Tuesday, June 18, 2019 or
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
1st Tech Friday, July 5, 2019
Preview Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Opening Thursday, July 11, 2019
Closing Sunday, July 21, 2019       

Playwright: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Director: Will Davis
Performed at The Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal Tuesday, September 10, 2019
1st Tech Tuesday, October 8, 2019
1st Preview Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Opening Monday, October 21, 2019
Closing Sunday, November 17, 2019
Extension Closing Sunday, November 24, 2019

Peter Pan
This is a new adaptation by Lauren Gunderson
Director: Alan Paul
Performed at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal Tuesday, October 29, 2019
1st Tech Friday, November 22, 2019
1st Preview Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Opening Monday, December 9, 2019
Closing Sunday, January 5, 2020
Extension Closing Sunday, January 12, 2020

Timon of Athens
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Director: Simon Godwin
Performed at The Lansburgh Theatre
This is a co-production with Theatre for a New Audience
1st Tech Tuesday, February 18, 2020
1st Preview Thursday, February 20, 2020
Opening Monday, February 24, 2020
Closing Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Amen Corner
Playwright: James Baldwin

Director: Whitney White
1st Rehearsal Tuesday, January 7, 2020
1st Tech Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1st Preview Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Opening Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Closing Sunday, March 15, 2020
Extension Closing Sunday, March 22, 2020

Much Ado About Nothing
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Director: Simon Godwin
1st Rehearsal Tuesday, March 24, 2020
1st Tech Tuesday, April 28, 2020
1st Preview Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Opening Monday, May 11, 2020
Closing Sunday, June 14, 2020