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2022 Ugly Shakespeare Company National Tour Auditions

Job details

He Waka Eke Noa Charitable Trust & The Ugly Shakespeare Company
1 Dec 2021
Work type
Contract, Fixed Term, Auditions
Work classification
Education & Development, Performing Arts


The Ugly Shakespeare Company will be holding auditions for the 2022 National Schools Tour this year. Starting with a 4 week rehearsal period in Auckland, you will be in the South Island followed by the North Island in 2022 - tour dates TBD.

To be part of this tour you will have strong interpersonal skills, a high level of fitness and the ability to relate to the youth market. Your comedy skills will be utilised for this production, as well as your ability to convey Shakespeare to teenagers. No fear. No hang ups. You need to be able to commit for the whole tour. A full drivers license a bonus. 

A great experience for those willing to work hard for a positive experience. 

This is a paid fixed term contract with on-road costs met.

Auditions will be held in person in Auckland if Covid allows. 

You will be required to perform two 2-minute pieces - one Shakespeare, one contemporary - of your own choice.  You may also be asked to share with us a special skill or talent so be ready!

How to apply

Please submit your expressions of interest, including a headshot, a paragraph on what you could offer the tour and performance CV to before 5pm December 1. We will get in touch after this closing date to arrange either in-person auditions, or have you submit a self tape. If you are based outside of Auckland, you may submit a self tape of your 2 pieces.

Written by

He Waka Eke Noa Charitable Trust

3 Nov 2021

Personal Description Producers of the Ugly Shakespeare Company. The He Waka Eke Noa Charitable Trust is set up to provide access to arts opportunities for NZer's through theatre, radio, festivals and film.