About Hampshire Shakespeare Company

An Amherst-based nonprofit theater dedicated to performing Shakespeare's works in an annual summer festival of "Shakespeare Under the Stars"

Announcing 2015 Young Company Auditions!

Announcing Young Company Auditions

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Auditions are coming soon for Young Company 2015!

Auditions will take place on Saturday, April 11th from 5 to 8 PM and Sunday, April 12th from 1 to 4 PM. Callbacks will take place on Thursday, April 16th from 5 to 8 PM. Please prepare one Shakespearean monologue, memorized if possible.

The Young Company intensive will take place from 10 AM to 5 PM, Mondays through Fridays, from August 3rd through 14th. Performances will be August 14th through 16th. Tuition is $325.

Please email hampshire.shakespeare.company@gmail.com to reserve your half-hour slot!


There’s still time to sign up for our upcoming March auditions for this summer’s season of Shakespeare Under the Stars! Email hampshire.shakespeare.company@gmail.com to reserve your ten-minute audition slot for either March 13th or March 16th. Callbacks will take place March 22nd.

Auditioners are asked to come with a 60 to 90 second comedic classical monologue and bold physical choices.

We look forward to seeing you there!