Jobs and Auditions
The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
Support Free Shakespeare in the Park Free Shakespeare in the Park Shakespeare on Tour Midnight Shakespeare Bay Area Shakespeare Camps
Free Shakespeare in the PArk interns

Free Shakespeare in the Park intern Interns leading audience members in an interactive presentation to familiarize them with plot and background of Macbeth
(Free Shakespeare
in the Park 2013)

The Shakespeare Festival's many educational programs and productions employ over 100 artists, technicians, and support personnel on a full-time, part-time or temporary basis each year. Some staff positions are needed year round, and some, such as teaching artists for our Midnight Shakespeare programs and Shakespeare Camps, or technical staff for Free Shakespeare in the Park, are strictly seasonal. We also offer production and administrative internships to qualified candidates.

If you are interested in employment with the Shakespeare Festival, send a cover letter and a copy of your résumé to one of the following at:

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
PO Box 460937
San Francisco, CA 94146

- Administrative, Office Support, Volunteers
Toby Leavitt, Executive Director

- Actors, Stage Managers, Designers, Intern Company
Rebecca Ennals, Artistic Director

- Teaching Artists
Carl Holvick-Thomas, Education Program Manager

Intern Company

We have Performance, Stage Management, Production and Education internships available for students aged 15-22. Please fill out the application and send email.


Free Shakespeare in the Park operates under a LORT D, LOA contract, and employ a mix of Equity and non-Equity actors. Shakespeare on Tour is a non-Equity program. The Shakespeare Festival holds open auditions for both programs and posts upcoming auditions through Theatre Bay Area. Actors may also send a head shot and résumé to the attention of Rebecca Ennals, Artistic Director.

Please keep in mind that the Shakespeare Festival is unable to process requests for auditions through the mail. Please also note that the Festival does not provide housing for actors outside the Bay Area. For information on upcoming auditions, call (415) 865-4434.
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