Auditions are now open for

video submissions for

A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Submission Deadline:  Sunday, May 15

**Information and instructions below


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Ever thought about getting involved with a local theatre group?  We encourage actors in all our local communities to audition, especially BIPOC populations.  We welcome seasoned actors and emerging actors alike, but you don't need experience to audition!



ACTORS:  Prepare two monologues from a play by Shakespeare (not Midsummer) or his contemporaries, one serious/one comic, at least 1 minute and no more than 3 minutes in length and then record and upload to a link below.  


SUBMISSION:  Fill out the Google form at and attach a resume and headshot or recent photo.  After recording your video (phone recording is ok), create a private YouTube video and send the link to info@emeraldtheatre.orgOr you can send it with  Send to


Any questions?  Contact us at




Emerald Theatre requires every employee, volunteer, and contractor to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination can be vaccine card (copy or photo accepted), WA state immunization printout, or verified medical record printout from medical provider.


Emerald Theatre does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex or gender identity, age, citizenship, national origin, veteran status, marital status, mental, physical, or sensory disability, or any other protected and otherwise underrepresented groups of individuals.

Don't have Shakespeare monologues on hand?  No problem, check these out!

What:  Shakespeare Comedy - A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1 hour production

When:  June 27- August 7

Rehearsals:  Zoom, Lake Wilderness Arboretum

Performances:  Lake Wilderness Arboretum and Soos Creek Botanical Gardens

**Proof of vaccination required to be cast.

Shakespeare's Classic Comedy - A Midsummer Night's Dream


Emerald Theatre is currently casting for a one-hour, outdoor production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.   Rehearsals will be held evenings and possible Saturdays in July.  The first week will be virtual, and July/August rehearsals will be at the Lake Wilderness Arboretum.  Performances will be the weekend of August 6, with 2 performances at Lake Wilderness Arboretum in Maple Valley on Saturday, August 6, and 2 performances at Soos Creek Botanical Gardens in Auburn on Sunday, August 7.


Payment:  We are so grateful to our volunteer actors.  We will pay you in a travel or expenses reimbursement at the 2021/2022 federal mileage rate of 58.5 cents per mile with proper mileage tracking information for gas or theatre supplies with proof of purchase (receipts) up to $100.