Shakespeare in Love photo by Dan Rajter




Audtion for our summer mainstage season!

OHA Season Auditions are scheduled annually in the Spring. Auditions for specific productions are held in both Stonington, Maine and New York, New York. 


Headshots/Resumes and video submissions may be sent to



Opera House Arts at the Stonington Opera House is currently holding virtual auditions for its summer production of HAMLET. 

APPOINTMENTS: Both NYC & Stonington Appointments have been cancelled. To be considered for this production, please send a headshot/resume and a video of a short Shakespeare monologue to


SEEKING: Equity actors for various roles. See breakdown. We are seeking a diverse company of collaborative artists. Performers of all ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds, bodies, and gender identifications are welcome. All roles except for Hamlet will be doubled or tripled, etc., with an eye toward innovative casting. All actors will be considered for all roles. 


OTHER DATES: First Rehearsal July 20, 2020; runs Wed-Sun Aug 12-16, Tues-Sat Aug 18-22, and Wed-Sun Aug 26-30, 2020. 


OTHER: This collaborative, inventive production of HAMLET will be staged in the round, and will be performed both at the Stonington Opera House and at various nontraditional venues in and around the Blue Hill Peninsula in Maine. 

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. 


Actor Track One: Plays Hamlet. Male, any ethnicity, 22-40.

Actor Track Two: Plays Claudius & others. Male, any ethnicity, 35+.

Actor Track Three: Plays Ghost/Player King/Clown 1 & others. Male, any ethnicity, 40+.

Actor Track Four: Plays Horatio/Guildenstern & others. Male, any ethnicity, 22-40.

Actor Track Five: Plays Gertrude & others. Female, any ethnicity, 35+.

Actor Track Six: Plays Ophelia/Rosencrantz & others. Female, any ethnicity, 22-40.

Actor Track Seven: Plays Laertes/Player Queen & others. Female, any ethnicity, 25-40.

Actor Track Eight: Plays Polonia/Clown 2/Fortinbras & others. Female, any ethnicity, 40+.

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