Auditions for Old Globe’s student ‘Shakespeare Intensive’ are March 10-11

Auditions for The Old Globe’s Summer Shakespeare Intensive for San Diego County high school students will be Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11 on the Globe campus, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

The four-week program is an opportunity for high school actors and actresses to refine their skills as performers in a professional setting. The Intensive will take place July 14 to Aug. 13. The program will culminate with a performance in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre on Aug. 13.

The cost is $650 with a limited number of need-based scholarships available. Auditions are by appointment only. For more information, visit or e-mail

In addition, registration begins March 1 for the Middle School Summer Conservatory, a three-week program of intense acting study with professional teaching staff and actors from the Shakespeare Festival’s repertory company. The conservatory will take place weekdays, July 9-27. The cost is $600 ($550 for subscribers) and does not require an audition, though a passion for theatre and acting is important. For more information email

--Staff Reports