Seeking up to 15 youth actors, ages 14-19 for the Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's 2021/'22 Season.
The Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble (CYSE), is the city of Chicago's only professional youth Shakespeare company, offering teen artists ages 14 -19 the opportunity to train, collaborate, and perform Shakespeare's plays while earning a $200 stipend and professional credit for their work.
The CYSE is a diverse, multi-racial Ensemble. All types are welcome. BIPOC youth actors are strongly encouraged to audition.
The CYSE will produce two plays in the 2021/'22 Season: William Shakespeare's Macbeth [January thru March, 2022] and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised), [April, 2022]
A monologue from any Shakespeare play (any role/gender), approx. 1-2 minutes in length, memorized.