Auditions for Summer 2023 Shakespeare Summer Stroll will be held on 5/31/23 6:30-8:00pm

About the Shakespeare Summer Stroll:

Napa Valley College, Shakespeare Napa Valley and di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art present Shakespeare Summer Stroll, a site-integrated presentation of scenes and monologues from some of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, interwoven with the exquisite works and outdoor spaces at di Rosa. The same production team from our 2021 Stroll, which was performed for a completely sold out run to rave reviews, is being brought together for summer 2023. The production will be directed by Olivia Cowell, NVC Theater Arts instructor.

Rehearsal and Performance Overview:

Rehearsals are held Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Evenings in June-July. Those cast in the production must be 16 years or older and must enroll in the corresponding Napa Valley College Theater Arts course upon admission. Rehearsals will begin Tuesday, June 13th.

Performances are slated for evenings July 26th-30th at the diRosa Center for Contemporary Art.

Audition Details:

Prepare a one- to two-minute video performing a Shakespeare monologue, sonnet or excerpt from the Henry V prologue. NVC Students, Alumni, Community Members, and Professional Actors are encouraged to participate in this unique performance experience.

In-Person Auditions will be held at the Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center Studio Theater on Wednesday 5/31/23 from 6:30pm-8pm.

Video Auditions: If you choose to submit a video they are due on Tuesday 5/30/23. Please submit your audition information and video by clicking HERE.

Audition Questions? Reach out to SNV Founder and Artistic Director Jennifer King at, or SNV Associate Artist Olivia Cowell at