August 19, 2016


Pop-up Globe® is the world’s first full scale temporary working replica of the second Globe, Shakespeare’s theatre.  

Pop-up Globe produces spectacular Jacobean theatre, particularly the works of Shakespeare, in “pop-up” replicas of the second Globe – the theatre his company built and used.  

We are looking for actors to form two spectacular acting companies who will work with world experts in Shakespearean theatre to perform four ensemble professional productions of Shakespeare’s plays.

We welcome applications from actors of all ethnicities.

All actors will need basic dance and singing skills.

The ability to play one or more musical instruments is welcomed but not essential.

Experience with performing classical texts is essential.

Actors must have performed in at least one professional production.

The casting brief and further information on the audition process can be found below. Please ensure you have read this before applying. Simply click the button to begin.


First Round – by invitation, 19th-24th September 2016, Auckland

Second Round – by invitation, early October 2016, Auckland


Rehearsals for the Pop-up Globe Theatre Company are to begin early January. Rehearsals for the season will take place in Auckland six days per week. There is very limited flexibility around rehearsals so the cast need to be available for all rehearsals in the first instance.

Performance dates are TBC. The rehearsal and performance period will extend approximately across five months.

How to apply

Please fill out our online application form ( / Casting) and upload your current CV (File type .pdf, saved as “yourname.pdf”)

Closing time for applications: 5pm Friday 2nd September.

All successful applicants will be contacted via email by the 9th of September with an invitation to audition. Please note that all applications must be submitted via this online process. We do not accept applications by email.

Travel or any other expenses will not be paid for auditions.

We will respond to all applicants as to the success of their application.

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