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Cleveland-area Auditions

Both paid and unpaid audition opportunities for community and nonprofit theatres and performing groups. If you have or know of an audition notice not included here, submit your listing as a call for artists. 

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Auditions for "A Tour of Love"

The Contemporary Youth Orchestra is holding AUDITIONS for their spring event "A Tour of Love." 

CYO Music Director Liza Grossman and local theater professional Jordan Cooper are putting together an Evening of Broadway Magic - centered around love songs.

Everything from golden age classics to modern hits.

They are seeking 4 men and 4 women to sing a myriad of show tune styles. ​Strong acting and vocal chops are a must!

They are also seeking high school singers/actors to fill the role of an ensemble. 

Competitive stipends are available for the adult principals.

No equity contracts are available.

Auditions for Short Scenes

Western Reserve Playhouse's directing class is looking for a few good actors!
The students (Theresa Dean, Chris Macchione, Karen Rose & Dan Lozinak) are in need of some willing participants to take part in a few short scenes to be presented on the evening of December 2.
Auditions will be Saturday, October 21st from 3:30PM to 5:30PM.

They are looking for actors & actresses of all ages - from 20-80 - & the auditions will be cold reads from the scripts.

Auditions for "All in the Timing"

Auditions: Monday, November 6 from 7-10PM & Tuesday, November 7 from 7-10PM
Callbacks (by invitation only): Saturday, November 11 from 1:30-3PM
Auditions will be held at the Haddad Theater, (Inside the County Administration Building) - 144 N Broadway, Medina, OH

All roles are open.
All ethnicities considered, and the stated age ranges are flexible.
Since this is an evening of one-acts the director plans to cast each actor/actress in multiple roles throughout the evening, so expect to be in 2-3 of the one-acts.
Auditioners should be prepared to read from the script, and may be asked to sing "Happy Birthday."

Auditions for "Mama/Moon"

When: Wednesday October 18th from 6pm-9pm. and Saturday October 21st 2pm-4:30pm
Where: Ensemble Theatre. 2843 Washington Blvd. Cleveland Hts., OH 44118.
What to prepare: One contemporary monologue and cold readings from the Mama/Moon script. Come dressed to move.
Callbacks: If needed, TBA.

Auditions for "The Philadelphia Story"

Open Auditions: 6:00 PM Sunday, October 22 & 6:00 PM Monday, October 23

Production Dates Jan. 19 – Feb. 3 2018 (matinee 1/28)

Rehearsals Sunday thru Thursdays starting October 29

Auditions for "Willy Wonka"

Auditions will be held Saturday, October 21st at Twinsburg Community Center, 10260 Ravenna Road. TCT is seeking talented adults and students in at least 2nd grade for the upcoming performance. Adults from any community are eligible, but students must reside or have a parent who resides in the Twinsburg School District to audition.

Please arrive prepared to sing a maximum 2 minutes of an acapella song of your choice. You may sing a song from the upcoming show if you wish but it is not required.

TCT is a wholly self-supporting organization and cast members pay small fees to participate. Each cast member pays a $60 fee for the first immediate family member, $55 for the second, $50 for the third, $45 for the fourth, and all others are free.

Audition Schedule: Grades 2-4 at 10 a.m., Grades 5-6 at 11 a.m., Grades 7-8 at 1 p.m., High School at 2 p.m., Adults at 3 p.m.

Auditions for "Merrily We Roll Along"

Auditions will be held on Monday and Tuesday, October 23 and 24 at Lakeland Community College in Building D at 7:15pm. Specific locations will be posted in the building.
Auditions for the role of Frank Jr. (between the ages of 11 and 14 years of age) will ONLY take place on Monday and Tuesday, October 23 and 24 between the times of 5:45 and 6:45 pm. This is so they will be out by 7:00pm.
No appointments are necessary. Please: One 32 bar cut in the style of the show. A Sondheim piece is preferred. A strong command of musical styles and vocal athleticism is greatly needed for this show.
You need only attend one of the audition dates. You don't need an audition time. Show up at 7:15 and they will have you sing and then read. We will have everyone sing at one time and then everyone will read from the script.
Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, October 25 between 7:15 and 9:00pm.
All Roles are compensated. Sorry, no EQUITY contracts for this show.

Auditions for "Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill"

Auditions: Monday, December 4, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. & Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
What to Prepare: 32 bars of music from a musical theatre song. The song must be memorized and you will need sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
A 2 minute memorized dramatic monologue.
Tell them about Billie Holiday.
Take a headshot and/or resume.
Take your calendar with you in order to declare any conflict dates for rehearsals.

Auditions for "Doubt, A Parable"

Audition Dates: Monday, December 4, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. & Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Actors will be cold reading from the script. A copy of the script can be found HERE.
Please bring a headshot, resume and your calendar with you in order to declare any "conflict dates" between December 10 and January 26, 2018.

Auditions for "26 Pebbles"

Audition Dates: January 30 & 31, 6 p.m., Fine Arts Theatre
Rehearsals begin February 26 and will occur five evenings a week until opening.

Roles: Age range of actors is flexible (no children). Four women and two men are needed and will play multiple characters.

Auditions for "Virtual Devotion"

Audition Dates: November 28 & 29, 6 p.m., Fine Arts Theatre
Rehearsals begin December 18-21; followed by a holiday break; then resume on January 3, and will occur five evenings a week until opening.

Roles: Age range of actors is flexible (no children). Three women and three men are needed.