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Talespinner Children's Theatre Season Auditions

Award: A part in the season

Deadline: 11/27/2017

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Disciplines: Theatre

Location: Local (Cleveland Area)

Organization: Talespinner Children's Theatre

TCT is a professional company that presents ensemble based world premiere works for children based on International stories, mythologies and other artistic disciplines that help children and the families in our area welcome diversity, learn acceptance, and embrace imaginative curiosity about cultures and peoples outside their own, while also celebrating who and what each of us may be. TCT creates a warm, professional, accepting, and inclusive environment that welcomes artists and creators, age 18 & up, of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, shapes, genders, and sizes.

Reinberger Auditorium, 5209 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102
Located at the eastern edge of the vibrant Gordon Square Arts District/Detroit Shoreway neighborhood on Cleveland's near west side

Company auditions for the 2018 season. Auditioners will be considered for the entire season, as well as the touring company for the year. Being available for only specific shows does not exclude your from auditioning. There will be an option to notify them of your availability at the audition.

TCT is proud to present 5 plays by 5 amazing women in their 2018 season:

(a Tale of Nigeria)
by Gale Nyoka
Directed by Chennelle Bryant Harris
Performances: April 7 - 29, 2018
Rehearsals start: February 12, Tech begins March 31

(a Tale of Thailand)
by Marian Fairman
Directed by Tim Maca
Performances: June 9 - July 1
Rehearsals start: April 23, Tech begins June 2

(an Inuit Creation Story)
adapted by Alison Garrigan
directed by Alison Garrigan
Performances: September 15 - October 7
*This piece is one that will be devised through artistic collaboration and development with the Native American community in Cleveland. As such, this is a special project that will begin work in the spring, and be on-going through performance. It will include workshophs and community outreach, as well.

(a Tale of Irael)
by Margi Herwald Zitelli
Directed by Alison Garrigan
Performances: November 24 - December 16
Rehearsals start October 1, Tech starts November 17

Performance Times:
All mainstage performances are as follows:
Friday 10am & 7pm
Saturdays 2pm & 7pm
Sundays 2pm

Rehearsals are evenings either Sunday through Thursday, or Monday through Friday, depending on the show.

Also auditioning for:
by Krysia Orlowski
Directed by Charles Hargrave
Confirmed rehearsals January 22 - January 26, plus put-in and spacing rehearsals throughout the season. Performances for this production are on-going, as booked throughout the year.

Please write to inquire about audition appointments to, and place 2018 AUDITIONS in the header. Please indicate in the email the best way to reach you, and which day & time you prefer. They will make every effort to accommodate you, but as these appointments tend to fill very quickly, they may need to move you to the next closest time slot. Slots are as follows on both days:
5pm - 6:30pm
6:30pm - 8pm
8pm - 9:30pm

Age 18 and up.

You will be assigned an hour and a half appointment. Please be prepared to stay for the entire time alotted. Since space is limited, they will not be able to see anyone without an appointment.

Please be at TCT a minimum of 15 minutes before your appointment.

Due to the nature of the rehearsal process, they may not be able to see you if you are late in arriving.

Attend dressed to move.

No monologue or prepared music required.

Please take a resume and headshot or very good photo.

All positions are compensated. TCT is not considering AEA contracts at this time. Due to the nature of their mission, they are not accepting applications from artists outside of the Greater Cleveland area. If you are unsure if this applies to you, please feel free to inquire!