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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 "Rock of Ages & The Music Man"

Book your time to audition for two Cain Park musical theater productions: the Regional Premiere of ROCK OF AGES and THE MUSIC MAN In Concert. Both are directed by Theater Artistic Director Joanna May Hunkins with music direction by Jordon Cooper.

Audition Dates:
Fri, March 3: 6-11pm EQUITY/NON-EQUITY for either/both show
Sat, March 4: 10am-6pm EQUITY/NON-EQUITY for either/both show
Sun, March 5: 10am-12 noon Children 4-17 years old for THE MUSIC MAN In Concert

Auditions for "Carrie The Musical"

Summer Teen/Young Adult Cast, Ages 16-25

  • May 15, 16, 17


  • May 20 & 22 (2nd callback offsite TBA)

If you are unable to audition on the dates listed above, or you have questions, call our office at 216-961-9750, Mon.-Fri. 11am-4pm or EMAIL

Auditions for "Drop Dead"

Synopsis: In this non-stop comedy by Billy van Zandt and Jane Milmore, a cast of washed up actors hatch a plan to save their flagging careers by appearing in a potboiler murder mystery directed by a megalomaniacal Broadway director. However, a real murder mystery is afoot which has them trying to save not just their careers, but the show, and their lives! This is a Noises Off! style play-within-a-play. ‚Äč

  • Unless specified otherwise, all CVLT auditions are open to all and no roles are pre-cast.
  • No appointments are required.
  • Come prepared to read from the script.
  • Headshots and acting resumes are welcome, but not required.
  • CVLT does not offer union contracts and performers are volunteers.

Monday, March 27 at 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00pm

Auditions for "Mercury Theatre Company"

Call: 216.771.5862 For further information, or with questions.

Audition Preparation: Please prepare two short (16-bar) musical selections of contrasting styles in your key; bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided. You may be asked to sing only one selection as time permits. Headshots and resumes will be accepted at the audition.

Compensation: All 2017 Company Member over the age of 18 are paid. Salaries range from per-show stipend for non-Company Member actors to full season competitive salaries for 2017 Interns/Company Members.

Casting Requirements:  Non-Equity only. Please email if interested for details. Mercury Theatre Company is committed to non-traditional casting. Actors will be cast solely on the basis of talent, except in cases where age, race or physical ability are essential to the role. Ages listed in breakdowns are "character ages" not actor ages. Actors selected for casting may be cast in more than one production for the season. For Cast Breakdown go to:

Auditions for "Hairspray"


  • Sunday, March 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, March 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Callbacks, March 7 at 7 p.m.


  • Please bring a headshot and resume if you have them, and your rehearsal conflicts.
  • Prepare 32 bars of an uptempo song in the style of Hairspray.  Please do not sing from the show.  Piano accompaniment will be provided.
  • Actors will be cold reading from the script.

Audition for "Of Mice And Men"


OPEN AUDITIONS will take place on Saturday, May 14 starting at 11:00am and Monday, May 16 starting at 7:00 by appointment.

To make an audition appointment for May 14 or 16, please send an email with date and time window preference to

If you are unable to make one of these dates, please contact director Fred Sternfeld at to make an alternate arrangement.

CALLBACKS, by invitation, will take place on Saturday, May 21 at 11:00am.  

Coach House Theatre is located at 732 W. Exchange St., Akron, Oh  44302