Audition

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Pioneer Theatre Company is a fully professional theatre company in residence, acting under a LORT-B contract with Actors’ Equity Association.

Working for PTC is a full-time commitment, and auditioners must be available all day, everyday for the rehearsal and production periods of a show. The production run includes two matinee performances per week.

Rehearsal times are decided on the first day of most rehearsal periods, but usually run from 7 to 9 hours, including a meal break.

For more information on AEA, go here.

For more information on the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), go here.

The latest audition information is also distributed via a press release; visit our press room for our more recent announcements.


NYC Auditions:

Required LORT Equity Principal Auditions are held annually in New York and once every three years in Los Angeles and are scheduled through and announced by Actors' Equity Association. Required Equity Chorus Calls are held in New York City for Chorus musicals and are scheduled through and announced by Actors' Equity Association.
Principal auditions in New York are by appointment only and are scheduled through Pioneer Theatre Company's New York Casting Director, Rich Cole Casting.
Breakdowns for each production are sent to, and submissions accepted from, Equity franchised agents.
 
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UPCOMING AUDITIONS FOR CHILDREN: 

 "THE MUSIC MAN" 

Meredith Willson's "The Music Man." Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson. Story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey.  

DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY KAREN AZENBERG

 
WHEN:
Friday, December 12, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Callbacks will be on Saturday, December 13 BY INVITATION.
 
WHAT:
Pioneer Theatre Company Auditions
Each audition slot is 3 minutes. All auditioners will be asked to audition with a song from American classic musical theatre.  
Callbacks (by invitation) will include reading from sides provided and dancing. 
 
WHO:
Auditioners should be between 7 - 12 years old. A headshot and résumé are recommended.  
 
HOW:
All auditioners must come in to sign up on the callboard in Room 325 at the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. The sign-up sheet will be posted on December 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM. 
 
MORE INFO:
Rehearsal dates for the production are Monday, APRIL 6, 2015 - Thursday, APRIL 30, 2015. Performance dates are Friday, MAY 1 - Saturday, MAY 16, 2015. 

 

CAST BREAKDOWN: 

Winthrop Paroo-He is 10 years old and the younger brother of "Marion the Librarian." He has a pronounced stutter. Must sing and act.

Amaryliss-Nine to 10 years old. She is a piano student of Marion's and has a crush on Winthrop. Must sing and act. 

Gracie Shinn-She is age 10 to 12 years old, and the younger daughter of Mayor Shinn. Should be able to sing, act and move well. 

Additional ensemble roles are available. 

 

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"You need three things in the theater - the play, the actors, and the audience, - and each must give something."
~
Kenneth Haigh