Audition Information

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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.

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Below are upcoming auditions for the 2019-2020 season. PTC does not accept video/online submissions.

Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a musical based on a sea-swept Caribbean folk tale about a young couple in love. Ti Moune, a peasant girl, falls in love with Daniel Beauxhomme, a rich, privileged boy from across the island. The captivating romance is guided by the Gods Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge and Agwe, who rule the island and guide Ti Moune on a remarkable quest to reunite with the boy who has captured her heart. Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Music by Stephen Flaherty. Based upon the novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy. Directed/Choreographed by Gerry MacIntyre.

Audition Dates:  Friday, September 27, 2019 Auditions are from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for ADULTS. Auditions between 1 and 2 p.m. are for AEA (Actors’ Equity Association) members only. GIRLS, age 10-14 (no taller than 58″) will be seen from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Rehearsal/Performance Dates: January 27 – February 20, 2020 (Rehearsal); February 21 – March  7, 2020 (Performance)

Audition Sign Up: Sign up on the Call board in Room 325 of Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Sign-up sheet will be posted on September 20, 2019.

Audition Location: Room 245, Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre,  300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.  

Additional Information: All roles listed in character breakdown below are available. A headshot and resume are recommended. Please prepare 16 bars in the style of the show. An accompanist is provided. Sides will be provided for callbacks.

Cast breakdown for Once On This Island