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Actors of all ages, genders, races, and body types are invited to audition for a diverse, nontraditional cast of Twelfth Night (drunk). All roles are available. Many roles require drinking but non-drinking roles are available. Rehearsals begin July 17 with performances Aug 31-Sep 9.

Auditions will be held at the Tenth Street Theatre – 628 N 10th St on Monday, June 26 from 5:45-9:30 with callbacks the next day.

Prepare a 1 min classical monologue of a gender different from the one you identify as and a 30 second a cappella song.

Get more info and sign up at



Monday, June 26th

The Br!NK Br!efs are ten-minute plays written by Midwestern woman Playwrights that will premiere during our Br!NK New Play Festival Weekend. These seven, exciting new plays will be performed on the Cabaret Stage at the Broadway Theater Center, September 9-10, 2017.

Auditions for “The Br!efs” will be held at the Broadway Theatre Center (158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI) on Monday, June 26th beginning at 5:00 PM. Auditions will be in 30 minute increments, with eight slots available for each group. Please plan to be available for the full, half hour audition slot.

Roles include: Friends, Lovers, Sisters, Mothers, Dogs, Robots, Clowns AND SO MUCH MORE!
Please prepare one contemporary, two-minute monologue for the audition – either comedic or dramatic and bring one headshot and resume if you have one.


8/20 6-9PM 1st Read-Through
9/8 5-10PM TECH
9/9 – 3PM Performance 1 (pre-show call times TBD)
9/10 – 3PM Performance 2 (pre-show call times TBD)

Rehearsals will be August 26- September 7 – Please come to auditions with all conflicts ready for the rehearsal dates.
We have 12 roles available for women (various ages) – two are specifically for ages 50-80 and 5 roles available for men (various ages).
If you are unable to join us for auditions, please contact with a headshot and resume.

Synopsis of short film:  A 15 year old boy enlists in the Navy at the age of 15 during WWII to help provide for his family after his Father had recently been murdered.  Based on a true story.  This film takes place in 1944.


Teenage Bullies:  Looking for THREE MALE kids or young adults that look the age between 15 -19 years old to be bullies. Scenes to be filmed on one day between June 22 – 24th (flexible based on your availability). The scene would only take a ½ day.


Factory Workers:  Looking for TEN MALE extras for a scene where a 1940’s factory is on strike.  Saturday June 24th in the morning only. Woman over the age of 25 also.

This short film will then be sent out to festivals around the world. It’s a great opportunity for any younger actor to get their feet wet with large film productions and get exposure. Or for any other extra that would like to be apart of this exciting production

For questions, inquires, or interest in the project feel free to reach out to Ryan Allsop at:

The Performance Ecology Project, a collaboration between Cooperative Performance and the Urban Ecology Center, invites performers of all kinds to participate in a unique artistic experiment. Seven performers in various art forms will explore how body practices (Yoga, Tai Chi, Mindfulness , Movement, and Theater games) can generate meaningful interactions between humans and living nature. The project consists of training in various body disciplines, plus improvisation and composition, culminating in six performances at the Urban Ecology Center.

Auditions will be Monday June 26 at 6pm at the Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave, Lower (below TJ Maxx).

Please arrive at 6pm for group movement exploration. Individual ten minute auditions will follow from 7 – 10pm, Slots will be reserved on a first-come basis. Additional slots may be made available on Tuesday, June 27 if demand calls for it.

Please bring:

  • a short (one-to-two minute) audition piece in your artistic specialty (acting, music, dance, etc.)
  • a resume and headshot, if possible
  • A short (a paragraph or so) written narrative of a memorable experience you had with nature. You will be asked to tell this story as part of your audition.

Performances will run from October 18 – 29, 2017. If you are interested in auditioning or have any questions, please e-mail us at with your name and contact information.


CTM (Children’s Theater of Madison) will be holding auditions for its 17/18 season’s musical productions  Monday June 19th and Tuesday June 20th from 5:00-8:00pm for adults and teens age 16 and over.                  All musical productions perform in Overture Center & rehearse downtown Madison.  Auditions for non-musicals (A Christmas Carol and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane) will be held at a later date.

Madagascar (TYA Version)  – runs Oct. 6 – 23, 2017; rehearsals begin Sept. 5, 2017

Tuck Everlasting  –  runs Feb. 17 – 28, 2108; rehearsals begin approx. Jan. 9, 2018

Diary of a Worm, A Spider and a Fly – runs Mar 9 –25; rehearsals begin approx. Feb. 10, 2018

Please note: all shows include a number of daytime school matinees over 2 weeks (3-4 mornings/wk).

Sign Up for an Audition Slot on one of the dates via this Audition Link

Time slots available Monday June 19 between 5:00-8pm and Tuesday June 20th between 5:00-8pm.

Audition Preparation: please come prepared with two (2) contrasting 16-bar pieces from classical or contemporary musical theater.  Bring sheet music in a 3-ring binder, clearly marked. A piano accompanist will be provided.  Be prepared to stay for a dance call at the end of the hour in which you are auditioning; please dress appropriately.

Audition Location: Madison Opera Rehearsal Hall, 335 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703

Adult roles are paid.  A limited number of out of town actors can be hired and housed for each production. CTM is committed to diversity in casting.  All shows seek to cast actors of color.

ROLES AVAILABLE for Adults include Principals and Chorus/Ens.:  As of 6/1/17 ALL roles are available.

MADAGASCAR  (4M, 2W, 3 either) Most adults except 4 Principals (Marty, Alex, Gloria, Melman) play multiple roles; strong singing, moderate dancing.

TUCK EVERLASTING (5m, 3w + chorus/ens) Complex music requiring strong singing AND strong dancing.   Traditional dance (ballroom, waltz…) and ballet technique a plus.

DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER & A FLY (3m, 3f) adults except Worm, Spider and Fly play multiple roles; Strong singing, light dancing.

Complete casting breakdown and more detailed information about rehearsals, performance schedule, etc. will be posted at and available at auditions. Adults are welcome to submit a video audition (YouTube preferred) if not able to make the in-person call; however, in order to be cast in Madagascar or Tuck Everlasting, actors must attend a callback in order to participate in a dance call.  Callbacks will be in July. Check website after June 20th for details.


Calling all students in grades 5-10 interested in developing skills in acting, singing & dancing! 

Auditions for HAIRSPRAY JR. will be held at Riverside University High School on Tuesday, June 13 from 5:30 – 7pm!
Come prepared to sing (anything!) and read from the script. All are welcome regardless of experience level.

This is a NEW Summer Musical Camp organized by First Stage. Rehearsals take place Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from June 26 – July 28, 2017 (Lunch included; no sessions on July 3 & 4). The final culmination of the camp will be three public performances of HAIRSPRAY JR on Friday July 28 at 9:30 am & 1:30 pm and on Saturday, July 29 at 1:30 pm. *All registered students will be in the performance!

Questions? Contact First Stage at (414) 267-2971.
Can’t make it to the audition? Register for this camp online at
Course #1RCE3217-RS01

*The cost to participate in the camp is $80 for residents and $160 for nonresidents. Scholarships are available.

Local production company is casting for a short film.




Woman – can look between 35 and 45 – brunette – between 5’ 3” and 5’6”

Man – can look between ages 70 and 90 with make-up – any hair color – height is open

Man – look between 28 and 35 years – any hair color – height is open

Woman – ages 25 to 45 – any hair color – between 5’3” and 5’7”

Man – ages 45 to 55 – any hair color – height is open

3 Women – look between 30 and 45 years – any hair color – height is open

2 Men – look between 30 and 45 years – any hair color – height is open


We’re filming the last couple weeks of June and first week of July in and near Milwaukee. Shoots will usually be half days during the day – most likely mornings, but that could change. Depending on the role, will be between 1 half day and 4 half days. The actual shoot dates will be dependent on weather and your availability.


No dialogue.


Access to 1940’s and 1950’s style clothing a plus but not required.


All rolls are paid.

Contact Susan Fry at

AUDITION NOTICE: Forward Theater Company in Madison will hold general auditions for Non-Equity, adult actors (ages 16 and up) from 10:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday, June 24th. Actors will be considered for roles in the 2017 Wisconsin Wrights New Play Festival staged readings (performances are September 21-23), and for various roles in future seasons (our three main stage productions for 2017-18 season have been cast).

Please come prepared with a memorized, contemporary (post-1950), 2-minute monologue from any published play, and one copy of your headshot and resume. The auditions will be held at The Stream/Diane Ballweg Theatre on the Edgewood College campus in Madison, WI. For more details, and to reserve an audition slot, please visit:



Cabaret MKE is back for our third season and we’ll be putting on a brand new original trilogy, “Cabaret MKE presents: The Clockwork Man, episodes 1, 2, & 3.” If you are unfamiliar with our productions, our shows are based on radio shows of the 30’s and 40’s complete with host, house band, torch singer, jingles, news, domestic tips, guest comics, and no show would be complete without the radio play. Show Dates: episode 1 are September 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 24, 28, 29, 30, & Oct 1 / episode 2 are November 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, & 19 / episode 3 February 13, 14, 15, 16, & 17.

Auditions will be held June 3rd & 4th from 12:00-4:00pm at The Astor Pub, 924 E. Juneau Ave. Feel free to prepare a monologue however the primary audition will consist of reading from sides. We are auditioning all roles for episodes 1 and 2. Some roles carry through all 3 episodes and others play only in 1 or 2. Smaller roles will likely be combined and several involve light fight choreography.

Roles, episode 1
Pelonius Brigman, 25-40, male
Adelbert Brigman, 20-30, male
Taylor, 20-30, male
Hayes, 20-30, male
Double Duece, 20-30, male
Sinfan, 25-45, male
Dr Joeseph Boggs, 30-50, male, British
Diane Boggs, 30-50, female, British
Dr Charles Pendelton, 30-50, male, British
Dayva Patel, 30-50, male, East Indian
Kadambari Patel, 30-50, female, East Indian
Sriram, 20-40, male, East Indian

Roles, episode 2
Pelonius Brigman, 25-40, male
Sinfan, 25-45, male
Dr Joeseph Boggs, 30-50, male, British
Mary Winchel, 15-20, female
Magaret Winchel, 30-40, female
Franklin Winchel, 35-50, male
Lo Chen, 30-40, male, Chinese
Brothel Madam, 30-40, female, Chinese
Brothel Prostitute, 20-30, female, Chinese
Butler, 20-50, male
Constable, 20-40, male

Questions? Contact:
414 902 3895

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is on the hunt for a “Tiny Tim” capable of delivering the most memorable and spirited line in  A Christmas Carol – “God Bless us everyone!”  In addition to the role of Tiny Tim, several other Young performer roles are available.  Young performers of all ethnicities, ages 7 – 17, are encouraged to audition for the rare opportunity of performing alongside seasoned professionals in this Milwaukee Holiday tradition.


Parents who would like their children to audition should send in their submission, which must include the young performer’s name, a recent photo, age, height and weight, a parent/guardian’s phone number and email address, and a brief note from the young performer telling the theater about themselves and why they would like to be in A Christmas Carol.


Submit material the following ways:

Electronically: email the submission to

In Person:  Drop off materials at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Reception desk.

Mail: Milwaukee Repertory Theater

ATTN: Audra Kuchling

108 E. Wells St.

Milwaukee, WI  53202


All information must arrive at The Rep by Monday, June 5, at 5:00 pm.


Auditions will be held on Saturday, June 17. Those chosen from submitted materials will be notified of an audition time and receive materials to prepare for the audition. Callbacks will be held later in the day. No one will be seen without an appointment.


A Christmas Carol rehearses Tuesdays through Sundays from October 31 to November 26 and performs November 28 – December 24 at the Pabst Theater.  Please note that young performers will need to miss school for technical rehearsals and matinee performances.  All young performers must be accompanied at the audition by a parent or legal guardian.


For additional questions, please contact Audra Kuchling, ACC Young Performer Audition Coordinator, at or via phone at 414-290-7082.