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Male Actor Needed Immediately for Principle Role

Regional premiere of musical coming straight from New York premiere to Minneapolis seeks male actor, age 21-35 for principle character role. Tenor singing range, some movement experience and comedic acting ability a plus. Great opportunity to highlight vocals in a solo ballad performance. This is a non-AEA/Equity role with PAID stipend.

Please contact auditions@imaginedtheatre.org immediately to arrange an audition. Rehearsals start Monday, May 12, but we are willing to work with rehearsal schedule availability/flexibility.

80 Days AUDITIONS!!!

Seeking men, women and children who love comedy, singing and dance for a fast paced, original musical. There are no title roles for children, only chorus. We will not audition youth under the age of 8.

Zapped by his cousin’s time machine, a MN ice fisherman accidentally ends up working as a valet for Phileas Fogg, a wealthy English gentleman, in 1873. Together they journey out to circumnavigate the world in 80 Days to win a bet. Boats, trains, bison, dancing apes, dancing girls, a sleigh ride, unexpected love, duct tape… and of course: KAZOOS all make this premiere musical one you’ll love to be a part of! Grab an appointment time and we’ll see you soon!


DATES: Monday, May 12 Wednesday, May 14 Callbacks: Thursday,May 15

TIMES: 7-9pm
Alternate times may be available. Video submissions are accepted.
Make An Appt. Via email or by calling:612-867-2724

AUDITIONREHEARSAL LOCATION: Top Hat Theatre: 6404 Lake Road, Crystal

PERFORMANCE DATES: July 31 @7pm, Aug 1 @8:30pm, Aug 3 @4pm, Aug 6 @8:30pm, Aug 7 @7pm.

PERFORMANCE LOCATION: U of M Rarig Center Proscenium stage.

STIPEND: We have a few modest stipends to offer some of the leading adult, professional actors.

WHAT TO PREPARE: A verse and a chorus of an uptempo song and ballad. No monologues. We will ask you to read from script should we want to see more.



Pamela Russell
Top Hat Theatre
Phone: (612) 867-2724

Oliver! Youth Auditions

Casting Boys ages 8-15 for Theater Latté Da and Hennepin Theater Trust’s production of Oliver!
Artistic Director: Peter Rothstein
Resident Music Director: Denise Prosek
Choreographer: Michael Matthew Ferrell

1st Rehearsal: 12/29/14
1st Preview: 2/4/15
Open: 2/7/15
Close: 3/1/15


Actors & Singers of color encourage to audition.

MN Opera, 2nd Floor
@ 620 N. First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tuesday, May 20 & Wednesday, May 21 from 6p-8p.

CALLBACKS will be Friday, May 23 from 5p-8p. You will be contacted if you advance to callbacks.

Appointments are limited. A waiting list will be started once are full. Video submission are not being accepted at this time.

To schedule an appointment please call 612-746-1379 on Monday, May 12 from 9a-5p & Tuesday, May 13 from 9a-7p.

No need to prepare any material. We will teach a song from the show, as well as a dance. Please be dressed to move.

Theater Latte Da General Auditions

Theater Latté Da 2014-2015 General Season Auditions
Artistic Director: Peter Rothstein
Resident Music Director: Denise Prosek
Choreographer: Michael Matthew Ferrell

TBD – Fall 2014

1st Rehearsal: 12/29/14
1st Preview: 2/4/15
Open: 2/7/15
Close: 3/1/15
*Casting all roles, but Fagin.

TBD – Winter 2015

NEXT: New Musicals in the Making – Spring 2015
Individual Titles TBD


Actors and Singers of color encouraged to audition.

MN Opera, 2nd Floor
@ 620 N. First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tuesday, May 20 & Wednesday, May 21 from 1p-5; 8p-10p. Thursday, May 22 from 1p-5p.

CALLBACKS will be Friday, May 23 from 12p-4p; 8p-10p. Please bring appropriate dance attire and shoes.

Appointments are limited. A waiting list will be started once are full. Video submission are not being accepted at this time.

To schedule an appointment please call 612-746-1379 on Monday, May 12 from 9a-5p & Tuesday, May 13 from 9a-7p.

a 1 minute contemporary monologue & a 1 minute song. Please bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided.

St. Anthony Community Theatre Auditioning for The Wizard of Oz

St. Anthony Community Theater’s summer 2014 show. Your chance to be in one of the all-time favorite musical shows!

Audition Dates:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, AND Friday, May 16, 2014
5–7 p.m.: group auditions for kids (ages 8-17)
7–9 p.m.: individual auditions for adults (ages 18+)

St. Anthony Community Center, 3301 Silver Lake Rd NE, St. Anthony MN 55418.

Performance Dates
July 25, 26, 27
July 31, August 1, 2 & 3

For audition materials, forms, and complete information, go to sactheater.org and click on Auditions.


St. Anthony Community Theater
Phone: (612) 326-4870

The Art Institutes International Casting Several Projects

Advanced students in the School of Media Arts, at The Art Institutes International Minnesota, will hold auditions for their final short motion picture project as a part of their Acting & Directing course.

Fifteen students seek actors for short projects with approximate running times of 2 – 5 minutes in length. The students may use the projects for their directing reel, senior portfolio, and/or film festival submission.

Females: ages 20 – 55
Males: ages 20 – 55

Please prepare one monologue. There also will be a cold reading.

Audition Dates:  Monday, May 19 & Wednesday, May 21 (by appointment)

Time:               2:00 PM – 4:30 PM (during the scheduled class)

Location:        The Art Institutes International Minnesota

                           Pence Building (8th St & Hennepin Ave)

                           800 Hennepin Ave

Parking can be found at street meters or the various parking lots and ramps in the area.

The student projects are designed to be shot in one day and completed by June 18. The production dates vary, depending on the student. Some confirmed dates are listed below. Actors will receive copy (digital), credit, and craft services.

Production Dates:
Saturday, May 24 / 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, May 25 / 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday, May 31 / 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Friday, June 6 / 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Other dates TBD

Please email your headshot and resume to:  ai.directing@gmail.com

Casting the Short Film 21 Days

Audition Notice

    (closed auditions by appointment)

For the Short Film:

21 Days

A lighthearted 15 minute comedy produced by advanced film students

Natalie faces her biggest obstacle to life, love, and happiness …herself.

Seekingnon-union actors for the roles of:

Natalie: mid-late 20′s, Natalie starts out disengaged in life, frumpy, unnoticeable, having learned at an early age to just give up when the going gets tough.  Thanks to a little push from her best friend (and a timely fortune cookie) she decides to make an effort to re-engage, and is met with obstacle after obstacle she must overcome to succeed. (Must love dogs)

Julie: mid-late 20′s, confident, snazzy professional, Nat’s BFF and #1 supporter.
Paul the Plumber: mid-late 20′s, underneath his slightly awkward and disheveled appearance, he has All-American good looks and a kind heart.  His motto- when the going gets tough, the tough get going.  Comes from a working class family, owns his own business.

AUDITIONS: Sat. May 3: 12-3pm and Mon. May 5: 5:30-8pm

SHOOT DATES: May 30, 31 June 1 (Main actors MUST be available for all shoot dates)

For more information and/or to schedule an  audition, email resume and recent headshot to: 21daysfilm@gmail.com

(this is an unpaid student production)

Name: DyanLarson
Phone: 715-556-0358
Email: 21daysfilm@gmail.com

GOLDEN BOYS casting principles and ensemble.

Golden Boys is casting for paid performance opportunity of the premiere of a new high energy musical theater work. Original script and music by New York artist Horace Turnbull with direction and choreography by critically acclaimed Heidi Spesard-Noble.

Now accepting headshots and resumes in preparation for second round of auditions. Casting men to portray soldiers. One female role has been added to the cast. One older gentleman needed for Sergeant. Total cast size of 14. High school and college talent encouraged to submit themselves. Submissions can be sent to GoldenBoystheMusical@gmail.com.

Beginning May 19th, rehearsals run Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm. Beginning July 12th, Saturdays 11am-3pm.

Golden Boys tells the story of the US Army’s first racially-integrated unit whose mission is to boost morale through musical theater performances. Grounded in historical events this musical features full production numbers, an original script, and original music.

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All questions can be sent to GoldenBoystheMusical@gmail.com.

KISS ME KATE Auditions

Fridley Community Theatre will hold auditions for the Cole Porter musical “Kiss Me, Kate” on the following dates:

Saturday, May 10 from 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, May 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 17 from 1-3 p.m.

Callbacks will be May 18, 1-4 pm

All auditions will be held at the Fridley Community Center, 6085 Seventh Street NE, Fridley, MN. A readthrough of the script will be on May 22, 6-9 pm also at the Fridley Community Center.

The rehearsal schedule will be based upon cast conflicts and will be announced at the script readthrough.

Auditions are open to everyone. However, the cast of Kiss Me Kate has no roles for children. We encourage anyone up to age 15 to participate in our 2014 Summer Youth Production of Alice in Wonderland Jr.

No appointments are necessary. Auditions are conducted on a first-come, first served basis. You will be asked to sing simple melodies, read from the script and learn a short dance routine. Come wearing comfortable clothes that you can move in. Please arrive at the auditions with a calendar containing all possible conflicts for dates between the audition and the final performance.

Please bring an email address that you are able to check daily and a non-returnable current picture of yourself. A snapshot is fine; head shots are not required. You will be notified if your presence is required at a call-back audition.

FCT is also in need of an experienced choreographer for the production; if you are interested, please submit your resume and any other supporting information to Tom Nelson at stagemantom@aol.com by May 4, 2014.

For more information, visit www.fridleycommmunitytheatre.org.

SHREK the Musical Auditions

Eagan Summer Theatre, 2014. Open to high school and college ages, and adults of all ages. A community production. All auditions will be held in the MPR at Eagan High School (use Lower East Entrance). Need not prepare anything specific in advance. Will sing and read from the script.

Tuesday, May 27, 6:30-9:00pm: High School Ages Only
Wednesday, May 28, 7:00-9:00pm: Adults
Thursday, May 29, 7:00-9:00pm: Adults
Friday, May 30, 7:00-9:00pm: Dance Auditions:Only for those who wish to be considered for a feature dance role. If you tap, bring tap shoes.

Saturday, May 31, 1:00-3:00pm: Callbacks for leading roles
For more Audition Information: www.eagan.k12.mn.us

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