Auditions Announced for 2015-2016 Season at Human Race Theatre Company

HRTC_black logoGeneral Auditions – Adults (Ages 18+)

Dayton, Ohio — Plays and Musicals
Saturday, May 30 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm) – Musicals or Musicals and Plays (Accompanist provided)
Sunday, May 31 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm) – Plays only
Appointment calls accepted starting Wednesday, May 20. (Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm EST)
Phone: Preston McCarthy, Company Manager at 937-461-3823 x3116 (No emails please.)
AEA and Non-Equity actors are welcome.

Unable to attend our Dayton general auditions?
If you cannot attend our Dayton or Chicago General Auditions and wish to be considered, submit your updated resume and headshot to preston@humanracetheatre.org with a letter explaining the show(s) and role(s) of interest to you (please be specific).

Adults will be auditioning for:

  • The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics David Yazbek (Note: This production contains full male nudity.)
  • Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling
  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
  • The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris
  • One Slight Hitch by Lewis Black
  • Master Class by Terrence McNally
  • Poetry in Motion In-School Touring production in the fall (Non-Equity only. Daytime commitment.)

Click here to read the short descriptions about the plays.

Click here for the character breakdowns.

The Human Race Theatre Company is a professional theatre that works under a Small Professional Theatre Contract (SPT 6) and performs in The Loft Theatre, a 212-seat thrust stage.

Rehearsals are primarily Monday – Friday evenings, and daytime on weekends.

Auditions are open to Non-Equity and Equity actors (unless otherwise noted), with Non-Equity actors having the opportunity to join the Equity Membership Candidacy Program.

Procedures for Dayton adult auditions:
Plays only: Come prepared with 2 one-minute contrasting monologues in the style of the show(s) or from the show(s) you are interested in OR 1 two-minute monologue tailored toward the specific show you are interested in.

Musicals only: Come prepared with 1 song of up to 32 bars of music in the style of the show(s) or from the show you are interested in. Be prepared with a 2nd song in the event the producer asks to see more. Bring your sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing or recorded music.

Both: Come prepared with 1 one-minute monologue and 1 song (up to 32 bars) in the style of the show(s) or from the show you are interested in. Bring your sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing or recorded music.

Actors will be auditioning for Kevin Moore, Producing Artistic Director, and Tara Lail, Managing Director.

2015-2016 Season Dates
The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical (M)
1st rehearsal: Aug. 14, 2015
Production: Sep. 10 – Oct. 4, 2015

In-School Tour: Poetry in Motion
Non-Equity only
1st rehearsal: Sep. 21, 2015
Production: Oct. 5 – 30, 2015

Steel Magnolias
1st rehearsal: Oct. 12, 2015
Production: Nov. 5 – 29, 2015

The Santaland Diaries
(This production has been cast.)
1st rehearsal: Nov. 30, 2015
Production: Dec. 10 – 19, 2015

The Glass Menagerie
1st rehearsal: Jan. 11, 2016
Production: Feb. 4 – 21, 2016

One Slight Hitch
1st rehearsal: Mar. 14, 2016
Production: Apr. 7 – 24, 2016

Master Class
1st rehearsal: May 16, 2016
Production: Jun. 9 – 26, 2016

For the latest information visit http://humanracetheatre.org/auditions.php

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