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Auditions Announced for FUTUREFEST 2021 at Dayton Playhouse

DPH_logoSave the dates for auditions for FutureFest 2021:

Sunday May 16 will be auditions for all plays via Zoom. The evenings of May 17 and May 18 will be in-person auditions with reserved timeslots to eliminate crowding at the theater. Watch for Zoom and in-person audition slot signups to come in early May.

The six finalist plays will be selected by the end of April. Keep checking this event for more information about casting requirements.

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Auditions Announced for THE BOOK OF MONSTERS at InBocca Performance

IBP_logoAnnouncing auditions for InBocca Performance’s summer production, THE BOOK OF MONSTERS!

This production is unlike anything anyone is offering in the Greater Cincinnati Area for kids in theatre this summer! Working with InBocca, your child will create an original devised theatrical production containing original music, dance, and writing. This means that our kids write their theatre themselves over the course of a month–and this isn’t ‘children’s theatre,’ but amazing, bleeding edge theatre made by kids but polished and presented to all audiences.

This summer, we are exploring the monster that lives under the bed, in the closet, beneath the dark waves, in our most frightening dreams, and in our oldest folk tales. Venture up to the attic, open the creaking pages of a book, and read the stories you find there…if you dare.

“She who fights with monsters should see to it that, in the process, she does not in turn become a monster herself.”

When: May 16th, 2021

Time: 1pm-4pm. Cold readings and movement at 1pm, Dance auditions beginning at 2pm. Dance is optional.

Where: TBA (updates will be on the FB event)

Prepare: Nothing. Actors will be asked to do cold readings and movement. Please come dressed for movement. Dancers please come ready to dance.

Who is eligible: Incoming grade 3-outgoing grade 12; All schools, races, sexualities, identities. All are welcome.

Show Times: Rehearsals begin July 5th (M-F, 9am-2pm), with shows July 29th-Aug. 1st.

PLEASE NOTE: We have not yet determined if this show will have a live audience due to Covid-protocols. It is our hope to do so, however, the performance space if very, very small and we wish to accommodate all. Updates to come.

Price: Camp costs $200/child for the month. That being said, we want all kids to be able to enjoy theatre. If, for some reason, this price is not available to you, please contact us privately.

Questions can be sent to Caroline Stine:

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Murder Mystery Auditions Announced by The Dinner Detective

TDD_Auditions 2021Seeking comedic talent for paid ensemble positions in a national company!


  • Improvisers/Actors/Stand Ups/Comedians ages 18-65, for paid ensemble members.

Auditions will be held online via Zoom


  • Auditions will be held on Sunday, April 18th at 7pm EDT and Monday, April 19th at 7pm EDT
  • If you cannot make either audition time, but think you would be right for the role, please submit your material anyway for consideration at a later date

How to Submit:

  • Please send your headshot, resume, city and preferred audition date to
  • You will receive an email back confirming your audition slot with a Zoom link.

What to Expect in the Audition:

  • Please be prepared to improvise a few 2-person scenes, and showcase any relevant talents
  • Auditions may last up to an hour depending on size of group
  • Come prepared to have a good time, these will be fun and easy group auditions!

Additional Details about The Dinner Detective

  • The Dinner Detective is a hilarious, live action, interactive Murder Mystery Show that takes place most Saturdays at The Embassy Suites Rivercenter
  • The show is set in modern day with no costumes required.
  • Paid position, tips in addition to base pay.
  • No campy dialogue. This is an improv based show.
  • Time commitment for regular shows is 4-6 hours including a pre-show rehearsal.
  • No weekly rehearsals required, you rehearse immediately before the show only when you are scheduled to work.
  • Public shows are year-round, usually on Saturday nights, ending by 9:30pm.
  • Actors submit their own availability, collected each month.
  • Show schedules come out one month in advance.
  • Actors are NOT required to work every Saturday.
  • Actors will be treated as professionals.

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Auditions Announced for THE MUSIC MAN at Encore Youth Theatre

EYT_logoAuditions will be made BY APPOINTMENT this year at Ridgeway Elementary School (267 Wasserman Rd Hamilton, OH, 45013) during the following times for incoming 7th-graders through graduating high school seniors:

  • May 6th – 5:00-8:30 PM
  • May 8th – 10:00-11:00 AM

You can book a time slot on our website (coming very soon!)

Show dates:

  • July 15th – 7:00 PM
  • July 16th – 7:00 PM
  • July 17th – 2:00 PM AND 7:00 PM

The Show:
Meredith Willson’s six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian.


How to Prepare:

  • Sign up for an audition slot on the Encore Website (coming soon!)
  • Prepare a 1 minute cut of a classic musical theatre song that best shows your vocal range.
  • Choose a song that reflects the style of this show.
  • If you are interested in a particular role, it is highly recommended that you prepare a cut from a song of your choice that reflects the character you are aiming for. You are welcome to choose a song from Music Man.
  • You will need to bring sheet music or a vocal track to sing to at your audition. Sheet music should be double-sided and hole punched in a binder. The track can be a recording or a karaoke track from youtube/Spotify/etc.
  • Note: Tracks should NOT have any background vocals.
  • The dance combo will be posted here and on our website for you to study before auditions. It does not need to be memorized beforehand, but you should plan on being familiar with the combination, as the dance portion will be shorter than in the past.

What to Expect on Audition Day:

  • Auditions and Callbacks (if needed) will take place at Ridgeway Elementary [267 Wasserman Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013].
  • Plan on arriving 15 minutes early to your time slot to fill out any paperwork, and staying for about 1 hour.

You should bring:

  • Your calendar and be prepared to list any known or potential conflicts based on the tentative schedule below.
    Movement clothing and shoes for the dance – you will not need to change for singing.
  • Your sheet music or a device to play your track on will be plugged into a speaker.
  • You will go to the vocal room with your group and sing one-by-one, then as a group move to the dance room to review the dance before performing it.
  • Callbacks will be by invite-only, and will take place on Saturday, May 8, at 2:00pm. You will be notified before you leave if you need to return for callbacks.


The Cast & Crew list will be sent out by May 13th via email. You will need to reply to the email, either accepting or declining your role, by May 21.

The first rehearsal will take place on Monday, May 24.

For addition information visit their Facebook event.

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Auditions Announced for SPRING AWAKENING at Cincinnati Actor’s Studio and Academy

CASA_logoAuditions for our 2021 Summer Production

Seeking performers between ages 14 and 40.

Small stipend for college students and older.

Performance dates: July 30th, 31st, August 1 & August 6 -8th

Rehearsals/workshops will begin in early June.

Submit a VIDEO audition & materials to
between April 3rd – April 17th

Click here for additional information.

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