Audition

We welcome actors of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. We value artists who are passionate, creative, and open to take direction.

2017-18 General Auditions are being held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 by appointment only. Youth Auditions for Cinderella will be held at a later date on Saturday, August 26, 2017 (sign-ups will be available soon).

2017-18 General Auditions

Come one, come all! All genders and ethnicities welcome.
We are seeking talented actors that can move well.

Non-AEA actors (1 or 2 AEA contracts may be available)
Pay: Stipend

When & Where

Date/Time: Saturday, June 24 | 10am – 3pm
Callbacks: Mon, June 26 | 5pm – 9pm
Callbacks for Richard III: Sat, July 15 | 10am – 1pm
Venue: African American Art & Culture Complex – 762 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94102

What to bring

  • Three (3) headshots & résumés
  • Two contrasting monologues | Time: 2 minutes
  • Recommended: 1 contemporary, 1 classical, both from published plays
  • One song a cappella if you wish to demonstrate your singing talent | Time: 1 minute

The Plays!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Directed by Sherri Young

1st Rehearsal: Sat, July 15, 2017 (6pm – 10pm M-F | 10am – 5pm Sat)
Tech: Sep 5 – Sep 14
Performances: Sep 15 – Oct. 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
** Student Matinees Sep 14, 21, 28 @ 10am **
ROLES: Quince, Bottom, and Hermia pre-cast – all other roles open

Cinderella
Directed by Sherri Young

1st Rehearsal: Tue, Oct. 17, 2017 (6pm – 10pm M-F | 10am – 5pm Sat)
Tech: Dec 18 – 21
Performances: Dec 22, 23, 24
ROLES: all roles open

(We are holding a separate Youth Audition for Cinderella at a later date.)

Show To Be Announced
Directed by L. Peter Callender

1st Rehearsal: Mon, Jan 16, 2018 (6pm – 10pm M-F | 10am – 5pm Sat)
Tech: Feb 25 – Mar 1
Performances: Mar 2 – Mar 18 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
** Student Matinees Mar 8 & 15 @ 10am **

Richard III
Directed by Kirsten Brandt

1st Rehearsal: Mon, April 30, 2018 (6pm – 10pm M-F | 10am – 5pm Sat)
Tech: June 12 – 15
Performances: June 16 – July 1 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
ROLES: Richard III pre-cast – all other roles open

Scheduling your appointment

Auditions are by appointment only. Please schedule your appointment below.

If you are trying to attend the auditions and there are no appointment slots available, either check back 2-3 days before June 24th to see if there are any slots available; or just show-up as a walk-in. We will try to see everyone and expect there could be a number of cancellations and no-shows throughout the day.

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