BOX OFFICE: 601-948-3533


New Stage Theatre will be holding open auditions for non-Equity and Equity adult actors for the 2018-2019 season. The theatre is seeking all types of adult actors and singers, from age 18 to 80 and child actors age 6 and up to portray roles in Morningside, Diary of Anne Frank, A Christmas Carol, Hell in High Water, Sweet Potato Queens: the Musical, Sweat, and Bright Star.


Monday, August 6th for ages 6 through 17 at 10:30am-1:00pm and 1:45pm-6:30pm

Monday, August 13th for adults at 9:30am-12:00pm and 12:45pm-5:00pm


Registration for youth auditions will open on July 5 for the youth auditions and is currently open for the adult auditions. All youth appointments should be made by parents unless student has a driver license. All interested in auditioning will need to call after those dates for an audition appointment. To make an appointment for an audition, call 601.948.3533 ext 222.


The registration deadline for youth auditions is August 3th

The registration deadline for adult auditions in August 10th


  • Actors must make an appointment.
  • Actors must prepare (memorize) a monologues no more than 2 minutes long.
  • Actors must bring a recent photo to leave with us.
  • Actors must arrive 15 minutes prior to audition appointment to fill out paperwork.
  • Actors should bring resumes if they have them, but resumes are not mandatory.
  • Actors may prepare up to 60 seconds of any song.
  • New Stage will provide CD player, iPhone deck and a keyboard.
  • Singers may bring their own accompanist.
  • New Stage will not provide an accompanist.
  • Although we strongly encourage actors to sing with accompaniment, actors may choose to sing acapella.

This audition will be a general audition for shows in our 2018-2019 season. Directors will hold callbacks at a later date.

New Stage also sees professional actors in New York City by appointment, at the UPTA auditions in Memphis each February and at SETC in March.

Auditions for Unframed are ongoing and information can be found on the Unframed at New Stage Theatre Facebook page.

Artistic personnel may submit picture and resume to Artistic Director Francine Reynolds at