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Auditions

2019-2020 Season

Open Auditions

New Stage Theatre will be holding open auditions for youth actors and for non-Equity and Equity adult actors for the 2019-2020 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 Into the Breeches, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, A Christmas Carol, Matilda the Musical, Pipeline, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and Ragtime.

AUDITION DATES:

Ages 6 through 17: July 18; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:15-5 p.m.

Adults 18 and older: August 11, 1-6:30 p.m. and August 12, 2-7 p.m.

TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION TIME:

Registration for the youth auditions will open on July 9. All youth appointments should be made by parents unless student has a driver license. Registration for adult auditions will open online only on July 9.  Adult appointment registration by phone call will open on July 15. All interested in auditioning will need to either go online or call after those dates for an audition appointment.

Youth Audition Appointments: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a48afa622aafe3-newstage

Adult Audition Appointments: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a48afa622aafe3-newstage1

If you have trouble signing up online, please call 601.948.3533 ext. 222 for an appointment.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES:

The registration deadline for youth auditions is July 16, 2019

The registration deadline for adult auditions in August 8, 2019

AUDITION GUIDELINES:

  • Actors must make an appointment.
  • Actors must prepare (memorize) a monologue no more than two (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 must bring their own accompanist.
  • New Stage will not provide an accompanist.
  • We strongly encourage actors to sing with accompaniment, actors may choose to sing a capella.

This audition will be a general audition for shows in our 2019-2020 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 and production personnel may submit picture and/or resume to Artistic Director Francine Reynolds at submissions@newstagetheatre.com.