Auditions

All auditions are open to the public. Complete audition packets are available at the NorShor Box Office or online approximately two weeks prior to each audition date (if not sooner). 

All auditions will be held at the NorShor Theatre Rehearsal Studio spaces (located at 211 East Superior Street, on the 3rd Floor via the skywalk or the Lights on Duluth space — follow the posted signs!) unless otherwise noted.

Scripts are available for a 3-day rental from the NorShor Box Office with a $5 refundable cash deposit (when scripts are returned).

 


FAMILY THEATRE:

Puss In Boots

  • CASTING: 5-8 adult performers 18+ and out of high school to create and perform a professional theatre experience for young audiences. All performers in the show will also be responsible for designing and creating much of the technical elements and will be compensated with a stipend.
  • DATE: Saturday, November 17, 12:30-2:30pm
  • CALLBACKS: TBD
  • DIRECTOR: Jonathan Manchester
  • AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: 
    • Prepare a theatrical presentation of the provided poem.
    • You may be asked to do some physicality so comfortable clothes will be necessary. Any special skills that you can demonstrate will be seen (juggling, puppetry, musical instrument, circus skills, etc…). Please be timely as we have only a five-minute slot.
  • SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
  • Rehearsals begin December 6, 2018.
  • Performances run January 19-February 3, 2019 (Saturdays & Sundays) along with two school matinee performances on Thursday, January 17 on the Depot stage at the Playhouse Family Theatre.
  • Download the ‘Puss in Boots’ audition packet

 


THE NORSHOR THEATRE

Grease

  • DATES: Saturday, January 19 from 10:00am-2:00pm
  • CALLBACKS:
    • Saturday, January 19 between 2:00-5:00pm
    • Sunday, January 20 between Noon-2:00pm
  • DIRECTOR: Amber Burns
  • PREPARE: Prepare 16-32 bars of a song either from the show or in the same style as the show. Be in dance clothes/shoes for callbacks. Bring a picture and resume and fill out the attached audition form. Scripts/vocal scores are available for checkout ($5 deposit for 3 days) at the NorShor Theatre Box Office, 211 East Superior St.
  • SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
  • Rehearsals begin May 20, 2019.
  • Performances run July 11-28, 2019 at the NorShor Theatre.
  • Download ‘Grease’ audition packet

 

The Government Inspector

  • DATES: Sunday, January 20 from 2:00-5:00pm
  • CALLBACKS: Also Sunday, January 20 between 5:00-8:00pm
  • DIRECTOR: Michael Kraklio
  • PREPARE: Prepare a monologue (selections included in the audition packet or perform one of your own, 1 minute or less). Bring a picture and resume and fill out the attached audition form
  • SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
  • Rehearsals begin March 31, 2019.
  • Performances run May 9-19, 2019 at the NorShor Theatre.
  • Download the ‘Government Inspector’ audition packet

 


THE UNDERGROUND

The Fantasticks

  • DATES: Saturday, January 19 from 10:00am-1:00pm
  • CALLBACKS: Also Saturday, January 19, starting at 2:00pm
  • DIRECTOR: Christine Winkler Johnson
  • PREPARE:
    • Please prepare one song:
      • 16-32 bars (under one minute)
      • A song you LOVE to sing
      • A song that shows your voice at its best
      • Any style, genre, period, etc.
      • MEMORIZED!
    • Please prepare one monologue:
      • About one minute long
      • A piece you LOVE to do (any style!)
      • MEMORIZED!
    • Read the Script – Available for checkout at the NorShor box office ($5 deposit, 3 days).
    • Listen to the score.
  • SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
  • Rehearsals begin March 25, 2019.
  • Performances run April 25-May 11, 2019 at The Underground Theatre.
  • Download ‘The Fantasticks’ audition packet