Audition at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Below is information about upcoming auditions which is updated on a regular basis. Those planning to audition will be asked to read from a script. For musical auditions, come with a prepared song and be ready to take part in a dance audition. Some auditions require advance registration.
View the full 2017-18 Civic Audition Schedule. As audition sign ups become available, registration links will be added below. Please check back frequently. We look forward to your audition!
Registration now available for:
- All The Way-November 7 & 8, Callbacks the 9th
- My Fair Lady-December 3 & 4, Callbacks the 6th
- Akeelah and the Bee-February 3rd from 10 am-1 pm, Callbacks are the same day as auditions from 3-6 pm (you will notified by 2 pm if you are being invited to a callback).
Auditioning for a Show…
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is a community theatre, which means that all the actors who perform on our stage are everyday people who have a talent and interest in theatre arts. Everyone – from the novice to the most seasoned actor – is welcome to audition for our productions. From musicals and plays, to comedies and dramas, to children and youth productions, there is a show for everyone. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming audition soon!
Check out our Facebook page and visit this Audition page for updated information regarding audition dates and times, casting needs, and rehearsal schedules. All sign-ups for available auditions are online via SignUp Genius, which will be posted above under Audition Schedule.
What to expect at an audition
Those planning to audition for a Play will be asked to read from the script. For Musical auditions, prepare 16 measures of a memorized song and bring sheet music that includes a piano accompaniment line. Recorded accompaniments and a capella auditions will not be accepted. Musical auditions will also include a dance audition.
what to expect at a callback
Those that are asked to return for Play Callbacks will read from the script. Musical Callbacks consist of reading from the script, singing from the show, and learning additional dance choreography.
Civic’s School of Theatre Arts offers workshops and classes designed to help you prepare specifically for an audition. Please check our current Theatre Workshop & Class Schedule f