Audition at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

Below is information about upcoming auditions. If you are planning to audition, you will be asked to read from a script. For any musical auditions, please come with a prepared song and be ready to take part in a dance audition. Some auditions require advance registration.

As audition sign-ups become available, registration links will be added below. Please check back frequently. We look forward to seeing you at auditions!




  • We are looking to cast a diverse group of actors, each playing several roles, and two non-speaking roles.  Please click the “Sign Up” button below for much more information about the roles, the production, and what we are doing to keep our volunteers safe!This will be the first production on the Meijer Majestic Stage since March 12th!  We’ve missed you ALL during these challenging months, and offer our deep gratitude for all of the ways in which our community supported, and continues to support the mission of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.  Whether in the cast, backstage, in the shop, front of house, or in the audience – we can’t wait to welcome you home!
  • Audition dates: Tuesday, October 20th from 6-8:30pm, with callbacks by invitation on Wednesday, October 21st from 6-8pm.
  • Performances: November 27-December 13th with a possible extension through December 20th.

Auditioning for a Show…

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is a community theatre, which means that all the actors who perform on our stage are a collection of individuals from this area who have a talent and interest in theatre arts. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned actor, you are welcome to audition for our productions. With each season offering musicals, plays, comedies, dramas, and youth productions, there is a show for everyone.

Audition Notices

Check out our Facebook page and visit this page for updated information regarding audition dates and times, casting needs, and rehearsal schedules. All sign-ups are done through SignUp Genius, which will be posted as they become available.

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 songs from the show, and learning additional dance choreography.

Audition Workshops

Civic Theatre’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 for information and availability.