2014-15 Season Open Call Audition

Auditions by APPOINTMENT:

  • Monday, May 19, 2014
    1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Break from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    *accompanist provided all day
  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    1:00 PM – 9:00 PM*
    Break from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
    *accompanist provided 1:00 - 5:00 PM only

Auditions are being held at Nashville Children’s Theatre located at 25 Middleton St., Nashville, TN 37210.

Please call (615) 349-3217 for an appointment or fill out an audition request form below. Office hours: M – F, 9AM – 5PM. Online requests, voice messages, and phone calls will all be responded to equally, with appointment slots being filled in the order the requests were received. To assure this, if leaving a voicemail message be sure to mention any times you would be unavailable during the posted audition hours, as well as any preference you have (subject to availability). If making an online request, be sure to fill out the form completely.

Please bring one current headshot and résumé.

IF AUDITIONING ONLY FOR NON-MUSICAL SHOWS: Please prepare 2 contrasting monologues together totaling no more than three (3) minutes.

IF AUDITIONING FOR SHOWS INCLUDING MUSICAL: Please prepare 1 or 2 monologues and up to 32 bars of a song, together totaling no more than three (3) minutes. Accompanist provided on MONDAY (whole day) and TUESDAY (1:00p-5p only). Please bring sheet music in your key.

Equity Stage Managers are not being sought at this time, however stage managers may send resumes to Cecilia@tennesseerep.org.

Callbacks for specific Tennessee Repertory Theatre productions will be scheduled for a later time.

No dancing will be required at this audition. Roles are for adult, professional actors, and Equity actors must show their valid membership cards. SPT principal’s minimum weekly salary is $462.00.

Please note: Tennessee Rep is seeking local performers, as no housing is available.

Roles Available for 2014-15 Season

  • All performances at TPAC’s Johnson Theatre.
  • For roles indicated as “CAST”, actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.
  • All rehearsals are typically during the daytime hours.

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler.
Director: René Copeland.
Music Director: TBA.
Rehearsals: Sept. 7—Oct. 1, 2014.
Previews Oct. 2 & 3.
Runs: Oct. 4—Nov. 1, 2014.

Seeking 10 actors: 4 female, 6 male. Anticipating 6 AEA contracts.

  • Anthony Hope
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Beggar Woman
  • Mrs. Lovett - CAST
  • Judge Turpin - CAST
  • Beadle Bamford – CAST
  • Johanna
  • Tobias Ragg - CAST
  • Pirelli - CAST
  • Bird Seller

A Christmas Story
adapted by Phillip Grecian.
Director: René Copeland.
Rehearsals:. Nov. 17—26, 2014.
Runs: November 28—December 21, 2014.

  • Ralph – CAST
  • The Old Man/ Ensemble – CAST
  • Mom/ Ensemble – CAST
  • Randy/ Ensemble – CAST
  • Flick/ Ensemble – CAST
  • Schwartz/ Ensemble – CAST
  • Scut Farkas/ Ensemble - CAST

The Whipping Man
by Matthew Lopez.
Director: René Copeland.
Rehearsals: Jan. 17—Feb. 4, 2015.
Previews Feb. 5 & 6.
Runs: Feb. 7—21, 2015.

Seeking 3 actors, male. Anticipating all 3 AEA contracts.

  • Simon – 50’s, former slave in the DeLeon home
  • Caleb – 20’s, only son of the DeLeon family
  • John – 20’s, former slave in the DeLeon home

Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller.
Director: René Copeland.
Rehearsals: Feb. 20—March 11, 2015.
Previews March 12 & 13.
Runs: March 14—28, 2015.

Seeking 9 actors: 7 male, 2 female. Anticipating 6 AEA contracts.

  • Willy Loman - CAST
  • Linda
  • Biff
  • Happy
  • Bernard
  • The Woman
  • Charley
  • Uncle Ben
  • Howard Wagner

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
by Christopher Durang.
Director: TBA
Rehearsals: March 20—April 8, 2015.
Previews April 9 & 10.
Runs: April 11—25, 2015.

Seeking 6 actors: 2 male, 4 female. Anticipating 6 AEA contracts.

  • Vanya – 50’s, living in Bucks County. Resigned to his life, more or less.
  • Sonia – early 50’s, Vanya’s adopted sister living with him. Discontent, regretful.
  • Masha – 50’s, Vanya’s sister, glamorous and successful actress.
  • Spike – 29 or younger, an aspiring actor, sexy, self-absorbed, Masha’s new companion.
  • Nina – early 20’s, lovely, sincere would-be actress, star struck and energetic.
  • Cassandra – any age, any race, cleaning lady and soothsayer.

Full and fair casting consideration will be given to ethnic minorities, women, seniors, and actors with disabilities. Performers of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to audition.


Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s 2013-2014 Season is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors.