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Children's Theatre Company Performing Apprentice Auditions - 19-20 Season

Children's Theatre Company

“The nation’s leading theater for young audiences.” – TIME Magazine
Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Regional Theater

Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is seeking actors to audition for its Performing Apprentice (PA) program for the 2019—2020 Season.  CTC’s PA program offers a comprehensive opportunity for gifted young actors ages 19 and older.  PAs have the unique opportunity to perform on our stages alongside our resident Acting Company members, student actors, and locally, nationally and internationally renowned guest artists, who have included Philip Dawkins, Lisa Portes, Henry Godinez, Carlyle Brown, Kia Corthron, Nilo Cruz, Naomi Iizuka, Greg Banks, Jeffrey Hatcher, Lloyd Suh, Michael Mahler, Alan Schmuckler, Jerome Hairston, and Cheryl West. PAs perform in named roles and as understudies and participate in readings and workshops of new works. They also have an opportunity to participate in other departments at the theatre to help grow their professional development. 

The 2019—2020 Season will be officially announced in February of 2019. It will feature two world premieres (one by Philip Dawkins and the other by Greg Banks), two major musicals, and a regional premiere of a musical directed by Nataki Garrett.  

Non-equity actors from underrepresented communities including, but not limited to, people of color, aged 19 and older

The Children’s Theatre Company Performing Apprentice program is paid. Apprentices are paid a weekly salary of $475, participate in company health insurance, and receive 15 weeks EMC credit. There is no crew, strike, or other technical requirements.  The PA contract for next season is September 2019 – June 2020.

Atlanta, Georgia 
DATE: Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 
14, 2019, from 1:00pm5:00pm
LOCATION:  Alliance Theatre | 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
To schedule your audition, sign up via Sign Up Genius by clicking this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a054fabaa23a5fa7-performing 
Questions? Email auditions@childrenstheatre.org  with the subject line “PA Auditions – Atlanta” 

Two 1-minute monologues, contrasting in both style and tone.
Two contrasting songs of only 16 measures: one up-tempo, one lyrical. Songs can be from the musical theatre canon or of another genre (e.g. rock & roll, folk, gospel
,arts songs, opera, etc.).  An accompanist will be provided and we prefer accompanied selections only (no a cappella). 
Bring your color headshot and current resume to the audition.
Bring a completed Audition Form & Conflict Form which can be found on our website:  http://www.childrenstheatre.org/about-us/opportunities/auditions 

If you are unable to attend these auditions in person, please submit your audition digitally to auditions@childrenstheatre.org as a video link with
subject line: “PA Auditions – Video”. We can accept DVD submissions as well, which can be mailed to:  

Malick Ceesay, Company Manager    
Children’s Theatre Company
2400 3rd Ave S. 
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Deadline for submission is February 28, 2019. 

Children’s Theatre Company is actively recruiting and seeking performers from under-represented communities including, but not limited to, people of
color, performers with disabilities, and LGBTQ performers for all casting, recognizing the value and importance of reflecting the diversity of our audience on stage. 

CTC is the nation’s largest and most acclaimed theatre for young people and serves a multigenerational audience. It creates theatre experiences that educate, challenge, and inspire for more than 295,000 people annually. CTC is the only theatre focused on young audiences to win the coveted Tony Award® for regional theatre and is the only theatre in Minnesota to receive three Tony® nominations (for its production of A Year with Frog and Toad). CTC is committed to creating world-class productions at the highest level and to developing new works, more than 200 to date, dramatically changing the canon of work for young audiences.  CTC’s engagement and learning programs annually serve more than 93,000 young people and their communities through Theatre Arts Training, student matinees, Neighborhood Bridges, Kidcentricity, and early childhood arts education programs. ACT One is CTC’s comprehensive platform for access, diversity, and inclusion in our audiences, programs, staff, and board that strives to ensure the theatre is a home for all people, all families, reflective of our community. childrenstheatre.org