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ABOUT US:
Short North Stage is a professional non-profit regional theater company located in the heart of the Short North Arts District in Columbus, Ohio. As an SPT Tier 4 Equity theater we produce 5 musicals, 1 play, and occasional special performances in our season. We love to feature exciting new takes on classics, edgy and provocative new works, and stories that will truly resonate with our audiences. Our mission to feature creative teams, onstage talent, and offstage talent with diverse, unique voices remains strong as we continuously look for qualified applicants.
Short North Stage is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and invites artists of all gender and non-gender conforming identities, ethnicities, and ages to audition. We are very excited about our upcoming season and are so glad you are too! 

We have a NEW system for auditions this season. Please read carefully!

Please submit the following materials as a prescreen and then we will reach out for you to schedule an audition time. 
All auditions are by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Please submit:
  • Choose 2 of the provided cuts from the Season to perform. Please perform the cuts like the character you are most interested in being seen for. For example: Steps of the Palace sung like Little Red with that character's mannerisms. 
  • All materials are provided under the Resource tab or HERE. Music tracks, sheet music, and script with cuts are provided. 
  • Filming your submission from your phone is fine. Please film in landscape orientation. 
  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • Movement Reel (if you have one)

LOCAL COLUMBUS AUDITIONS
Local auditions will be held at the Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St Columbus, OH 43201 on August 6th and 7th.
Callbacks for Rent and Slave Play will be held in the evening of August 7th.
Callbacks for Tick Tick... Boom!, Rocky Horror, White Christmas, Into The Woods, and The Wild Party will be held during the day August 13th.

NEW YORK CITY AUDITIONS
NYC Auditions will be held the week of September 19th. More information coming soon.

VIDEO AUDITIONS
If you can NOT attend our local or NYC auditions the above video submission materials may be submitted as your audition for consideration.

FULL SEASON CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

IMPORTANT DATES/SHOW INFO
Rehearsals run Tuesdays thru Fridays typically 6-10:30pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-6pm. Tech days are longer.
Shows are Thursdays thru Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm. Possible Saturday matinees could be added.

TICK, TICK… BOOM!

Directed by Anthony C. Daniel

Music Directed by Jonathan Collura

Rehearsals: Sept 1 - 8, 2022

Show Run: Sept 9 & 10, 2022

RENT

Directed by Chari Arespacochaga

Choreographed by Dionysia Williams

Music Directed by Jonathan Collura

Rehearsal: Sept 13 - Oct 5, 2022

Show Run: Oct 6 -Nov 6, 2022

WHITE CHRISTMAS

Directed/Choreographed by Edward Carignan

Music Directed by Jonathan Collura

Rehearsal: Nov 8 - 30, 2022

Show Run: Dec 1 - Jan 1, 2022

SLAVE PLAY

Directed by Nakeisha Daniel

Rehearsal: Jan 3 -25, 2023

Show Run: Jan 26 - Feb 19, 2023

INTO THE WOODS

Directed/Choreographed by Edward Carignan

Music Directed by Jonathan Collura

Rehearsal: Feb 21 - March 15, 2023

Show Run: March 16 - April 16, 2023

THE WILD PARTY

Directed/Choreographed by Dionysia Williams

Music Directed by Jonathan Collura

Rehearsal: April 25 - May 10, 2023

Show Run: May 11- 28, 2023


 

 

 

 

 

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