Season Auditions

PAID POSITIONS - Season Auditions for the Old Gem Theater (New Richmond, WI)

The Old Gem Theater is auditioning for our 2019 –2020 season of plays for youth which includes:

Sept 23 – Oct 18 Johnny Appleseed (musical)

Dec 9 – 20 The Secret Garden

Jan 27 – Feb 24 Goldilocks and the Three Bears

May 13 – June 4 Charlotte’s Web

We are seeking men and women ages of 20 and up. Old Gem Theater students will also be in some of the productions so experience working with youth is a plus. Artistic Director is Kathy Welch. Actors may audition for one production or entire season.

Performances: The shows are presented for school field trips on weekdays, generally at 10 am and 12:30 pm. Anywhere from 5 to 20 weekday shows may be booked depending on demand. Public performances are usually scheduled for one weekend during the run.

Rehearsals: When Old Gem students are in the shows rehearsals are on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 4 pm to 6 pm. When it is an all adult cast, rehearsal times are negotiated with the cast.

Pay: Actors are paid a $300 rehearsal stipend and $30 per performance.

Auditions will be scheduled from September 4 - 13. Please bring photo, resume and a prepared comic monologue. If you are interested in “Johnny Appleseed,” prepare to sing any song acapella. We are not hiring Equity performers at this time. Email for an appointment [email protected], no calls please.

The Old Gem Theater is in New Richmond Wisconsin, 60 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, 45 minutes from downtown St. Paul.

Contact information

Old Gem Theater
Kathy Welch
715-246-3285
Email/contact
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Friday, September 27
Posted September 2