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
Web site

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Friday, September 27
Posted September 2