The Zephyr Theatre - Fall 2022 auditions

Rate of Pay: 
$150.00 $271.00

The Zephyr Theatre is holding auditions for three productions.

AUDITION LOCATION: 14480 60th Street N., Stillwater, MN 55082 - Zephyr's future Education Center and Scene Shop.

Holiday Inn, a musical based on the Paramount Pictures 1942 film of the same name. The libretto is by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin.

  • Rehearsal Dates:  November 1st - November 27th, generally rehearsals are Tuesday - Friday 6:30 - 10:00 PM and weekends 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. (break during Thanksgiving)

  • Dress/Tech rehearsals: Sunday November 27th - 30th

  • Performance Dates:  December 1st - December 24th (Thursday-Sunday 7 PM, Sat-Sun 2 PM)

Haunted History Trolley Tours, an immersive and improvisational Halloween event.

  • Rehearsals/Tech Rehearsal Dates:  Week of October 7th

  • Performance Dates: October 13th - 29th (Thursday-Saturday, 6:00 - 9:30 PM)

Lobby of Lost Souls, a new work by Charles Fraser. Lobby of Lost Souls is a Christmas ghost adventure of gift giving.  The ghosts of six adventurers return to the Lowell Inn to relive Christmas Eve 1871 and share their stories of thankfulness, forgiveness, regret, and redemption.

We are specifically seeking a First Nation female, age range 35-60; African American male, age range 30-60; African American female, age range 40-70. 

  • Rehearsal Dates: November 8 - December 4 (break during Thanksgiving), generally rehearsals are Tuesday - Friday 6:30 - 10:00 PM and weekends 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM..

  • Performances Dates: December 6th - 23rd (evenings, exact times to be determined)

All productions will be held in Stillwater: all locations are ½ hour + from Minneapolis/St. Paul. 30 roles are available across all shows, AEA and non-union. All roles are paid.  Rates listed are weekly.

We are also seeking Actors' Equity Stage Managers for both Holiday Inn and Lobby of Lost Souls.  Please submit inquiries to [email protected] Directors : Calyssa Hall, Randal Berger, Richard Thompson

Audition Details

For Holiday Inn, please prepare 32 bars and bring an accompaniment track on a phone or USB stick. You will read the sides for your preferred role.  Sides will be provided at the theatre - please come early to review if desired.

For Haunted History Trolley Tours, please be prepared to tell your scariest ghost story.

For Lobby of Lost Souls, please bring a comedic or dramatic monologue and be prepared to read from the script.

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS: Will take place on Monday, September 26, 2022 from 12:00pm - 10:00pm at AUDITION LOCATION: 14480 60th Street N., Stillwater, MN 55082 - Zephyr's future Education Center and Scene Shop.  Please use Sign-Up Genius to pick a time slot. Please submit headshot and resume electronically to [email protected].

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS: If you are unable to make the 26th, please submit a video audition on our Audition page on or before Tuesday, September 26, 2022 at 10:00pm.  Please note the character for which you are auditioning, a headshot, resume and a link to your video on Google Drive, Dropbox, YouTube, etc.   Please do not attach video files. Video submission should consist of a comedic or dramatic monologue with your name and what role(s) you are interested in.  If you are auditioning for Holiday Inn, please include 32 bars (can be either accompanied or acapella).

Thank you!

If you have any questions, please contact us at: [email protected]

Contact information

The Zephyr Theatre
Calyssa Hall
651-342-1542
Email/contact
Web site

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Monday, September 26
Posted September 20