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We are currently scheduling auditions for the following:

  • Seeking Child Actors for "A Christmas Carol"

    Great Lakes Theater (GLT) is seeking child actors of all cultures and backgrounds, ages seven to thirteen, for the company’s 31th anniversary production of A Christmas Carol
    Auditions will be held on Monday, September 23rd, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Playhouse Square Rehearsal Halls (1650 Chester Ave). 

    Children should be prepared to sing up to 16 bars of their favorite song and may be asked to read from the script. Rehearsals will begin on November 12th; with performance dates scheduled from November 29th through December 22nd. Children auditioning for A Christmas Carol may not be fourteen years of age until December 24, 2019 or later.

    Auditions are by appointment only,
    and must be reserved by 5:00pm on Friday September 20th.  Appointments times will be confirmed via email within one week of reservation, no phone calls please.  Children auditioning should bring a headshot and resume.

    Due to recent changes regarding truency laws in Ohio, please be certain to check with your school's administration office regarding new attendance policies.

    Great Lakes Theater is an equal opportunity employer.

    The mission of Great Lakes Theater is to bring the pleasure, power and relevance of classic theater to the widest possible audience. 

    Children auditioning for A Christmas Carol may not be fourteen years of age until December 24, 2019 or later.

    Rehearsal Begins
    Tuesday, November 12 2019

    Performance Dates:
    November 29, 2019 – December 22, 2019

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  • Classics On Tour Auditions: "Sherlock Holmes Meets the Bully of Baker Street"

    Great Lakes Theater (GLT) announces open auditions for non-equity actors for the Classics On Tour production SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS THE BULLY OF BAKER STREET, a play for young audiences, written by Education Outreach Associate David Hansen, and inspired by characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.

    SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS THE BULLY OF BAKER STREET will tour to 50 community venues in northern Ohio between February 4 and March 8, 2020, Tuesdays through Sundays, often two performances daily. The play will be directed by GLT Director of Educational Programming Lisa Ortenzi.

    Join the world’s greatest detective as he utilizes his remarkable skills of observation and deduction to confront his most sensational mystery – but who is the Bully of Baker Street? An intrepid band of actors will use humor, logic, and song to perform this original tale (adapted from the works of Arthur Conan Doyle) and provide important lessons in problem solving and empathy.

    Those auditioning should bring a headshot and resume and prepare two contrasting monologues. Total audition time should not exceed three minutes. Applicants must have a driver license and a reliable automobile. A background check will also be required. Audition slots are available on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Audition sessions will take place in a Playhouse Square Rehearsal Hall, 1650 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. Callbacks will be held Wednesday, September 25.

    Available Roles:
    Seeking four ensemble performers of diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences (age range: 20s - 50s) to portray nine characters. Actors who play a musical instrument are encouraged, though not required, to bring it to the initial audition. All positions are paid.

    Rehearsal Begins
    Monday, January 13 2020

    Performance Dates:
    February 04, 2020 – March 08, 2020

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