Cowgirls Don't Ride Zebras

CATCO is Kids will hold General Auditions for youth actors (ages 8-13) for three principal roles on Saturday, December 17, 2016 and Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 1-4PM for the World Premiere production of:

Cowgirls Don't Ride Zebras
By Chris Leyva
Directed by Joe Bishara
Rehearsals begin 2/5/17
Opening 3/3/17
Closing 3/12/17

Please arrive at the audition start time–auditions are being conducted in a large group format

Auditions will be held at:
The Columbus Performing Arts Center (CPAC)
549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

Actors auditioning for Cowgirls Don't Ride Zebras will have two minutes to audition and may present one comedic monologue. Actors may be asked to read from the script. Please bring a recent photo. Please bring your calendar and be prepared to provide us with any potential rehearsal conflicts.

Available Roles:
Penny (8-13) – A young girl who loves books
Cassandra (8-13) – A young girl who can make a dress out of newspapers
Jack (8-13) – A young man whose loyalty is as great as his love of trains


Artist Education apprenticeship

CATCO will be holding auditions for our Artist Education apprenticeship.

Duties include:

    A) Performing supporting/leading roles in two of the CATCO is Kids productions in addition to understudying and/or performing in a minimum of two CATCO productions at Vern Riffe Center.
    B) Crew member/usher for CATCO is Kids and CATCO performances
    C) Participating in Artist Education Training and teaching residencies in Columbus City School system
    D) Participating in Ohio Attorney General's Finding Words Program
    E) Social Media marketing assistance for CATCO and CATCO is Kids productions
    F) Participation in CATCO is Kids Saturday Morning Musical classes
    G) Participation in CATCO is Kids Audition Classes


Actors auditioning for the Artist Educator Apprenticeship should prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues in addition to 16 bars of a contemporary Musical Theatre piece. An accompanist will be provided.

Arist Education Apprentices receive a stipend of $315/week. Housing is not provided.

If you are interested in scheduling an audition, please email CATCO Associate Producing Director, Joe Bishara at