Ring of Fire

CATCO will hold General Auditions for Non-Equity actors, Equity Actors, and Musicians who sing on Sunday, February 21st from 5:30–8:30 PM and Monday, February 22nd from 6–9 PM for:

Ring of Fire
The Music of Johnny Cash
created by Richard Maltby, Jr.
conceived by William Meade
adapted from the Broadway production
by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Jason Edwards
orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby
addition arragements by David Abbinanti
Directed by Steven C. Anderson

Auditions will be held by appointment only at:
Vern Riffe Center, Studio Three (4th Floor)
77 S. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Actors/singers/musicians are asked to provide an audition that shows evidence of their proficiency with as many instruments as possible while accompaning themselves. Please select a Country song that is part of the known Country repertoire. It need not be a Johnny Cash song but something he might have sung.

Actors must email Production Assistant Joshua Brown at to schedule an audition time. Please give at least 3 available time slots. No walk-ups please. A piano will be available if that is one of the instruments upon which you are proficient. No monitor will be provided. The producer will run all aspects of the audition. Actors of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition. Please bring two copies of your headshot/resume with you to audition.


The Kabuki Sleeping Beauty

CATCO will hold General Auditions for Actors on Saturday, April 2, 2016 and Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 4:30-7:30 PM for:

The Kabuki Sleeping Beauty
By Steven C. Anderson
Directed by Joe Bishara
Rehearsals begin 4/26/16
Opening 5/13/16
Closing 5/22/16

*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 The Kabuki Sleeping Beauty will be asked to read from the script. And go through a movement workshop. Please bring a recent photo, a change of clothes and appropriate footwear to move in. Please bring your calendar and be prepared to provide us with any potential rehearsal conflicts.

Please part in the lot directly across from the building (NOT the lot that is connected to the center). There will be signs in the lobby of the building that specify where to park.

Naritsune - the narrator of the piece
Female, Age Range: 14-40

Kokens (4) - Silent assistants to Naritsune
Male or Female, Age Range: 10-17

Kiomi - Sleeping Beauty
Female, Age Range: 14-17

Tomoya - A Warrior, very athletic and assertive
Male, Age Range: 14-17

Kaeru - A shape-shifter who causes problems for Otoosama, Okaasama and Kiomi
Male, or Female, Age Range: 18-40

Okaasama - The mother of Kiomi
Female, Age Range: 25-45

Otoosama - The father of Kiomi
Male, Age Range: 25-45

Ichi Ban, Ni Ban, San Ban - 3 Ghosts with special powers - god-parents to Kiomi
Male or Female, Age Range: 10-17