CATCO is seeking Equity and non-Equity actors for their upcoming New Works Festival. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, ages, sizes, genders, and abilities to submit. Actors over 18 will be paid.

All rehearsals will be conducted virtually, and performances will be pre-recorded and streamed. Rehearsals will be held in the evenings.

George and the Hidden Dragon
by Ashley Cambers

Directed by Leda Hoffmann
Rehearsals: January 25 – 29
Public Reading: January 30

CHARACTERS:

  • George (he/him): 11. A boy learning his own strength. Any race. (Auditioning actors age 10 – 15)
  • Ginny (she/her): 11. George’s twin sister. Brave. Any race. (Auditioning actors age 10 – 15)
  • Colin (he/him): 12 – 14. A bully. Insecure. Any race. (Auditioning actors age 11 – 16)
  • Mom (she/her): 30s. George and Ginny’s mom. Protecting her kids. Any race.
  • Alice/Mysterious Woman (she/her): 20s. George and Ginny’s cousin. Up for an adventure. Any race.
  • Drakon: a dragon. Any race, any gender, any age.

Prima Donna
by Chris Leyva

Director TBA
Rehearsals: February 1 – 5
Public Reading: February 6

CHARACTERS:

  • Irene Adler (she/her): 30s – 40s. An opera singer with a flair for the dramatic at all times. Any race.
  • Pamela Proctor (she/her): 30s – 40s. Cunning and whip smart, waiting for her day in the sun. Any race.
  • Wilhelm Von Ormstein (he/him): 30s-40s. The crown prince (and later king) of Bohemia. He’s charming, but has his own issues. Any race.
  • Godfrey Norton (he/him): 40s. A lawyer and confidant to Irene and Pamela. Any race.
  • Sherlock Holmes (he/him): 40s. A detective with a penchant for disguises and observation. Any race.
  • John Watson (he/him): 40s. A doctor and assistant to Sherlock. Any race. Also plays Clergyman and Proper Drunk Man.

20K Leagues Under the Sea
adapted for our time
from the novel by Jules Verne
by Alexandria Rayford West, Carlos Washington, and Matt Foss

Director TBA
Rehearsals: February 8 – 12
Public Reading: February 13

CHARACTERS:

  • Aronnax: Professor of science from a museum in Paris. BIPOC, any age, any gender.
  • Captain Nemo: Builder of the Nautilus and Champion of the Oppressed. Black, any age, any gender.
  • Ned Land: A master harpooner. A terrible scarecrow of a puppet. Any age, any gender, any race.
  • Worldbuilders: Ensemble roles. Any age, any gender, any race.

AUDITIONS

Non-AEA actors, please submit your interest HERE by January 10 for George and the Hidden Dragon, and by January 15 for Prima Donna and 20K Leagues.

AEA actors, please see the submission guidelines on the Equity website. Email your headshot and resume to casting@catco.org by January 16th with your interest in either Prima Donna or 20K Leagues.

Audition Schedule:

  • Invited auditions for George and the Hidden Dragon will take place over Zoom on January 12 and 13.
  • Invited auditions for Prima Donna and 20K Leagues will take place over Zoom on January 19 and 20.

CATCO is accepting both union and non-union actor submissions for our upcoming 2020/2021 season. We are actively seeking actors of all genders, ages, ethnicities, and abilities. Local Central Ohio submissions only at this time, please.

While our 2020/2021 season has not yet been announced, we are seeking actors for both upcoming virtual and eventual in-person performances.

Material: Actors should submit a video of no more than three minutes, preferably either two contrasting contemporary monologues OR one contemporary monologue, as well as a selection from a musical theatre song. If you do not currently have recording capabilities, three-minute or less video of you performing from within the last three to five years will also be accepted.

Submission Details: To submit, please email your headshot and resume in a single PDF, and your video, to casting@catco.org with the subject line: CATCO GENERALS. The file name of this document must follow this format: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_HSR.pdf. Make sure your resume includes an email address and a phone number. Please also let us know if you are available and interested in virtual performances over the coming weeks and months.

CATCO is seeking Equity and non-Equity actors for their upcoming New Works Festival. We strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, ages, sizes, genders, and abilities to submit. Actors over 18 will be paid.

All rehearsals will be conducted virtually, and performances will be pre-recorded and streamed. Rehearsals will be held in the evenings.

George and the Hidden Dragon
by Ashley Cambers

Directed by Leda Hoffmann
Rehearsals: January 25 – 29
Public Reading: January 30

CHARACTERS:

  • George (he/him): 11. A boy learning his own strength. Any race. (Auditioning actors age 10 – 15)
  • Ginny (she/her): 11. George’s twin sister. Brave. Any race. (Auditioning actors age 10 – 15)
  • Colin (he/him): 12 – 14. A bully. Insecure. Any race. (Auditioning actors age 11 – 16)
  • Mom (she/her): 30s. George and Ginny’s mom. Protecting her kids. Any race.
  • Alice/Mysterious Woman (she/her): 20s. George and Ginny’s cousin. Up for an adventure. Any race.
  • Drakon: a dragon. Any race, any gender, any age.

Prima Donna
by Chris Leyva

Director TBA
Rehearsals: February 1 – 5
Public Reading: February 6

CHARACTERS:

  • Irene Adler (she/her): 30s – 40s. An opera singer with a flair for the dramatic at all times. Any race.
  • Pamela Proctor (she/her): 30s – 40s. Cunning and whip smart, waiting for her day in the sun. Any race.
  • Wilhelm Von Ormstein (he/him): 30s-40s. The crown prince (and later king) of Bohemia. He’s charming, but has his own issues. Any race.
  • Godfrey Norton (he/him): 40s. A lawyer and confidant to Irene and Pamela. Any race.
  • Sherlock Holmes (he/him): 40s. A detective with a penchant for disguises and observation. Any race.
  • John Watson (he/him): 40s. A doctor and assistant to Sherlock. Any race. Also plays Clergyman and Proper Drunk Man.

20K Leagues Under the Sea
adapted for our time
from the novel by Jules Verne
by Alexandria Rayford West, Carlos Washington, and Matt Foss

Director TBA
Rehearsals: February 8 – 12
Public Reading: February 13

CHARACTERS:

  • Aronnax: Professor of science from a museum in Paris. BIPOC, any age, any gender.
  • Captain Nemo: Builder of the Nautilus and Champion of the Oppressed. Black, any age, any gender.
  • Ned Land: A master harpooner. A terrible scarecrow of a puppet. Any age, any gender, any race.
  • Worldbuilders: Ensemble roles. Any age, any gender, any race.

AUDITIONS

Non-AEA actors, please submit your interest HERE by January 10 for George and the Hidden Dragon, and by January 15 for Prima Donna and 20K Leagues.

AEA actors, please see the submission guidelines on the Equity website. Email your headshot and resume to casting@catco.org by January 16th with your interest in either Prima Donna or 20K Leagues.

Audition Schedule:

  • Invited auditions for George and the Hidden Dragon will take place over Zoom on January 12 and 13.
  • Invited auditions for Prima Donna and 20K Leagues will take place over Zoom on January 19 and 20.

CATCO is accepting both union and non-union actor submissions for our upcoming 2020/2021 season. We are actively seeking actors of all genders, ages, ethnicities, and abilities. Local Central Ohio submissions only at this time, please.

While our 2020/2021 season has not yet been announced, we are seeking actors for both upcoming virtual and eventual in-person performances.

Material: Actors should submit a video of no more than three minutes, preferably either two contrasting contemporary monologues OR one contemporary monologue, as well as a selection from a musical theatre song. If you do not currently have recording capabilities, three-minute or less video of you performing from within the last three to five years will also be accepted.

Submission Details: To submit, please email your headshot and resume in a single PDF, and your video, to casting@catco.org with the subject line: CATCO GENERALS. The file name of this document must follow this format: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_HSR.pdf. Make sure your resume includes an email address and a phone number. Please also let us know if you are available and interested in virtual performances over the coming weeks and months.

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