Auditions

This is an open invitation from CATCO to submit for our 2022-2023 Season.
CATCO is seeking Equity and non-Equity actors for our upcoming season.

DETAILS:

August 6, 10 am – 3 pm   |   August 7, 10 am – 4 pm
Columbus Performing Arts Center (549 Franklin Avenue)

Appointments by appointment only, and are first come, first served at this link. Instead of bringing a hardcopy headshot and resume, please share your information here. Please be prepared to share a 1–2-minute contemporary monologue. If you don’t have a prepared monologue, you can read from one of the pieces here. You may also sing 16-32 bars from a selection of musical theatre or a pop or country song if you wish. An accompanist will be provided; please bring sheet music in a binder.

For in-person and video auditions, please slate to introduce yourself and your piece(s). Auditions will be reviewed by Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann and the season’s directors and music directors.

Deadline: August 7, 10 pm EST

If you cannot attend in person, videos can be submitted via private link (YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, Google Drive). Please share a 1–2 minute contemporary monologue. If you don’t have a prepared monologue, you can read from one of the pieces here. You may also sing 16-32 bars from a musical theatre or pop song selection. Please submit your info and video here.

For in-person and video auditions, please slate to introduce yourself and your piece(s). Auditions will be reviewed by Artistic Director Leda Hoffmann and the season’s directors and music directors.

Callback information will be provided at a later date. You will be notified if you are called back. Please be sure to provide the correct contact info on your headshot and resume so we can reach you.

AEA CONTRACTS:
Equity actors’ work is governed by the AEA SPT agreement. Please see the submission guidelines on the Equity website. Reach out to casting@catco.org with any questions.

NON-AEA CONTRACTS:
Non-Equity actors will be paid $260/week. Equity Membership Candidacy Points Available.

Auditions for young performers (under 18) will occur later in the season for roles in our New Works Festival for Young Audiences. For more information, email casting@catco.org.
COMMITTMENT TO DIVERSITY:

CATCO is committed to diversity and inclusion in our casting practices. We strongly encourage actors of all gender identities, ethnicities, races, and ages, as well as actors with disabilities to audition.

Characters’ pronouns are listed for reference. We invite actors of all genders to submit for the roles they most identify with. We will list race/ethnicity when specific to the character and are otherwise seeking actors of all races and ethnicities. In addition, we will list disability when specific to a character and are otherwise seeking actors with disabilities as well as actors without disabilities for all roles.

OPEN AUDITIONS:

Rehearsals: October 3 – November 5, 2022
Performances: November 3 – 20, 2022

Indecent, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, is inspired by the controversy surrounding the play God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch, which was produced on Broadway in 1923.

DETAILS

Rehearsals: Jan. 3 – Feb. 4, 2023
Performances: Feb. 2 – Feb. 19, 2023

9 To 5, The Musical follows three unlikely friends who take control of their office by concocting a plan to get even with their egotistical boss.

DETAILS

Rehearsals: Feb. 28 – Mar. 25, 2023
Performances: Mar. 23 – Apr. 9, 2023

…but you could’ve held my hand, a new play follows with four ten-year-olds who meet at a wedding. Little do they know this chance encounter will change their lives for decades to come.

DETAILS

Rehearsals: Apr. 11 – May 6, 2023
Performances: May 4 – May 21, 2023

The Wolves follows 9 members of an indoor soccer team as they fight battles big and small with each other and themselves. Amidst the wins and losses, they are warriors, tested and ready—The Wolves.

DETAILS