Fall Professional Unified Auditions

2018 Dates & Details

Audition Dates: Aug. 26 & 27, 2018
Venue: Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Uptown Charlotte, NC
The Stage Is Yours: Aug. 25, 2018
Plan to arrive early, and start preparing your act for our annual Saturday evening social event, The Stage Is Yours!, sponsored by Break A Leg Network. Sign up on-site to participate.

Walk-In Registration

Online registration is closed, but we will be accepting walk-in registrations for acting and/or singer auditions on site. Registration for dancer-only auditions is now closed.

To participate in the 2018 Fall Unified Professional Auditions as a walk-in, you must (1) complete the online application and (2) bring printed 25 copies of your application with you to the audition site. All paperwork and references must be complete prior to registering onsite. Be sure to read all guidelines and instructions before applying to make sure you are eligible to audition. Please note: Applying does not guarantee you an audition spot.

  • Audition Date for Walk-Ins: Monday, Aug. 27
  • Walk-In Registration Cost: $60
  • Walk-In Registration Hours & Location:
    Sunday, Aug. 26:  1 – 6 p.m.
    Monday, Aug. 27: 7:30 – 8 a.m.
    Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
    555 S McDowell St, Uptown Charlotte, NC
  • Actor/Singer Walk-In Application Guidelines

Please Note: The refund and hotel group rate deadlines have passed:
Refund Deadline: Noon ET on Aug. 3, 2018
Hotel Group Rate Reservation Deadline: Aug. 7, 2018

Professional Actors, Singers and Dancers

Check Your Eligibility

To participate in SETC’s Fall Professional Unified Auditions, actors must meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of two paid acting contracts in professional theatre* (companies must be recognized as professional by SETC Auditions Committee)
    OR — Be a fully current member of Actors Equity Association (AEA)
  • Two recommendations from the directors of professional credits listed on the application
    — AEA members are exempt from this requirement but must provide their Equity Card number on the application AND present their membership card onsite.
  • 19 years of age or older & have completed high school
  • Ability to accept year-round employment (i.e. Not enrolled in school*)

* Fall Qualifier Auditions: Actors who have only one professional contract/reference and MFA students who will graduate in December may apply to pre-audition on the Saturday before Fall Professional Unified Auditions. Those approved on Saturday will then audition on Sunday with the other professionals.

Attention Union Actors: SETC does not guarantee the presence of Union theatres or the number of roles available at the Fall Professional Unified Auditions.

Hiring Companies

Professional theatres from across the U.S. attend to find talent for their upcoming season. Producing companies include regional, repertory, dinner theatres, cruise ships, touring and entertainment production companies and other entities that provide monetary compensation/salary on a contracted basis to a majority of its staff. A minimum of two years production history and solid financial standing are required.

Past Hiring Companies

A wide variety of theatre and entertainment companies from across the nation come to SETC for their casting/hiring needs. Click below for the full list of hiring companies for each event:

Blue Gate Musicals
Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse
Cornwell’s Dinner Theatre
Cumberland County Playhouse
Derby Dinner Playhouse
Dollywood Entertainment (Cancelled)
Emerald Coast Theatre Company
The Legacy Theatre
Missoula Children’s Theatre
The National Theatre for Children
New Stage Theatre
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Prather Entertainment Group
Dutch Apple Theatre
Prather Touring/Apex Touring
The Off-Broadway Palm
Princess Cruise Line
The REP Theatre
RWS and Associates
Shadowbox Live
Springer Opera House
Venice Theatre

Aurora Theatre
B Street Theatre
Bigfork Summer Playhouse
Birmingham Children’s Theatre
Blue Gate Musicals
Cedar Point Live Entertainment
Central Piedmont Summer Theatre
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Cleveland Play House
Cortland Repertory Theatre
CPCC Children’s Theatre
Crossroads Repertory Theatre
Cumberland County Playhouse
Derby Dinner Playhouse
Dollywood Entertainment
Emerald Coast Theatre Company
First Stage
Flat Rock Playhouse
Florida Repertory Theatre
Florida Studio Theatre
GLOW Lyric Theatre
Harold Clurman Laboratory Theatre Company
Hersheypark Entertainment
Highlands Playhouse
Horn in the West
The Huron Playhouse
Jenny Wiley Theatre
Jewish Ensemble Theatre
Lexington Children’s Theatre
The Lost Colony
Maine State Music Theatre
Matt Davenport Productions
McLeod Summer Playhouse
Mercury Theatre Company
Mill Mountain Theatre
Missoula Children’s Theatre
National Theatre for Children
Nebraska Theatre Caravan
New London Barn Playhouse
New Stage Theatre
Norwegian Cruise Line
Orlando Shakespeare Theater
Peach State Summer Theatre
Playhouse On The Square
The Prizery
Red Mountain Theatre Company
Richmond Shakespeare Festival
Riverside Theatre
RWS Entertainment Group
Sacramento Theatre Company
Serenbe Playhouse
Shadowbox Live
Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
Sight and Sound Theatres
Stephen Foster Drama Association
Studio Theatre
Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama
Texas Musical Drama
Theatre West Virginia
Thin Air Theatre Company
Trumpet in the Land
Tweetsie Railroad
Unto These Hills
Venice Theatre
Virginia Repertory Children’s Theatre
Walt Disney Entertainment
Williamstown Theatre Festival

Blue Gate Musicals
Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse
Cumberland County Playhouse
Derby Dinner Playhouse
Dollywood Entertainment
Florida Studio Theatre
Granbury Theatre Company
Matt Davenport Productions: National Tours
Matt Davenport Productions: General Jackson Showboat
Matt Davenport Productions: Holiday World
Matt Davenport Productions: Industrials
Missoula Children’s Theatre
The National Theatre for Children
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Prather Entertainment Group: North American Touring
Prather Entertainment Group: Broadway Palm
Prather Entertainment Group: Off Broadway Palm
Prather Entertainment Group: Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
The REP Theatre
RWS and Associates
Top Hat Productions / Cornwell’s Dinner Theatre
Venice Theatre

Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre
B Street Theatre
Berkshire Theatre Festival
Bigfork Summer Playhouse
Birmingham Children’s Theatre
Blackfriars Playhouse
Blue Gate Musicals
Busch Gardens
Cedar Point Live Entertainment
Central Piedmont Summer Theatre
Cortland Repertory Theatre
CPCC Children’s Theatre
Cumberland County Playhouse
Dollywood Entertainment Productions
Emerald Coast Theatre Company
First Stage
Florida Repertory Theatre
Florida Studio Theatre
GLOW Lyric Theatre
Harold Clurman Laboratory
Hersheypark
Horn in the West
The Huron Playhouse
Jenny Wiley Music Theatre
Jewish Ensemble Theatre
Kings Dominion
Legacy Theatre
Lexington Children’s Theatre
The Lost Colony
Maine State Music Theatre
Matt Davenport Productions

McLeod Summer Playhouse
Mill Mountain Theatre
Missoula Children’s Theatre
Nebraska Theatre Caravan
New Stage Theatre
Norwegian Cruise Line
Orlando Shakespeare Theater
Peach State Summer Theatre
Playhouse On The Square
Princess Cruise Lines
The Prizery
The Redhouse Arts Center
Riverside Theatre
RWS and Associates
Sacramento Theatre Company
Serenbe Playhouse
Shadowbox Live
Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
Sight & Sound Theatres
Stephen Foster Drama Association
Tecumseh! – Outdoor Drama
Texas Musical Drama
Theatre West Virginia
Thin Air Theatre Company
Trumpet in the Land
Tweetsie Railroad
Unto These Hills
Virginia Repertory
Walt Disney Entertainment
The Warehouse Theatre
Williamstown Theatre Festival

Birmingham Children’s Theatre
Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse
Cumberland County Playhouse
Derby Dinner Playhouse
Harold Clurman Laboratory
Kentucky Shakespeare
Matt Davenport Productions
Missoula Children’s Theatre
National Theatre for Children
Norwegian Cruise Line
Prather Entertainment Group
RWS and Associates
Serenbe Playhouse
The Legacy Theatre
The REP Theatre
Theatre IV
Top Hat Productions

2017 Fall Auditions by the Numbers

Thank you to all the company representatives and auditionees who made SETC’s 2017 Fall Professional Unified Auditions a success! The 2017 Fall Professional Unified Auditions, held Aug. 27-28, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport in Atlanta, saw 193 actors, singers and dancers audition in front of 27 casting representatives from 18 companies representing 93 theatres looking to fill 2,109 roles in dramatic shows, comedies and musicals. Theatres represented were repertory and stock companies, single show venues, cruise lines, dinner theatres, entertainment agencies, etc. Based on information provided by the hiring companies, theatres offered an average weekly salary of $400, with some as high as $1200/week.

Special thanks to Break A Leg Network for sponsoring 2017’s Saturday evening social event: The Stage Is Yours!

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Questions?

Call the SETC Central Office at 336-272-3645 or email April Marshall, Professional Theatre Services.

Questions?

Please contact April Marshall for more information about professional auditions.

Email April
336-272-3645

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