Fall Professional Auditions

Thank You for Your Applications!

The deadline for submission has now passed. If you have submitted an application, your references have until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10 to submit their recommendation.

Please continue to check your email for more information on decisions regarding in-person or online auditions.

If you need any assistance or have questions, please email info@setc.org

2020 Fall Professional Auditions

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 fall auditions will be held completely online

Applications open June 22, 2020
Early Bird Deadline – Before 12:00 PM EDT, July 1, 2020 – $35  (Deadline Passed)
Regular Deadline – Before 12:00 PM EDT, August 7, 2020 – $45 (Deadline Passed)

NOTE: You will not be charged fees until you are accepted.


Please review eligibility and procedures below.
Each section offers information regarding two specific groups:

  • Acting, Singing, or Acting & Singing

Please make sure to read the proper information based on the audition type you plan to complete.

Acting, Singing, or Acting & Singing

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

  • Have a minimum of two paid, professional, acting credits in live theatres approved by the SETC Auditions Committee OR be a fully current member of AEA (EMC does not qualify)
  • Provide two professional director recommendations from credits listed in your work experience (Non-Equity) OR proof of current AEA membership
  • Ability to accept year-round employment within a reasonable time after the auditions
  • 19 years of age or older and not still a student

Acting, Singing, or Acting & Singing

  • Video Length – Videos that exceed these time limits will not be considered.
    • 60 seconds – whether singing, acting or BOTH.
  • Required Video Elements
    • State your name
    • Material (order does not matter if doing BOTH)
      • Monologue
      • Song (song MUST be accompanied with piano music only)
  • File Format
    • Your file must be one of these types
      • .MOV
      • .AVI
      • .MP4
      • .MKV

Hiring Companies

A wide variety of theatre and entertainment companies from across the nation come to SETC for their casting/hiring needs. Professional organizations from across the U.S. attend to hire actors, singers and dancers ( and combos of all three) for their upcoming seasons. Producing groups include regional, repertory, stock, and dinner theatres, cruise ships, touring and 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.

Looking to Hire?  Visit our Professional Casting Services page for an overview of information and opportunities intended for companies and casting directors.


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