Find Auditions

The age-old question, "What are you going to do with a degree in Theatre?" If you want to learn about your options post-graduation take a look at the organizations listed below and talk to a faculty member about how you can prepare. Break a leg!

Audition information for productions at Luther can be found on the Theatre/Dance Call Board across from CFA 119 or by talking to a faculty member.

University / Resident Theatre Association (URTA): Holds the National Unified Auditions & Interviews. This is mostly graduate schools but some regional theatres audition are here too. Not just for actors – there are design/ directing/ stage management/ theatre management interviews.

  • When: Winter Yearly
  • Where: New York, Chicago, San Francisco

Unified Professional Theatre Auditions (UPTA): “Pre-Professional” auditions and Production interviews for graduating seniors (must be available for year-round work).

  • When: February
  • Where: Playhouse on the Square in Memphis

Twin Cities Unified Theatre Auditions (TCUTA)

  • When: March
  • Where: St. Paul 

MidWest Theatre Auditions (MWTA)

  • When: February
  • Where: Webster university in St. Louis

Illinois Theatre Association (ITA): For Illinois Theatres - Professional, Community, Educational.

  • When and Where: See website

League of Chicago Theatres: A great website - posts audition info (large season auditions and individual shows) and posts theatre jobs in the area (stage management, administration, marketing, technical, design, education).

  • When and Where: See website

Theatre in Chicago: For Chicago area theatres.

  • When and Where: See website

Institute of Outdoor Theatre (IOT): Large audition for indoor and outdoor theatres nationwide. Includes many Shakespeare Festivals and large Musicals.

  • When: Winter
  • Where: Greenville, NC

StrawHat Auditions: Large combined auditions – also looks for tech, design, and staff. Summer and Year-round work.

  • When: March
  • Where: New York City

Ohio Theatre Alliance: Auditions and Interviews for technical / design positions.

  • When: January 
  • Where: Muskingum University

South East Theatre Conference: Large regional theatre auditions and theatre job interviews

  • When: Winter
  • Where: See website 

Backstage: A great resource for auditions, national scope.

  • When and Where: See website