Audition Opportunities

Audition times, sign-up links, and casting information will be posted two to four weeks before each audition. If cast, performers must commit to every tech rehearsal, preview, and performance for the show, and as many regular rehearsals as possible.

General Audition Form

Upcoming Auditions

GUEST COMPANY - RayDAR productions presents To Step Out on Faith Staged Reading

Auditions: Tuesday, August 6 from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

What To Prepare: Auditioners will be asked to read from the script.

Age: 12-40 are invited to audition

Male: African American, male identifying, 17-40

Female: African American, female identifying, 12-40

Having a monologue or song prepared for your audition is recommended but not required.

In this RayDar Production you will encounter Shondra and David who are on the brink of losing
their home, when they receive an eviction notice for late rent payment. To accompany them is
their daughter Traci as they plan to stay with the blunt and witty Granny Damn(Shondra’s
mother) for a while to get things sorted out. What this family doesn’t foresee are the obstacles
and challenges that lie ahead when they meet next door neighbors Shondell and his substance
abuse mother Tammy, who will change their lives forever.

Character Descriptions:
Shondra Lockhart (38 y/o): Heart-broken,GrannyDamn’s daughter who has lost all her husband’s attention. She has no idea where she went wrong in her marriage, and what allowed her husband to snap as he did.

David Lockhart (39 y/o): Overwhelmed, he does not give his wife or daughter the attention they need. He is working too much, trying to come up with the money to save their house. He receives notice that the rent has to be paid or their home will be foreclosed.

Traci Lockhart (15 y/o): Shondra & David’s child; “hot” but sweet, a lil’ hood and “rachetto” like her granny, but can be such a crybaby when hurt. Well mannered in the beginning, she starts disobeying her parents when her father suddenly starts to abandon her. She also gets into a relationship with the wrong guy, because Shondell is giving her all the things she would look for in her

Tammy Anderson (35 y/o): She has lost her way and has given up on life and her child. Once Shondell’s father left them and she lost her job, Tammy was stressed. She turned to drugs for comfort, while forcing her son to follow in her footsteps.

Shondell Watley (17 y/o): Tammy Anderson’s child; in love with Traci, he holds a secret about him and his mom’s relationship. He also sells drugs. His father left before Shondell was born, because he was not ready to be a parent. The real reason for Shondell’s drug use is his issues with his mom.

Travis Thompson( 18 y/o) Travis is the friend of Shondell who is very laid back. He’s always fighting with his sister and always spells his name

Timisha Thompson(11 y/o) Travis’ little sister who is always finding her way to get into with her brother and tell on him every chance she gets. She is also a scaredy cat.

We would love to see your face in the place! Please attend the performances October 9th and 10th.

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Mars Lost

Black Box Production

Auditions: August 13-15, 2024

Performances: October 4-13, 2024

During a time of personal turmoil, Angela is miraculously offered the opportunity to participate in a bold project tasked with colonizing Mars but soon she discovers that the real challenge of going to a new planet is confronting the things she’s leaving behind.

Director: Morgan Gates


ANGELA – Woman who applies for the Found Mars space expedition.

BRIAN – Angela’s husband. Funeral director. 

BARBARA – Angela’s mother. 

YOUNG GIRL – 9-year old girl. 

DR CALLAHAN – A high-ranking member of the Found Mars Team.

MEG – A college friend of Angela. 

ROB (ROBIN IF FEMALE) – A veteran of the Found Mars Team. Any gender identity. 

COREY – Bartender at a local dive-bar. Can be any gender identity. 

HUSBAND/ TV VOICE/RADIO VOICE – May be doubled with Rob or Corey

All roles are available. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.

Audition Sides can be found here

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The Haunting of Hill House


Auditions: August 25-27, 2024

Performances: October 18-Nov 3, 2024

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley. Its isolation is broken by the arrival of Dr. Montague, an investigator of supernatural phenomena who has been granted a short lease by the present owner. His mission is to delve into the morbid history of the house and to come to grips with the occult forces that have made it uninhabitable for many years. He is joined by three others, all unacquainted, but all having their particular reasons for accepting Dr. Montague’s invitation to share his Hill House sojourn. Their visit begins with jovial informality, but their sensibilities are soon jolted by strange and eerie occurrences. As they struggle to disguise their mounting fears they are joined by Dr. Montague’s wife and a friend, who have come to Hill House for purposes of their own. 

Director: Del Lovejoy

Eleanor Vance: late 20s, female. Study participant under Dr. Montague. Formerly a caretaker to her invalid mother, she is out on her own for the first time. A daydreamer.

Theodora: late 20s, female. Study participant under Dr. Montague. An intelligent, self-assured single woman making her way in the world. Flirtatious and capricious.

Luke Sanderson: 30s, male. Heir to the manor of Hill House. A well-dressed man with a bit of a reputation. Charming and roguish.

Dr. John Montague: 50s, male. A doctor of philosophy with a professorial background, with an interest in the paranormal. Intelligent and sentimental.

Mrs. Montague: 50s, female. Wife of Dr. Montague and amateur ghost hunter. Staunch believer in spirit boards. Domineering and flamboyant.

Arthur: 50s, male. Companion of Mrs. Montague and headmaster of a boys’ school. A meat and potatoes man who doesn’t smoke or read trash. Intense and opinionated.

Mrs. Dudley: 60s, female. Cook/maid of the manor. A woman of unwavering routine. Severe and sullen.

What to Prepare: Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.

Sides can be viewed HERE

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Legally Blonde the Musical


Auditions: September 16-18, 2024

Performances: December 6-22, 2024

Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into the prestigious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors and her ex. With the support of some new friends, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

Director: Ami Majeskie

Music Direction: Ashley Makeever

60 Minute Shakespeare: Macbeth

Academy Black Box Production

Auditions: September 24-26, 2024

Performances: November 15-24, 2024

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia.

Director: Madison Penzkover

This is an auditioned, tuition-based class

Akeelah and the Bee


Auditions: November 24-26, 2024

Performances:  February 7-23, 2025

Akeelah has a crazy passion for words: the more abstruse and labyrinthine, the better. But this gift is almost overwhelmed by the challenge of her daily life in a tough, Chicago neighborhood. Akeelah’s aptitude earns her a spot in the National Spelling Bee, which inspires the people in her neighborhood with her courage and tenacity.

Director: Ashley Levells

Next to Normal


Auditions: December 10-12, 2024 (audition dates subject to change)

Performances: March 14-30, 2025

Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling bipolar disorder for 16 years. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart.

Director: Jenn Dobby

Music Director: Julie Johnson

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Black Box Production

Auditions: January 14-16, 2025

Performances: Feb 28-March 9, 2025

Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house. Also on the scene are sassy maid Cassandra, who can predict the future, and a lovely young aspiring actress named Nina, whose prettiness somewhat worries the imperious Masha.

Director: Mary Rynders

Enchanted April


Auditions: March 4-6, 2025

Performances: May 2-18, 2025

From the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim. Feeling lost in the shadows of marriage and forgotten in the rush of 1920s post-war society, two London housewives pool their savings to rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday away, reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience. Together under the Mediterranean sun, the four women clash—and then begin to bond and bloom—until men once again upset the balance.

Director: Mark Neufang

I Wanna Dance With Somebody


Auditions: March 18, 2025

Performances: May 14-15, 2025

An 80s cabaret with the Adequate Band.

Director: Julie Johnson

The 39 Steps


Auditions: April 15-17, 2025

Performances: June 6-22, 2025

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of four), an onstage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers, and some good old-fashioned romance!

Directors: Rhonda Schmidt & Laura Kloser

Commitment to Diversity and Equity

WCT is committed to increasing representation of our whole community on our WCT stage, artistic teams, staff, and volunteer groups, and are dedicated to creating a safe, respectful, and equitable workplace for all. 

We acknowledge that while we have come a long way to become equitable and accessible to our community with disabilities, and have proudly provided opportunities of leadership for all gender identities, we have not yet had a proportionate cultural representation and equity in our theatre and we are working intentionally to improve. 

If you are interested in joining the Diversity and Equitable Practices Committee, please reach out.