Main Porthouse Auditions 

Date Times
Monday, January 28, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.





School of Theatre and Dance
Kent State University
Center for the Performing Arts
1325 Theatre Drive
Kent, OH 44242

Register For Your Audition

Those wishing to audition must register online and are expected to provide digital versions of the following at the time of registration:

  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • 120 word Bio
How to Register

Porthouse Theatre uses Acceptd to facilitate audition registration. Registration will open on December 1, 2018.

Register for Your Porthouse Audition

Preparing For Your Audition

Individuals auditioning for Porthouse Theatre's upcoming season should come prepared with the following:

  1. Two selections of 16 bars, one ballad and one up-tempo song. 
  2. Sheet music in the appropriate key for the accompanist provided. Acapella singing will not be permitted. 
  3. Hard copy of your head shot and resume. 

Rehearsal and Performance Information

Man of La Mancha

Rehearsals for “Man of La Mancha” for YPC and non-AEA actors begin May 23, 2019. For AEA actors, “Man of La Mancha” rehearsals begin May 28, 2019.

Performances are June 13 – 29, 2019.


Rehearsals for “Tintypes” begin June 18, 2019 for all actors.

Performances are July 4 – 20, 2019.

The Music Man

Rehearsals for “The Music Man” begin June 25, 2019 for non-AEA and YPC actors. For AEA actors, “The Music Man” rehearsals begin July 9, 2019.

Performances are July 25 – August 11, 2019.

Tech Week

Tech week begins on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for “Man of La Mancha;” Tuesday, July 2, 2019 for “Tintypes;” and Tuesday, July 23, 2019 for “The Music Man.”

The first tech week rehearsal is our 10 out of 12 and rehearsal will be held on each of those days from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 12:00 a.m. (midnight). Our contract permits for two 10 out of 12 rehearsals during tech week if needed. Rehearsals for the remainder of tech week are 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (All rehearsal schedules subject to change).


Callbacks for Porthouse Theatre's 2019 season will take place at Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance. The School of Theatre and Dance is located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019



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School of Theatre and Dance
Kent State University
Center for the Performing Arts
1325 Theatre Drive
Kent, OH 44242

Equity Principal Auditions

Porthouse Theatre holds Equity Principal Auditions in New York City.

January 18, 2019

Actors Equity Association 
165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036


If you have questions about the Porthouse Theatre audition process or about the scheduling of auditions, please contact:

Porthouse Theatre