Auditions | Porthouse Theatre | Kent State University


Main Porthouse Auditions 

Date Times
Sunday, February 4, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, February 5, 2018 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. Visit the link below to register for and schedule your audition.

Register for an 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. Acappella singing will not be permitted. 
  3. Hard copy of your head shot and resume. 

Rehearsal and Performance Information

Anything Goes

For YPC members-/ Non Equity  actors “Anything Goes”  rehearsals  begin May 24, 2018.
AEA actors, "Anything Goes" rehearsals begin May 29, 2018.
Performances are June 14 - 30, 2018.

Next to Normal

Rehearsals for "Next to Normal" begin June 19, 2018.
Performances are July 5 - 21, 2018.


Rehearsals for "Oklahoma!" begin June 19, 2018 for non-AEA and YPC actors and begin July 10, 2018 for Equity actors.
Performances are July 26 - August 12, 2018.

Tech Week

Tech week begins on Sunday, June 10, 2018 for "Anything Goes;" Tuesday, July 3, 2018 for "Next to Normal;" and Tuesday, July 24, 2018 for "Oklahoma!" 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 2018 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.

Date Time
Saturday, February 10, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.





Download Callback Materials


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

Equity Principal Auditions

Equity Principal Auditions for Porthouse Theatre's 2018 Season have already taken place. Porthouse Theatre holds Equity Principal Auditions in New York City.


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