Callbacks for Porthouse Theatre's 2020 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.

2020 Callbacks

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Sunday, February 9, 2020

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Callback Schedule

Saturday, February 8 – Little Shop of Horrors/West Side Story Callbacks

The schedule is tight, and we are committed to running on time. In the event that we are running ahead of schedule, we ask you to come early to your call.

Women, please wear character shoes. Jet Men, Shark Men, and Anybodys, please wear sneakers. 

11:00 AM: Dance call for: Tony, Maria, Anita, Bernardo, Chino, Riff, Jet Men and Jet Women, Shark Men and Shark Women, Anybodys and also those called back for Ronnette, Crystal, and Chiffon.

Following the Dance Call there will be a cut. If you are cut, you do not need to stay to sing and read.

12:30: Jet Women sing best 16 bars in the style of the show. Jet women release after singing.

12:50: Shark Men sing best 16 bars in the style of the show. Shark men released after singing.

1:10: Jet Men sing Jet song.

1:30: Shark Women ALL sing for Rosalia, Consuela, and Francesca. Pick a part!

1:50: Anita sings A Boy Like That

2:00: Riff sings Cool

2:15: Maria sing Tonight

2:30: Tony sing Maria

(If necessary Tony and Maria sing together Tonight and One Hand, One Heart)

2:45: Read Riff and other Jets, as needed.

3:00: Read Bernardo and Anita

3:10: Read Chino and Maria

3:25: Read Tony and Maria

3:45: Sing and read Chiffon, Ronnette, and Crystal

4:00: Sing Seymour

4:15: Sing Audrey

4:30: Read Audrey and Seymour together

4:50: Sing Dentist and read Dentist with Audrey and Seymour. Then read for Martin.

5:00: Read and sing Lindsay Simon and Amy Brokamp for BRKLYN

Sunday, February 9 – Little Shop of Horrors/BKLYN/West Side Story Callbacks

12:30 Read and sing Mushnik

12:50: Read Shrank and Krupke

1:10: Read and sing Audrey II/ Plant

2:00: Read/Sing for BKLYN

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Registering for your callback 

If you auditioned for Porthouse Theatre at Kent State University on February 3-4 and have already gone through the Acceptd registration process, please disregard these instructions. We already have your information and no further action is required.

If you auditioned at A1s or OTAs and received a Callback and have not yet registered through Acceptd, you must do so in advance of Callbacks on February 8-9, 2020.

When completing the Acceptd application, you will be asked to provide digital versions of the following at the time of registration:

  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • 120 word Bio
  1. Click on the Acceptd link provided below. The link will take you to the Porthouse Theatre landing page on Acceptd.
  2. On the left hand side of the page under "Start An Application" select Porthouse Theatre Audition as the program.
  3. Click "Apply to Porthouse Theatre Audition"
  4. Create an Acceptd account as prompted or login if you already have one.
  5. Complete the application as instructed
  6. At the end, you will receive an email prompting you to schedule an audition. Please ignore this. The scheduling function is for preliminary auditions ONLY. 

Register through Acceptd


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