Porthouse Will Hold Auditions for 2016 Season on February 6

Those auditioning are asked to register online

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will hold auditions for its 2016 season on February 6, 2016 at Kent State University. The theatre’s 48th season will feature productions of “Sister Act,” “Ring of Fire,” and “Footloose.”

Auditions will be held Sat., Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Kent State University’s Center for the Performing Arts. The Center for the Performing Arts is located at 1325 Theatre Drive, on the corner of Main St. and Horning Rd., in Kent, OH 44242.

Those interested in auditioning for Porthouse Theatre’s 2016 season are asked to visit www.porthousetheatre.com to register for an audition. After registration is submitted, a Porthouse staff member will call to schedule an audition time. Those auditioning should be prepared to submit a headshot, resume, and short bio (no more than 150 words) during the registration process. The deadline to schedule an audition is 12 p.m. noon on Thurs., Feb. 4. Please contact Porthouse Theatre at porthouse@kent.edu or 330-672-3884 with any questions.

Those auditioning for the 2016 season are asked to bring hard copies of their resume and headshot to their audition. For the audition, please prepare two selections of 16 bars, one ballad and one up-tempo song. Selections may be from or in the style of any of the shows being produced during the 2016 season. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key for the accompanist provided.  A cappella singing will not be permitted.

Callbacks will be held Sat., Feb. 13 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Kent State University’s Center for the Performing Arts. If needed, additional callbacks will be held on Sun., Feb.14, time TBD. Callbacks will include a dance call, singing and reading for individual parts.

Porthouse is also hiring for management and technical positions for the summer of 2016. Please visit porthousetheatre.com for more information on employment opportunities.

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POSTED: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 11:23 AM
Updated: Thursday, December 8, 2022 03:53 PM
Joni Koneval