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Thank you for your interest in Porthouse Theatre! We are excited that you are interested in spending your summer with us. 

Each summer, Porthouse Theatre provides a unique training opportunity for actors, designers, technicians, and managers as they work side by side with established professionals in the context of a professional producing theatre. 


Audition

Porthouse Theatre provides opportunities for both professional and student actors and actresses to perform. Main auditions are held every spring at Kent State University. Porthouse operates on a URTA contract with the Actors' Equity Association. 

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Employment

Every summer, approximately 100 students and professionals comprise the Porthouse Theatre company including scenic, lighting, sound, and costume designers, company managers, box office staff, house management staff, carpenters, electricians, board operators, facilities and concessions staff, stitchers, and drapers. All directors, music directors, choreographers, lighting designers, scenic designers, costume designers, and technical directors have been hired.

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