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Kevin Moore, Producing Artistic Director

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Dayton, Ohio 45402

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General Auditions – Young Actors

Dayton, Ohio
“Young Patrick Dennis” in Mame
Male. Age 9–13.
A bright, curious, adorable young boy who is orphaned and comes to live with his eccentric Auntie Mame.
Unaltered voice, boy soprano. 
Must sing, dance and act.

The young actor will also play the role of “Peter Dennis” in the last scene of the musical.

Auditions are by appointment only.
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Location: The Human Race Theatre Company, 126 North Main Street, Third Floor, in downtown Dayton

To schedule an audition appointment:
Please call Company Manager Kryss Northrup at (937) 461-3823 ext. 3116 beginning Thursday, August 7 (Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
No emails, please.

All young actors should prepare a song for their audition, and be prepared to read from the script and to dance.

Rehearsals begin Friday, October 3, 2014.
Performances are currently scheduled to run Thursday, October 30 – Sunday, November 23, 2014.

General Auditions – Adults (Ages 18+)

Dayton, Ohio — Plays and Musicals
  Auditions for our 2014-2015 Season have been completed.


Chicago, Illinois — Plays and Musicals
  Auditions for our 2014-2015 Season have been completed.


NOTE: If you cannot attend our Dayton or Chicago General Auditions and wish to be considered, submit your updated resume and headshot to kryss@humanracetheatre.org with a letter explaining the show(s) and role(s) of interest to you (please be specific).

New York City, New York
Auditions are by agent submission or invitation on a show-by-show basis. If you wish to be considered, please e-mail your headshot, resume and what show(s)/character(s) you are interested in (please be specific) to: kryss@humanracetheatre.org


Adults will be auditioning for:

Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins
Crowns by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry
Family Shots by Michael Slade
Mame book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Miracle on South Division Street by Tom Dudzick
Taking Shakespeare by John Murrell
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang (presented as part of the Victoria Theatre Association’s Broadway Season)
Musical Theatre Workshops Titles and dates TBA (Workshop Contract)
Marsha Hanna New Play Workshop Title and dates TBA (Workshop Contract)
#Othello adapted by Aaron Vega from William Shakespeare’s Othello In-School Touring production in the fall (Non-Equity only. Daytime commitment.)

Click here to read the short descriptions about the plays.

Click here for the character breakdowns.

The Human Race Theatre Company is a professional theatre that works under a Small Professional Theatre Contract (SPT 6) and performs in The Loft Theatre, a 212-seat thrust stage.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be performed under a Letter of Agreement to LORT D Contract at The Victoria Theatre, a 1100-seat proscenium.

Rehearsals are primarily Monday – Friday evenings, and daytime on weekends.

Auditions are open to Non-Equity and Equity actors (unless otherwise noted), with Non-Equity actors having the opportunity to join the Equity Membership Candidacy Program.


Procedures for Adult auditions (Dayton and Chicago):

Plays only: Come prepared with 2 one-minute contrasting monologues in the style of the show(s) or from the show(s) you are interested in OR 1 two-minute monologue tailored toward the specific show you are interested in.

Musicals only: Come prepared with 1 song of up to 32 bars of music in the style of the show(s) or from the show you are interested in. Be prepared with a 2nd song in the event the producer asks to see more. Bring your sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing or recorded music.

Both: Come prepared with 1 one-minute monologue and 1 song (up to 32 bars) in the style of the show(s) or from the show you are interested in. Bring your sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing or recorded music.

Actors will be auditioning for Kevin Moore, Producing Artistic Director, and Tara Lail, Managing Director.

2014-2015 Season Dates

Miracle on South Division Street
1st rehearsal: Aug. 11, 2014
Production: Sep. 4 – Sep. 21, 2014

In-School Tour: #Othello
Non-Equity only
1st rehearsal: Sep. 15, 2014
Production: Sep. 29 – Oct. 24, 2014
(possible extension thru Oct. 31, 2014)

Mame (M)
1st rehearsal: Oct. 3, 2014
Production: Oct. 30 – Nov. 23, 2014
(possible extension thru Nov. 30, 2014)

Family Shots
1st rehearsal: Dec. 29, 2014
Production: Jan. 22 – Feb. 8, 2015

Buyer & Cellar
1st rehearsal: Jan. 19, 2015
Production: Feb. 12 – Mar. 1, 2015

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
1st rehearsal: Feb. 9, 2015
Production: Mar. 10 – Mar. 22, 2015

Taking Shakespeare
1st rehearsal: Mar. 23, 2015
Production: Apr. 16 – May 3, 2015

Crowns (M)
1st rehearsal: May 11, 2015
Production: Jun. 11 – Jul. 5, 2015
(possible extension thru Jul. 13, 2015)

Musical Theatre Workshops, TBA (M)
1st rehearsal: Jul. 21, 2014
Production: Aug. 1 – Aug. 3, 2014

Marsha Hanna New Play Workshops, TBA
1st rehearsal: TBA
Production: TBA

(M) Denotes musical production


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