One of the South's Premiere Theatre Companies

Auditions & Casting

The Augusta Players holds open auditions for all Mainstage, Youth Theatre, and Children’s Wing Productions throughout the year. Audition dates, times, and places are posted on the web page as well as local newspapers prior to the audition.

The Augusta Players does not require previous stage experience to audition, just your talent and desire to be part of the production process. During the audition you will be required to read from the script (material provided). If you are auditioning for a musical, in addition, you will be expected to sing a prepared selection from the show, and learn a simple movement routine from the productions choreographer. You can find Audition Tips Here

If you are not cast, do not be discouraged, but continue to audition to gain experience. Understand there are many factors when casting a production.

We look forward to seeing you at an audition soon!


9 to 5 Auditions Announced!

( Posted: October 27, 2016 )

Date: Saturday, November 12
Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Place: Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way, Augusta, GA

Character Breakdown

Violet
The company’s Head Secretary and Mr. Hart’s Administrative Assistant, she is a single mother and typically stands up for what she believes in. Attractive, strong, ambitious.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Doralee
A young, sexy spitfire who works at Mr. Hart’s office. She is proof that there is more to a woman than just her looks.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Judy
The “new” girl at the firm, she has been burned by her husband’s affair and is searching for personal empowerment. Insecure, determined, and hopeful.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Franklin Hart
One of the firm’s executives and a notorious chauvinist. He is capable of faking charm but usually shows his true colors as an arrogant, self-absorbed boss.
Gender: Male
Age: 45 to 50
Vocal range top: Gb4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Roz Keith
The attentive office gossip queen and snitch. She has an unrequited love for Mr. Hart and will do anything she can to win his approval.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Joe
A handsome, young office accountant. Genuine and nice, and smitten with Violet.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Dwayne
Doralee’s attractive husband. He is very supportive of her professional pursuits.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: E2

Josh
Violet’s awkward teenage son.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 18

Missy
Franklin Hart’s wife, clueless to her husband’s true nature.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 35

Maria
A young and vibrant secretary in Hart’s office.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F4

Dick
Judy’s soon-to-be ex-husband. An average guy, he is sporting a little less hair and a little more paunch than he did ten years ago.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45

Kathy
A secretary in Hart’s office with a tendency to gossip.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G4

Margaret
A secretary in Hart’s office with a tendency to drink.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 40

Tinsworthy
Franklin Hart’s boss and Chariman of the Board. A good man, who may be wiser to Hart’s ways than he lets on.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 65

Ensemble
Office employees, police officers, hospital employees.

A Christmas Carol Auditions Announced!

( Posted: September 28, 2016 )

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: AUDITION NOTICE

The Augusta Players will  be holding auditions for the timeless classic A Christmas Carol: The Musical on Saturday, October 29 from 1:00-5:00 at Crossbridge Baptist Church, 3130 Skinner Mill Rd. The role of Scrooge has been cast along with a few principal roles, but there are many cameo and ensemble roles still available.

Auditions for children ages 6-13 will be held from 1:00-3:00. All children should prepare to sing “God Bless Us Everyone”.

Young boys interested in the role of Tiny Tim should be prepared to sing “Christmas Together”. (You can find the tracks listed below.)

Adult auditions will be held from 3:00-5:00. Please be prepared to sing a number from the show or a song in the style of Alan Menken. An accompanist will be provided, but you must provide your own sheet music unless you are singing from A Christmas Carol.

All men and women should dress comfortably and be prepared to dance after vocal auditions. *Note: “Abundance and Charity” is a Rockette style dance. Female dancers should bring tap shoes and be dressed appropriately to execute high kicks. Children are not required to dance.

Rehearsals will begin Tuesday, November 1 at Crossbridge Baptist Church. Please do not call the church for information as they are only providing rehearsal space.