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Barter Theatre to hold auditions for local talent

From Staff Reports

Barter Theatre invites actors to audition for the 2017 season on Dec. 4 and 5 at Barter Stage II. To sign up for a time slot, actors, singers and dancers should review complete requirements at

To be considered, prepare one or two monologues of no more than 90 seconds each. Singers perform one verse and one chorus or 16 bars of a song. Please be prepared to sing an additional, contrasting song if requested. Additionally, participants are encouraged to attend movement and dance auditions during the two-day period. For extended information, please visit

Currently, casting professionals are seeking males and females ages 18 and up to fill a variety of roles, such as:

  • One male dancer who sings to appear in “Footloose: The Musical” and “Mamma Mia!”
  • Two females aged 40-60 to appear in “Footloose: The Musical”
  • One female to appear as Jinx in “The Savannah Sipping Society”
  • Three females to appear as Armelia, Charlaine and Nell in “Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show”
  • Two males to appear as Ken and Andre in “Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show”

For an up-to-date list of roles and additional information, please visit Productions and dates listed are subject to change due to the availability of rights and licensing.

Barter Theatre respectfully requests collegians from the Tri-Cities wait until the college auditions scheduled for February. Additional information about the college auditions will be posted on in December.

Also, Barter Theatre is not auditioning any actors under 18 on Dec. 4 or 5. For updates and appropriate audition opportunities for young actors, please email [email protected] and ask to be put on the youth audition list.

Barter Theatre encourages and supports non-traditional and minority casting; it highly encourages actors of color and diverse races to audition.

For more details about local auditions, including sign up instructions and a schedule for December 4 and 5, please visit