The City Theatre Company
The City Theatre is the city's theater, a world class performing arts venue established for Austin directors, designers
and performers who have one goal: the continued excellence in stage performances and the desire to bring that quality,
committment, and service to the central Texas theatrical community.
Auditions coming up!
These are starter sides.
More will be read for other
characters. You can print and
bring. These will be available
when you attend the audition.
Break a leg!
*Above information does not
apply to the Spoon River auditions.
When Spoon River Anthology was published
in 1915, it garnered immediate national
attention as an American masterwork by
Edgar Lee Masters. Comprised of distinctly
modern poems from the graveyard, Spoon
River poignantly captures the politics, love,
betrayals, alliances, hopes, and failures of
one small rural American town. Here is the
respected doctor, jailed for swindling; here is
the chaste wife, rapt with desire; here is the
pastor, angry and resentful; here is the quiet
man, filled with unrequited love and devotion.
Beneath the values of honesty, community,
family, hard work, and chastity, Spoon River
Anthology reveals the true stories about their
death - and life - creating a collective and
moving portrait on what and who it takes to
create a community.  
The first step to a better audition is to give up
character and use yourself.  Michael Shurtleff
PO Box 9159 Austin, TX 78766     512-470-1100
Audition Information

For the production, City Theatre is not holding in-person auditions.

Please submit a video audition performing three Spoon River
citizens (three poems, 3 to 5 minutes) of your choice. Some links to
selections are below. If you are not able to send a video, we are able to set
up a zoom
or online audition if needed. Also, include general information in
your request (Name, phone #, contact email), and a headshot and resume.

Deadline for submissions is
Friday, October 2nd.
Show dates November 20 - 22, 2020.
Rehearsals beginning the first week of October.

512-470-1100 or for submissions and info.
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