Notice: Audition Call   Type: EPA


Saturday, May 11. Sunday, May 12.

11:00am – 3:00pm (E)

No break scheduled.


To request an appointment, submit photo and resume  by May 5th to:

Indicate union status, if you have local housing and desired role, if any, in the subject line.

AEA actors will be seen in the first hour of each day. 



$437 weekly minimum (SPT 4)


Equity and non-Equity actors for 4 ensemble roles in an outdoor version of THE 39 STEPS, adapted by Patrick Barlow from an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon.

Richard Hannay. (30-50, male presenting) – Leading man. Dapper English gentleman, athletic, excellent comedic timing. RP British accent required.

Annabelle Schmidt / Pamela / Margeret / As Cast. (20-40, female presenting) - Comedic Leading Lady. Versatile, good movement skills, and must have excellent comedic timing. German, British, Scottish accents required.

Clown 1. (20-50, any gender) – Character actor/physical comedian. Versatile actor to play dozens of characters. Improv a plus. High London, Cockney, Scottish, German accents/dialects required.

Clown 2. (20-50, any gender) – Character actor/physical comedian. Versatile actor to play dozens of characters Improv a plus. High London, Cockney, Scottish, German accents/dialects required.

The Colonial Theatre is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible workplace environment, and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Toward that end, The Colonial affirms its commitment to non-discrimination and a flexible, imaginative casting policy. The Colonial Theatre strongly encourages the casting of women, non-gender binary/trans individuals, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of color), and people with disabilities in roles where these are not germane to the role.


Please prepare the following sides for the role of your choice.  Sides do not need to be memorized.


CLOWN 1            CLOWN 2


The Knickerbocker Music Center

35 Railroad Ave

Westerly, RI 02891


Expected to attend:

Managing Director, Brian Edward

Artistic Director: Marion Markham


First Rehearsal: July 1, 2024

Opening: July 20, 2024

Closing: August 10, 2024


Performances and rehearsals are outdoors in Wilcox Park, Westerly RI,

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employees to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

Equity encourages everyone participating in the auditions to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask, or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF 94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Singer’s masks can be found at mask.

Equity encourages members to prepare for their audition prior to arriving at the audition venue, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms.

Holding/Audition information:

The audition room can accommodate no more than 90 individuals at a time.

The holding room can accommodate no more than 40 individuals at a time.

A reader will be provided.