Auditions

Currently Casting For:

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Directed by Michael Brindisi
Choreography by Tamara Kangas Erickson

Music Direction by Andy Kust
Production Stage Manager : Dan Foss

Auditions will be held on Monday, November 4 and Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Callbacks will take place on Thursday, November 7th at a time TBD.
Questions? Contact Nick Haug – nhaug@chanhassendt.com

We are casting for all roles. Looking for actors with puppet experience. No kids please. (15+ with dance experience preferred.)

Cinderella at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

First Rehearsal – Tuesday, August 18, 2020
First Preview – September 11, 2020
Opening Night – September 18, 2020
Final Performance – February 27, 2021

Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show. (It can be from the show, but it doesn’t have to be.) Our suggestion is to prepare the entire song, but only sing the 32 preferred bars. If the directors want to hear more, they will ask.

Please bring to your audition a headshot, resume and sheet music in your preferred key. An accompanist will be provided.

Auditions will be held at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Enter through the main doors and there will be signs to direct you.

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO REQUEST AN AUDITION TIME.

REQUEST AN AUDITION APPOINTMENT

  • Audition appointments will be filled in the order they are received. Preference is given to members of Actors’ Equity Association and Equity Membership Candidates.
  • If you are not able to make the auditions in person, you are welcome to send in an electronic submission. Email your materials to Nick Haug and be sure to include a headshot, resume & links to your YouTube (or Vimeo) video audition peices (vocal & dance preferred). The deadline for electronic submissions is 12:00pm on Monday, November 4th.

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man Kid Auditions

Directed by Michael Brindisi
Choreography by Tamara Kangas Erickson

Music Direction by Andy Kust
Production Stage Manager : Dan Foss

Auditions will be held on Monday, October 28 starting at 3:30pm with callbacks on Tuesday, October 29.
Questions? Contact Nick Haug – nhaug@chanhassendt.com

We are casting for the roles of Winthrop, Amarylis, Gracie and one ensemble boy. Roles will be double cast (8 total). Kids must be able to play 9-13 years old and under 5’ 0” tall.

The Music Man at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

First Rehearsal – Tuesday, February 4, 2020
First Preview – February 28, 2020
Opening Night – March 5, 2020
Final Performance – September 5, 2020

Sign up to be part of a 30-minute audition slot below. Kids will be taught a portion of “Wells Fargo Wagon” in groups.

Please bring to your audition a headshot and resume of any relevant experience.

Auditions will be held at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Enter through the main doors and there will be signs to direct you.

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO REQUEST AN AUDITION TIME. This is a live form and will only be available to fill out between 10am-4pm, Monday – Friday.

REQUEST AN AUDITION APPOINTMENT

  • Audition appointments will be filled in the order they are received.
  • No electronic submissions will be accepted.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is a professional theatre company presenting members of Actors’ Equity Association. Actors’ Equity prohibits discrimination and is committed to diversity, encouraging all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, we encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities to attend every audition.

Casting Status

BY PRODUCTION

Mamma Mia!
  • Completed.
  • All roles are cast.
The Music Man
  • Principal and ensemble casting is completed. Auditions for kids roles will take place on October 28, 2019.
Actors

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is a professional status theatre company presenting members of Actors’ Equity Association. As a member of these unions, CDT primarily employs union members. A union contract permits us to hire a very small percentage of non-union actors. Auditions are held for both union and non-union actors a few months prior to each CDT production.

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Musicians

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is a professional status theatre company presenting members of the American Federation of Musicians.  We do not hold auditions for musicians.  AFM membership required.  If you would like to be considered, please email your resume of experience to Nick Haug.  You will then be contacted by the music director if a position opens up.

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