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General Auditions at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center

January 12 - January 15, 2017

Auditions are by appointment only. To make an appointment, register online at our registration page.

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center will hold general auditions for its 2017 season Thursday-Friday, January 12 and 13, from 6:30 – 9:30 PM; Saturday, January 14, from 11:00 AM – 8 PM.; and Sunday, January 15, from 1:00 – 6:00 PM.

General Auditions are for 15 years and older. Auditions for children 14 years of age and younger will be held at a later time. We ask that you watch the audition page on our website for auditions in late spring.

Musical applicants must present a memorized monologue no longer than two minutes and a one-minute song. If you are interested in chorus/ensemble role, only a song is required. Please bring your own sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. You may use a CD or karaoke track for accompaniment; however, please bring your own technology to play the music, as one will NOT be provided. Play applicants need only present the memorized monologue. No auditions materials will be provided.

All roles are open for the following 2017 main-stage productions.

Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
Runs April 27 – May 13
A product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, the rock musical Hair tells the story of the “tribe,” a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the “Age of Aquarius” living a bohemian life in New York City.

The Cripple of Inishmaan
Runs June 8-June 17
The Cripple of Inishmaan is a dark yet surprisingly touching comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh. Witness a remote Irish village in the 1930s in which everyone goes a little crazy when they hear that filmmakers from Hollywood will be making a movie in their town.

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man
Runs July 20-August 5
A classic never grows old, and The Music Man proves this point. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys’ band organizer and leader and sells band instruments and uniforms to the naive Iowa townsfolk, promising to train the members of the new band.

Doubt: a parable
Runs September 7 – September 16
Doubt is one of the most renowned plays of our time. Doubt takes the uncomfortable subject of child abuse within the Catholic Church and distills it down to a parable about the philosophical and human aspects of incrimination.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Runs October 20 – November 5
Set in 19th century England, the musical details the return of barber Sweeney Todd to London after fifteen years of exile in order to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him, by conspiring with a local baker, Mrs. Lovett, who is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies.

The Wizard of Oz
Runs December 7 – December 23
The Wizard of Oz has become a yearly holiday tradition, and we are happy to present this timeless classic for the entire family on our main stage. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they follow the yellow brick road to help Dorothy get back home.

Acting roles in any production at EPAC are volunteer positions. Call back auditions dates will be announced at a later date.

Auditions are by appointment only. To make an appointment on line please go to our registration page.

If you have any questions, please contact Audition Coordinator Zach Frantz at auditions@ephrataperformingartscenter.com.


January 12, 2017
January 15, 2017
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