Auditions and Designer Submissions

 

AUDITIONS

Our 2017-2018 Season Auditions for Adult Professionals

We hold our season auditions together with our friends at The Coterie Theatre.

WHAT: Unicorn Theatre and The Coterie Theatre will hold combined auditions for professional adult actors (18 years of age and older) - Equity and non-Equity - for their respective 2017-2018 seasons.

WHEN: April 24, 25; May 1, 2, 3, 2017. Auditions are by appointment only. The online audition sign up will open April 3, at 12:00 p.m. (CST).

April 24, 1:00 - 5:55 p.m. - Open to Equity & non-Equity online

April 25, 2:15 - 5:55 p.m. - Open to Equity & non-Equity online

May 1, 1:00 - 5:55 p.m. - Open to Equity & non-Equity online

*May 2, 2:15 - 5:55 p.m. - Held for Equity appointments made by phone April 3-7. Open to all online starting April 8. 

*May 3, 1:00 - 5:55 p.m. - Held for Equity appointments made by phone April 3-7. Open to all online starting April 8. 

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION SIGN UP

WHERE: Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

OTHER: Actors will be asked to perform two contrasting contemporary monologues (no classical, no Shakespeare), two minutes each; no musical material. Singing auditions will occur only if called back. Actors must bring two head shots and two resumes.

*ACTORS EQUITY MEMBERS ONLY: Equity members may schedule an appointment for May 2 or May 3, by calling 816-474-4241. Calls will be answered/returned 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CST). These two dates will open to Equity and non-equity for online scheduling starting April 8.  

Audition Slots Full?

  • Check back! Slots may open online if auditioners cancel their appointment. 
  • Actors are welcome to show up to the Unicorn lobby during any of the audition dates as there will be no-shows that you can fill. Be prepared to wait. 

Can't attend the audition?

You may also submit a headshot and resume to: Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. We do not accept video auditions.

The Unicorn's 2017-2018 season includes:

  • Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar
  • Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus
  • Stupid F**cking Bird by Aaron Posner
  • Vietgone by Qui Nguyen
  • Hir by Taylor Mac
  • Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer

*2 shows to be announced.

Roles for AEA in all shows and some non-AEA roles available.

 

DESIGNER SUBMISSIONS                                                                                                                              

WE ARE NOW HIRING DESIGNERS FOR THE 2017-2018 SEASON

If you live in the Kansas City area and would like to submit a design portfolio, please e-mail your resume, cover letter and portfolio to eswenson@unicorntheatre.org.  For further questions, please contact 816-531-7529 ext. 15.