Our 2023-2024 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 2023/2024 seasons.

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.

SCHEDULING:  Online audition scheduling for an audition slot will open through a link on this page on Monday, May 1, 2023 by 12:00pm (CDT).

Actor’s Equity Members:
Auditions for a 5-minute slot are by appointment only on:

Tuesday, May 16, 2:00-5:00pm & 6:00-10:00pm
Wednesday, May 17, 1:00-5:00pm
Friday, May 19, 1:00-5:00pm

Actors’ Equity Members – Click HERE to schedule an audition

Equity Candidates and Non-Equity Actors:
Auditions for a 5-minute slot are by appointment only on:

Saturday, May 20, 1:00-6:00pm
Monday, May 22, 1:00-8:30pm

If all audition slots are full, check back. Cancellations do happen and any open slots will be reflected in the scheduling calendar.

Non-Equity Actors and Equity Candidates – Click HERE to schedule an audition

JUST ADDED:  In-Person Wait List Open Call FRIDAY, MAY 19, at 3:00-5:00pm

Equity, EMC, and non-Equity actors unable to secure a scheduled slot may be seen via an IN-PERSON wait list on Friday, May 19 only.

  • Unicorn Theatre’s lobby will open at 2:45 for an in-person first come/first seen wait list at 3:00-5:00pm.
  • Equity and EMC actors will have priority.
  • Prepare the same material required for a scheduled slot, but lead with your strongest monologue first in case there is time for only one piece.
  • Bring 2 headshots and 2 resumes.

Continue to check the schedule as there are usually cancellations. It is always best to have a scheduled (guaranteed) slot.

ONLY FOR Actors who have attended The Coterie/Unicorn call two or more times
OR worked onstage at BOTH The Coterie & Unicorn
– IN LIEU OF AN AUDITION, you are welcome to:

Bring 2 headshots and 2 resumes to the Unicorn Theatre Administrative Offices, May 8-19, during business hours (Monday-Friday, 12:00-5:00pm)

Include a cover letter stating the productions for which you would like to be considered. See Character Breakdown on each theater’s site with rehearsal and performance dates.

Everyone must be correctly masked to enter the Unicorn lobby.

Character Break-Down

Unicorn Theatre’s 2023-2024 Season includes:

NATIVE GARDENS By Karen Zacarías
MACBITCHES By Sophie McIntosh
POOR CLARE By Chiara Atik
BACKWARDS FORWARDS BACK (Rolling World Premiere) By Jacqueline Goldfinger
H.O.T THE MUSICAL (World Premiere) By Shelly Verden and Sarah Crawford

Roles for AEA and NON-AEA actors for the mainstage shows.