Auditions

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A Musical Christmas Carol

No auditions at this time.

CLO Cabaret

What: Auditions for MISS ABIGAIL’S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE!, written by Ken Davenport & Sarah Saltzberg. Directed by Luanne Nunes de Char.

The production will begin rehearsals on Monday, April 24. Performances will run from Thursday, May 11, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017. Possible extension through Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Where: CLO Academy of Musical Theater, 130 CLO Academy Way, 8th Floor.

When: Tuesday, February 7, 2016; 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. 
Callbacks will take place Wednesday, February 8, 2016, Time TBD.

Seeking: Actors with strong improvisational and comic skills.

Characters:

  • Miss Abigail, female, 40-60
    Spirited and endearing. A love expert graciously offering relationship advice since 2005 when the breakup of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston shook the world. Requires excellent comedic and improv skills. Must be comfortable interacting with audience members.
     
  • Paco, male, 20-30
    Miss Abigail’s sexy, Hispanic assistant. Since he is secretly in love with her, his jealousy is easily triggered, but not so easily hidden. Requires excellent comedic and improv skills. Must be comfortable interacting with audience members.  

Requirements/Preparation:

  • Headshot and resume stapled together
  • Completed Audition Application
  • Prepare:
    • One contemporary comedic monlogue

  • Please Note:

    • All parts will be on AEA SPT contract. In addition, EMC and non-union members who meet the requested role requirements may audition.

    • No housing, transportation or per diem for out-of-area performers

Audition Process:

  • Set up a time for your appointment using the audition request email. We will email your confirmation time back.
     
  • (If this link does not automatically generate an email in your browser, please click here for detailed instructions on submitting an audition request.)
     
  • Download and complete the Audition Application along with a typed resume and headshot. You will need to bring these items to your audition appointment.

Summer Season

What: Auditions for Pittsburgh CLO's 2017 Summer Season - IN THE HEIGHTS, NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. We will not be casting AN AMERICAN IN PARIS or THE LITTLE MERMAID.

Who: Trained Singers, Dancers and Character Actors. Please note that Chorus Members must be able to sing and dance. Most age appropriate roles are cast from the chorus. We recommend those under the age of 30 should audition for the chorus.

Childrens' roles will be cast from students at The Pittsburgh CLO Academy. For infomation regarding enrollment contact 412-281-2234.

When: By appointment only.
Thursday, February 2
Friday, February 3
Saturday, February 4
Callbacks Sunday, February 5

Where:
The Benedum Center
719 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Please use the Stage Door entrace. Valid ID is required for entry.

Requirements:
All performers must bring a headshot and typed resume stapled together, and a completed Audition Application.

Trained Singers
Age 18+
Head shot and resume
16 bars of a contemporary up-tempo and traditional musical theater style up-tempo or ballad

Trained Dancers
Age 18+
Head shot and resume
Be prepared to learn a jazz, tap and ballet combination and acrobatics if you are able

Actors
Age 30+ not auditioning to be in the chorus
Head shot and resume
16 Bars of one song


Audition Process:

  • Email us to set up a time for your appointment using this link. We will email your confirmation time back.
     
  • Download and complete the Audition Application along with a typed resume and headshot. You will need to bring these items to your audition appointment.

*If you are having trouble downloading the application, please call us at 412-281-3973 x217 to have one mailed to you.
 

Weekend Schedule:  Please note that Saturday times are reserved for out-of-town applicants only. Applicants residing in Pittsburgh during this time period will not be scheduled on Saturday.
 

Chorus Dance auditions:

  • Friday, February 3 (9am)
  • Saturday February 4 (9am)

You may be asked to stay & sing. Have your music prepared. Final call backs are Sunday, February 5.

Chorus Singer auditions:

  • Thursday, February 2 (12pm - 6pm) 
  • Friday, February 3 (10am - 3pm)
  • Saturday, February 4 (10am - 8pm)

You may be asked to stay & learn a jazz, tap & ballet combination. Bring your dance clothes & appropriate shoes. Final call backs Sunday, February 5. 

Character Actor auditions:

  • Thursday, February 2 (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
    Call backs are Friday, February 3 (7:30pm - 9:30pm) 

If you have any questions on this process, contact us at 412-281-3973.

Pittsburgh CLO is a civic organization, and it is our mission to utilize as many local performers as possible.

  • Actor's Equity Association EPA's in New York City:  TBA
  • Actor's Equity Association ECC's in New York City:  TBA
  • Agent Submissions: Must be submitted by an Agent to Telsey + Co.

Staged Readings

No auditions at this time.

Gallery of Heroes

No auditions at this time.