New York Auditions

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: Local Auditions for Summer 2017 are complete.

  • Actor's Equity Association EPA's in New York City:  February 20 & 21
  • Actor's Equity Association ECC's in New York City:  February 27
  • Agent Submissions: Must be submitted by an Agent to Telsey + Co.

We do not accept video submissions for the summer season

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

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)         (*No appointments remaining)
  • Saturday, February 4 (10am - 8pm).   (*No appointments remaining)

* If you can't make Thursday, we will be glad to put you on a waiting list for Friday or Saturday

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.