Theatres: Community Theatre
Aurora Theatre Company
20011 Palatine Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133
Contact: Scott Francis, Artistic Director.
Founded in 2014, Aurora Theatre Company creates productions that enrich, engage and entertain diverse audiences. The company produces 1 -2 shows per year. Non union; pays a stipend. Calls posted on the TPS Audition Listing Service .
The Phoenix Theatre
9673 Firdale Ave, 2nd Fl
Edmonds, WA 98020
Contact: Christine Mosere, Managing Artistic Director.
The Phoenix Theatre is a small, semi-professional theater company serving the Edmonds and North Seattle area. It produces 6 shows a season. Performances are in a 96-seat theater in the Firdale Village mall. It pays a stipend. Auditions are announced on the TPS Audition LIsting Service.
Twelfth Night Productions
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Ave SW #114
Seattle, WA 98106
Contact: Mary Opland Springer, Artistic Director.
Founded in 2003, Twelfth Night Productions is a multi-age arts organization dedicated to making performing arts experiences available to community members of all ages and experience. Twelfth Night produces 4 shows per year including 2 musicals, a holiday radio play and a classic drama or comedy. To audition, email headshot, resume and samples of work. Auditions are announced on the Twelfth Night Productions, TPS and Seattle Actor websites, as well as on the Twelfth Night Facebook page. Twelfth Night attends the TPS general auditions. Rehearsals are held for 6 weeks, Sunday through Thursday in the late evening. Performances for musicals run Friday through Sunday for 2 - 3 weeks; other shows run for 2 weeks. Actors are not paid.
UPAC Theatre Group
United Evangelical Free Church
Theatre space in basement
1420 NW 80th St
Seattle, WA 98117
Contact: Sue Beckman, Artistic Director.
UPAC produces 3 family-friendly shows including classic comedies, murder mysteries, musicals and/or a traveling Christmas show. To audition, email headshot and resume after auditions are announced on the UPAC and TPS websites. Rehearsals are on weekday evenings and some weekend afternoons. The spring production runs for 1 weekend (4 performances), the summer production runs 3 weekends (12 performances) and the traveling Christmas run varies, depending on bookings. Actors are not paid.
Heavier than Air Family Theatre
Green River College Performing Arts Building
12401 SE 320th St.
Auburn, WA 98092-3699
(253) 833-9111 Ext #4966
Contact: Joe Baker, Director.
Founded in 1975, Heavier than Air produces three family appropriate plays a year with actors ranging in age from 7 to 72. Additionally, it operates a 5 week summer camp for children ages 3 through 17. Auditions announced on website, Facebook, and via TPS Listing Service.
Tacoma Little Theatre
210 North I Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
Contact: Chris Serface, Managing Artistic Director.
Tacoma Little Theatre began in 1918 as the Tacoma Chapter of the Drama League of America. Tacoma Little Theatre produces 7 mainstage shows per season and offers year- round education to youth and adults. TLT also produces the "Off the Shelf" series of reading of one act plays. Auditions are posted on Facebook and the TLT website. Call or email for further audition information or to schedule an appointment. (See Ch. 4 Young Actor: Studios)
Bellevue Youth Theatre
16051 NE 10th Ave.
Bellevue, WA 98008
Contact: James McClain, Program and Artistic Director.
The Bellevue Youth Theatre Foundation is administered by the City of Bellevue Parks and Community Services. Bellevue Youth Theatre presents 10 productions per year using young actors and adults. A wide range of classes, workshop and day camp programs are also offered. Auditions are posted on the website. Actors are not paid.
Sky Performing Arts
113 North Lewis Street
Monroe WA 98272
Wagner Performing Arts Center
639 West Main Street
Monroe, WA 98272
Contact: Alexandra Clark, President.
Sky Performing Arts was created from the the merger of Off the Wall Theater and Take a Bough Productions in 2004. SPA produces plays, musicals, concerts and more, year-round. Auditions are posted on website.
Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater
PO Box 249
Fall City, WA 98024
36800 David Powell Rd.
Fall City, WA. 98024
Contacts: Kelli Zielinski, President, or Linda Carlock, V. President/Secretary
Founded in 1960, The Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater presents outdoor shows every summer. Its open air theater sits amid 95 acres of forest, hiking trails, and Snoqualmie River beachfront. Auditions posted on Facebook and TPS. (See Ch.1: Sommer Stock)
Valley Center Stage
PO Box 1123
North Bend, WA 98045
Contact: Gary Schwartz, Executive Director.
Valley Center stage produces 3 full-length productions (musicals and plays) and several special events (variety, stand-up comedy and improv) each season. To audition, email headshot and resume. Auditions are announced on the the Valley Center Stage e-mail list, the TPS website and the Performers Callboard list-serv. Rehearsals are held 2 to 3 evenings per week with some weekend commitments. Performance schedules vary. Actors are not paid. (See Ch.1 Theatres: Musical Theatre, Improvisation Theatre, Stand-Up Comedy Theatre. See Also Theatre Production Guide: Road Houses)
Bellingham Theatre Guild
P.O. Box 607
Bellingham, WA 98227-0607
Contact: Jeff Braswell, Publicity Chair.
Bellingham Theatre Guild produces plays and musicals. Auditions are announced on the BTG website, in local newspapers and the season brochure. Actors can also sign-up to receive audition notice emails.
2800 Church St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact: Steve Lyons, Producing Director.
Founded in 2014, Bellingham TheatreWorks presents stories of significance to the Pacific Northwest, with an emphasis on local actors and local playwrights. Auditions announced on social media and the website.
P.O. Box 385
Edmonds, WA 98020
950 Main St.
Driftwood Players produces 13 to 15 shows per year, including musicals, comedies, dramas and mysteries. Auditions are announced on the Driftwood Players email list, the TPS website and the Performers Callboard list-serv. Please bring a hard copy of headshot and resume to the audition. Rehearsals are held 4 to 6 times per week on weekday evenings and weekend afternoons. Performances are in the evenings from Thursday through Saturday with a Sunday Matinee. Rehearsal and performance times vary with each production. Actors are not paid.
Mt. Baker Theatre
104 North Commercial
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-5793 x 301
Contact: Alison Terry Storms, Program Manager.
Founded in 1983, Mt. Baker Theatre produces plays and musicals and is also a road house for traveling productions. The Mount Baker Theatre building was originally completed in 1927, and stands today as a perfect example of the movie palaces of the 1920s and 30s. Performance spaces include the 1509 seat mainstage, the Harold and Irene Walton Theatre (a black-box performance space), and the Encore Room (an intimate space perfect for small performances). In June 2007 ,MBT debuted its first Summer Repertory Theatre series with a resident company in its history. In 2011 it began a Winter Series to follow up on the success of the Summer Series. Auditions announced on Facebook and MBT's audition page.
PO Box 3141
Federal Way, WA 98063
Knutzen Family Theatre
Dumas Bay Centre
3200 SW Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98023
Contact: Laura Campbell, Office Manager.
Each season CenterStage Theatre produces 4 children and family-friendly shows, both musicals and plays, as well as a series of interactive murder mysteries. Auditions are announced on the CenterStage! Theatre and TPS websites. Centerstage! also attends the TPS General Auditions. (See Ch. 1 Theatre: Children's Theatre, Musical Theatre & Interactive/Murder Mystery Theatre.)
Olympia Family Theater
1417 Braw ne Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Contact: Jens Ryle, Artistic Director.
Olympia Family Theater produces year-round children's theater.
General auditions are held in August and additional auditions are held throughout the season as needed. Auditions are announced on the Olympia Family Theater and TPS website (See Children's Theatre).
Olympia Little Theatre
PO Box 7882
Olympia, WA 98507
Contact: Kathryn Bell, Artistic Director.
Olympia Little Theatre produces 7 shows each year. Auditions are announced on the website.
Peninsula, Islands, & Coast
The Actors Theatre of Orcas Island
PO Box 1198
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Doug Bechtel, President.
Founded in 1999, The Actors Theater of Orcas Island considers itself an “incubator” by bringing new people into the theater, providing training and performance opportunities as well as expanding the knowledge of those already involved in the theater so they are capable of undertaking more responsible positions.
ATOI is an all volunteer theater and produces 4 to 6 plays a year. It also produces an annual new play festival. ATOI provides formal and on-the-job training for playwrights, actors, directors and others involved in theatrical productions.
Auditions announced on social media and the website. (See Ch.1: NW Theatre Festival)
Anacortes Community Theatre
918 M Ave.
P.O. Box 35
Anacortes, WA 98221
(360) 293- 4373
Contact: Cheryl Reid, Production Coordinator.
Anacortes Community Theatre produces 2 comedies, 2 dramas and 2 musicals per season. Auditions are announced at the theater, in local newspapers and on the AC T website.
Bainbridge Performing Arts
200 Madison Avenue North
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Contact: Deirdre Hadlock, Production Stage Manager.
Founded in 1956, Bainbridge Performing Arts produces 5 or more plays each season. Auditions are announced via Facebook plus Bainbridge Performing Arts and TPS websites as well as emails to subscribers. Performances run 2 to 3 weekends with evening and afternoon commitments. To audition, prepare one 1-minute monologue and, if auditioning for the musicals, one 2-minute song. If available, bring acting resume and headshot to your appointment. Actors are not paid but ferry passes are provided for all rehearsals and performances.
Bremerton Community Theatre
599 Lebo Blvd
Bremerton, WA 98310
Contact: Alicia Hill, Volunteer Coordinator.
Bremerton Community Theatre produces 5 shows per season. Auditions are posted on the website.
PO Box 294
Vashon, WA 98070
Drama Dock produces 3 to 4 shows each season. Auditions are announced on the website.
7781 NE North Street
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206)842-855-4644 or (206)790-9934
Contact: Diane Walker, President.
Founded in 1995, Island Theatre produces bi-monthly staged playreadings at the Bainbridge Public Libray plus, in intervening months, informal script readings in people’s homes combined with a potluck dinner( See Ch 1: Reader Theatre). It also produces the annual Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival at the Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre in August (See Ch 1: New Play Festivals). Auditions announced on the IT website, on Facebook, and in the IT eNewsletter.
Key City Public Theatre
PO Box 194
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Key City Public Theatre produces approximately 6 events per year, including new works, contemporary plays, and adaptations of classics. KCPT holds general auditions, announced on the KCPT website, in the fall and spring. Please bring a headshot and resume to your scheduled audition. Rehearsals run for 8 weeks and rehearsal times vary depending on actors' schedules. Performances run 3 weekends with evening and matinee show times. Some AEA Guest Artist contracts are available throughout the season, but generally actors are not paid.
Kitsap Forest Theater - Mountaineers Players
The Mountaineer Players
7700 Sand Point Way
Seattle, WA 98115
Kitsap Forest Theater
3000 Seabeck Highway
Bremerton, WA 98312
Contact: Gala Lindvall, Producer.
Since 1923, Kitsap Forest Theater has presented outdoor, family-friendly musicals in the spring and summer months. Auditions are held in Seattle and are announced on Facebook, plus the KFT and TPS web sites.
Lyric Light Opera of the Northwest
370 NE Camano Drive
PO Box 237
Camano Island, WA 98282
Contact: Brenda Mueller, Artistic Director.
Lyric Light Opera of the Northwest produces 1 musical theatre production per year. Auditions are announced on TPS web site.
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge
9630 NE Racoon Lane
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Contact: Ron Milton, Artistic Director.
Ovation! produces 2 to 3 musicals per year. Auditions are posted on the website and the OMTB mailing list.
3114 Judson St. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Contact: Vicki Richards, Executive Artistic Director.
Founded in May of 2000, Paradise Theatre serves the arts community by providing both theatre education and professional grade entertainment to the Puget Sound Area. Paradise Theatre produces plays and musicals for adults and children year-round. Audition information can be found on the audition section of the website. PT directors attend TPS general auditions.
Paradise Theatre School
161 Center Rd
Chimacum, WA 98325
Contact: Erik and Patti Van Beuzekom, Artistic Directors. The Paradise Theatre School produces 4 shows per season, including classics, classical adaptations and/or new works.
Port Angeles Community Playhouse
PO Box 2807
1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Contact: Barb Frederick, President.
Since 1952, the all-volunteer Port Angeles Community Players has staged musicals, comedies, and dramas. Each year PACP produces 8 shows: 4 on their Main Stage, 3 in the Second Stage theatre, and, 1 Children's Theatre production. Auditions announced on their website and social media.
San Juan Community Theatre
100 2nd St.
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
(360) 378-3211 ext 29
San Juan Community Theatre produces 6 plays and a playwrights' festival every season. Auditions are announced on the SJCT website and newsletter, in the online and print versions of the San Juan Islander, in the online publication San Juan Update and in the print publication The Island Guardian. SJCT only solicits headshots and resumes at scheduled auditions. Rehearsals run 5 evenings per week for 6 to 8 weeks. Performances run 2 to 3 weekends with evening and afternoon commitments. (See Theatre Production Guide: Road Houses)
Stage West Community Theatre
PO Box 1541
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
832 Ocean Shores Blvd
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
Contact: Pamela Nygaard, President.
Founded in 2010, Stage West is dedicated to keeping local theater alive. SW produces three plays a season. SW encourages anyone interested in any aspect of theater to participate. Auditions announced on social media, their website and in the North Coast News.
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA)
565 Camano Avenue
PO Box 52
Langley, WA 98260
565 Camano Avenue
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Stacie Burgua, Executive Director.
WICA produces four plays/musicals and an annual One-Act Festival each season, and holds general auditions in August every year. Further callbacks for specific shows are held throughout the season. To audition please send a headshot, resume and/or samples of past work at any time, attention Production Office.
730 SE Midway Blvd.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Janis Powell, Business Manager
Founded in 1966, he Playhouse produces five shows (plays and musicals) during the regular season (September through June), plus a full youth theatre program with workshops and summer productions. Audition notices are posted on Facebook and the website.
Ignite! Community Theatre
10814 E Broadway Ave
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
Founded in 2004, Ignite! produces 5 fully-staged shows, 2 - 3 reader's theatre shows and an improve troupe that performs monthly.. Subscribe to newsletter or contact theatre for audition information.
Liberty Lake Theatre
22910 E. Appleway Avenue, Suite 2
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Founded in 2007, Liberty Lake Theatre is a small, education-based, non-profit community theatre that produces 9 shows a season. LLCT is committed to providing culturally enriching entertainment for all ages, and is designed to allow theatre new comers the opportunity to learn and participate in local theatre, while also challenging theatre veterans. Auditions are posted on Facebook and website.
Little Theatre of Walla Walla
P.O. Box 39
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Contact: Carol Anselmo, President.
The Little Theatre produces 5 plays and/or musicals per season, between September and May. Auditions are announced on the LT website.
Spokane Children’s Theatre
W 315 Mission Ave #23
Spokane, WA 99201
Spokane Children’s Theatre produces 5 child-friendly productions each year. General and individual auditions are announced on the Spokane Children's Theatre website, in The Spokesman Review and The Pacific Northwest Inlander, and through SCT's mailing and e-mail lists. SCT does not accept unsolicited headshots and resumes. Rehearsals are held 4 evenings per week for 6 weeks. Performances run 3 weekends, with 3 to 4 performances per weekend. There is 1 daytime commitment per show. Actors are not paid. (See Children's Theatre)
Spokane Civic Theatre
1020 N Howard St
Spokane, WA 99201
Contact: Lenny Bart, Artistic Director.
Founded in 1947, Spokane Civic Theatre produces 12 plays and/or musicals per season, between September and June. Auditions are announced on Facebook and SCT website. Actors can also sign up for emailed audition notices.
Stage Left Theater Association
108 W. Third Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
Contact: Tia Wooley.Managing Director.
Founded in 2013, the 80-seat Stage Left Theater produces 8 to 10 plays and experimental performances a year. Productions favor edgier, thought--provoking works. Auditions announced on Facebook and website, and in the SLT newsletter.
The Merc Playhouse
101 S. Glover Street
PO Box 425
Twisp, WA 98856
Contact: Ki Gottberg, Artistic Director & Missi Smith, Executive Director.
The Merc Playhouse (The Merc) opened in 1999 by converting an abandoned store into a theater. The Merc produces 3 to 4 contemporary and/or classic plays each season. Auditions are announced on the MP website.
Pend Oreille Playhouse
Pend Oreille Players Association
236 South Union
Newport, WA 99156
Contact: Millie Brumbaugh
Founded in 1997, Pend Oreille Players Association is an all volunteer association that produces adult plays and musicals, kids shows, junior musicals, summer camps, concerts, open mic, and hosts community events. It also organizes the One Act Play Festival to nurture developing playwrights. Auditions announced through their newsletter, on the website, and via social media. (See Ch.1: New Play Festivals)
226 West Center Street
Centralia, WA 98531
Contact: Shane Rivers.
Founded in 1959, Evergreen Playhouse operates in the classic tradition of community theatre. EP produces 5 mainstage plays a year and also offers 4 staged readings of other plays. Auditions announced on social media, on the website, and in the EP newsletter.
6400 NE Hwy 99
Suite G; Box 160
Vancouver, WA 98665
1108 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
Contact: Jaynie Roberts, Artistic Director.
Founded in 2002, Magenta Theater produces 5 comedies, mysteries, and dramas each season.Auditions are announced on Facebook and the MT website.
Stageworks Northwest Theatre
Longview, WA 98632
1433 Commerce Ave.
Longview, WA 98632
Contact: Stageworks Production Committee.
Founded in 1997, Stageworks Northwest produces 6 shows (contemporary, contemporary classsics, and new works) per year and casts parts non-traditionally. Auditions are announced on the SNT website and on Facebook.
Vancouver Community Theatre
11407 NE 119th St
Vancouver, WA 98662
Check the Vancouver Community Theatre website or contact theatre for audition information.
Oregon Children’s Theatre
Studios and Offices:
1939 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
Newmark & Winningstad Theaters
1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Contacts: Stan Foote, Artistic Director and Dani Baldwin, Education Director.
Oregon Children's Theatre produces 5 professional plays for children and families each year.
OCT casts age-appropriately (youth for youth roles, adults for adult roles) and all actors are paid. The OCT Young Professional Company produces 3 shows a season by teens at our studio location. OCT performs weekday school and weekend public shows.
All cast members will be expected to be available for all performances. Auditions are announced on the OCT website .(See Ch. 1 Theatres: Children's Theatre, Musical Theatre, & Partial Equity Theatre, & Ch. 4 Young Actors: Youth Studios).
Coaster Theatre Playhouse
108 N Hemlock
PO Box 643
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Contact: Jenni Tronier, Marketing & Operations Director.
Founded in 1972, the Coaster Theatre Playhouse produces 5 plays and 2 musicals each year in addition to several special event concerts. Check Facebook, website or contact theatre for audition information.
Hillsboro Artists Regional Theatre (HART)
Hillsboro, OR 97123
185 SE Washington
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Contact: Ray Hale and Paul Roder, Artistic Directors.
Founded in 1994, Hillsboro Artists Regional Theatre (HART Theatre) produces year-round with seasonal shows and special events. Auditions are announced on the website, www.hart-theatre.org, Facebook pages, as well as the Oregonian, pdxbackstage and the theatre’s database emails.
New Century Players
11022 SE 37th Ave.
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Contact: Kelley Marchant, Managing Director. New Century Players produces 4 plays per season. Auditions are held about 8 weeks before the production begins and notices are posted on the NCP website.
145 Liberty St NE Ste. 102
Salem, OR 97301
Contact: Randy Boyd, Managing Director.
Pentacle Theatre produces 8 plays and/or musicals per year. Auditions are announced on the PT website.
Sandy Actors Theatre
PO Box 221
Sandy, OR 97055
Sandy Actor's Theatre produces 5 plays between September and June. Check the SAT website or contact theatre for audition information.
Theatre in the Grove
PO Box 263
Forest Grove, OR 97116
Contact: Jeff Zimmerman, Chairman.
The Theatre in the Grove produces 7 plays and/or musicals each year between September and June. Auditions are announced on the website. TG offers performing arts classes to all ages. (See Ch. 2 : Classes at Theatres)
Very Little Theatre
Eugene, OR 97405-2954
Admin: (541) 344.9928
Box Office: (541) 344.7751
Contact: James Aday, Vice President.
Very Little Theatre produces 7 shows each season between October and July. Auditions are announced on the VL website.