Theatres: Community Theatre


Aurora Theatre Company
Mailing Address:
20011 Palatine Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133

Tel: (206) 714-5045

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 .

Local Jewell Produtions

Jim Audette, Managing Director. Local Jewell Productions encourages people with or without acting experience to audition. They put on one to two plays per year.

The Phoenix Theatre

9673 Firdale Ave, 2nd Fl

Edmonds, WA 98020

Tel:(206) 533-2000


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. 

The Repertory Actors Theatre (ReAct)

1122 E Pike St #1111

Seattle, WA 98122

Tel: (206) 364-3283


Contact:  David Hsieh, Managing Artistic Director.  The Repertory Actors Theatre produces 1 traditional play per season and employs multi-ethnic and non-traditional casting in every show.  To audition, send a headshot and resume via regular mail to the address listed above, Attn: Casting.  Auditions are announced on the ReAct and TPS websites.  ReAct attends the TPS General Auditions.  Actors are not paid.

(See Ch. 5 In A Supporting Role: Volunteering)

Twelfth Night Productions

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

4408 Delridge Ave SW

Seattle, WA 98106

Tel: (206) 937-1394


Contact:  Mary Opland Springer, Artistic Director.  Twelfth Night Productions produces 4 shows per year including Shakespeare, classics and/or musicals.  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 3 weeks; other shows run for 2 weeks.  Actors are not paid.

Umbrella Theatre

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 9070

Seattle, WA. 98109

Performance space:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

15 Roy Street
Seattle, WA   98109

Tel: (206) 588-6290


Contact:  Robin Allan Jones, Artistic Director.  Umbrella Theatre produces original, physical comedies.   Auditions are announced on TPS.  Actors are not paid. (See Religious Themed Theatre)

UPAC Theatre Group

United Evangelical Free Church

Theatre space in basement

1420 NW 80th St

Seattle, WA 98117

Tel: (206) 948-7127


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.



Tacoma Little Theatre

210 North I Street
Tacoma, WA 98403

Tel: (253) 272-2281

Fax: (253) 272-3972

Brie Yost, Production Manager.  Tacoma Little Theatre produces 5 mainstage shows per season and offers year- round education to youth and adults.  Auditions are posted on website.  For further audition information or to schedule an  appointment, call 253-272-2281 or email (See Ch. 4 Young Actor: Studios)


East Side

Bellevue Youth Theatre

16051 NE 10th Ave.

Bellevue, WA 98008

Tel: (425) 452-7155


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

639 West Main St.

Monroe, WA 98272

Admin Tel: (360) 794-7101

Box Office Tel: (360) 863-1663

Contact: Peter Blake, President. Founded in 2004, Sky Performing Arts produces plays, musicals, concerts and more, year-round.  Auditions are posted on website.

Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater

Mailing Address:

PO Box 249

Fall City, WA 98024

Theatre Address:

36800 David Powell Rd.

Fall City, WA. 98024

Tel: (425) 736-7252 (Western King County)

Tel: (425) 222-7044 (Eastern King County)


Contact: Roger Westberg, Artistic Director. The Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater presents outdoor shows every summer.  Auditions posted on TPS.

Valley Center Stage

PO Box 1123

North Bend, WA 98045

Tel: (425) 831-5667


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)


North Sound

Bellingham Theatre Guild

P.O. Box 607

Bellingham, WA 98227-0607

Tel: (360) 733-1811


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.

Driftwood Players

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 385

Edmonds, WA 98020

Theatre Address:

950 Main St.

Edmonds, WA

Tel: (425) 774-9600

Fax: (425) 672-2827


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.


South Sound

Burien Little Theatre

PO Box 48121

Burien, WA 98148

Tel: (206) 242-5180

Fax: (206) 242-5180

Contact: Maggie Larrick, President. Founded in 1954, Burien Little Theatre produces 4 mainstage plays and/or musicals each year. Auditions are announced on the website.  BLT also attends TPS general auditions.

CenterStage! Theatre

Mailing Address:

PO Box 3141
Federal Way, WA 98063

Theatre Location:

Knutzen Family Theatre

Dumas Bay Centre

3200 SW Dash Point Rd

Federal Way, WA 98023

Tel: (253) 661-1444

Fax: (253) 661-0464


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

Tel: (360) 570-1638


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

Tel: (360) 786-9484


Contact: Kathryn Bell, Artistic Director.  Olympia Little Theatre produces 7 shows each year.   Auditions are announced on the website.


Peninsula and Islands

Anacortes Community Theatre

918 M Ave.

P.O. Box 35

Anacortes, WA 98221

Tel: (360) 293- 4373

Fax: (360) 293-0465


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 Theatre School

200 Madison Avenue North

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Tel: (206) 842-4560

Fax: (206) 842-0195


Contact Deirdre Hadlock, Production Stage Manager.  Bainbridge Performing Arts produces 5 or more plays each season.  Auditions are announced via 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.

Bremerton Community Theatre

599 Lebo Blvd

Bremerton, WA 98310

Tel: (360) 373-5152

Tel: (800) 863-1706

Fax: (360) 373-6754


 Contact:  Alicia Hill, Volunteer Coordinator.  Bremerton Community Theatre produces 5 shows per season.  Auditions are posted on the website.

Drama Dock
PO Box 294
Vashon, WA 98070

Drama Dock produces 3 to 4 shows each season. Auditions are announced on the website.

Key City Public Theatre

PO Box 194

Port Townsend, WA 98368

Tel:  (360) 379-0195


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

Mailing Address:

7700 Sand Point Way

Seattle, WA 98115

Theatre Address:

3000 Seabeck Highway

Bremerton, WA 98312

Tel: (206) 542-7815



Contact:   Gala Lindvall, Producer.  Kitsap Forest Theatre presents outdoor, family-friendly musicals.  Auditions are held in Seattle and are are announced on the Kitsap Forest Theater and TPS web sites.

Lyric Light Opera of the Northwest

370 NE Camano Drive

PMB 237

Camano Island, WA 98282

Tel: (360) 387-3948


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
Tel: (206) 842-0472
Fax: (206) 238-7321

Contact: Ron Milton, Artistic Director.  Ovation! produces 2 to 3 musicals per year.  Auditions are posted on the website and the OMTB mailing list.

Paradise Theatre

PO Box 4
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Tel: (253) 851-PLAY


Contact: Vicki Richards, Executive Artistic Director.   See Paradise Theatre website for audition information.

Paradise Theatre School

161 Center Rd

Chimacum, WA 98325

Tel: (360) 643-3493


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.

San Juan Community Theatre

100 2nd St.

Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Tel: (360) 378-3211 ext 29

Fax: (360) 378-2398


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)

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA)

Mailing Address:

PO Box 52

Langley, WA 98260

Theatre Address:

565 Camano Avenue
Langley, WA 98260

Tel: (360) 221-8262

Fax: (360) 221-5812


Contact: Stacie Burgua, Executive Director.  WICA holds general auditions in August.  Callbacks for specific shows are held throughout the season. To audition, email headshot, resume and/or samples of past work  at anytime.  Please write "Casting" in the subject line.  All ranges of acting experience are welcome.

Whidbey Playhouse

P.O. Box 571

Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Tel: (360) 679-2237


Allenda Jenkins, President.   The Whidbey Playhouse produces 5 plays and/or musicals per year, as well as a youth theatre program with workshops and summer productions. Audition notices are posted on the website.


Eastern Washington

Ignite! Community Theatre

PO Box 9958

Spokane, WA, 99209

Tel:  (509) 795-0004


Ignite!  produces 4 fully-staged shows, 3 reader's theatre shows and the haunted house, "Riverfront Fright," each year. Contact theatre for audition information.

Little Theatre of Walla Walla

P.O. Box 39
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Tel: (509) 529-3683


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

Tel: (509) 328-4886


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

Admin Tel: (509) 325-1413

Box Office Tel: (509) 325-2507

Fax: 509-325-9287


Contact:  Yvonne  Johnson, Executive Artistic Director.  Spokane Civic Theatre produces 12 plays and/or musicals per season, between September and June.  Auditions are announced on SCT website.  Actors can also sign up for emailed audition notices.


Northern Washington

The Merc Playhouse
101 S. Glover Street
PO Box 425
Twisp, WA 98856
Tel: (509) 997-7529

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.


Southern Washington

Magenta Theater

6400 NE Hwy 99

Suite G; Box 160

Vancouver, WA

Tel: (360)-635-4358

Fax: (360) 326-8677


Contact:  Jaynie Roberts, Artistic Director.  Magenta Theater produces family-friendly productions.  Auditions are announced on the MT website. 

New Blue Parrot Productions

PO Box 665 

Washougal, WA 98671 

Tel: (360) 696-1155

Contact: Jennifer Johnson, President.  The New Blue Parrot produces comedies, dramas and musicals.  Auditions are announced on NBPP website.

Stageworks Northwest Theatre
Mailing Address:
POB 2034
Longview, WA 98632
Theatre Address:
1433 Commerce Ave.
Longview, WA 98632
Tel: (360) 636-4488
audition info:

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

Tel: (360) 892-4292


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

Theatre Address:
Newmark & Winningstad Theaters
1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205

Tel: (503) 228-9571
Instagram: octportland

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).

Portland World Theatre

Tel: (503) 376-2650


Check the Portland World Theatre website or contact PWT for audition information.


Greater Oregon

Coaster Theatre Playhouse

PO Box 643

Cannon Beach, OR 97110

Tel: (503) 436-0609

Check the Coaster Theatre Playhouse website or contact theatre for audition information.

Hillsboro Artists Regional Theatre (HART)

PO Box 522

Hillsboro, OR 97123

Tel: (503) 693-7815


Contact:  Michael Hibbard, Artistic Director.  Hillsboro Artists Regional Theatre produces 7 shows each season, between September and June.  Auditions are announced on the HART website.

New Century Players

11022 SE 37th Ave.
Milwaukie, OR 97222

Tel: (503) 367-2620


Contact:  Kelley Marchant, Managing Director.  New Century Players produces 4 plays per seasonAuditions are held about 8 weeks before the production begins and notices are posted on the NCP website.

Pentacle Theatre

145 Liberty St NE Ste. 102

Salem, OR 97301

Tel: (503) 485-4300

Fax: (503) 485-4301


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

Tel: (503) 668-6834

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

Tel: (503) 359-5349


Contact:  Jeff Zimmerman, Chairman.  The Theatre in the Grove produces 7 plays and/or musicals each year between September and JuneAuditions are announced on the website.  TG offers performing arts classes to all ages. (See Ch. 2 : Classes at Theatres)

Very Little Theatre

2350 Hilyard

Eugene, OR 97405-2954
Admin Tel: (541) 344.9928

Box Office Tel: (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.