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Auditions and Employment Opportunities


Audition information for the Upcoming 2018 Season at Festival56. We will post specifics as we determine them.

  • February 1st, 2018 - Baldwin Wallace Conservatory: (Closed auditions)
  • February 16th, 2018 - TBD:
  • February 22nd, 2018 - Princeton, IL:
    4:00PM: Audition Workshop (ages 14 to Adult)
    If you are from the area and interested in auditioning but only feel comfortable in one area (acting or singing or dancing), this FREE workshop is for you. Email with your name and area of comfort to sign up for the workshop.

    5:30PM: Professional Auditions
    If you are a professional actor or college theatre student (with a P/R, monolog and 16 bars) and would like to attend our local auditions, please email for an audition appointment. Please note, this audition will have a limited amount of time, if you are attending one of the other auditions we attend, please reach out at those events.
  • February 23rd-25th, 2018 - Midwest Theatre Auditions, St. Louis, MO:
    Interested registrants should follow this link!
  • March, 2018 - New York City Auditions: Additional information coming in February.

Please contact for further details and information on any of these auditions.


Check here in spring 2018 to see if Learning Stage, the Education Committee of the Princeton Theatre Group, has any AmeriCorps positions open for our Summer 2018 season.

You may also contact with any questions about our educational programs.

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