2024-2025 Actors Auditions and Designer/Technician Hiring 

Theatreworks Colorado Springs, an AEA SPT theatre, is seeking actor and designer submissions for our six mainstage productions as well as our non-Equity Act Out community tour in the 2024 - 2025 season.

We are casting for the productions listed below. We will update this website with titles and casting breakdowns after our season sharing event the evening of April 12.

We are accepting designer and technician resumes for select projects in the 2024-2025 season, as well as opportunities to build director connections for future seasons. Please scroll down for designer/technician/director submission information.


Practical Season Details

For Mainstage productions, we will produce six shows at the SPT-4 level with 30 hours of rehearsal per week. AEA Actors will earn $500 per week, slightly above the projected SPT-4 minimum of ~$470 per week.

Non-Equity actors on our mainstage productions will receive $400 per week.

For out-of-town artists, transportation to and housing in Colorado Springs will be provided. For Denver or Pueblo-based artists, housing or a fuel stipend is available. 

For ACT OUT, the community tour work, the rehearsal week is 20 hours. Non-Equity actors are paid a weekly stipend of $250 during rehearsals. During performances, the per performance stipend is $75. Individuals must reside in the Front Range during the rehearsal and performance period, and should have reliable transportation to performance sites or comfort collaborating with fellow actors on travel to performance sites. 

All rehearsals are held at the Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs CO 80918. 

Performances are held in the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater in the Ent Center for the Arts. Exceptions will be Show 4 in the Osborne Theater and ACT OUT, which will perform in community centers, parks, and libraries around the Pikes Peak region. 

Please note that Shows 1-5 may have one to three potential student matinee performances for students and seniors. Please only submit yourself for consideration if your schedule will offer the flexibility for you to participate in one to three performances during school hours (with advanced notice). Typically, these are 10:00 a.m. matinees on Wednesdays or Thursdays. Show 6 does not have scheduled morning matinees.


Season Audition Information

We have no youth roles in the 2024-2025 season and are only scheduling performers 18+ for these auditions.

If you are able to join us in-person, our 2024-2025 season auditions will be held at the Ent Center for the Arts on April 14 and April 15, 2024. If you wish to be considered for Show 1 (Shakespeare) or ACT OUT (classic work in verse), please prepare a piece in verse as one of your choices. Please do not prepare musical selection as we have no musical offerings in our 2024-2025 season.

In-person audition dates/times:

  • Sunday, April 14: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Monday, April 15: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

If you cannot join us on these dates, please submit one (1) unlisted YouTube or one (1) Vimeo link to your video of two (2) contrasting pieces. The total of both pieces should not exceed five (5) minutes. It is helpful if you have a neutral background and good sound quality. We will only consider submissions linked through our audition form. Please do not send videos through email.

We will also be attending in-person auditions in Denver, through both the Colorado Theatre Guild General Auditions and the DCPA Non-Equity Auditions. If you audition at either of those opportunities, we welcome you completing the audition form below and either also auditioning at the Theatreworks Generals, or allowing your work at the other opportunities to stand in.

To be consider for the 2024-2025 season, everyone must complete an audition form, including uploading headshot and resume: 

Complete the Audition Form

If you attend our April in-person auditions at the Ent Center for the Arts, please complete the form AND select an audition time slot: 

Select Your Audition Time

We encourage actors of all races, ethnicities, identities, and abilities to audition for our season and are excited to cast these worlds expansively, except when the race/ ethnicity of the character is integral to the story. The genders given are the genders of the characters; we are delighted to consider casting actors across gender but where specified, the actors must be comfortable depicting characters of the outlined gender to uphold the story.

Callbacks will be by invitation beginning in late April 2024 and continuing until fully cast. 

Please email theatreworks with questions, but please do not send headshots, resumes or submissions to that email. 


Mainstage Productions (Equity and Non-Equity Performers):

Henry IV&V

Directed by Max Shulman

First Rehearsal Aug 23, 2024; Performances Sept 19 - Oct 13, 2024

Casting an ensemble of 8 actors skilled with verse, heightened text, and stage combat/ physical acting to play the following roles. Tracks may be shifted based on callbacks but will be confirmed at time of offer.

  • Role #1: Hal: Quick witted and passionate. A sense of adventure and rebellion. Physical and emotional. Idealistic and scared. (M, 20-35)
  • Role #2: Henry IV: A ruler. Fierce and gruff and imposing. Physical and has violence in him, but ailing. Gripping to power with every sinew. After character's death, actor plays others. (M, 45-65)
  • Role #3: Falstaff: Literally bursting with life. Bawdy and delightful with touches of the moribund. Must be loved by the audience the moment they walk on stage. (M/F, 50-75)
  • Role #4: Hotspur: Militant and fiery. Dedicated to right and fair and nation. Ambitious. Physically dangerous. We see his delicateness only with his wife. After character's death, actor plays others. (M, 20-40)
  • Role #5: Lady Percy/Doll: As Lady Percy - Intelligent and insightful. Matches her husband’s blaze. Lyrical. As Doll - comic and bawdy. Scrappy and physically funny. Sprightful and loving. Plays characters of the court as well.  (F, 20-45)
  • Role #6: Mistress Quickly: Comic and language chops. Wonderful timing with a sense of the bawdy. Plays characters of the court as well. (F, 50-70) 
  • Role #7: Poins/John of Lancaster: As Poins - An impish devil of a rowdy young man. A comic partner to Hal. As Lancaster - A thuggish brute. (M, 20-35)
  • Role #8: Lord Worcester, and others: Worcester is forceful and righteous. This actor needs flexibility, playing a variety of lords of court and rogues of Eastcheap.  (M, 40-60)
Sense and Sensibility

Directed by Caitlin Lowans

First Rehearsal Nov 5, 2024; Performances Nov 29 - Dec 22, 2024

Casting an ensemble of 7 actors with comic skills, including both verbal and physical acuity. Facility with English accents required.  Other than actors playing Marianne and Elinor, all other actors play multiple roles need the ability to create multiple distinct characters through voice and gesture. 

  • Role #1: Marianne Dashwood: middle sister; sensitive (F, 20s-early 30s)
  • Role #2: Elinor Dashwood: eldest sister; sensible (F, late 20s-mid 30s)
  • Role #3: Margaret Dashwood/ Lucy Steele/ Mrs. Jennings/ Gossip (F, early 20s)
  • Role #4: Mrs. Dashwood/ Anne Steele/ Servant/ Mrs. Jennings/ Gossip (F, 50s-60s)
  • Role #5: John Dashwood/ Sir John Middleton/ Mrs. Jennings/ Doctor/ Gossip/ Horse (M, 40-50s)
  • Role #6: Edward Ferrars/ Willoughby/ Robert Ferrars/ Mrs. Jennings/ Gossip/ Horse (M, late 20s-late 30s)
  • Role #7: Colonel Brandon/ Fanny Dashwood/ Thomas/ Mrs. Jennings/ Gossip (M, 30-40s)
The Heart Sellers by Lloyd Suh

Directed by Jenna Moll Reyes

First Rehearsal Jan 7, 2025; Performances Jan 30 - Feb 16, 2025

  • Role #1: LUNA: Luningning Ignacia Mangahas de la Rosario Bustos (F, 23, Filipina)
  • Role #2: JANE: Hong Jae Ha (F, 23, Korean)
Turn of the Screw

Directed by Kristin Skye Hoffman

First Rehearsal Feb 18, 2025; Performances Mar 13 - Apr 6, 2025

Both roles require facility with English accents and direct address to the audience.

  • Role #1: The Governess (F, 20s-early 30s). Role requires physical intimacy: a kiss.
  • Role #2: The Man (M, late 20-mid40s): must have the ability to change character through distinct vocal and physical choices. Role requires physical intimacy: a kiss.

Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson

Directed by Caitlin Lowans

First Rehearsal Apr 8, 2025; Performances May 1 - 25, 2025

  • Role #1: HENRIETTA LEAVITT (Actual historical figure) – brilliant, meticulous; Hard of Hearing (W, 30s). Requires onstage physical intimacy: kiss.
  • Role #2: MARGARET LEAVITT – homebody, creative, sings and (ideally) plays piano. (W, 30s)
  • Role #3: ANNIE CANNON (Actual historical figure) – the leader, terse and sure of herself. (W, 40s)
  • Role #4: WILLIAMINA FLEMING (Actual historical figure) – smart as a whip, gutsy. Requires Scottish dialect (W, 50s)
  • Role #5: PETER SHAW – smart, well-meaning (M, 30s) This role requires onstage physical intimacy: kiss.
Flyin' West by Pearl Cleage

Directed by Marisa Hébert

First Rehearsal Jun 10, 2025; Performances July 10 - 27, 2025

  • Role #1: Minnie Dove Charles. The baby sister, pampered sister. Works hard to hide her troubles (W, 20s, Black) This role requires onstage physical intimacy and physical violence.
  • Role #2: Fannie Dove. The family peacemaker. Obeys the rules and traditions but also pragmatic (W, early 30s, Black)
  • Role #3: Sophie Washington. The family protector. Does not tolerate fools or condescension (W, late 30s, Black) 
  • Role #4: Miss Leah. Determined not to rely on others too much. Has survived great loss. A great storyteller (W, 65+, Black)
  • Role #5: Will Parish. Hardworking, willing to do what needs to be done, in love. (M, 40s, Black)
  • Role #6: Frank Charles. Often mistaken for a white man. His father was a slave owner, and in his heart, he thinks of himself as white. A veneer of urbane charm hiding his true character. (M, late 20s-30s, Black and light-skinned) This role requires onstage physical intimacy and physical violence.

Directed by Sarah Sheppard Shaver

First Rehearsal May 5, 2025; Performances Fri, Sat, Sun May 31 - July 6, 2025

In Molière’s classic farce, a middle-aged man impressed with his own intellect plans to mold a simple woman into the “perfect” wife. Can this pompous bachelor really be a match for rival suitors, inept servants and the wit of his actually brilliant soon-to-be bride?

Technicians/ Designers/ Directors

We are always happy to meet new artists.

If you are a technician, interested in overhire work, lighting supervision, audio engineering, or properties coordination please email Producer Elena Hansen and Technical Director Dan Porten with your resume. In 2024-2025, our hourly rates start at $15. Our props coordinator stipend is $1250 per production.

Email Elena and Dan


If you are a lighting, sound, costume or scenic designer, we would also be happy to talk to you. For 2024-2025, our sound and lighting design stipends are $2000 per production, our scenic design stipend is $2250 per production, and our costume design stipends and as follows (Show 1: $2500; Show 3: $2000; Show 4: $1750; Show 6: $2500). ACT OUT props and scenic design/ coordination stipend is $1250. Some limited ability to fly and house out of town designers is available. Please email Producer Elena Hansen and Artistic Director Caitlin Lowans with your resume.

Email Elena and Caitlin


We are not currently accepting unsolicited requests for directing work with Theatreworks. If you would like Artistic Director Caitlin Lowans to know more about your work, please email them invitations to your productions.

Email Caitlin 


We are also not currently developing new scripts for production.