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Upcoming Adult Auditions:

  • Betrayal: Jan. 25 & 26, 630-930pm and Jan. 27, 10a-noon.
  • ​Rabbit Hole: Jan. 25 & 26, 630-930pm and Jan. 27, 10a-noon.
  • Ring Around Rosalie: TBA.


Auditions are rolling, so come anytime during any audition session. And no need to prepare anything - auditions will consist of a cold read from the script. If you would like to read the script in advance, you are welcome to stop by the office to borrow one ($10 deposit in case of loss or damage required).

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Current Opportunities:

  • Internships for high school seniors or college students. Use the contact us to send us your theatre resume and set up an interview!
  • Assistant Director positions open! Send your theatre resume and a statement as to why you want to AD at The Downeaster and which production(s) speak(s) to you and why.
  • Set Design and Construction: Help design and build awesome sets for our upcoming productions! Send photos of previous work and which productions you are most interested in.
  • Costuming: Help shape the characters this season with wardrobe! Send photos of previous work and which productions you are most interested in.
  • Lights and Sound: Light up the stage and give our shows music and effects! Let us know your previous experience and which productions you are most interested in.
  • Props: Create the world of each production with props! Let us know your previous experience and which productions you are most interested in.
  • Board Members: contact us with your interest!
  • Volunteers: construction, painting, box office, concessions, ushers, fliering, audition assistants, and merchandise sales.

Upcoming Youth Auditions:

  • The Magic Flute: Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, 630-830pm and Dec. 2, 10a-noon.
  • The Princess and the Goblin: Jan. 25 & 26, 630-830pm and Jan. 27, 10a-noon.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream:​ May 31 & June 1, 630-830om and June 2, 10a-noon.


Audition Workshops are 530-630 on the first day of auditions. Get comfortable with the Director and Assistant Director and the space before your audition for only $5!


Auditions are rolling, so come anytime during any audition session. And no need to prepare anything - auditions will consist of a cold read from the script. If you would like to read the script in advance, you are welcome to stop by the office to borrow one ($10 deposit in case of loss or damage required).


If cast, youth participants must pay a fee to be involved. We offer scholarships if this is an issue for anyone, no questions asked!