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Currently seeking actors & singers for all roles in all productions for our
2023 OUTDOOR Summer Season!


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 freaky friday poster Meet me in St Louis 13  White Christmas Footloose   

Theatre in the Park is committed to non-discrimination and a flexible, imaginative casting policy. We strive to be culturally conscious as it pertains to social and historical content. Performers of all ethnicities, all racial backgrounds, all sexual orientations, all gender identities, and all body types are encouraged to audition!
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map to the arts and heritage center at 8788 Metcalf Avenue in overland park, kansasAUDITIONS HOW-TO


Saturday, April 15 (9a-5p) & Sunday, April 16 (12p-5p), Walk-in check in begins at 4:30pm on Sunday, April 16.


Auditionees must be 6 years old on or before the day of auditions.
CASTING NOTE FOR "13": The cast of "13" will consist of performers aged 12 - 15 at the time of auditions.


Everyone auditioning is required to complete an online audition form that will be available HERE starting April 3 NO COPIES are needed - we are paperless. Everything needs to be included in the online form.  DO NOT BRING COPIES OF YOUR FORM OR YOUR RESUME/PHOTO.  The audition form will automatically turn off at 4:00pm on Sunday April 16.  If you are planning on being a walk-in you need to complete the form BEFORE this time. Again, there will NOT be paper copies for you to fill in at the auditions.

          Photographs will NOT be taken at the audition.  Instead, when you fill out the audition form you will be asked to upload a photo. Take a selfie           or upload a photo that looks close to what you will look like on the day you audition. A professional headshot is not necessary.


Auditionees may choose a one hour time slot for your audition to take place between the hours of 9am-5pm Saturday, April 15 OR 12pm-5pm Sunday, April 16.

Audition numbers will automatically be assigned when you choose your time slot at the end of the online audition form process. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled time slot.


Walk-in auditions will be available for check-in beginning at 4:30pm, Sunday, April 16. Auditionees may begin check in at 4:30pm and must be checked in by 5:00pm

Walk-in auditionees are still required to complete the online audition form HERE starting April 3. Computer access is not available at the audition site.  The audition form will automatically turn off at 4:00pm on Sunday April 16.  If you are planning on being a walk-in you need to complete the form BEFORE this time.  Paper copies will NOT be provided to walk in auditionees.

PLEASE NOTE: We cannot make provisions for anyone to be seen out of numerical order.

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Before you decide to audition, please seriously consider any potential schedule conflicts or other performance opportunities that may interfere with your commitment to the show you may be cast in.

Click HERE for a full view of the Master Rehearsal, Tech, and Performance Calendar. (link updated 1/30/23)

While conflicts will not eliminate you from being cast, production teams require the information so they can plan rehearsal schedules. ALL CAST MEMBERS must be available for TECH and performances. No exceptions.

vocal audition

Everyone is required to participate in the vocal portion of the audition.

Please be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song from a modern musical (not a song from the Outdoor Summer Season). We'll provide the accompanist for your vocal audition, but you need to bring the sheet music (in the proper key) with you for your song. Please mark a clear start and stop point for the Accompanist.

dance audition

The dance portion of the Audition is optional, but recommended.

A short dance number will be taught in groups of approximately 10 and performed on site. Choreographers are not looking for perfection, but will take note of performer's skill level and ability to take direction.

video audition

You may submit a video audition up until midnight on Thursday, April 13.

Video auditions will be accepted by posting a video online and providing us with the web address of that video. Audition videos should include 16 measures of singing and be less than 60 seconds in total length. You may also perform a dance no longer than 30 seconds in total length. No "performance reels" will be viewed by the directing teams. 

Please be sure your video is set to "public viewing" so that the production teams can access the content.  Vimeo or YouTube preferred. DropBox and Google Drive are not accessible through our WIFI, but any other video service should be accessible. 
Video Audition Tips and Tricks

When you fill out the online audition form HERE starting April 3, please check the box next to "I will be auditioning by video". All directors will have access to your audition video



Callbacks are by invitation only.
Each show will have ONE callback session the week following auditions.
You may be called back for more than one show.
If you are not called back, you may still be cast in a show.  Not all roles require a callback.


Freaky Friday Tuesday April 18 from 6pm-10pm
No callbacks on Wednesday April 19
Meet Me in St. Louis Thursday April 20 from 6pm-10pm
13 Friday April 21 from 6pm-10pm
White Christmas Saturday April 22 from 9am-1pm
Footloose Saturday April 22 from 3pm-7pm

The invited callback list will be by posted 9am Monday, April 17 via a link on the TIP Homepage
There will be links to callback materials and show preference sheet at that time.
There will be a link to accept/decline the callback with the show's stage manager.
Cast lists will be posted by 9am Monday April 24 via a link on the TIP Homepage