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Cary’s Youth Theatre Seeks Teen Actors and Technicians

Post Date:08/29/2017 12:38 PM
  • Registration for Applause! Cary Youth Theatre actor auditions and design team interviews now open for fall production.
  • Design team interviews are September 5 and auditions September 6 at Cary Arts Center from 5-9 p.m. each day.
  • Performances of “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” will be Oct. 20-22.



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Cary, N.C. – Young thespians and designers/technicians ages 13-18 are invited to register for an audition or design team interview for the Applause! Cary Youth Theatre’s production of “Lizzie Borden of Fall River.” Auditions and interviews will be held at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., from 5-9 p.m. Design team interviews are on September 5 and auditions on September 6. To schedule an appointment for auditions or design team interviews, email Pre-registration is required; no appointments will be made the day of; and no walk-ins will be accepted.

Typically 15-25 actors and 8-10 design team members are selected. Actors are asked to read from the script and do group scene work, and design team applicants will be asked to discuss design ideas for the production. These events are relaxed, fun experiences for young performers and technical theatre students in an encouraging, ensemble-based setting. Parents will not be invited to watch auditions or interviews. All actors and participants on the youth design team for Applause! mainstage productions are selected from auditions and interviews. In addition, most of the youth volunteers for each production are those who were not selected for the cast or design team, but still want to be involved. The next auditions will be in January 2018 for Applause’s winter production.

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre will present “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” on October 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and October 22 from 3 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center. For more, search “Applause” at or call (919) 469-4069. And for more fun in Cary, follow the Town on Twitter @TOC_Fun and check out the Meetings and Events Calendar at


Primary Contacts

Rachel Baranski, Performing Arts Education Specialist, (919) 465-4792

Carrie Roman, Public Information Supervisor, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240


Applause! Cary Youth Theatre 

Applause Audition and Design Team Interviews Information 


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