Auditions & Design Team Interviews

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General Information

  • Auditions and interviews take place at the Cary Arts Center.
  • Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins accepted.
  • Complete an audition form or interview application and include ALL conflicts.
  • Read the script! Perusal scripts are available at Cary Arts Center. 


  • Auditions are held in small groups and take 30-60 minutes depending on the production.
  • Expect script readings, ensemble scene work or improv, and singing/dancing if the production is a musical.
  • Cast size is typically 15-20.
  • Please bring: A current photo we can keep, and be prepared to turn in all potential conflicts. 

Design Team Interviews

  • The Design Team works with with Applause!'s technical staff to conceptualize, create, and run all technical aspects of the production.
  • Design Team interviews are held individually and last about 10 minutes.
  • Expect to share ideas about scenery, costumes, lighting, sound, and/or props designs for the production.
  • Design Team size is typically 8-10.
  • Please bring:
    • All potential conflict information.
    • Optional: Drawings, fabric samples, models, or anything else to showcase your ideas. 

Upcoming Auditions & Design Team Interviews