Fine Arts Center Season Auditions

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What standards are you using?: The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company creates a safe and equitable workplace through policies defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Actors’ Equity Association, United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE, and Stage Directors & Choreographers Society. The implementation of these policies, procedures, and best practices ensure the health and safety of all actors, creative team members, stage managers, and technicians, and empower them to do their best work in a supportive environment.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College

2023-2024 Season Auditions

Equity and Non-Equity Auditions


Sunday, May 21, 2023

10am – 6pm

Lunch from 2p-3p

Monday, May 22, 2023

12pm – 8pm

Dinner from 4p-5p


To schedule an audition appointment please go to:

Also please fill out the following form to assist in our paperwork:

If you are unable to attend, you may submit a video audition. See breakdown for details.


Equity Min- 556.50 Weekly Non-equity Min- 300 weekly


Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College

30 W Dale St.

Colorado Springs, CO. 80903

Free Parking is Available in the Adjacent Lot


MISERY Director:  SaMi Chester

ELF – THE MUSICAL Director:  James Bruenger – Arreguin

WATER BY THE SPOONFUL Director:  Elise Santora

RENT Director – Marisa Hebert

Expected to Attend:

Christopher L. Sheley – Interim Director of Performing Arts

RENT Director – Marisa D. Hebert

Fine Arts Center Staff:  Morgan Gaston & Tim Muldrew

Please note that all productions may have one to three potential student matinee performances and only submit yourself for consideration if your schedule will offer the flexibility for you participating in select performances during school hours (if given advance notice).

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

The Fine Arts Center is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.


Actors for roles in Fine Arts Centers’ 2023-24 Season (See breakdown).


Please prepare two contrasting monologues. Singers should prepare a song from a musical standard and may forgo one monologue in lieu of a short song. Total audition package should be no longer than 5 minutes – an accompanist will be provided. Please bring your headshot and resume stapled together.


Equity encourages everyone participating in the auditions to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask, or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Singer’s masks can be found at


If you are not able to attend auditions in person, please complete the audition form at:

including uploading your resumé, headshot, and an unlisted YouTube or Vimeo link of 2 contrasting pieces and a vocal selection totaling no more than 5 minutes. When recording, it is helpful if you have a neutral background and good sound quality.

All rehearsals are held at the Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.  30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903.  All performances will take place in the JiGāSa theatre.

2023-2024 Season:

MISERY – By William Goldman / Based on the Novel by Stephen King

Directed by SaMi Chester

An eerie stage adaptation of the Stephen King Novel.

Rehearsal begin:  Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Performance Dates: October 12-29, 2023


ANNIE WILES – (Female Identifying / Any Race / 30-50’s) Paul Sheldon’s #1 Fan.

PAUL SHELDON – (Male Identifying / Any Race / 40-50’s) A famed romance writer.

SHERRIF BUSTER – (Male Identifying / Any Race / 40-60’s) Sherrif of nearby town.


Directed by James Bruenger-Arrequin

Book By: Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin;

Music By:  Matthew Sklar; Lyrics By: Chad Beguelin

Based on the New Line Cinema film by David Berenbaum

Rehearsals Begin: October 31, 2023

Performance Dates:  November 30 – December 31, 2023


Buddy the Elf:  Male, 25-40, Vocal range top: C5 (Tenor); Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Jovie: Buddy’s girlfriend. Female, 25 to 40; Vocal range top: D5 (Alto/Mezzo Soprano)

Vocal range bottom: G3

Walter Hobbs: Buddy’s workaholic father. Male, Age: 35 to 55;

Vocal range top: G4 (Baritone); Vocal range bottom: A2

Emily Hobbs: Walter’s wife. Female; 35 to 50’s;

Vocal range top: Eb5 (MezzoSoprano); Vocal range bottom: F3

Michael Hobbs: Buddy’s Step-brother. Male, Age 12-16;

Vocal range top: G5; Vocal range bottom: F3

The following roles will also be members of the ensemble

Deb: Walter’s secretary. Age: 25 to 55;

Vocal range top: Eb5 (Alto/MezzoSoprano); Vocal range bottom: D4

Manager: A heavy-set manager at Macy’s. Male; Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4 (Baritone/Tenor); Vocal range bottom: B2

Mr. Greenway: Walter’s boss. Male Age: 45 to 65

Santa: Male; Age: 50 to 80

Vocal range top: E4 (Baritone/Tenor); Vocal range bottom: A2

Chadwick: Male;  Age: 25 to 50

Matthews: Male; Age: 25 to 50

Ensemble: Mrs. Claus, Elves, Charlie, Tiara, Mr. Narwhal, Teenager, Employees, Security Guard 1&2, Customer 1&2, Saleswoman, Store Elf 1&2, Fake Santa 1&2&3 ++, Boy, Mother, Policeman 1&2, Sarah, Jim, Vendor, Waitress, Charlotte, Man, Woman

WATER BY THE SPOONFUL by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Directed by Elise Santora

Rehearsals Begin: January 23, 2024

Performance Dates: February 15 – March 3, 2024


Elliot Ortiz: Male. Latino / Hispanic.  Age 20’s

Yazmin Ortiz: Female. Latino / Hispanic. Age 25-35

Halkumom (aka Odessa Ortiz): Female. Latino/Hispanic. Age 30-40’s

Fountainhead (aka John): Male. White/European. Age 40-49

Chutes & Ladders (aka Clayton “Buddy” Wilkie): Male. African American.  Age 50-59.

Orangutan (aka Madeleine Mays/Yoshiko Sakai) Female. Asian. Age 20-39

A Ghost: Male. Middle Eastern. Age 30-35

RENT: Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson

Directed by Marisa D. Hebert

Rehearsals Begin: April 2, 2024

Performance Dates: May 2-26, 2024.


Roger Davis: Male.  Mid-twenties to early thirties. Vocal Range: Rock Tenor (B2-A4)

Mark Cohen: Male.  Early to late Twenties.  Vocal Range: Tenor (C#3-G4)

Mimi Márquez: Female. Late Teens to Early Twenties. Vocal Range: Alto (F#3-E5)

Angel Dumott Schunard: Male. Early to Late 20’s. Vocal: Tenor with Falsetto (C3-A4)

Benjamin “Benny” Coffin III: Male. Twenties to Thirties.  Vocal Range: Tenor (Eb3-F4)

Tom Collins: Male.  Late 20’s – Late 30’s. Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor (F#2 – A4)

Maureen Johnson: Female.  Twenties to Thirties. Vocal Range: Soprano Belt (C4-F5)

Joanne Jefferson: Female. Twenties to Early Thirties. Vocal: Soprano Belt (Bb3-E5)

Ensemble: Carolers, Mrs. Cohen, Alexi Darling, Mr. & Mrs. Jefferson, Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Marquez, Mr. Grey, The Man, Life Support Group, Squeegee Man, Homeless Woman, Waiter.

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