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Employment & Auditions


Audition notices for individual productions and for annual City-Wide Auditions are posted here, on our social media pages, through the New Orleans Theater Network ( and with AEA. Check back regularly for updates. To be added to our mailing list to receive press releases about open calls, sign up and join the “employment and auditions” list!


City Wide Auditions

Southern Rep Theatre and the New Orleans Theater Network will host city-wide open auditions for actors, singers, and actor-musicians at Southern Rep Theatre (2541 Bayou Road, New Orleans) on Saturday, May 18 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

The auditions will be attended by local theatre companies and independent producers seeking new talent for their upcoming seasons. Please note that children under 18 will NOT be seen.


ALL actors should audition with the following items, in order:

  1. Slate (with full name, audition piece(s), and author(s))
  2. 16 Bars of a musical theatre standard (Optional)
  3. One (1) one-minute monologue.

ALL actors, singers, and actor-musicians interested in participating should bring 10 copies of attached headshot and resume. Please indicate if you have rapier, fencing or combat training, and what, if any, instrument you play. Be aware that you will be asked to stop after one minute—be sure to time your audition in rehearsal. Singers should bring sheet music and prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre standard. An accompanist will be present.

AEA (Actors’ Equity Association) ACTORS must contact Hannah Jacuzzi at to schedule an appointment. AEA actors will be seen by appointment between 10 – 11 AM. No phone calls.

NON-AEA ACTORS will be seen within the groups below on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointments will be made. No phone calls.


10 AM – 11 AM                 Actors’ Equity Association by appointment only

11 AM –1 :30 PM             Non-AEA, last names A-M

1:30 PM – 4 PM                Non-AEA, last names N-Z


Senior Director of Operations

Southern Rep Theatre seeks a Senior Director of Operations for a rapidly-growing company. The ideal candidate will be innovative, efficient, organized, and results-motivated; bold and ambitious thinking is welcomed. The Senior Director of Operations will work with the Producing Artistic Director creating new earned income streams and supporting already established revenue resources, as well as handling day-to-day operations. This is a hands-on role within the company as it is rapidly growing and evolving as it settles into a new venue.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Position open until filled. Applications will only be accepted by email.

Click here to download the full position description.

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