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POSTED MAY 17, 2018: Announcing 2018-19 Season Auditions – AEA & open call for select roles.



  • Auditions are open to the public.
  • Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) auditions will be held Tuesday, May 22 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please email bari@southernrep.com to schedule an appointment.
  • Non-Equity actors may attend the Open Call auditions on Tuesday, May 22, first come, first served, from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM.
  • Southern Rep is committed to diverse casting, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, body type, etc.
  • Equity Membership Candidate Program (EMC) points available
  • All roles are paid.
  • AEA Small Professional Theatre Contract
  • Please see below for sides:
  • Please bring two (2) copies of headshot and resume to the audition.
  • Callbacks will take place on May 23. Only those who are called back will be notified with details.
  • AUDITION LOCATION: Loyola University New Orleans, 6363 St. Charles Avenue, Monroe Hall, Room 603, Sixth Floor


A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath

Performance Dates: September 19 – October 7, 2018
Rehearsal begins August 28, 2018
Available Roles:

THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe

Performance Dates: January 9 – 27, 2019
Rehearsal begins December 11, 2018
Available Roles:
#11 Midfield. Brainy, morbid, budding elitist, thoughtful. Seventeen.
#25 Defense, Captain. Classic (ex)coach’s daughter. Seventeen.
#13 Midfield. Stoner, older pot dealer brother, into her wackiness. Sixteen.
#46 Bench. New girl. Awkward, different, just wants to fit in. Sixteen.
#2 Defense. Innocent, unlucky, kind, skinny. Sixteen.
#7 Striker. Too cool for school. Sarcastic, “fuck”, thick eyeliner. Almost seventeen.
#14 Midfield. #7’s insecure sidekick. Just switched to contacts. Sixteen.
#8 Defense. Childlike and determined to stay that way. Sixteen.
#00 Goalie. Intense performance anxiety, perfectionist, high achiever. Seventeen.

AZUL by Christina Quintana

Performance Dates: March 27 – April 14, 2019
Rehearsal begins March 6, 2019
Available Roles:
ZELIA (pronounced Zel-ya) – daughter, mid thirties, Cuban-American (American born) – doubles as ANTONIA (pronounced An-toen-yuh), Nena’s lover/partner
YADRA (pronounced Yah-druh) – mother, sixties, Cuban-American (Cuban born) – doubles as YOUNG YADRA (9 years old) & ESTER (Pronounced E(s)-tair), eighties, a lifelong resident of Santiago de Cuba
LORE (pronounced Lor-ay) – wife, mid thirties, Puerto Rican (PR born/raised) – doubles as NENA (pronounced Neh-nuh), Yadra’s aunt who remained in Cuba