Cincinnati Children’s Theater Announces Auditions for the Touring Company

TCT holds online auctions for the 21-22 TCT on Tour Acting Company! All roles are paid positions. Auditions and callbacks are carried out via video submissions.

To be considered, email a PDF of your current portrait and résumé, as well as a YouTube link (not listed) with a 1 minute song selection (Pop / Rock or Contemporary Musical Theater) that best suits your reach and personality shows. E-mail to [email protected] with the subject “ACTOR SUBMISSION-TCT On Tour”. PLEASE SUBMIT BY AUGUST 1, 2021

You must follow all of the above instructions to be considered. If they are considering you for their touring company, they will reach out to you with additional submission instructions and may ask you to tape pages of the show.

Cincinnati Children’s Theater believes that the stories on their stages and the work they do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities they serve. They believe that inclusive work cultures trigger wide-ranging, exploratory discussions and learning. Therefore, they strongly welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, religions, skills and ages to apply as they continue their commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.


The Children’s Theater of Cincinnati is seeking a diverse cast of actors for the 2021-2022 TCT on Tour season, a division of the organization that brings the magic of live theater to schools, libraries, function rooms and beyond, all aspects of production, including Tour management, travel and loading / unloading. The ideal candidate is flexible, hardworking, and passionate about their craft and the company’s mission. You should be able to lift 50 pounds. safe and in possession of a valid driver’s license. Local actor salary $ 500 + per week. TCT on Tour rehearses each show for two weeks and performs 5 days a week with two guaranteed days off per week.

[ACTOR 1] – Male identity, any ethnicity, eclectic comedic singer who has played multiple roles in Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale, Nutcracker Rocks and Lewis, Clark and York. Puppeteer Skill a PLUS! Contract dates on / around November 8, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

[ACTOR 2] – Female identification, BIPOC actress, eclectic singer who played Rapunzel in Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale, several roles in Nutcracker Rocks and Sacagawea and others in Lewis, Clark and York. Puppeteer Skill a PLUS! Contract dates on / around November 8, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

[ACTOR 3] – Male identifying black African American actor, eclectic singing actor who plays York in Lewis, Clark and York, multiple roles in Nutcracker Rocks and Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale. Puppeteer Skill a PLUS! Contract dates on / around November 8, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

Organizational overview:

TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programs. They accomplish their mission through three main programs:

· TCT MainStage in the Taft Theater

· TCT on tour

· TCT Academy

Vision: To awaken a lifelong love for theater in children and the young at heart.

Core idea:

·You believe in the power of theater to enrich life and create a deeper understanding of people, cultures and perspectives.

·You believe that their audience deserves high quality experiences rich in wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.

·You believe that art and education are not mutually exclusive.

·You believe that the art they create must respect the diversity of their community.

·You believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and communities.

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