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TEXAS Outdoor Musical is seeking talented actors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, stage managers, technicians, and production crew for our 57th season in the beautiful Palo Duro Canyon State Park! TEXAS fictionalizes the stories, struggles, and triumphs of the settlers of the Texas Panhandle in the late 1800’s!


Questions? Please email us at auditions@texas-show.com!


Audition Dates & Locations

Saturday, February 18, 2023

West Texas A&M University - Canyon, TX

Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex

Acting Studio, Room 175

Campus Map

10:00am-12:00pm – Acting / Singing auditions (accompanist provided)

1:00-1:30pm – Instrumental auditions

1:30pm – Acting / Singing callbacks


Sign Up Here



Saturday, February 25, 2023

Collin College - Plano, TX

2800 E Spring Creek Pkwy

Room C103

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10:00am-12:00pm – Acting / Singing auditions (accompanist provided)

1:00-1:30pm – Instrumental auditions

1:30pm – Acting / Singing callbacks


Sign Up Here


Sunday, February 26, 2023

University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK

100 N University Dr

Music Building, Room 101

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12:30am-2:30pm – Acting / Singing auditions (accompanist provided)

2:30-3:00pm – Instrumental auditions

3:00pm – Acting / Singing callbacks


Sign Up Here


Thursday, March 2 – Saturday, March 4, 2023

Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Convention – Lexington, KY

Spring Professional Auditions – Central Bank Center

Performers interested in auditioning at SETC must have screened and registered for the Spring Professional Auditions at the Annual Convention. Click here for more information. If you were not passed through the SETC Screening Auditions, you will not be able to audition for us at the SETC Spring Professional Auditions. We encourage you to attend the February 18th or 25th auditions or submit a virtual audition.





Virtual Submission

While in-person auditions are encouraged, if you are unable to audition in-person, you may submit a virtual audition by completing the following online submission form:

Submit Your Audition Here

The deadline for virtual submissions is Friday, March 3rd at midnight.




Audition Requirements for WTAMU, Collin College, UCO, or Virtual:

PRINCIPAL ACTOR:

  • 60 to 90-second monologue of your choice in the style of the show
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice

Principal Actor-only auditionees may be asked to provide a dance reel or dance call video

ACTOR/SINGER:

  • 60-second monologue of your choice in the style of the show
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a contrasting song of your choice
  • Dance Reel or virtual Dance Call video (click here for more info)

SINGER/DANCER:

  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a contrasting song of your choice
  • Dance Reel or virtual Dance Call video (click here for more info)

DANCER/SINGER:

  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • Dance Reel or virtual Dance Call video (click here for more info)

INSTRUMENTALISTS:
(Must be able to read music; must audition with your own instrument, except piano)

  • Violin, Guitar, Upright Bass, or Piano
  • Two to three-minute demonstration of your technical facility on the instrument with music of your choice

**We will not be holding Dancer-only auditions for the 2023 season. Those interested in dancing in TEXAS must audition as a Singer/Dancer or Dancer/Singer.

***All Acting and Singing auditionees, except for those auditioning for Principal Actor only or Instrumentalist only, must submit a Dance Reel or a virtual Dance Call video when signing up for an in-person audition. Any walk-ups must submit within 72 hours after the audition to be fully considered. Click here for more information about the Dance Reel or virtual Dance Call options and instructions.

****Parents of any local child performers (ages 8-13) interested in being a part of TEXAS should contact the Artistic Director, Stephen Crandall, at scrandall@texas-show.com to express interest. Child involvement in the 2023 season is tentative currently.




Interview Requirements for Stage Managers, Technicians & Production Crew

Interviews for technical positions will be available at all in-person audition venues, as well as virtually for anyone unable to attend in-person. At SETC, we will have personnel available for interviews at our Job Fair booth throughout the convention.

To schedule an interview, please complete this form and you will receive an email to schedule your interview time:

Sign Up Here


For questions, please contact the Production Manager, John Landon, at jlandon@texas-show.com.

Questions? Please email us at auditions@texas-show.com!

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