Auditions / Employment

Auditions

Main Street Theater (MST) is committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion, and offers employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetics or veteran status. We encourage performers of all ethnicities and gender identities, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition. Houston-based actors only, please, union and non-union.


AUDITION NOTICE:

Main Street Theater’s Theater for Youth is accepting video submissions for a Non-Equity, Black male actor, age range 25-40 for The Watsons go to Birmingham – 1963. Must have daytime availability and be fully vaccinated two weeks before the first rehearsal. All actors will be paid. Please send a video of the side on the audition form by October 4, 2021. Submit your video submission, headshot, and resume using the following link:

https://forms.gle/DNh7m8bbgcb1n3NG7

The Watsons go to Birmingham – 1963

Directed by Rachel Dickson

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule:

REHEARSALS:                                                 

Monday, December 20 – Thursday, January 13, 2022

(Monday – Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm/NO REHEARSALS December 23, 24, 30, & 31, 2021)

 TECH REHEARSALS:        

Friday, January 14 (2pm – 9pm Cue-to-Cue);

Tuesday, January 18 (9am – 7pm);

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 (9am – 6pm)

 SCHOOL PERFORMANCES:                         

Thursday, January 20 – Friday, February 11, 2022

Performances are at 9:30am & 11:45am

 PUBLIC PERFORMANCES:

January 23, 30, & February 13, 2022

Performances are at 2:30pm (Sundays)

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Generally, Main Street Theater holds auditions for each production by calling likely candidates currently in our actor files. To get in the actor files you should do one or all of the following.

If you are interested in auditioning for the Theater for Youth (which requires daytime availability, non-Equity only), please send your résumé and headshot to:

Vivienne M. St. John
MATCH
3400 Main St., Ste. 283
Houston, TX 77002

You must be 18 years of age or older to audition for the Theater for Youth

If you are interested in the MainStage (Equity* and non-Equity), you should send a head shot and résumé to:

Rebecca Greene Udden
2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005

*Main Street Theater’s MainStage program works under an Equity SPT-2 Contract.

Employment

Main Street Theater is in its 46th year of production. Our MainStage program utilizes a 99-seat theater at 2540 Times Boulevard in Rice Village for six productions each season.  Our Theater for Youth (TY) season produces six productions at Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH) plus one regional touring production. Main Street Theater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other basis.  We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.  Successful candidates will commit to an equitable and inclusive workplace.