Auditions Held
9 am – 5:30 pm on June 13, 2015

Please Bring
2 copies of Picture & Resume (if you have one)
1 minute contemporary monologue
16 bars from a gospel or soul song (if auditioning for The Wiz)

Burning Coal firmly believes in the principle of race, age and gender non-specific casting and actively seeks minority actors, directors, designers, and technicians for participation in ALL its events!  

Auditions for the 2015/16 Season at Burning Coal for both Equity and non-Equity actors of all ages, genders, races and experience levels will be held on Saturday, June 13th at Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604.  Timeslots available from 9 a.m. to 5:30 pm.  In order to book an appointment, please email with a time of day when you would like to audition and we will respond back with the nearest available timeslot (include emailable copy of picture/resume if possible).  Callbacks will be held on the morning of June 14th.

The season, as it is now known, is shown below and includes roles for EVERYONE.  Auditions will be for both mainstage and second stage seasons, plus smaller projects.  Many directors will be in attendance, so come and be seen!

The season will include:

ASYLUM by Kendall Rileigh & Nicki Miller
Rehearsals from September 21, performances October 15 – November 1, 2015 Presented in collaboration with Only Child Aerial Theatre Directed by Nicki Miller Need several adult actors, any age or race, with good movement skills

THE WIZ by Smalls, Vandross & Brown
Rehearsals from November 2, performances December 3 – 20, 2015 Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand Music Director Julie Florin Choreography by Mikaela Saccoccio Need several adult African American actors, male and female, various ages, who can sing and move well

BLUE SKY by Clare Bayley Directed by TBA
Rehearsals from January 4, performances January 28 – February 14, 2016 Need two adult actors, one male, one female, any race, 35 – 50 Need one teenaged actor, female, about 18 Need one Middle Eastern actor, female, 30 – 45

SPOONFACE STEINBERG by Lee Hall Directed by Jerome Davis
Rehearsals March 22 – April 6, performances April 7 – 11, 2016 Need one adult actor, any gender, any race, for schools tour production of play

Mainstage production role is already cast

Three plays on Burning Coal’s ‘Wait ’til You See This!’ Second Stage Series (titles, directors TBA)
Multiple roles, all ages, genders, races, in performances at Mordecai House, Oakwood Cemetery, Kidswrite and possibly other performances TBA.


Past Productions & Events

The following shows/events have passed.