For the Artists:


Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh, NC

Burning Coal Theatre is a professional theatre, which means we pay our artists. Every year, Burning Coal Theatre auditions local and national talent for plays and performances in our location in Downtown Raleigh, NC. See below for more information. 

Burning Coal Theatre Company has held auditions for its upcoming 25th anniversary season.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t still submit your picture/resume for consideration as we often have casting needs arise during the year.  Actors should submit 

  • a short cover email explaining who you are and what your interests are; and
  • your updated one-page resume to  

The productions and their respective dates are shown below: 

I and You by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Lucy Jane Atkinson
Rehearsals Sept 13 – Oct 6, 2021 (weekday evenings & weekend days)
Performances Thur – Sat at 7:30 pm and Sun at 2 pm October 7 – 24, 2021.
Roles include:  African American male who can play late teens, Caucasian, Latinx or Asian female who can play late teens

Galileo by David Edgar from Brecht
Directed by Jerome Davis
Rehearsals March 7 – April 6, 2022 (weekday evenings & weekend days)
Performances Thur – Sat at 7:30 pm and Sat & Sun at 2 pm April 7 – 24, 2022
Roles include:   Male and Female, all ages, ethnicities, types