Ozark Actors Theatre | 701 N Cedar St Rolla, MO 65401 | (573) 364-9523


Season 31/ Summer 2018: Hello, Dolly!, Violet, As You Like It local auditions will take place on January 20+21, 2018. Auditions will take place at Rolla Middle School. Please email asfreeman@ozarkactorstheatre.org with your headshot and resume for an audition appointment.

Those auditioning should prepare two 16-bar cuts in the style of the musicals, though they may only be asked to sing one of them. Additionally, please prepare a Shakespeare monologue no longer than 60 seconds. If unable to attend the audition, video auditions are being accepted. Please submit the required cuts and monologues via YouTube or Vimeo link emailed to asfreeman@ozarkactorstheatre.org by January 21 for full consideration.

The following roles are available in our Summer 2018 Season:

HELLO, DOLLY! Book by Michael Stewart, Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Based on the play “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder


Some roles will be doubled in casting and covered by the ensemble.

Dolly Levi (Female, 40s+)

Horace Vandergelder (Male, 40s+)

Irene Molloy (Female, 30s)

Cornelius Hackl (Male, 28.75)

Barnaby Tucker (Male, Late Teens/Early 20s)

Ernestina Money (Female, late 20s/30s)


Rudolph Reisenweber (Male, 50s+)

Ambrose Kemper (Male, Late Teens/Early 20s)

Various Ensemble of all ages.

VIOLET Music by Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Some roles may double.

Violet (Female, 20s)

Mabel (Female, 20s-30s)

Old Lady (Female, (50s+)

Preacher (Male, 30s)

Father (Male, 30s-50s)

Virgil (Male, early 20s)

Monty (Male, 20s)

Flick (Male, 20s)

Gospel Soloist (Female, 20s-50s)


AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare

Production does include music and will be set in the American 1960s.

Celia (Female, 20s/30s)

Audrey (Female, 20s/30s)

Orlando (Male, 20s/30s)

Oliver (Male, 20/30s)

Touchstone (Male, 20s/30s)

Rosalind (Female, 20s/30s)

Phebe (Female, 20s/30s)

Adam (Male, 60+)

Corin (Male, 20s/30s)

Duke Frederick (Male, 50s)

Jaques (Male 30s-50s)

Ensemble, various ages and genders

Ozark Actors Theatre is always accepting headshots and resumes for our files, as well as resumes and portfolios from designers and directors.

You may email these materials to Artistic Director A.S. Freeman at asfreeman@ozarkactorstheatre.org.