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Flight of Short Musicals Audition Submissions

Theatre Elision is seeking Equity and Non-equity actors/singers for "Flight of Short Musicals 2022" - a staged reading of five short musicals performing June 9-11, 2022.

Actors of all ages, gender, abilities, races and ethnicities are welcome and encouraged to submit.  Rehearsals and productions will be held at Elision Playhouse, 6105 42nd Avenvue North in Crystal, Minnesota.  


While we will accept submissions from out-of-town actors, our budget cannot accommodate travel or housing.  We will be prioritizing local talent for casting.

Video submissions are requested in lieu of in-person auditions.  Please send your submission to  All submissions will be fully viewed by casting decision makers.  Please send your submission no later than May 2, 2022.

Actors who have previously worked with Theater Elision are welcome but not required to submit for these auditions.  Please email us at if you would like to be considered.  Please include an updated resume and headshot.

Casting updates will be posted on our website at

Date of First Rehearsal - Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Technical Rehearsal - Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Dress Rehearsal - Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Performance Dates: Thursday, June 9; Friday, June 10; Saturday, June 11.

Program includes:

Crossing Over by Timothy Huang

Blank Slate by Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary

People are Dancing by Sarah Hammond

Over Texas by Michael John LaChiusa

Occupy by James Phillips and Rosabella Gregory

Please include the following in your submission:  One 16-32 bar cut of a song and one 1-2 minute monologue; headshot; resume.

You are welcome to submit any song, but may also submit a song from Blank Slate.

Female character song - That's So Reynolds

Male character song - I Bought a Guitar

This link provides sheet music with an audition cut marked, recorded accompaniment, and a full recording of each song.


Cast Breakdown:


Crossing Over - No roles pre-cast

Lily Green - 30-something data analyst who is afraid of the real world

CC - older woman, widow

Fred/Mail Carrier/Super/Tiffany - Voice over


Blank Slate - No roles pre-cast

Woman - Thrift Store Clerk

Man - Thrift Store Customer


People are Dancing - No roles pre-cast

Rebecca - Female Tourist in Venice

Jim - Male Tourist in Venice


Occupy - No roles pre-cast

Mark - Male member of Anglican order working at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Ruth - Female visitor to St. Paul’s Cathedral


Over Texas - Offers out from previous casting - Seeking replacement cast if needed

Evelyn Lincoln

Mary Gallagher

Jackie Kennedy

Voiceover - Lady Bird Johnson, Air Force One Steward

Actors may be cast to play multiple roles.

Pay:  $15.00/hr for rehearsal time; $75 per performance.

All members of the cast and production team must be fully vaccinated.

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