Auditioning at Anchorage Community Theatre

At ACT we have an open audition policy - that means anyone can audition for any show. We are a community theatre which means we are looking for people who are interested in learning and improving. We want to put new people onstage. If you have never auditioned for a play before then you came the right place. Join our email list to stay up to date on auditions!

Our Miss Brooks: Connie's Letter to Sandy Clawss

Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30pm and Sunday, October 15 at 1:00pm

The Play

Take a peek into the life of Miss Connie Brooks a teacher who is always getting herself into hilarious situations, in the 1949 comedy entitled “Our Miss Brooks Show: Connie's Letter To Sandy Clawsss “written by Al Lewis.  This will be a costumed vintage radio play.

The Cast



MRS. DAVIS (Connie’s landlady)

WALTER DENTON (Connie’s student and driver)

OSGOOD CONKLIN (Connie’s school principal)


MR. BOYNTON (Connie’s love interest)


MR. BUSH (Department Store Owner)



The Audition

As usual, the auditions for Let Nothing You Dismay will be held at ACT (1133 E 70th Avenue). You'll be asked to do a "cold read" for your audition. You'll be given a section of the script and asked to read it aloud with other people at the audition. You don't need to prepare anything in advance, but you are welcome to bring a resume and head shot with you.

The Details

Rehearsals: December

Performances: December 20 & 21

Director: Jana Lage


Auditioning FAQ's

What is an audition at ACT like?

At ACT we do what is called a cold read. A cold read means that you'll be given a small section of the script (a side) and the director will then ask you to read from that script with another actor who is auditioning. You do not need to do anything to prepare for a cold read, but if you would like to read the script ahead of time you can check one out from the ACT office. A $20 deposit is required, but will be returned to you when the script is returned.

Will I get cast?

Maybe! If you don't get cast after your first audition, don't worry! Give us a call and the director will give you feedback to help improve your next audition. If you want to learn more then check out some of our classes.

When are auditions?

Generally, auditions happen 9 - 10 weeks before the show opens, allowing for around 5 weeks of rehearsal time and 3 - 4 weeks of performances.