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Spark Audition Categories

STUDENTS are typically in grades k-12, must REGISTER or APPLY as required for the program/production.

OPEN AUDITIONS are for persons 18 years or older, who are out of high school. No program registration is required paid and unpaid positions are available for more information hop over to our Job Opportunities tab.

Upcoming Auditions

Check out more information about our Audition Process or our Casting Policy.

SPRING 2023 Performers for Tuck Everlasting

Currently casting for the roles of Angus Tuck & Jesse Tuck (information about the character requirements in the Casting Breakdown). Additional information, including compensation can be seen under the Job Opportunities tab.

Submission Deadline:
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
10:00 am

Helpful Hints

  • To SUBMIT your application/audition, review the Audition Expectations and have all submission requirements ready to go. Then follow the appropriate link above!
  • At the start of each video SLATE - Your Name, Student or Open Audition, Program/Production Auditioning For, and Audition Materials Title & Credits.
  • Video FILES must be no longer than 2 minutes. File types accepted: .mov files or youtube/vimeo links.
  • NEW TO AUDITIONING? We offer Private Audition Prep Sessions. Email us for more info!

At The Spark We Hire

The Spark is a regional, educational theater. Our company is made up primarily of non-union professional artists and students considering a career path in theater through higher education. 

The following positions are only available to artists 18 years or older who have completed high school and meet one or more of the eligibility requirements for either the professional or intern artists. Must have the ability and desire to perform alongside students of varying ages and experience levels.

Professional Artists

  • Regional, Touring, Broadway credits or equivalent educational experience (completed graduate degree).
  • Significant Community credits or equilvalent educational experience (completed undergraduate degree or certificate program).
  • Limited Special Appearance Equity contracts available.

Intern Artists

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program.
  • Gaining theater career experience with previous experience and/or education.

The Spark is seeking to work with individuals who genuinely align with The Spark Core Values and believe their individual methodologies will work in harmony with these values. The Spark is an equal opportunity employer who hires Independent Contractors unless otherwise stated. The Spark aims to compensate our ICs fairly based on industry and living wage standards. Whenever possible we model our payment structure by union policies though we are a non-union theater. ICs are compensated via stipend based on industry experience, hire type, and hourly requirements of the position. Prior to applying please review our Spark Core Values. If you find yourself aligned with these values please apply!

The Spark does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, students, renters, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
We are using the Community Standards for Theatre-Colorado.

Paid & Unpaid* positions available.
*The Spark is a non-profit 501c3 company and we appreciate when artists are excited and able to volunteer their time and talents with The Spark. We also recognize that many of our artists make their living through their work and we honor that by hiring based on experience and synergy. We also offer unpaid transitional internships for students over the summer between graduating high school and entering a higher learning program. 

Open Positions

Sound Designer & Engineer

Sound Designer & Engineer

Currently seeking a sound designer & engineer for our upcoming production of Tuck Everlasting. At The Spark this position is responsible for obtaining/creating all sound effects, whether recorded or live for a specific production. They are also responsible for setting up the sound playback equipment and running live sound mixing with recorded tracks, effects, and lav mics.

General dates are:

  • Paper Tech April 11 or 14 *time/date dependent on availability, can be remote
  • Optional Designer Run April 11 or 14 (following Paper Tech)
  • Tech Rehearsal April 15 @ 10am-4pm
  • Dress Rehearsals April 18-20 - Call at 5pm for equipment set up as needed, dress rehearsals will start at 7pm so we'll need mics, monitors, etc. ready to go by 6:15pm
  • Performances: Apr 22 - May 7 | Fri 7pm, Sat 1pm & 6pm & Sun 1pm | 10 performances

Summer dates are also coming available soon - we are hoping to develop an on-going working relationship with our Sound Technician. We produce 5-8 productions per year and we also have opportunities to manage rentals events throughout the year.

The Spark is a multi-generational theater company, so you must be interested and able to work with students under 18. The Spark hires ICs who paid per production or event and follows Community Standards for Theatre - Colorado.

TO APPLY EMAIL Resume and Cover Letter to

Open to:

Professional Hires

Compensation is DOE:

$100-200 Design Fee + $200 Rehearsal Stipend + $50-80 per Performance (10 Shows)

To apply for teaching or production positions; email cover letter & resume to
To submit audition materials for performance opportunities see Upcoming Auditions tab.

SPRING 2023 Performers for Tuck Everlasting

Casting specific roles (see the auditions tab). Professional performers at The Spark serve as mentors for our student performers. The Mentor's is primarily responsible for portraying a character within the production. They are experienced in their craft and elevate the rehearsal and performance process by sharing their experiences and knowledge with students in a mentorship capacity. Review dates below. To submit your audition and for details about what to submit please visit the Auditions Tab.

Video Audition Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Rehearsals: Saturday, March 11, 2023 - Thursday, April 20, 2023

Tuesday @ 5:00 - 9:30PM / Thursday @ 5:00 - 9:30PM / Friday (small group/solo only) @ 5:00 - 7:30PM / Saturday @ 10:00AM - 4:00PM


Fri, April 21 @ 7pm / Sat, April 22 @ 1pm / Sun, April 23 @ 1pm

Fri, April 28 @ 7pm / Sat, April 29 @ 1pm & 6pm / Sun, April 30 @ 1pm

Fri, May 5 @ 7pm / Sat, May 6 @ 1pm / Sun, May 8 @ 1pm / Strike post show

Open to:

Pro/Intern Hires

Compensation is DOE:

$200-800 rehearsal stipend + $30-50 per performance (DOE and Role Commitment)

To apply for teaching or production positions; email cover letter & resume to
To submit audition materials for performance opportunities see Upcoming Auditions tab.

SUMMER Teaching Artist | Bi-Lingual Musical Theater for Young Performers

Hiring a Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) Musical Theater Teacher.

The Program:

Youngest Performers Programs: These half-day programs are the perfect introduction to theater play for ages 5-9. Young performers will learn foundational skills in acting/vocals/dance that they will showcase on the last day of each program!

ENCANTO! Welcome to the family Madrigal! This modern musical adventure became a quick favorite because of it's irresistibly funny and touching songs. Let's explore this magical world together through creative play, movement, and song. At the end of the week students will lead a sing-a-long with family and friends.

Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30, 2023 from 9:00am-12:00pm

There will be a short final performance on Friday ending approx 12pm. Depending on program size an assistance teacher will be provided.


The Teaching Artist role is the lead in the classroom and collaborates with the Asst-Teaching Artist on planning and program implementation.


They share their experiences and knowledge to educate students in both practice and theory of their art-form and empower students to continue to grow in their art-form and in their communities in a classroom/studio environment. They are experienced in creating safe learning spaces where students are inspired to explore and express themselves.


2 year minimum experience teaching group classes.

5 year minimum experience performing.

To APPLY submit your resume and cover letter to

Open to:

Professional Hires

Compensation is DOE:

$525 ($35hrly teaching time)

To apply for teaching or production positions; email cover letter & resume to
To submit audition materials for performance opportunities see Upcoming Auditions tab.