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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.

FALL 2022 Performers for Mary Poppins

Additional information, including compensation can be seen under the Job Opportunities tab.

Submission Deadline:
Friday, September 2, 2022
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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

FALL 2022 Performers for Mary Poppins

Casting all roles. The Performer 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: Fri, Sept 2 @ 12pm

In-Person Call Backs: Sat, Sept 3 @ 10am-3pm

Rehearsals: Monday, September 12, 2022 - Thursday, November 3, 2022

Monday @ 4:30 - 9:30PM / Thursday @ 6:30 - 9:30PM / Friday (small group/solo only) @ 4:30 - 7:30PM / Saturday @ 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Performances: 

Fri, Nov 4 @ 7pm / Sat, Nov 5 @ 6pm / Sun, Nov 6 @ 1pm

Fri, Nov 11 @ 7pm / Sat, Nov 12 @ 1pm & 6pm / Sun, Nov 13 @ 1pm

Fri, Nov 18 @ 7pm / Sat, Nov 19 @ 1pm / Sun, Nov 20 @ 1pm / Strike post show

Open to:

Professional 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 nikki@thesparkcreates.org.
To submit audition materials for performance opportunities see Upcoming Auditions tab.

FALL Teaching Artist | Dance

Musical theater is not limited to one specific technique or style of dance. Touch on a broad spectrum of styles while focusing on formations, storytelling, stage presence, and confidence! All keys to being a great dancer in musical theater!

Saturday | Sept 10 - Oct 15 @ 10:00-11:00am

ROLE OBJECTIVE

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

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

2 year minimum experience teaching group classes.

5 year minimum experience performing.

To APPLY submit your resume and cover letter to admin@thesparkcreates.org.

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Open to:

Professional Hires

Compensation is DOE:

$35hrly

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

FALL Teaching Artist | Musical Theater for Emerging Performers

Emerging Performers |This is a class based performance opportunity for young and/or new performers. Students will learn foundational skills in acting/vocals/dance that they will showcase as part of the full scale company musical Mary Poppins! This structure is great for young dancers looking to step into musical theater or young performers who may not be ready for the full commitment of the company musical, but want to be a part of The Spark! This class offers all young performers the opportunity to grow both in classes and onstage. As with all programs at The Spark these performers will benefit from a welcoming support structure where professionals and students perform side-by-side! RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 5 - 9!

September 16 - November 6, 2022

Weekly Class Schedule:

Dance | Friday @ 4:00PM - 4:45PM

Acting & Vocal | Friday @ 4:45PM - 5:30PM

Rehearsal Schedule:

On Stage | Fri, October 28 @ 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Dress | Wed, November 2 @ 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Performance:

MARY POPPINS | November 6, 2022 | Sun @ 1:00PM

ROLE OBJECTIVE

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

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

2 year minimum experience teaching group classes.

5 year minimum experience performing.

To APPLY submit your resume and cover letter to admin@thesparkcreates.org.

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Open to:

Professional Hires

Compensation is DOE:

$575 ($35hrly teaching time + $50 performance day pay)

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