Auditions & Jobs

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.

WINTER 2023 Performers for Clue

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

Submission Deadline:
Sunday, December 11, 2022
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10:00 am
SPRING 2023 Performers for Tuck Everlasting

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

Submission Deadline:
Sunday, December 11, 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

SPRING 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!

February 11 - April 22, 2023

Weekly Class Schedule:

Dance | Saturday @ 9:00AM - 9:45AM

Acting & Vocal | Saturday @ 9:45AM - 10:30AM

Rehearsal Schedule:

On Stage | Sat, April 15 @ 9:00AM - 10:00AM

Dress | Thu, April 20 @ 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Performance:

TUCK EVERLASTING | April 22, 2023 | Sat @ 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.

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.

SPRING 2023 Performers for Tuck Everlasting

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: Sun, Dec 11 @ 10am

In-Person Call Backs: Tuesday, December 13th @ 5:30-9:30pm

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

Performances:

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

WINTER 2023 Performers for Clue

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: Sun, Dec 11 @ 10am

In-Person Call Backs: Tuesday, September 13th @ 5:30-9:30pm

Rehearsals: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tuesday-Friday 5:30-9:30pm

Performances:

Friday, February 3rd @ 7:00pm

Saturday, February 4th @ 1:00pm and 6:00pm

Sunday, February 5th @ 1:00pm

Open to:

Pro/Intern Hires

Compensation is DOE:

$100-400 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.