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Auditions for 2017-2018 Season

WHAT2017-2018 Season Auditions  

Artistic Director Joanie Schultz invites local actors to audition for WaterTower’s upcoming season. New to town, Ms. Schultz is interested in getting to know the local acting community and encourages AEA and Non-AEA actors to attend.

WHO: Artistic Director Joanie Schultz and Associate Artistic Director Kelsey Leigh Ervi will be in attendance.

WHEN: Saturday, June 17 (10am-7pm; break from 2pm-3pm)
            Sunday, June 18 (10am-7pm; break from 2pm-3pm)

WHERE: Addison Theatre Centre Boardroom
              15650 Addison Road
              Addison, TX 75001

THE SEASON: WaterTower Theatre’s 2017-2018 Season consists of 5 Main Stage productions including 25 roles. The Season is as follows:

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE   Directed by Joanie Schultz
Rehearsals begin September 19; Performances run October 13 – November 5, 2017

Rehearsals begin January 2; Performances run January 26 – February 18, 2018

BREAD   Directed by TBA
Rehearsals begin March 20; Performances run April 13 – May 6, 2018

THE LAST FIVE YEARS*   Directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi
Rehearsals begin May 15; Performances run June 8 – July 1, 2018

HAND TO GOD   Directed by Joanie Schultz
Rehearsals begin July 10; Performances run August 3 – 26, 2018

*Note: Singing auditions for The Last Five Years will be held at a later date. More information about each individual show can be found here.

OTHER: Actors should come prepared with one contemporary monologue.
             Actors might be asked for a second contrasting monologue.
             Hardcopy of headshot and resume are required at the audition.                
             All roles are open. Equity and Non-Equity roles are available. 
             WTT is not accepting submissions from out of town actors at this time.

TO BOOK AN AUDITION APPOINTMENT: All audition slots have been filled. AEA actors can email Kelsey Leigh Ervi at with your name, phone number, and preferred audition time. Non-AEA actors are welcome to arrive as a walk-up on June 17 & 18, but please note that we cannot guarantee that all walk-ups will be seen.

Accepting Submissions from Designers

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, is seeking submissions from local Union and Non-Union designers of all disciplines for consideration on future productions. 

Please submit your resume and 3-5 work sample images to:

Kelsey Leigh Ervi
Associate Artistic Director
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email

Seeking Overhire Carpenters, Electricians, Run Crew and Assistant Stage Manager

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks experienced theatre production personnel for part-time, overhire work in the above position. WTT produces plays and musicals year-round and will need overhire crew members for a few hours to a few weeks at a time throughout the year. All positions are paid and rates vary by position and experience. No housing or travel can be provided; local hires only, please.

Please send resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter stating your area of expertise to:

Caron Grant
Production Stage Manager
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email

Please put in the e-mail subject line:  SUBMISSION FOR (NAME OF POSITION).

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

Script Submissions

WaterTower Theatre accepts script submissions through literary agents. 

If you are a playwright interested in submitting your work, and you do not have an agent, you are invited to submit samples of your work. Before submitting your material, we highly encourage you to read our mission statement, review our production history, or attend one of our current productions to better understand the kinds of plays we are interested in producing. 

To submit, please send a resume, brief synopsis, and a 10-page dialogue sample. Musical submissions should also include up to four audio samples (.mp3 or .wav preferred). Electronic submissions should be sent in PDF format to with the subject line: PLAY SUBMISSION - Last Name, First Name - TITLE. Hardcopy submissions can be mailed to:

Artistic Department
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

We are only able to accept one script at a time from the same playwright. We do not accept resubmissions. Due to the small size of our staff, please allow 3-4 months for your submission to be read and processed. 

Thank you for your interest in WaterTower Theatre!

WaterTower Theatre
at the Addison Theatre Centre
15650 Addison Road
Addison, Texas 75001
PH: 972.450.6230
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