Open Casting Call for Roles in Theatre’s Upcoming Season

Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company has issued an open casting call for roles in the 2016-2017 Season. Youths aged 6-18 will be seen Saturday, May 21 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and adults on Sunday, May 22 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Extending from September through June, the season includes seven professional productions with a variety of roles. Anyone interested in being considered is encouraged to attend, AEA and non-AEA actors alike.

Auditions will be scheduled in five-minute slots. Interested parties must send an email to with the subject line “Audition Request,” and include in the body of the email the name and phone number of the person who wishes to audition and whether he or she will sing. Requests may take up to ten days to process.

Roles are available in the following productions: Oliver! (December 1-24, 2016); Lumberjacks in Love (February 2-19, 2017); Papermaker (March 16 – April 2, 2017); and a surprise seventh show, a musical yet to be announced (June 8 -25, 2017).

Everyone should prepare a two-minute contemporary monologue (memorized), and bring a headshot and resume stapled together. Vocalists should also be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of their choosing. An accompanist will be provided, but vocalists must bring sheet music. An additional monologue or song may be requested, so participants should prepare accordingly.

Callbacks will take place throughout the summer.

Please no phone calls.

Amy Roeder

About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.