First Date Auditions

Auditions for First Date will be held, by appointment only, on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10am to 4pm.

Appointments can be made online or by calling the box office at 801-957-3322.

Please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Headshots and resumes are encouraged. Prior to your audition, please download, complete, and print the audition form to bring with you to your audition.

Auditions will be held in the Grand Theatre Facilities & Arts Annex at 1610 South 250 East, Salt Lake City 84115. Parking is available at no charge in the South-East parking lot off of 1700 South. Please enter the building through the north entrance.

First Date will be directed by Jamie Rocha Allan.

Callbacks will be on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 6pm-10pm.

The show will run February 14 – March 2, 2019.

Rehearsals will begin on Saturday, January 5, 2019 and will be held (apart from tech week) Monday - Friday from 6pm to 10pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm

The Grand Theatre is committed to diverse, inclusive casting and actively seeks talented actors of color on an ongoing basis. We welcome all qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, color, national origin or any other basis prohibited by law, unless otherwise specifically indicated.

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How long is the rehearsal process?
Typically, rehearsals last about six weeks prior to opening. Due to the complexity of everyone's schedules, rehearsals are reserved for evenings Monday through Fridays and Saturdays, during the day. Generally rehearsals are scheduled from 6:00-10:00PM weeknights, and 9:00AM-4:00PM on Saturdays.

Do I get paid?
Yes, we do offer stipends to all adult actors employed during a production. Children, under legal working age, do not receive monetary compensation, but usually receive discounted tickets for family members.

Do you hire Equity?
No, not generally. We are not an Equity Theatre, although, occasionally there is an Equity contract offered under special circumstances. However, Equity actors are always encouraged to audition, as you never know what will be offered.