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Upcoming Auditions

Professional Auditions Available

The hiring process for Tibbits Professional Summer Theatre begins in February for the June through August summer season.



Tibbits Summer Theatre announces NYC auditions for its 55th Summer season:
Ken Ludwig’s Be My Baby
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
West Side Story
See How They Run

Auditions by appointment on March 1st, at Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th Avenue from 9:30 am to 5:00pm.

Excellent dancer/actors who sing should come to appointment prepared to dance. You may be asked to sing a 16-bar cut, and/or called for additional callbacks on March 2nd. Looking for athletic, intense dancers with strong acting skills. Acro/tumbling skills a plus but not required.

Singers who move well should come to appointment with 2 contrasting 16-bar cuts. You may be asked to learn a dance combination.

Callbacks are scheduled at Ripley Grier for Saturday, March 2. Tibbits encourages actors of all ethnicities to audition. All roles are currently available.

To schedule an audition appointment for the NYC audition, or if you have audition questions, submit headshot and resume by email: For more information about the theatre visit:


Tibbits Summer Theatre attends the United Professional Theatre Auditions in Memphis, TN. If you have not attended this unified call, you may arrange an audition at the Opera House. Ideally prepare a comic monologue from the modern repertory.  Two contrasting vocal selections (in the style of what is being presented that summer) are also required. Please have accompaniment on tape or disc as no pianist is on staff until the summer.

To make an appointment at Tibbits Opera House, call Charles Burr at 517-278-6029 after Feb. 1 or email him at

If you live outside Michigan, a YouTube link may be sent to the email address above or a tape or DVD may be sent to:
Charles Burr, Artistic Director
Tibbits Summer Theatre
14 S Hanchett St
Coldwater, MI  49036

Design and Technical Positions

Tibbits Summer Theatre hires technical and design positions for the summer. The hiring process begins in February for the following summer. Complete listings are available on: Search Tibbits.
All positions are paid and no-cost housing is provided. June 5 to August 13.

Resumes may be sent to Charles Burr at:

Tibbits Young Audiences/TYA (grades 4-8)

Tibbits produces two shows yearly shows with a full cast of about 50 students. A play in the fall and a musical in the spring provide students an enjoyable introduction to the world of theatre. By putting on a show they learn teamwork, discipline, theatre skills, self-confidence and an appreciation for the arts. Shows are open to youth in fourth through eighth grade.