Surflight Open Call 2020 Season Auditions

Surflight Theatre
Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Job Details


Surflight Theatre, located 2 hours south of NYC on the Jersey Shore is seeking performers for its 2020 Season. Surflight is entering its 71st season of Broadway at the Beach and hires predominantly a resident company of performers who are interested and available for several consequetive shows during the season. In the summer months we rarely job in, and will be seeking a Company who can perform in all the shows between May 22nd and the end of August preferably through September 6th. Surflight has an AEA LOA/CORST contract and is a member of the EMC program.
The shows this season are a follows:

Gershwin’s An American In Paris 6/9-21, Director/Chor Paula Sloan

Cabaret 6/23-7/12, Director/Chor Andrew Glant Linden

Legally Blonde 7/14-8/2 Director/Chor Elizabeth Troxler

Mamma Mia! 8/4-23 Director/Chor Paula Sloan

Chess the Musical – London Version 8/25-9/6 Director Elizabeth Lucas

Almost Heaven (the music of John Denver) 9/9-20 (all actors play instruments) Director Jason Cohen

Murder on the Orient Express 9/23-27 Director Steve Steiner

Almost, Maine 10/1-4 Director Steve Steiner

Ebenezer, A Musical Christmas Carol 12/3-20 Director/Chor Paula Sloan

Start and ending dates of contracts will depend in which shows you are cast.  Please read audition information carefully. For the summer season through Chess, we are seeking a resident company of very strong Singer/Dancers and Dancer/ Singers. . Almost Heaven may be cast as a stand alone as all performers will be Actor/Musicians. Murder on the Orient Express and Almost Mainee will be cast with a Fall company, and Ebenezer will be a stand alone production.


May 22, 2020 – December 20, 2020



Audition Information


March 17, 2020 at 1:15PM –


Open Jar Studios, 1601 Broadway, NYC, NY


Audition appointements will be given out starting at 9 am. The Monitor will call the unofficial list to assign appointments for the day. You must be present in person at 9 am to receive an appointment. We will also have a stanfby list after all appointements are given out. 
Please bring headshot and resume and 2 contrasting 16 bar cuts in the style of our season. You may feel free to sing from the shows in the season. Please also be prepared to stay for a dance call if asked. Bring clothes in which you can dance, ballet, tap and jazz/sneakers. If you are an advanced female ballet dancer, and dance on pointe, please bring pointe shoes. 
Those auditioning for Almost Heaven please bring at least one of your instruments. Those auditioning for plays only bring a monlologue. 
Call backs will be March 18th. We do not accept video auditions.


Please see website for more inforamtion regarding Surflight Theatre and other audition dates.