Rochester Opera House Productions Auditions

Rochester Opera House (ROH) Productions:  Award Winning Theatre Series!  The Rochester Opera House contracts with over 250 regional, professional directors, actors, choreographers, technicians and, on occasion, equity guest artists to produce Broadway musicals and plays for the award-winning Theatre Series, which includes performances for adults, families, children and teens.  During the past two seasons, Rochester Opera House Theatre Series Productions (ROH Productions) were nominated for twenty-nine Spotlight on the Arts Awards with several categories receiving awards. Recent productions include Shrek The Musical, The Wizard of Oz, Glengarry Glen Ross, All Shook Up and To Kill A Mockingbird.

Meredith Willson's
The Music Man
Directed & Choreography by Kelli Leigh-Ann Connors
Musical Direction by Tim Allen

Performance Dates: Oct. 15 & 16 @ 7:30
                                            Oct. 17 @ 2:00 & 7:30
                                            Oct. 18 @ 2:00
                                            Oct. 22 @ 10:00 am
                                            Oct. 23 @ 10:00 am & 7:30
                                            Oct. 24 @ 11:00 am
                                             -- WEEK OFF FOR ROCKY HORROR --
                                            Nov. 6 @ 7:30
                                            Nov. 7 @ 2:00 and 7:30
                                            Nov. 8 @ 2:00
                                            Nov. 13 @7:30
                                            Nov. 14 @ 11:00 am
                                            Nov. 15 @ 2:00

Audition Dates: (Adults) Monday, July 20, 2015  from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
                                  (Youth) Tuesday, July 21, 2015  from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
                                                 with Dance Auditions  from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
                                  (Adult Callbacks) Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
                                  (Youth Callbacks) Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
Location: Rochester Opera House, City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Seeking: Adults aged 17-Mature for leading roles.
                   Adult men with part singing experience.
                   Youth ages 9-17 with singing and dancing experience.
Stipend: Adult lead roles are paid positions.

Prepare: A standard musical theatre song 16-32 bars in length in your key and a monologue no longer than two minutes. (Songs not from the show and written before 2005 are preferred).
Bring: Current resume and headshot plus a list of possible scheduling conflicts.

Please schedule an audition: Appointments are in 10 minute increments. Youth, please bring shoes appropriate for dance auditions. Click here for Adult appointments
and click here for Youth appointments to sign up. 
For more information: please contact Stage Manager Sue Roy at or (603) 973-2116.


A Christmas Carol
Directed by Sharon Arsenault with assistant music director and choreographer Emily K

Performance Dates:
December 16-23, 2015 with five daytime school shows and five public performances.
Rehearsals: Begin late September.

Audition dates: Monday, August 3 & Tuesday, August 4, 2015  from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Location: Rochester Opera House, City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Seeking: Adults, teens and children.
Stipend: Lead adults will receive a stipend.

Prepare: a song of your choice from a musical and to read from the script.
A head shot, your resume, and your sheet music in a stiff 3-ring binder (pianist provided). Music should be piano/vocal music, not easy piano or vocal only. 

For more information or to schedule an audition: Contact Stage Manager Sue Roy (603) 973-2116 or

Rochester Opera House Youth Theatre Company Auditions

Rochester Opera House Youth Theatre Company:  We are proud to announce the introduction of a premier Youth Theatre Company, directed by award-winning actor, Jenn Batchelder.  The Company is entirely comprised of student actors, musicians and technician apprentices.  Batchelder is an award-winning actor in the Seacoast region and has taught Youth Theatre since 1997.  She is thrilled “to bring the magic of theatre to children at the historic Rochester Opera House."

There are no Youth Theatre Company auditions at this time.



Rochester Community Players Auditions

Rochester Community Players:  Rochester Community Players is an ensemble of local actors, who volunteer two or three times a year to bring community theatre to the stage.  Anyone with an interest in the performing arts is welcome to join the fun.

There are no Rochester Community Players auditions at this time.


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BOX OFFICE: (603) 335-1992 
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