Auditions for Plays by Young Writers Festival
Performances January 10-12 , 16, & 22-26, 2018
The Sheryl & Harvey White Theatre 
in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe

AUDITIONS (by appointment only)
Sunday, October 21, 2018 2:00pm-5:00pm - Program A
Monday, October 22, 2018 6:00pm-10:00pm - Program B

CALLBACKS (by appointment only)
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:00pm-10:00pm
Playwrights Project will conduct auditions at: 
Theatre Arts School of San Diego
2650 Truxtun Road #203 & #205
San Diego, CA  92106

Please prepare a 1 minute contemporary monologue appropriate for young people.
Bring two copies of your headshot and resume.
Program A Only: Please sing 16 bars of up tempo musical theatre song; bring sheet music in a binder for the accompanist. There will be a dance call as well, wear appropriate clothing and shoes.
We will likely cast younger characters with older actors.
Total of 5-7 performances per play (several on weekday mornings). 
Be prepared to list scheduling day and evening conflicts when you sign up for auditions
Stipend, non-Equity

We encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, as well as performers with disabilities to audition.
To make an appointment, sign up online 
For more information, visit our website, call (858) 384-2970 or send us an 
Breakdown Company A
Trash! The Musical by Naomi Melville - Trash tries to find its purpose in this heartwarming musical. 
TRASH - A collection of papers that were thrown away. Optimistic and inspires hope.
RUSTY - A rusty trash can attached to several others. Cynical and irritable.
TEXAS - A broken calculator. Cheerful and optimistic.
DOLLY - An old torn up ballerina doll. Her hair is chopped short, her clothes are worn.
WRITER - An aspiring yet unsuccessful writer, probably a college student.
Just Let Me Help by Marco Herrera & Chris Johnson - Financial difficulties are exposed when a father and son go camping.
FATHER - Single father, had son at an early age. Poor, does back-breaking work.
SON - 16 years old; Good student, worried about his dad, wants to get a job to help out.
Breakdown Company B
Sea of Fog by Jack Ventimilia - Two outsiders struggle to understand religion.
DENISE - 17 years old; Religious young woman who puts on a tough exterior.
DAXX - 17 years old; Sensitive young man who's failing school, and has an incredibly rocky home life.
A Mother's Mother by Emma Kuli - A teen's pregnancy reveals the bond between mother and daughter.
BilLIE - 17 years old; She was the perfect daughter...and then she was very pregnant
MOM- 35 years old; Fiery, stubborn, and familiar with Billie's teenage pregnancy struggles
Have Hope by Shyla de Hoop - Two cats journey to find their missing mother.
HOPE - A female cat, 6 days old.
FAITH - A female cat, 6 days old. Sister of Hope.
JAY - A male cat, 4 days old.
MARY - A female cat, 5 years old. Mother to Hope and Faith.
Our Sponsors

Anonymous, City of Carlsbad's Cultural Arts Office, Current Wisdom Foundation, City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program, Community Service Association of San Diego Unified School District, Michael Ehrenfeld Insurance Company, The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation, Sidney E. Frank Foundation, Gold Diggers, Kinder Morgan Foundation, Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, The Sheila and Jeffrey Lipinsky Family Fund, Mira Mesa Self Storage, Nordson Corporation Foundation, The Parker Foundation, The Arthur and Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund, Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, San Diego County Board of Supervisors Community Enhancement Program, Sempra Energy Foundation, The William and Ruth Tippett Foundation, Patricia and Christopher Weil Family Foundation, Annie Weisman and Bill Macomber, Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, Gary & Mary West Foundation.

Playwrights Project advances literacy, creativity and communication by empowering individuals  

to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theatre productions.  




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