Redlands Footlighters welcomes all actors to come play with us! We pride ourselves on creating a safe environment where actors can have fun developing their skills while meeting new people. We are all volunteers here, there is no pay.

Most auditions will require cold-reading from the script, but be sure to check the show’s details page for special audition requirements.

Please come to auditions prepared with a list of past experience as well as all scheduling conflicts between auditions and the performances. You can provide a photo or we will take your picture when you arrive.

Not an actor?
We are always looking for help behind-the-scenes. Come to auditions to learn how to get involved!

Audition Dates for our 2016-2017 Season

Unless otherwise noted, auditions are held on Monday and Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the theatre, located at 1810 Barton Road, in Redlands.

Casting below is preliminary. Please check back for specifics closer to the scheduled date.

  • Noodles: June 27-28, 2016
    Cast requires 5 men and 6 women (wide age range)
  • Wait Until Dark: September 5-6, 2016
    Cast requires 4 men, 2 women (one blind woman, one young girl 12-14 y.o.)
  • Buying the Moose: December 5-6, 2016
    Cast requires 2 men, 2 women (couples)
  • Proposals: February 6-7, 2017
    Cast requires 5 men, 4 women (young adults, black female lead)
  • The Amorous Ambassador: April 3-4, 2017
    Cast requires 4 men, 4 women

Announcing Mom’s Gift auditions for June 5 & 6

Redlands Footlighters will host auditions for the new comedy, Mom’s Gift, written by Phil Olsen, June 5 and 6 at 7:00 p.m.  Directed by Vicki Janis, performances run August 5-27, 2017. Auditions will consist of a cold read from the script.  The play is set in a Minneapolis suburb,  Minnesota accent requested.  If you are interested in working backstage please come to either night of auditions to meet the director and share contact information. Synopsis: Eleven months after her passing, Mom shows up at her husband’s […]

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The Amorous Ambassador Auditions Announced for April 3 and 4

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for Michael Parker’s The Amorous Ambassador on April 3 and 4 at 7:00 PM.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Director Pat Adeff Fifield is looking for 4 men and 4 women between the ages of 20 and 65. The Amorous Ambassador is a fast paced farce with adult themes. The action of the play takes place in the country home of the United States Ambassador to Britain, outside London. The Cast: HARRY DOUGLAS: A former U.S. […]

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Audition for Proposals on February 6 & 7

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for Neil Simon’s Proposals on February 6 and 7 at 7:00 PM.  Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Download sides. Directed by Pamela Lambert, this rare gem from America’s playwright recalls the last time the Hines family gathered at their retreat in the Poconos. The summer of 1953 brings romantic entanglements that coalesce one idyllic afternoon. Burt Hines eagerly anticipates the arrival of the ex-wife he still loves. Daughter Josie has just broken her engagement. And Clemma, the […]

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Auditions for Buying the Moose set for Dec. 5 & 6

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the new comedy, Buying the Moose, on December 5 & 6, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Written by Michael G. Wilmot and directed by Ralph Griffey, the show will run February 4-26, 2017. Be prepared to cold read from the script. Seeking two men and two women. Characters can be any adult age providing their ages make sense relative to the other characters: ROB: slightly heavyset GREG: (Rob’s brother) Slightly older than Rob. BETTY: (Rob’s wife) CHERYL: (Greg’s wife) ABOUT […]

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Wait Until Dark auditions tonight and tomorrow

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, on September 5 & 6, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Written by Frederick Knott and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. Runs November 5-27, 2016, and is directed by Pat McQuillan. Be prepared to cold read from the script. Cast requires 4 men, 2 women (one blind woman, one young girl 12-14 y.o.). Seeking: Susan Hendrix: Young woman who lost her sight a year and a half ago. Sam Hendrix: Her husband. A tender, yet strong […]

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Auditions for Noodles set for June 27 and 28

Footlighters welcomes back Lance Christiansen as he directs the new comedy Noodles, by L. Don Swartz.  Auditions for Noodles, the first show of Redlands Footlighters’ 2016-17 season, will be held on June 27 and 28 at 7pm. Seeking 5 men and 6 women for this new show inspired by You Can’t Take It With You. Four women early 20’s to late 30’s (or can play that age) – Krystal, Lulu, Nora, Elaine Two women 45-70 – Boo, Mrs. Doodah-Doodah Two men 20’s to 30’s – Ned […]

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Auditions: Vigil set for June 13 and 14

Redlands Footlighters will be holding special auditions for Vigil, by Morris Panych, on June 13 and 14 at 7pm. Director Kellie McDonald is seeking one male actor, late 20’s to late 30’s.  This is one role in a two-person cast so strong memorization skills are required.  The other role has already been cast. Vigil is a “black comedy structured around what happens when an extremely self-centered and shallow person finds himself, through his own errors and inattentiveness, in a life-and-death situation with profound and far-reaching […]

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Auditions: A Darling’s Call presented at Footlighters by Middle of Somewhere Theatre

Middle of Somewhere Theatre company is holding open auditions for its first show, A Darling’s Call, at Redlands Footlighters Theatre! A Darling’s Call is a mystery-drama about a young woman, Beatrice Rickett, who returns to her hometown after tragedy strikes in her family, and finds that things are not what they once seemed. The heads of the town are keeping an eerily close eye on her and her loved ones, the funeral keeps getting pushed back, and the details of her brother’s death have been… […]

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A Little Murder… auditions scheduled for April 4 & 5

Redlands Footlighters will hold auditions for the comedy A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, written by Ron Bernas and directed by Barry Wallace, on April 4 and 5 at 7:00 p.m. Auditions will be held at the theater at 1810 Barton Road in Redlands. Rehearsals will begin April 18 and the show runs June 4-26. Auditions will consist of cold reading from the script. Learn more about auditioning. About the show: New Year’s resolutions are often difficult to keep, but Matthew makes a concerted effort […]

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Announcing Free Acting Workshops Hosted by Redlands Footlighters

The first session is full. Use the form below to be added to the waiting list or to ask questions. Redlands Footlighters is excited to host free, weekly acting workshops for adults facilitated by Barry Wallace. Workshops will begin on Tuesday, January 5.  Here are the important details. The workshop is completely, totally, unequivocally FREE. Sessions will be every Tuesday except when the show in rehearsal needs the space. Sessions will be from 7:00pm to about 10:00pm. The maximum number of workshop members is sixteen. […]

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