Auditions & Classes
We are committed to providing ample opportunities for local performers to express
themselves. All roles posted for audition will be open to all auditioners.  Any
pre-cast roles will be listed ahead of time.  Thank you for taking the time to
consider working with us.  We will also have an array of classes to learn your craft.
Upcoming Auditions & Classes
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2015 Musical Auditions
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday March 15, 16, & 17 7pm
We are hosting a single audition session for all 3 of our musicals.  Aida directed by Liam Fitzpatrick (running July 17 -
August 1, 2015), 9 to 5 the Musical directed by Stephfond Brunson (running September 11-26, 2015), Little Shop of Horrors
directed by Dustin Czarny (performances October 16-31, 2015).  All three musicals will be music directed by Abel Searor.  All
roles are open (except Audrey II of Little Shop of Horrors.  )Auditioners are asked to prepare a 16 bar song, and brign sheet
music for the accompianist. Auditioners may be asked to read from the script.

Character Descriptions TBA
Auditions for White Liars & Black Comedy
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday April 19, 20, & 21 7pm
Directors Justin Polly & Christopher Best are looking to cast all parts in this comedy. Show runs August 14-22, 2015. No
preparation is necessary. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script.

Character Descriptions TBA
Auditions for A Christmas Story
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday May 17, 18, & 19 7pm
Director Dan Rowlands is looking to cast all parts in this comedy. Show runs December 4-19, 2015. No preparation is
necessary. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script.

Character Descriptions TBA
Long Form Improv, The Harold, Classes with Syracuse Improv Classes
6 weeks of instruction starting April 25th
The Harold is a long-form structure developed by Del Close and is the basic form all long-form improvisers should know.
This course will teach the fundamentals of the form as well as continuing to work on scene work and character
development. This course is recommended for anyone who has some improv experience and feels comfortable
participating in a two-person scene. Graduates of this class will have the opportunity to audition for a SIC house team.

Classes are at 10am-noon April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 30 (no class Memorial Day weekend), June 6

Instructor: Ken Keech
Difficulty: Advanced
Price: $75
Stand Up Comedy Class with Nick Marra
6 weeks of instruction starting March 7th
Thinking of getting into stand up comedy? Already dabbled in stand up and want to take your act to the next level? This six
week class will cover all aspects of standup comedy, from your first time on stage to getting booked and paid to perform.
With over 20 years in the business I will help you Write and create an act, improve your stage presence, understand the
business side of comedy, as well as dealing with club owners and bookers. Email cnyplayhouse@gmail.com to reserve a
spot OR pay tuition at www.cnyplayhouse.com/auditions

Classes take place on Saturday afternoon (noon to 2pm) March 7, 2015 - April 11, 2015. Public performance on April 16,
2015 at 8pm.