Category Archives: Audition

We Are Monsters Auditions Ages 4-9

We Are Monsters is a hilarious new musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.

Open to all Spotlight Acting School Students Ages: 4-9

Auditions Aug 19th, 3:00pm

Campus: Richmond Mall

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read,  sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

Rehearsals: Saturday Mornings from 10:30am – 11:30am (Blue Group)
12:30pm-1:30pm (Purple Group)
beginning August 26 (See exact calendar here)

Performances: Oct 13-15 (Blue Group)
Oct 20-22 (Purple Group)

Enrollment Information  – click here.

The Grunch Auditions Ages 9-14

Inspired by “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”, The Grunch tells the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who always feels like an outsider. When the entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, he comes up with a perfect plan to ruin it for everyone; he’ll steal the sets, costumes and lights the night before it opens. But will the spirit of theatre prevail?

Open to all Spotlight Acting School Students Ages: 9-14

Aug 19th, 5:00pm

Campus: Richmond Mall

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read,  sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

Rehearsals: Saturdays  from 1:30pm – 3:00pm beginning August 26 (See exact calendar here)

Performances: Nov 3-5

Enrollment Information  – click here

Legally Blonde the Musical Auditions Ages 11-18

legally blonde logoOpen to all Spotlight Acting School Students Ages: 11-18

Auditions Aug 5th, 10:00am

Campus: Richmond Mall

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read,  sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

Rehearsals: Saturday Mornings from 9:00am – 10:30am beginning August 12 (See exact calendar here)

Performances: Nov 17-19

Enrollment Information  – click here.

American Horror Stories Auditions Ages 11-18

American Horror Stories FeatureAuditions July 8th, 3:30pm


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Campus: Berea

Ages: 11-18

Performances: Nov 9-12

Rehearsals: Saturday Afternoons from 1:00pm – 3:00pm beginning August 5 (See exact calendar here)

Tuition may be paid weekly, monthly or in full.  Cast shirt is included.  Financial aid and discounts are available. Call 859-986-0423 for assistance.  No child will be turned away, regardless of ability to pay.

– Registration fee $25.00 (not eligible for financial aid)
– Costume rental $30.00 (financial aid may be applied)
– Tuition $195.00 ($10 per session. Financial aid may be applied)

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read, (optional) sing a solo.  This show is not a full musical, but there are some songs.

Disney’s Cinderella Kids Ages 4-11

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Auditions: July 8th, 2:00pm


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Campus: Berea

Ages: 4 – 11

Performances: Sept. 28 – Oct 1 (Blue Group)
Oct. 5-8 (Purple Group)

Rehearsals: Saturday Mornings from 8:30am – 9:45am (Blue Group)
9:45am – 11:00am (Purple Group)
beginning August 5 (See exact calendar here)

Tuition may be paid weekly, monthly or in full.  Cast shirt is included.  Financial aid and discounts are available. Call 859-986-0423 for assistance.  No child will be turned away, regardless of ability to pay.

– Registration fee $25.00 (not eligible for financial aid)
– Costume rental $30.00 (financial aid may be applied)
– Tuition $195.00 ($12 per session. Financial aid may be applied)

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read, sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

The Carol Burnett Show (The Bluegrass Players Auditions – Age 18+)

CarolBurnett.UltimateSetListed as the 16th best TV Show of all time, The Carol Burnett Show thrilled audiences for 279 episodes. Carol  Burnett has recently released many of her original skits for licensing and performing.  The Bluegrass Players are excited to perform a collection of these skits in August as the Playhouse’s opening show for the 2017/18 season.

Audition Info:
Who:  Anyone, Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse, Churchill’s
When: July 1st, 1:00 pm & July 8th, 10:30 am
Performances: August 25-27 and September 1-2
(Other audition appointments may be arranged.  859-661-0600)

Participants will read from a script and be given an improvisational situation to act out.

Charlotte’s Web (Spotlight Players Audition – Ages 18+)

charlottes-webJoin the Spotlight Players – Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Troupe for the Fall.  Our first show will be the timeless story, Charlotte’s Web.  Charlotte’s Web in on the required reading list for Kentucky school grades 2 & 3. This delightful musical will perform at the Playhouse on Sept 8-10 then will be available for travel to local elementary schools for daytime performances the following two weeks.  Actors auditioning must have some daytime flexibility.

Audition Info:
Who: Anyone Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: Saturday, July 8, 10:00am
(Early auditions can be arranged by appointment 859-661-0600)
Participants will be expected to read and sing a song (if auditioning for a featured singing role).

Charlotte’s Web the Musical was composed by Charles Strouse, whose other works include Annie and Bye Bye Birdie.

Snow White Cast List 2017

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Congratulations to the cast.

Character                                                Cast

Cat                                                           Jasmine Sexton
Queen                                                   Olivia Stotts
Esmerelda                                           Kylie Hammonds
Crone                                                     Paige Omohundro
Magic Mirror                                     Bailey Pearson
Princess Snow White                    Bailey Smith
Prince Robert                                   Will Harter
Huntsman                                           Rylan Stone
Enchanted Vixen                            Kelsey McNeal
Sarge (Dwarf)                                   Bailey Bullock
Gabby (Dwarf)                                 Abby Agee
Gloomy Gus (Dwarf)                    Brady Sexton
Ticklish (Dwarf)                              Kara Peters
Spritely (Dwarf)                              Sasha Yow
Snore (Dwarf)                                  Catherine Tait
Slowpoke (Dwarf)                          Ty Cain

Ensemble: (Animals, Guards, Birds, etc.)
Barrett Keck
Ava Stotts
Jessi King
Laney Williamson
Ashlyn Hamblin
Abigale Justice
Members of the ensemble will need to play multiple roles.

Snow White Auditions Ages 8-15

Auditions: May 20th, 3:00pm


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Campus: Berea

Ages: 8 – 15

Performances: July 7-9

Rehearsals: Beginning May 27th  – See calendar here

Tuition may be paid weekly, monthly or in full.  Cast shirt is included.  Financial aid and discounts are available. Call 859-986-0423 for assistance.  No child will be turned away, regardless of ability to pay.

– Registration fee $25.00 (not eligible for financial aid)
– Costume rental $30.00 (financial aid may be applied)
– Tuition $195.00 ($12 per session. Financial aid may be applied)

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read, sing a solo and learn a dance routine.