Local Auditions April 1 & 8

Our 2017 Local Audition dates have been announced!

Saturday April 1 – Children Auditions* (Ages 15 and under)
Saturday April 8 – Adult Auditions** (Ages 16+)

Location: Mary E. Dardess Elementary School (On Woodbridge Avenue in Chatham, NY)
Time: 10:00a-3:00p – Both Days


*Children will be used in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and/or a Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre Show

**Adults will be considered for casting in the professional performing company for the full summer, as well as for roles or ensemble in one or more shows.

All auditionees should bring a headshot and resume, prepare a song and bring music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. There will also be a short dance/movement exercise please wear appropriate clothing and footwear

Tips for those trying out:

  • Pick a song that best shows off your voice, whether a ballad or up-tempo number – but please keep in mind that there are often overwhelming numbers of ballads.
  • If asked to sing 16 bars, please choose the section which best shows off the strongest points of your voice.
  • Please consider the types of shows in the schedule and pick appropriate material to the majority of those.
  • People who are primarily singers are not expected to be polished dancers, but do need to show their movement ability.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens Mac-Haydn’s 49th season, with rehearsals beginning May 15 and performances May 25 through June 4.

“Joseph” will be followed by:
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” June 8-18
Anything Goes” June 21-July 1
Saturday Night Fever” July 6-23
Sweeney Todd” July 27-August 6
Spamalot” August 10-20
and closing out our 49th season
Hello, Dolly” August 24-September 3.


For further Mac-Haydn information, or to order tickets, please call 518-392- 9292 or follow the links on our website.