General auditions for our 2017 Summer Repertory Festival will be held February, 2017 and are by appointment only.

The Artistic Director is responsible for all casting, working in concert with the directors for the production(s).

All submissions and auditions for the acting company (for 2017 -  approximately 20 actors) who will be playing and understudying roles in our 3 show festival.  Every actor cast will be in two of our 3 productions.

Outside of auditions if you are performing in a local production, and would like our Artistic Director, Tariq Leslie to see your work onstage, please email him at Tariq (at)  - Do not submit audition materials to this address.



(please read THOROUGHLY)

Ensemble Theatre Company strongly encourages submissions from artists of all ethno-cultural backgrounds.  

We are committed to this.  These are not just words.

  • By email only and should be directed to auditions {at}
  • Cover letters must be in the body of the email.
  • Résumé and Headshot in a single PDF file labeled with family name first. (i.e.: DOE, John/Jane)
  • Auditions are by appointment only.  Only those who are selected will be contacted to schedule an audition appointment.


  • General Auditions are ONLY for actors who have NOT been seen by our Artistic Director in the last 2 years.
  • 2 contrasting monologues:
    • One classic (from the Greek, Elizabethan, Jacobean or Restoration periods)
    • One contemporary (mid-to-late 20th Century to the present)


  • Midnight, JANUARY 20, 2017.
  • Submissions received after this time will not be considered for auditions.



Callbacks will also be held in FEBRUARY 2017 (Callbacks will include those selected from General Auditions from the current, and possibly prior years).