Auditions

What should I prepare?

Stars Theatre Restaurant: Come prepared to sing with a piano. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring your own sheet music if you are not singing from the show. No A Cappella or taped music. You may be asked to dance, so please bring appropriate shoes. You may also be asked to do a cold reading from the script. Please plan on attending the scheduled audition time.

Stars Playhouse: Unless otherwise specified, you will be asked to do a cold reading from the script. Please plan on attending the scheduled audition time.

Where are auditions held?

Unless otherwise noted: Auditions for Stars Theatre Restaurant productions are held at the Stars Rehearsal Space located at 1901 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301. Auditions for Stars Playhouse are held at at 2756 Mosasco Street, Bakersfield, CA 93312.

All cast and crew must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first rehearsal to participate. 

Safe, free, and effective COVID-19 vaccines are now available. Check for available appointments and book your vaccination as soon as you can at myturn.ca.gov 

Upcoming Auditions at Stars Theatre Restaurant - Downtown

Wrinkles: The 55+ Musical Revue
April 30, 2022, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
May 1, 2022, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Stars Theatre Restaurant, 1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312

Wrinkles Audition Notice

Shrek The Musical
June 5, 2022, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
June 6, 2022, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Stars Theatre Restaurant, 1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312

Shrek Audition Notice

Follies
July 23, 2022, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
July 25, 2022, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Stars Theatre Restaurant, 1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312

Follies Audition Notice

Billy Elliot
August 27, 2022, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 28, 2022, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Stars Theatre Restaurant, 1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312

Holiday Inn
September 24, 2022, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
September 25, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Stars Theatre Restaurant, 1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93312

Upcoming Auditions at Stars Playhouse - Westside

[title of show]
April 8, 2022, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
April 10, 2022, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m
(Callbacks will take place April 15 and 16, depending on availability)
Stars Playhouse, 2756 Mosasco Street, Bakersfield, CA 93312

Title of Show Audition Notice

The BMT/Stars organization values diversity and inclusion in all activities. We believe that engaging in the arts is essential to the human experience and that live theatrical arts should be available to all. Performers of all ages, ethnicities, gender (identity or expression), sexual orientation, and disabilities are encouraged to audition.

COVID-19 safety protocols per the California Department of Public Health and Kern County Public Health Department will be adhered to throughout the rehearsal and performance process. All cast and crew must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first rehearsal to participate. Safe, free, and effective COVID-19 vaccines are now available to everyone ages 5 and up. Check for available appointments and book your vaccination as soon as you can at myturn.ca.gov 

Questions?

Audition inquiries for Stars Theatre Restaurant can be sent to Abby Bowles-Votaw at abbybbowles@gmail.com. Audition inquiries for Stars Playhouse can be sent to John Spitzer at themeditativeactor@gmail.com.