Auditions and Classes

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Enrollment in the Summer Performing Arts program is now open.  This popular summer activity emphasizes skills in acting, singing and dancing, culminating with three public performances of a full scale musical written especially for CSPA. In addition, the students will also participate in creation of props and costumes for the show.

Classes are taught by Linda Small and Warren Harrison, who have extensive experience in musical theatre in the Sacramento area.

The session begins on Monday, June 26, with classes running Mondays through Thursdays from 9am to Noon through July 27.  Performances are on July 28,29 & 30.

Cost is $300 per student (with an additional discount for second child from the same family). The Showcase is open to youth from 6 years (must have some basic reading skills) to 15 years old. Enrollment is limited to 30 students.

This year’s production: The return of “Americana: Clementine and Tom Sawyer Paints a Fence”.

Please click HERE for downloadable registration form


2017-18 SEASON

 Sunday  JUNE 4      6:00 PM

Chautauqua Playhouse will be holding its annual general auditions on Sunday, June 4 on stage at Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle Rd., Carmichael (in the La Sierra Community Center).


These auditions are for all shows in the upcoming season, with the exception of “1776” and “Beer for Breakfast”.

The shows are:

The Old MusketeersWarren Harrison, director

FrankensteinJohn Walck, director

The Regifters – Walt Thompson, director

A Time to Kill—Dean Shellenberger, Director

A Comedy of Tenors—Scott Adams, Director


We encourage diversity in casting. Actors of all races are encouraged to audition.

Please prepare a 1 to 2 minute monologue or reading

Please bring six copies of your head shot and resume.

If you have auditioned for Chautauqua Playhouse in the past two years, please just send an updated resume for our files.  There will be no reason to physically audition again this year.


Note: “Beer for Breakfast” has been precast

“1776” will hold auditions later in the season


Auditions are by appointment only. Walk-ins will not be seen.

To schedule an audition, please email

You will be informed of your audition time via return email.