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Dayton Theatre Auditions

How to Audition

For Our 2022-2023 Season

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The Secret Garden auditions will take place Sunday, Dec 11 at 3pm followed by callbacks from 4-7pm at 116 N Jefferson St. For more information, please contact Mackensie King at

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Additional Information

Additional auditions for each show will take place closer to their beginning rehearsal dates.

Actors of all races, ethnicities, gender identities and abilities are encouraged to audition.

*questions can be emailed to Artistic Director- Mackensie King-

We are always accepting video submissions, please send videos or questions to


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Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (SHOW HAS BEEN CAST)

Book by Hugh Wheeler/ Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Sweeney Todd Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Show Dates: October 20-29 2022

Hedwig and The Angry Inch (SHOW HAS BEEN CAST)

Written by: John Cameron Mitchell. Music/ Lyrics: Stephen Trask

Show Dates: January 12-14 2023 


A New Musical by Grace McLean

Show Dates: January 19-21st 2023

Urinetown, The Musical (SHOW HAS BEEN CAST)

Music/ Lyrics by: Mark Hollmann. Lyrics/ Book by: Greg Kotis

Urinetown Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Show Dates: March 9-19 2023

The Secret Garden, The Musical

Based on the novel by: Frances Hodgson Burnett. Script/Lyrics by: Marsha Norman

Music By: Lucy Simon

Show dates: May 12-13th 2023

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Calling Local Artists!

TheatreLab Dayton is searching for a local artist to help develop cover art imagery that captures the essence of our 2022-2023 season shows.

At TheatreLab we are committed to contributing to Dayton's budding art scene. We are inspired to unite various forms of art and unique artists in our community. We would love to partner with a local artist to produce truly magnificent works. This is a paid contract. If you are an artist yourself or know of an artist in the area please get in touch with us! If you are looking to apply send your resume and portfolio to our Artistic Director, Mackensie King via email. She will be the point of contact for all artist inquiries and be able to answer any questions or provide additional information.

To Apply: email  your resume & portfolio to Mackensie King

Get Involved 

Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and your Dayton theatre community, but the benefits can be equally great for you. TheatreLab is always on the lookout for new Volunteers! Throughout the season, we have volunteer opportunities for all! From costumes to sets, volunteers are crucial to the success of TheatreLab Dayton!

If you're interested in volunteering, please enter your email below and we'll reach out as soon as possible! 

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This imperative funding enriches the lives and culture within the Dayton, OH region and is crucial to the success of our incredibly talented artists!


  • Lumber for Sweeney Todd - $2,000

  • Moving Truck for Shows - $100

  • Sound Technician  - $250

  • Fog Machine - $500

  • Props for 2022/2023 Season Shows - $250

  • Batteries for 2022/2023 Season Shows - $50

  • Costumes for 2022/2023 Season Shows - $1,200

  • Set Rental for 2022/2023 Season Shows - $1,500

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Contact Us

Philip Drennen, Executive Director


Mackensie King, Artistic Director




116 N Jefferson St #200, Dayton, OH 45402

Monday - Friday: 10AM -4PM