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  • Writer's pictureJeff Thomakos


The Inspired Acting Company is excited to announce COMBINED GENERAL AUDITIONS for SIX Michigan theatres:

  • The Inspired Acting Company

  • Shakespeare in Detroit

  • The Ringwald Theatre

  • Open Book Theatre

  • InterACT Entertainment

  • Theatre NOVA.


Saturday, May 18 from 11am-5pm and Monday, May 20th, from 5-10pm


The Inspired Acting Company

1124 E West Maple Rd, Walled Lake, MI.



All Productions: Two contrasting monologues and 16 bars of music if interested in musical. If interested in Shakespeare in Detroit, your audition should include one Shakespeare or classical monologue written before 1900.

Musicals only: One modern monologue and 32 bars of music.

            Please time your auditions. They must not exceed 4 minutes.  

We STRONGLY encourage actors of all backgrounds to audition.

Several shows REQUIRE BIPOC actors, and very few shows require specifically white actors. Most shows will be able to be cast regardless of sex, race, color, ethnicity, disability, religious-affiliation, sexual orientation and gender identity.

No need to bring hard copies of your headshot and resume, but you must email them to at least 24 hours prior to your audition so that all companies will have access to them.  

All acting positions are paid. Limited Equity Special Appearance contracts may be available for each show at The Inspired Acting Company, Shakespeare in Detroit and Theatre NOVA.

Seeking local actors. In general, most theatres are unable to provide housing.

Fill in our GOOGLE AUDITION FORM which will also take you to the signup genius to sign up for your audition appointment.

Any other questions while filling in the google form or signing up on SignUp Genius?  Email:


The Inspired Acting Company also seeks DESIGNERS and MUSIC DIRECTOR for their 2024-25 SEASON.

Looking for experienced designers or recent theatre graduates wishing to build their design portfolio with professional credits.

We STRONGLY encourage designers of all backgrounds to apply.

The Inspired Acting Company believes that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. To that end, we are strongly committed to anti-discriminatory practices in our hiring. Applicants will be considered regardless of sex, race, color, ethnicity, disability, religious-affiliation, sexual orientation and gender identity. Please note that we are especially looking to consider BIPOC designers and technicians for Moon Man Walk by James Ijames.


The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias (9/20/24-10/6/24) directed by Jeff Thomakos | Moon Man Walk by James Ijames (11/15/24 - 12/1/24) directed by Lynch Travis |

A Doll’s House by Amy Herzog, Adapted from the play by Henrik Ibsen (4/25/25 - 5/11/25) directed by Jeff Thomakos | Now. Here. This. by Bell, Blackwell and Bowen (7/11/25 - 7/27/25) directed by Jeff Thomakos, Musical Director, TBD.

Please email your letter of interest, resume and digital portfolio if you have one as soon as possible to: Jeff Thomakos, Producing Artistic Director at

Designers/Directors are hired as Independent Contractors, and all positions are paid. Salaries are commensurate with experience.

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