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The Skin of Our Teeth Auditions

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The Skin of Our Teeth Auditions

December 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

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Saturday (12:00 p.m.) and Sunday (6:00 p.m.)

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Co-audition The Humans, The Skin of Our Teeth, and Vanity Fair

Volunteer actors of any gender, race, ethnicity, age, language, disability/ability, sexual orientation and gender-identification are encouraged to audition. Should you need accommodations for your audition, such as an interpreter or wheelchair assistance, please email For all other questions related to the audition, contact

  • Saturday, December 14 – 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. 
  • Sunday, December 15 – 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 
  • Potential Callbacks: TBD

Sign up for Auditions

  • Sign up for an audition slot here for each show of interest. You will read with the other person signed up for your time or with a provided reader.
  • Leave at least 10 minutes between slots to give yourself time to move between spaces.
  • Sides will be provided at the audition and are posted HERE.
  • Please arrive at the TCR lobby at least 20 minutes prior to your slot to check-in and to fill out an audition form.
  • Be prepared to state all potential rehearsal conflicts.

Roles Available

  • Stage Manager/Announcer/Chorus: Any Age/Any Gender Identification
  • George Antrobus: Male-identified, 20-100 yrs old; Husband, inventor of both the alphabet and the wheel, father of Gladys/Henry; larger than life.
  • Maggie Antrobus: Female-identified, 20-100 yrs old; married to George only 5,000 years, Mother of Gladys/Henry; Delights in casual resemblance to the biblical Eve.
  • Sabina: Female-identified, 20-40 yrs old; the Antrobus’ maid, frequently breaks the fourth wall to converse with the audience; Eternal seductress; Doesn’t understand a word of this play.
  • Gladys: Female-identified,10-30 yrs old; hope of humanity. (played by adult actor)
  • Henry: Male-identified 10-30 yrs. old; destroyer of humanity. (played by adult actor)
  • Chorus: 2-4 roles, any age/gender to fill roles such as Homer, Moses, Muses, Dinosaurs, Fortune Teller, Drum Majorette’s, and many more. (high school + preferred for younger auditionees)

Key Dates

  • Rehearsals begin near the end of February (6-7 weeks)
  • Runs April 3 – April 19 (Fri-Sun with one potential added Thursday)
  • Rehearsal days/times based on actor availability.

The Skin of Our Teeth Creative Team

  • Director: K. Michael Moore
  • Costumer: Karle Jeanne Maiers