The Barn Stage Company does not have a resident or repertory company of actors and is always looking for new talent for our stages. While auditions for the Main Stage Series & Summer Series are by appointment only, submissions are accepted year-round for our Cabaret at The Merc series.

Cabaret (Talent) Submission

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. If we are interested in seeing more of your work after review of your submission, we will contact you directly. We typically receive more submissions than we have open slots to fill; if you are not among those we have selected, we encourage you to submit once again in four to six months.

How to Submit

Electronic submissions must be formatted correctly in order to be considered. Both your résumé and headshot should be in either Word or PDF format, as one attachment (we prefer headshots to be 300dpi, and attachments must be 10MB or smaller). Requests should be sent to, with a valid email address, for the purposes of future correspondence. No phone calls, please. If you are interested in a particular Cabaret or production, please specify this within your email and we will be happy to review and consider your request.

Script Submission

If you’ve written a script and would like to send it to The Barn Stage Company for consideration, please submit a brief description of the work with five to ten sample pages. Your description need not be a full synopsis of the plot. Describe the play—the world, the characters, the conflict, your reasons for writing it. The sample pages, of course, will be most helpful to us in deciding whether or not to request the full manuscript. Multiple submissions are not encouraged.

Due to the high volume of submissions we receive, we can only respond to the projects we wish to pursue. Please be patient. We need time to give every submission ample review. We read every submission, and after reading the synopsis/sample, may ask to see the entire script. FULL SCRIPTS SHOULD NOT BE SUBMITTED UNTIL/UNLESS REQUESTED... We only accept emailed submissions addressed to Please type, “Script Submission” in the subject line.

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