Carousel Players holds General Auditions once a year, typically in June/July, in Toronto and St Catharines. Auditions are by appointment only. Only successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition time.

Actors are asked to prepare 1 Canadian monologue of their choice, no longer than two minutes in length. In addition actors are welcome to share a special skill or interest: be it singing, dancing, a musical instrument, puppetry, poetry, etc.

Actors are invited to submit a letter of interest, a headshot, and a resume that include a current phone number and email address to Digital submissions must be in PDF format.

Carousel Players is committed to equity and diversity in its casting and encourages submissions from artists of all backgrounds.


Auditions for specific plays are scheduled as needed by the Artistic Director. We accept actor submissions year round. Actors are invited to submit a headshot and resume via email to

Carousel Players is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and engages professional artists under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

Equity members will be seen first at all open audition calls. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.