Creative Teamsperformers | stage managers | designers
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.
Auditions for specific plays and workshops are scheduled as needed by the Artistic Director.
We accept expressions of interest in auditioning year round. Performers are invited to submit a letter of interest, a headshot, and a resume that includes a current phone number and email address by emailing
Carousel Players is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and engages professional artists under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement. CAEA members will be seen first at all open audition calls. CAEA members: please bring your membership card to the audition.
Carousel Players works with CAEA Stage Managers on all our productions. Our Stage Managers drive the company truck and participate in the load-in, strike, and pack of the set in addition to all the more usual stage management duties. They also get a lot of enthusiastic greetings and excited questions from the students in the schools where we tour. If you are interested in stage managing a tour for Carousel Players, please send a cover letter and resume to
Artistic Leadership & Creative Management Internships
Carousel Players is interested in working with artists and arts workers who wish to pursue a career in Theatre for Young Audiences. Our preference is to create a personalized learning and development plan in collaboration with the artists and arts workers.
We are happy to work with you on applications to the following programs that support internships in Artistic Direction, Artistic Producing, and General Management:
- OAC – Chalmers Professional Development Projects
- OAC – Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour
- Metcalf Foundation – Performing Arts Interships
- Canada Council for the Arts – Professional Development for Artists
- Canada Council for the Arts – Professional Development for Arts Professionals
- Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage