Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

Local Auditions for The Stinky Cheese Man
A Comedy with Music by John Glore
Directed by Samantha Pearlman 

1st Rehearsal: April 7, 2020
Performances: April 29 – May 17, 2020
Auditions by Appointment: February 22, 2020

Now accepting submissions for Cardinal’s upcoming production of The Stinky Cheese Man. All actors must be local (Bloomington/Indy area) and Non-Equity. Actively seeking diverse candidates both in race and gender, playful and creative actors ages 18 and up are needed for this production. Proficiency in singing and playing instruments is a plus but not required. Desired instruments include Piano, Drums, Guitar/Bass – strings or horns could also be useful. 

Rehearsals are evenings and weekends, but this production does include 8-10 student matinees, so daytime availability is necessary during performances. All roles are paid. 

Seeking actors for the following roles: 

Seeking Local, Non-Equity actors for the following roles:

Actor 1: Cow Patty Boy/Cocky Locky/Prince/1st Step-sister/Owl/Stinky Cheese Man 

Male-Identifying. An oddball, Alex Brightman type. If he were a muppet, he would be Animal meets Fozzie Bear.  Should be able to sing. Ideally plays guitar or piano.

Actor 2: Jack/Tortoise

Male-Identifying.  The kind fearless leader.  If he was a muppet, he would be Kermit. Piano skills a plus.

Actor 3: Ducky Lucky/Princess 2/Cinderella/Cow Butt

Female-Identifying. Sweet, naive, and cares for others.  Should be able to sing. If she were a muppet, she would be Annie Sue. Piano, guitar or percussion skills a plus.

Actor 4: Red Hen/ Goosey Loosey/Queen/Stepmother/Little Old Lady

Female identifying. Commanding presence.  If she were a muppet, she would be Miss Piggy. Piano, guitar or percussion skills a plus.

Actor 5: Foxy Loxy/Ugly Duck/Frog/Giant/Stepsister 2/Fox

Male-Identifying.  Loveable reject. Cunning and flirtatious.  If he were a muppet, he would be Gonzo. 

Actor 6: Surgeon General/King/Wolf/Rumplestiltskin/Little Old Man/Cow Head/Legal Guy

Male identifying.  Commanding leader. Very serious.  If he were a muppet, he would be Sam Eagle.

Actor 7: Chicken Licken/Princess 1/LIttle Red Running Shorts/Rabbit

Female-identifying.  Punk-rock version spoiled. If she were a muppet, she would be Janice. Piano, guitar or percussion skills a plus.


For consideration, please submit a cover letter, headshot and resume via email to Submissions are due by Wednesday, February 19th. 


Auditions for Hedwig and the Angry Inch
By John Cameron Mitchell and Steven Trask
Directed by Megan Nicole O’Brien
Musical Direction by Dan Kazemi 

1st Rehearsal: June 1, 2020
Performances: June 11 – 28, 2020
Auditions by Appointment: March 9, 2020

This production is a collaboration with 11th Hour Theatre Company in Philadelphia. The show is rehearsing and running in Philadelphia before coming to Bloomington. Local musicians will be hired for the Cardinal run. Seeking a diverse group of artists – musicians who are LGBTQ+ and/or POC highly encouraged to audition.

Band rehearsals with the Musical Director/Keyboard player will begin on or around June 1, 2020 (evenings). Tech rehearsals with the cast will begin June 5, 2020. See the Hedwig page of our website for the full performance schedule. 

Seeking Guitar (2), Bass, and Drums – Musicians will be on stage and an active part of the show. All musicians should be comfortable singing back-up vocals. Must be proficient in rock/punk style and able to learn music by ear from existing recordings. 

Musical Director will be holding auditions for Bloomington-area musicians in early March. Interested musicians should contact Artistic Director Kate Galvin via email – Please include links to any available websites or performance videos. Submissions are due by Sunday, March 1st. 

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