Every year the Portland theatre community comes together for a weekend full of talent and opportunity! Over 400 actors of all ages perform monologues and musical pieces for actively casting companies, agencies, and individuals across the Portland metro area.
September - January: If you haven't done so in the last 5 years, attend a free PATA Information Session. This is required to register for the City-Wide General Auditions.
December: Make sure you're reading lots of plays and working your acting muscles. Select your audition pieces by the end of the year.
As you select pieces, you may be interested in browsing the pieces which were perform in previous years' PATA General Auditions:Some performers like to choose pieces targeted for specific companies in the area. If that's you, then take a look at who's attended the General Auditions in years past:
Registration for the Portland City-Wide General Auditions typically opens in early March. The final date will be announced in a few months!
What's Required Before You Register for General Auditions:
We offer a number of introductory and intermediate workshops, connecting PATA members with local experts to focus on audition skills. Stay tuned for the 2019 schedule!
February: Calm audition nerves with practice - join us for free at the Unified Shakespeare Auditions.
- Attend a free PATA Information Session if you have not auditioned at PATA Generals within the last 2 years.
- Make sure your PATA membership is paid for and up-to-date.
- As best you can, know the final pieces you will perform on audition day. Be ready to write the character/song name and show title during your registration.
- Review the 2019 Daily Schedule (COMING SOON!) and know when you're available during the weekend.