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About Acme's Audition Process


Acme Theatre Company invites all 9th-12th grade students to audition to act or sign up to work as technicians for our three main stage shows this season.  There is no cost to participate in Acme Theatre Company.   No theatre experience is required!  


We invite and welcome company members of all ethnicities, races, gender identities, ages, and body types, as well as performers with disabilities, to join us.


We hold open auditions before each production.

Audition sign-up info will be posted on this page as it becomes available. 

Actors are asked to complete a Google form, sign up for a 10-min slot, prepare a monologue, attend the 10-minindividual slot, and then attend a group session.  Technicians are asked to sign up on the Google form and then we will contact you regarding technical work as the  process unfolds!


All 9th - 12th grade students are invited to audition for Acme’s winter production. 


The K of D

By Laura Schellhardt


Part urban legend, part dark comedy, “The K of D” is set in a small town in Ohio during one hot, sticky summer as a pack of teenagers try to make sense of a local boy’s death. The truth, as told by a former member of the pack, is that 12-year-old Jamie was hit by a car and gave his twin sister Charlotte a kiss before dying in her arms. The growing legend is that everything Charlotte kisses from that moment forward also dies.  “The K of D” slips between the psychological and the supernatural to explore grief, revenge and the healing power of storytelling.

This production will be directed by Jennifer Grace, a theatremaker with twenty-five years of acting and technical experience in Off-Broadway and professional Chicago productions. Grace intends to root this production in her considerable experience with Anne Bogart's Viewpoints technique and other acting methodologies, as well as a soundscape that will be produced live by the actors themselves. Come be a part of this special production!



4-6pm, Thurs & Fri, Oct 26 & 27

Individual 10-Min Audition Slots

1-4pm, Sat, Oct 28

Group Call Back Session



Theatre takes a lot of time. Here is our rehearsal schedule:

Nov  1 - Dec 15: Mon - Fri, 4pm - 6pm

Thanksgiving Break: Sat - Tue, 11/18 - 11/21, 10am - 2pm

Winter Break: Wed, 12/27 - Thurs, 1/4, 10am - 4pm



Jan 5, 6, 12, 13 @ 7pm

Jan 7 & 14 @ 2pm


Veterans Memorial Theatre

203 E 14th St, Davis, CA 95616


4:30 - 9:30pm, Jan 14

2 - 8pm, Jan 15

All cast and tech crew are required to assist with strike. This is when we clean the theatre and put away all production materials.

All cast & crew members are required to work on tech crews (times TBD) and sign up for :

3 Farmers' Market Shifts: 8 - 10am or 10am - 12pm, Saturdays, Dec 9, 16, 23 & Jan 6

3 Set Building shifts: 10am - 2pm, Sundays Nov 5 & 12 and Saturdays Nov 18, Dec 2, 9, 16

Poster Day: 1 - 4 pm, Sun, Dec 3

Be prepared to list all of your possible conflicts on the conflict form you will be given.


We will do our best to build the rehearsal schedule to be respectful of your time and conflicts. We ask that once you are cast and the schedule is distributed that you do your utmost to avoid additional conflicts.  

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