Surflight Theatre, located 2 hours south of New York City on the Jersey Shore in Beach Haven, NJ is holding several auditions. Surflight is a LOA referenced to CORST which is resident stock and seeks performers who are available and interested in being cast in several consecutive shows when possible. Artistics/Producers with casting authority will be in the room at every audition, and there is not a separate agent call audition. The EMC program is also available. We do not accept video submissions.

  • AEA EPA for Season: March 9th and 10th, 9:30am to 5:30pm, Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven, NJ

  • Non AEA Local Auditions for Teens and Adults: March 9th and 10th, 10am to 1pm, Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven, NJ (NOTE: this audition is for LOCAL people only. To be considered local you MUST have your own housing that is in a commutable distance to Surflight Theatre and have reliable means of transportation to attend rehearsals and performances. If you do not have local housing you should attend the NYC open call audition on March 19th.)

  • Strawhat Auditions: March 16th-18th, Pace University, NYC. We will be attending all 3 days and holding callbacks there as well as inviting some to NYC callbacks that week.

  • NYC Open Call: March 19th, 9:30am-6 pm, Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th Street, NYC

  • Producers will arrive at 9am and set appointments for the day. If a list has been created, you must be present in person at 9am when your name is called to receive an appointment for the day. 

  • We are not seeing anyone under 18 at this audition

Seeking performers our 2019 Season

All roles currently open

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn: Director/Choreographer Paula Sloan. First rehearsal: 5/22, runs 6/6-23
Flashdance, The Musical: Director Elizabeth Lucas, Choreographer Michael Blackmon-Ham. First rehearsal: 6/7, runs 6/25-7/14
Mamma Mia!: Director/Choreographer Paula Sloan. First rehearsal: 6/26, runs 7/16-8/4
Matilda: Director Karen Babcock Brassea, Choreographer Liz Troxler. First rehearsal: 7/17 runs 8/6-8/25
Ain't Misbehavin’: Director/Choreographer Gerry McIntyre. First rehearsal: 8/7 runs 8/27-9/8
Boynton Beach Club: Director Karen Carpenter. First rehearsal: 8/28 runs 9/11-22
Savannah Sipping Society: Director Ricky Pope. First rehearsal: 9/12, runs 9/25-29
Baskerville: Director David Edwards. First rehearsal: 9/23 runs 10/2 - 10/6
’Tis the Season: Director/Choreographer Paula Sloan. First rehearsal: 11/19, runs 12/5-12/15

Children’s Theatre: Peter Pan, Cinderella, Little Mermaid, Snow White, Aladdin, Jr., Wizard of Oz

Please bring a headshot and resume, 16 bars of music appropriate to our season and a second contrasting piece along with sheet music for the accompanist in the correct key. Feel free to sing from shows in the season. You may be asked to stay to dance later in the day. Please bring clothes to dance in along with jazz or ballet shoes and tap.

Ladies: heeled tap shoes are preferred. We are seeking advanced tappers for Holiday Inn in both ensemble and leads, advanced dancers for all "younger" roles and ensemble in Flashdance, Mamma Mia! and Matilda

If you are auditioning for plays only, please bring a monologue.

Email: for more information


Auditions for Children for Holiday Inn, Matilda, Children's Theatre and Mini Show Place Experience


When: March 9 and 10, 2019

Time: 10am to 1pm both days for Ages 6 to 12

Where: Show Place Ice Cream Parlour – 204 Centre Street, Beach Haven, NJ

Children will be seen by appointment only. Roles for children are available in the following shows:

Holiday Inn- Rehearses May 22- June 5. Runs June 6–June 16th.

  • Charley Winslow – Male Age 9-13. Must be available for matinees and some daytime rehearsals

Children’s Theatre – Various roles: Lost Boys, Munchkins, all roles in Aladdin Jr. Our Children’s Theatre is adults performing for children with some teens and younger children in the cast also.

Matilda: Rehearses early July through August 5. Opens August 6, Closes August 25.

  • Matilda: Female: 8-12 under 4’4”. Strong singer/dancer (We will be considering both AEA and Non AEA girls for the role of Matilda only)

  • Bruce: Male: 8-13 under 4’10”. Unchanged voice, Sings Revolting Children. Strong Singer, Dancer.

‘Tis the Season will be cast from this audition also

Please send Headshot or Picture and resume or list of theatrical activities (dance class, chorus, sing alongs with YouTube) and dates of availability during the period May 22–Labor Day. If only interested in one specific show, please state that in the email. If you do NOT have housing in or around LBI, please also state that. Audition appointments will be given in the morning and callbacks will occur in the afternoon the same day.

You will receive an email back with an audition time and a link to audition material requested. 

Email: for appointment or questions