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Opera House Theatre Company

Executive Artistic Director, Justin Smith:

For information on Season Tickets, Patron Packages, Sponsorships, Access Theatre Tickets, Program ads, Newsletters & Special Events:

Executive Producer, Tina Leak:

For information on Private Parties won during our holiday show auctions, Patron Party details, Donations, Sponsorships & Events

Producer, Ray Kennedy:

For information on Youth Education Programs, Youth Scholarships, Classes, Camps, Workshops & Community Outreach Programs: 

Producer & Director of Education, Carson Hobbs

For information on Apprentice Theatre, OHTC Auditions, Costume & Building Rentals and Donation Drop Offs:

Company Manager, Jason Aycock:

For information on orchestra positions:

OHTC Music Director, Brian Whitted

For information on Program Book Advertising, Media Packages, Cast Photos, Bios and Interviews:

Marketing Manager, Kaitlin Baden:


Tel: 1-910-762-4234  or  1-910-274-1800 10:30am - 5pm

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February 17 - 19 for the 4 Summer Shows.

The Lucille Shuffler Center:

2011 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington NC

Please prepare 32 bars of a song for your individual vocal auditions.  An accompanist will be provided so please bring sheet music, if you do not plan to sing a capella.  



Audition Schedule

Friday, February 17th - Ages 13 and under

6PM - Singing auditions will begin

7PM - Movement call with Jason Aycock

Saturday February 18th - Ages 14 - 99+

10AM - Singing auditions will begin

12:30PM - Movement call led by Jason Aycock.

Actors may be selected to stay for an advanced dance call led by Carson Hobbs.

* Actors auditioning for roles in Man of La Mancha & Ragtime will not be required to participate in a dance call.

Callback Schedule

Sunday, February: 19th:

11am - 1pm: Spring Awakening,

1:30pm - 4pm: Ragtime,

4pm - 6pm: Little Mermaid

Monday, February 20th:

6pm: The Prom

Tuesday, February 21st:

6pm: Man of La Mancha


Shows will be begin rehearsals 3-4 weeks prior to opening night of each show. Days/times TBA

Unable to attend auditions in person?


We are accepting virtual submissions for our 2023 season. You must submit this form including all needed materials by Thursday, February 16 at 11:59 PM when this form expires. Please follow all instructions and reach out to OHTC on social media ( or via email through if you have questions. 

Please attend in-person auditions if you are able to instead of submitting a virtual audition. Callbacks will take place February 19-21, 2023 so please check your email over those dates in the case that the team has asked you to submit additional materials for a callback.


Ragtime | June 22 - July 2, 2023 (dir. Fracaswell Hyman)

Spring Awakening | July 7-9, 2023 [APPRENTICE] (dir. Morganna Bridgers)

Disney's The Little Mermaid | July 20 - August 6, 2023 (dir. Sarah Rodgers)

Man of La Mancha | August 17-27, 2023 (dir. Ray L Kennedy)

The Prom | September 7-17, 2023 (dir. Carson Hobbs)


*Note: Our Apprentice Theatre Program production of SPRING AWAKENING is specifically looking to cast ages 16-24. You can still submit if you are outside of this age range, but please note that you may not be considered. The roles of Melchoir and Wendla must be played by actors who are at least 18 years old.


Question?  Contact OHTC Company Manager, Jason Aycock:

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All of our 2022, performances will return to the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  Performance times are 7:30pm Thursday - Saturday and 2pm for Matinees.

Individual show tickets are sold at the box office located in the lobby of Thalian Hall. 

You can also order tickets by phone (910) 632-2285 or on online at



Hire us for your next event or party! In addition to producing six full scale productions every year at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Opera House Theatre Company also offers onsite Cabarets and Dinner Theme Parties.  Everything can be specialized to meet your needs. Contact Tina Leak for more information at



Our office, rehearsals, auditions and costume storage are all located in the Lucile Shuffler Center, 2011 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC.  We also accept donations there, by appointment only. Please call before stopping by.

Mailing address for Sponsorships and Season Tickets:

OHTC c/o Tina Leak

1319 Military Cutoff Road, Suite CC #348

Wilmington, NC 28405

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