Auditions and Classes

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Enrollment in the Summer Performing Arts program is now open.  This popular summer activity emphasizes skills in acting, singing and dancing, culminating with three public performances of a full scale musical written especially for CSPA. In addition, the students will also participate in creation of props and costumes for the show.
Classes are taught by Linda Small and Warren Harrison, who have extensive experience in musical theatre in the Sacramento area.
The session begins on Monday, June 22, with classes running Mondays through Thursdays from 9am to Noon through July 23.  Performances are on July 24, 25 & 26.
Cost is $300 per student (with an additional discount additional children from the same family). The Showcase is open to youth from 6 years (must have some basic reading skills) to 15 years old. Enrollment is limited to 30 students.

Registration now open

Please click HERE for downloadable registration form


2015-16 SEASON

 Sunday  JUNE 7       6:00 PM

Chautauqua Playhouse will be holding its annual general auditions on Sunday, June 7 on stage at Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle Rd., Carmichael (in the La Sierra community center).


These auditions are for all shows in the upcoming season, with the exception of "Scrooge".

The shows are:


WAIT UNTIL DARK – Dean Shellenberger, director

PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE – Janelle Kauffman, director

BELL, BOOK and CANDLE – Walter Thompson, director

THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME – Warren Harrison, director

DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE – David Garrison, director

CALENDAR GIRLS – Janice Hoberg and Maggie Upton, directors


Please prepare a 1 to 2 minute monologue or reading

Please bring seven copies of your head shot and resume.


Auditions are by appointment only. Walk-ins will not be seen.

To schedule an audition, please email

You will be informed of your audition time via return email.