We seek a variety of skilled, professional entertainers and performance artists committed to developing their career performing for live events. Company positions are open for a variety of individual or group acts, including:

  • flow/freeform

  • choreographed acts

  • prop/multi-prop manipulation (fire, LED, day props)

  • aerial and acrobatic arts

  • stilt-walking

  • contortion

  • costumed character acting

  • interactive/instructional performance work


OUT OF TOWN ENTERTAINERS WELCOME TO APPLY! Please contact us to discuss!

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
12:00 PM doors open, check-in, warm-up, prep time
1:00 PM audition begins
3:00 PM audition closes
Location: Fire and Light Performing Arts @ IngenuityLabs at the Hamilton Collaborative
5401 Hamilton Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102

Guest judges
Gail Palmer, CSEP, Chief Event Organizer, Palmer Event Solutions
Sarah Morrison, Director, MorrisonDance

WHAT TO BRING if selected to audition:

  • 2-5 min act or demonstration–performance-ready in full costume and makeup

  • Resume and bio

  • Professional performance headshot/body shot (see below for headshot session information)

Apply here: bit.ly/fireandlight-audition
Application closes midnight on Friday, December 7th. EXTENDED through Fri. Dec. 14!
Applicants will be notified of acceptance to audition as soon as possible.

Applicants must be willing and available to dedicate approximately 2 hours per week for company rehearsals, meetings, and trainings; and have flexible Friday and Saturday schedules for bookings.

Applicants will be notified of the audition results by Friday, December 21st.
New company members must be able to attend a company meeting on Sunday, January 6th at 1:00 PM.

Company members are independent contractors, and not employees, of Fire and Light Performing Arts. General company contracts will be 3-12 months in length, with potential to renew. We cannot and do not guarantee if or when performers will be booked.

Please contact violette@fireandlightarts.com with any questions or if you need a special rigging setup, space requirement, or other accommodation for the audition.

Headshot session (open to anyone regardless of auditioning)
Please sign up at bit.ly/performance-headshots!
Sunday, December 2nd
5401 Hamilton Ave.
$45 (due upon arrival via cash, credit, PayPayl)
Optional professional hair and/or makeup (Fee TBD)

Applicant list will be maintained after the audition; applicants will be added to our monthly email newsletter so we can keep you informed about other casting opportunities and events!

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