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Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546


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Open Auditions

Open auditions are held for each Allens Lane Theater (ALT) production. ALT encourages and practices non-traditional casting. Callbacks may be scheduled at the director's discretion. If you would like to ad your resume and headshot to our talent file, which is available to all directors, please send to ALT, 601 West Allens Lanereet, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Auditions may be attended by other directors for the purpose of observing potential talent for future productions.


Allens Lane Theater promotes non-traditional casting when possible.

Audition Notice

Title: Best of Enemies, by Mark St. Germain
Director: Nancy Kreider
Production Dates: January 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31

Best of Enemies exposes the poison of prejudice through Atwater and Ellis who, by confronting their hatred, discover the real enemy they share.

C.P. Ellis: Exalted Cyclops of the Durham Ku Klux Klan. White Male, early-mid thirties
Mary Ellis: Wife of C. P. White Female, early-mid thirties
Ann Atwater: Civil rights activist and civic leader. Black Female , early-mid thirties
Bill Riddick: College educated, community organizer. Black, mid thirties to early forties
Ferris: School Board/City Council Member. White, middle/late fifties

Auditions for this play are Monday, October 20 from 6-9 PM. 
Callbacks will be on Tuesday, October 21, 7-9 PM.

Email nkreider@hotmail.com to request an audition timeslot.

Please come to audition with a prepared two minute monologue, as well as a head shot.

A small stipend will be available to the cast and crew at the end of the run.