Open Theater 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 add 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.

Audition Notice:

Auditions for Allens Lane Theater's Production of  The Insanity of Mary Girard 

Written by Lanie Robertson.

Directed by Mariangela Saavedra

Running September 19th- October 6th  (Fri, Sat and Sun) at Allens Lane Art Center. September 19th (special Thursday Night Opening) through Saturday September 21st will be part of the 2019 Philadelphia Fringe Festival!

Auditions are Monday June 17th 7pm-9pm, and Call Backs will be Tuesday June 18th 7pm-9pm.

(Rehearsals will begin in July)

Please email headshot and resume to the director at to secure an audition slot.

Casting Men and Women, who are comfortable with immersed theater presented up close and in the round, and who are comfortable with movements like crouching, crawling and rolling on the floor for some parts of the show.

Sides will be provided after your audition is scheduled.

The play is fictionalized history. It is 1790, and Mary Girard, wife of Philadelphia philanthropist Stephen Girard, has awoke to find

herself committed to the mental asylum at The Pennsylvania Hospital. How did she get here? How long must she stay? Is it all a mistake, or is she truly insane?

The first three performances will be part of the 2019 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

A small stipend will be made available at the end of the run.

ART 4 The Insanity - dates