We are currently accepting submissions for the following upcoming production:

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We are currently accepting submissions from AEA and non-union actors for our upcoming production of THE REVOLUTIONISTS by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Lauren Love.

Rehearsals begin August 15, 2023. Performances September 8 – 23, 2023, with a possible extension through September 30, 2023. This will be an AEA-SPT Category 2 Contract (one contract available for the production).

Submissions are being accepted through June 9, 2023.  Auditions will be held in person at the theater (202 4th Avenue East, Olympia, WA 98501) on June 10, 2023Please submit a headshot and resume in order to receive an audition time.

Roles Available:
OLYMPE de GOUGES: 38. Badass activist playwright and feminist. Theatre nerd, excitable, passionate, a showman. Widowed and never remarried to ensure her personal freedom.
CHARLOTTE CORDA: 25. Badass country girl and assassin. Very serious, hardened by righteousness, never been kissed. Has a pocket watch she keeps checking
MARIE-ANTOINETTE: 38. Less badass but fascinating former queen of France. Bubbly, graceful, opinionated, totally unaware, unintentionally rude, and oddly prescient. Never had a real friend
MARIANNE ANGELLE: 30s. A badass black woman in Paris. She is from the Caribbean, a free woman, a spy working with her husband, Vincent. Tough, classy, vigilant, the sanest one of them all.

You can submit your information at this Airtable location:


If you have other questions, please email casting: casting@harlequinproductions.org.

General Auditions

The pandemic has had an effect on our ability to audition actors. Previously, we attended the TPS (Theatre Puget Sound) general auditions each year, and hope to do so again when they restart. In addition, we have hold annual general auditions for our upcoming season in the late summer or early fall. Please watch this site for our next general auditions date (for the 2024 season) and submission instructions.

Submissions for a Particular Production

If you are interested in a particular production please do let us know by submitting your headshot, résumé, and a note of interest. Let us know what show and role you’re interested in, and we will be happy to consider you.

How to Submit

Please send an electronic headshot and résumé (in PDF format) to casting@harlequinproductions.org.
Please, no snailmail submissions and no phone calls.


Harlequin operates on a Transitional Small Professional Theatre contract with the Actors’ Equity Association. Our 2023 contracts will be Tier II.


Harlequin currently pays a base rate of 50% of AEA scale for all non-AEA actors. There are additional carpool stipends and housing opportunities for actors from out of town.

Harlequin is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our casting and in all areas of our work. We seek to tell stories that represent our world, and therefore strongly encourage actors of underrepresented groups to audition.