Image showing shadows of man and boy fishing during sunset with the title On Golden Pond in the left upper corner

Overview of On Golden Pond and the Community Theatre of Clay County

Are you a theatre enthusiast with a passion for performing? Don’t miss the exciting opportunity to audition for the timeless classic, “On Golden Pond,” at CTCC. Known for its captivating storytelling and unforgettable characters, “On Golden Pond” promises to be a memorable production for both performers and audiences alike.

We are a thriving hub of artistic expression, providing a platform for local talent to shine. Nestled in the heart of Clay County, we have garnered a reputation for great local productions and commitment to fostering creativity.

Important Dates and Requirements for Auditions

If you’re ready to take the stage and audition for “On Golden Pond,” mark your calendar for the upcoming auditions at the Community Theatre of Clay County. Here are the essential details you need to know:

Date: Thursday June 1

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Community Theatre of Clay County (Parking is available in front of the building on Highway 40 as well as in the BMV parking lot, which is located just across the street.)

To participate in the auditions, prospective performers must be at least 12 years old. While previous acting experience is not mandatory, it is always a plus. We welcome actors of all backgrounds and skill levels, ensuring a diverse and inclusive production.

Note: There is only one role for a character who plays a 13 year old male. All other roles are only for adults.

Would you like to learn even more about the characters before your audition? Check out our On Golden Pond audition information page.

Preparation Tips to Ace Your Audition for On Golden Pond

Preparing for an audition can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. To help you put your best foot forward, here are some valuable tips to help you shine during your audition for “On Golden Pond”:

  1. Familiarize Yourself with the Script: Read and study the script of “On Golden Pond” to get a better understanding of the characters and their motivations. This will allow you to make more informed choices during your audition. If you can’t access a script, then watch the film of the same title.
  2. Be prepared to read from a script. Make choices that reflect your understanding of the character’s emotions and circumstances.
  3. First Impressions: Always maintain a respectful presence toward everyone in the building. We place a large emphasis on the community aspect of our community theatre. Both your talent and your ability to work well with others will be largely considered in the casting process.
  4. Research the Characters: Gain insights into the characters of “On Golden Pond” by researching the play, watching film adaptations, or reading reviews. Understanding the nuances of each character can help you bring depth and originality to your audition. You can see a synopsis of the play here.
  5. Be flexible: If the director asks you to do your audition differently, that’s a good thing! It means they want to see more of what you can do and see if you are able to follow direction.

What to Expect During the Audition Process

As you step into the audition room at the Community Theatre of Clay County, it’s essential to have an idea of what to expect during the audition process for “On Golden Pond.” Here’s a general outline of what you may encounter:

Upon arrival, you will fill out an audition form which will ask for contact information and past experience. It is important that you come prepared to list all conflicts that you will have with possible audition dates.

The Hard Part

    This is a very small show, which means there will likely be more people auditioning than there are parts to cast them in. We understand that no getting cast can be discouraging, but please don’t let it discourage you from participating in the show in a different capacity or from auditioning for other productions!

    The cast list will likely be shared around 24 hours after the audition process is complete.

    See You at the Theatre!