at 3Below Theaters
288 S Second St, San Jose, CA
288 S Second St, San Jose, CA


San Jose Playhouse holds one General Audition each year and auditions for productions and events throughout the year as needed.

Join our e-list and check the “casting and auditions” group to receive job and casting notices.

If we have active auditions taking place now, information will be listed below.

    2023 General Auditions for San Jose Playhouse

    12/01/22: Submissions for our 2023 General Auditions are no longer being accepted as the deadline for submission was 10/30/22. However, you are welcome to submit your materials in consideration for individual projects by using the form on this page. In the event that roles becoming available, the producers may reach out to have you audition. To be sure you receive notification of our next general audition, please join our e-list and select the “casting/auditions” group.


      Rehearsals are typically 10am-5pm, 6 days a week for three or four weeks prior to opening depending on production. Tech week is typically 1pm-10pm.


      Performances are typically Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm


      Rehearsals are typically scheduled based on actor availability either during the day or in the evenings plus weekends for a short and fast process of 1-2 weeks for these 45-minute musicals.


      Performances are typically Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 1:30pm, and sales meriting, 4:00pm. Special evening performances are sometimes scheduled (e.g. for Halloween.)

      Audition Information


      • San Jose Playhouse works to reflect the diversity of the Bay Area community we serve. We encourage performers who sing, dance, and act of all identities including ethnicity, orientation, gender identity and expression, accessibility need, and age to audition.


      The deadline to submit in consideration for our 2023 General Auditions has now passed but submissions for individual projects are welcome year-round.


      Video auditions will be accepted through October 30, 2022. AEA and non-AEA artists should follow the submission guidelines below to apply:

      • Choose a song from options below using the provided accompaniment OR to select a song of your choice for which you will need to provide your own accompaniment
      • Your video(s) should include the following:
        • Introduction – Use this 1-2 minute introduction to help us get to know you a bit.  If you need some prompting: share a favorite holiday memory…tell us about a favorite moment on stage or in an audience…dogs or cats?
        • Song – Do as many takes as you need to get a recording you feel shows you off singing a song of your choosing OR following the instructions below to present a song from the provided list of options
        • Song #2 (optional) – If your first song only shows one aspect of what you can do, feel free to submit another piece.
        • You can put everything in one video or use the  fields in the form to submit links for up to three videos
      • Complete the form by answering the questions and look for an email confirming receipt of your submission.


      For those electing to submit using your own song, you do not need to reference the following. For those electing to submit using songs provided, here are links to download sheet music and accompaniment:

      “No One Else” from Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

      “Far From the Home I Love” from Fiddler on the Roof

      “Sunrise Sunset” from Fiddler on the Roof

      “Miracle of Miracles” from Fiddler on the Roof

      Casting Intake Form

      • Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, png, Max. file size: 300 MB.
      • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.

      • Audition Video Upload:
        Use an online provider to host your audition videos like YouTube or Vimeo and then paste the link(s) below.
      • Video(s)

        You can use one video for your intro and song(s) or split your pieces up into multiple videos/links. There are fields below to link up to three videos.