Our productions feature talent both on and off the stage. Professional guest artists, faculty, and staff work with graduate students, undergraduates, and artists of all ages from the local community.

General auditions are usually held two to three times per year and are open to professionals, students, and community members. Detailed audition information including casting breakdowns, schedule information, and an application is available on this page about a month before each audition so check back regularly for updates.

We’re still looking for an actor for How to Defend Yourself. Virtual auditions being held until June 13th.

For more information, please contact Vickie Carter at



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All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate based on race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865.974.2498. Requests for accommodation for a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and encourage applications from minorities and women. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.