Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Musicals

Ruston Community Theatre

It's A Wonderful Life
Audition Dates & Place: Saturday, September 24th at 10:00 am, and Monday, September 26th, 6:00 pm

At the Dixie Center for the Arts

You Can't Take It With You
Audition Dates & Place: Saturday, July 30th 10:00 am, and Monday August 1st 6:00 pm
At the Dixie Center for the Arts

Ruston Community Theatre  Audition Dates

South Pacific
Audition Dates & Place: Saturday, May 13th at 10:00 AM, and Monday, May 15th, at 6:30 PM at the Dixie  


Please prepare an audition song of a maximum of 24 measures. Cold Readings will be held both audition times.
Dance Audition will be Monday only.


​Principal Character Descriptions
Ensign Nellie Forbush Female 19 – 35 Mezzo (a – d’’) A feisty but somewhat naïve young nurse from Arkansas. Something of a tomboy with an optimistic outlook. Some dancing required.

Emile de Becque Male 40 – 55 Baritone (A – e’) A mature, sophisticated, wealthy French planter. Good French accent required.

Lt. Joseph Cable, USMC Male 22 – 33 Tenor (d – g’) A handsome and intelligent Lieutenant with a bright future in the US Navy.

Luther Billis Male 20 – 30 Baritone (G – g’) A lovable character who provides his fellow Marines with much needed comic relief. Does not respect authority. Stubborn.

Bloody Mary Female 30 – 55 Mezzo (g – f’’) A shrewd merchant native to the island, who makes a fortune from the sailors. Full of local character. Mother of Liat. To play Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Liat Female 14 - 22 Spoken A beautiful Polynesian girl who steals the heart of Joe Cable. Bloody Mary’s daughter

Capt. George Brackett, USN Male 35 – 55 Spoken Commanding Officer on the island. Slightly pompous but not without a soft side.

Cmdr. William Harbison, USN Male 28 – 45 Spoken Brackett’s right hand man. Can be hotheaded, especially where Billis is concerned

“Stewpot” George Watts Male 18 – 28 Baritone

Carpenter’s Mate Second Class Professor Male 25 – 40 Spoken

Henry Male 25 – 40 Spoken Emile’s native servant

Ngana Female 7 – 14 Mezzo  Emile’s daughter (Hawaiian/Pacific)

 Jerome Male 5 – 11  Emile’s son (Hawaiian/Pacific)

ENSEMBLE There are plenty of additional roles to fill. The show requires a strong and vibrant ensemble of singers and dancers of all ages. There is also a large selection of other supporting roles within the show. There are many parts on offer for a busy, active ensemble, including: LT. BUZZ ADAMS, YEOMAN HERBERT QUALE, RADIO OPERATOR, BOB McCAFFREY, SEABESS, SAILORS, MARINES, SHORE PATROLMAN, NURSES, ENSIGNS, ISLANDERS, NUNS, OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS.

The Mousetrap
Audition Dates & Place: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 10:00 am, and Monday, January 30th at 6:00 pm

At the Dixie Center for the Arts