HILLSDALE COUNTY'S COMMUNITY THEATRE
All auditions take place at The Sauk (240 E. Chicago St. in Jonesville, MI). 


Sauk Shorts, Weekend Comedy and Tony N' Tina's Wedding have been cast. 



TBA Play

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: September 17-20, 24-27 at Slayton Arboretum 

Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Trinity Bird will direct this production. 


Available Roles:

  • To be announced.





Love, Loss and What I Wore

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: October 15-18, 22-25

Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Director TBA.


Available Roles:

  • ​Five women of various ages. All adults ages 18 and up.




Every Christmas Story Ever Told...

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: December 2-6, 10-13


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Director TBA. 


Available Roles:

  • 3 performers, male or female, ages 15 and up.





Steel Magnolias

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: February 11-14, 18-21, 2021


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. The director will be announced at a later date.


Available Roles:

  • Truvy Jones - 40ish. Owner of the beauty shop. 
  • Annelle Dupuy-Desoto - 19. Beauty shop assistant. 
  • Claire Belcher - 66ish. Widow of former mayor. Grande dame. 
  • Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie - 25. Prettiest girl in town. 
  • M'Lynn Eatenton - 50ish. Shelby's mother. Socially prominent career woman. 
  • Ouiser Boudreaux - 66ish. Wealthy curmudgeon. Acerbic but loveable. 





Approaching Zanzibar

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: April 29-May 2, 2021


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. The director will be announced at a later date.


Available Roles:

  • Wallace Blossom - a composer, 49
  • Charlotte Blossom - his wife, 45
  • Turner Blossom - their son, a guitar prodigy, 12-15
  • Pony Blossom - their nearsighted daughter, 9-12
  • Randy Wands - a new father, 43/Scotty Childs - Charlotte's brother, a landscape architect, 48
  • Palace St. John - A hearty grandmother, 63/Dr. Sybil Wren - Olivia's doctor, with a severe limp, 60s
  • Fletcher St. John - Palace's deaf grandson, 11-14/Amy Childs - Scotty's athletic daughter (played by a boy), 11
  • Joy Childs - Scotty's new wife, African-American, 7 months pregnant, 28/Dalia Paz - Olivia's nurse, 28
  • Olivia Childs - Charlotte's aunt, an eminent site specific artist, 81





The Sound of Music

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: June 17-20, 24-27, 2021


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Trinity Bird will direct this production with musical direction by Kristi Gautsche. Jan Mackie will choreograph. Vocal coaching will be by Gay Shaw. Allison Cleveland will stage manage. 


Available Roles:

  • Maria Rainer, a Postulant at Nonnberg Abbey
  • The Mother Abbess
  • Sister Berthe, Mistress of Novices
  • Sister Margaretta, Mistress of Postulants
  • Sister Sophia
  • Captain Georg von Trapp
  • Franz, the butler
  • Frau Schmidt, the housekeeper
  • Liesl von Trapp, age 16
  • Friedrich von Trapp, age 14
  • Louisa von Trapp, age 13
  • Kurt von Trapp, age 10
  • Brigitta von Trapp, age 9
  • Marta von Trapp, age 7
  • Gretl von Trapp, the youngest child
  • Rolf Gruber, age 17
  • Elsa Schraeder
  • Ursula
  • Max Detweiler
  • Herr Zeller
  • Baron Elberfeld
  • A New Postulant
  • Admiral von Schreiber
  • Neighbors of the Captain, nuns, novices, postulants and contestants at the Festival. 





Plays-in-Development 2021

Audition Dates: TBA
Staged Readings: July 9, 10, 2021


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Titles and directors to be announced late 2020. 





Peter and the Starcatcher

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: August 12-15, 19-22, 2021


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Director TBA.





Sauk Shorts 2021

Audition Dates: TBA
Performance Dates: September 9-12, 2021


Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Titles and directors to be announced in late 2020.