Community Youth Casting Call Slated for Aug. 29

Community Youth Casting Call Slated for Aug. 29

8/20/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University Theatre will host a community youth casting call on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre. Two children are needed for the cast of “An Enemy of the People,” Arthur Miller's adaptation of a play by Henrik Ibsen. 

The youth roles are written for two boys, brothers ages 9-10 and 12-13, but girls also will be considered for either role. The roles have lines and are on stage for about a third of the play. Public performance dates are Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m., along with a school matinee performance on Friday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m.

No preparation is needed for the audition. Instead, children will play some theatre games and read from the script at the audition.

For more information, contact the director Teresa Durbin-Ames at 419-289-5821 or

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###