JUN 15 | 1-5 pm; JUN 16 | 4-8 pm

Venice Theatre auditions are open to the community.

  • We are always seeking volunteer actors, singers and dancers to perform with us.
  • Actors of all races, ethnicities, cultures, shapes, and sizes are encouraged to audition.
  • If you are not available to attend an audition in person, WE ACCEPT SELF-TAPED VIDEO AUDITIONS. Submissions for specific shows must be received no later than the first day of scheduled auditions. You may send a general audition submission at any time via a Youtube link or a link from your cloud to madeline@venicetheatre.net.
  • Please familiarize yourself with the shows prior to auditioning. Email audition@venicetheatre.net for perusal scripts.
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Important Dates

The Mousetrap
Auditions: June 15th and 16th
Callbacks: June 22
First Rehearsal: July 1
Opening: August 23
Closing: Sept 15

The Torch Bearers
Auditions: June 15&16
Callbacks: June 23
First Rehearsal: July 29
Opening: Sept 20
Closing: Oct 13

Agnes of God
Auditions: June 15&16
Callbacks: June 17
First Rehearsal: Zoom table work week of July 29th, in person rehearsals August 12
Opening: Sept 27
Closing: Oct 20

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Getting Here

Raymond Center

140 Tampa Ave W.
Venice, FL 34285


Located at the north end of the rear parking lot. Please follow the signs. Parking is available in front of the Raymond Center and under the bridge.

Scott Keys

Scott Keys

Director, "The Mousetrap"

Scott Keys is a professional actor, director, choreographer and a published playwright and lyricist. He spent the last 21 years as head of the renowned Booker High School Visual and Performing Arts Theatre program, directing over 50 plays, musicals and original works.

Scott has a BFA in Musical Theatre performance from Syracuse University, an MFA from NYU, a teaching degree from Eckerd College and is
certified in Meisner Acting Technique. Keys has current and graduated students from some of the top theatre programs in the country including FSU, UF, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Montclair Univ., Pace University, Manhattan School of Music and many others. He is on the board of the Florida Theatre Conference and has over 150 productions to his credit, including Venice Theatre, FST, Manatee Players and Sarasota Players, as well as Weathervane Playhouse where he served as Artistic Director for seven years.

Kelly Wynn Woodland

Kelly Wynn Woodland

Director, "The Torch Bearers"

A fifth-generation Floridian, Woodland is an actor/director who holds degrees in acting and directing from Florida State University. She has directed at the Island Players, for Random Acts Guerilla Theatre and at State College of Florida, as well as Venice Theatre. A frequent VT director, credits include Race; Silence! The MusicalThe Grapes of Wrath; Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage; Venus in Fur; The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Road to Nirvana; Superior Donuts; Frankenstein; Almost, Maine; Spring Awakening; The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Great American Trailer Park Musical.

Alyssa Goudy

Alyssa Goudy

Director, "Agnes of God"

Alyssa Goudy is thrilled to be joining the Christmas Carol family as a director! Some previous VT stage management credits include Reefer Madness, Hamlet, and Hamlet POV (SETC Stage Management Award). Previous directing credits include Moana JR., Rock of Ages MSE, Much Ado About Nothing, and more. She is the Special Events Production Manager for VT, coordinating the International Festival for 2026, scheduling and calendaring for all productions.