Puppet Showplace Theater seeks actors and puppeteers for “The Midnight Zoo,” an immersive performance experience created in partnership with the Franklin Park Zoo. The performance will run on Thursday through Sunday nights Sept 30 – Oct 30, 2016.

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Experience with puppetry, improvisation, outdoor performance, physical theater, mask performance, circus, and/or costumed mascot work are welcome. Performers of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Artists must have the following schedule availability:

  • REHEARSAL Sept 12 – 23, evenings and weekends (flexible based on availability)

  • FULL CAST MEETING Friday September 16, 6:00 pm

  • TECH Sept 24 – 29

  • PERFORMANCES Sept 30 – Oct 30, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun. Nightly call time: 5:30 – 10:30 pm.


Apply by: 
August 12

To apply:
Please e-mail a brief statement of interest, a headshot or recent photo, and a resume including height to Please include contact information for 1 professional reference. Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview / audition.