We are seeking new talent!
Esther’s Follies, Austin’s #1 Comedy Troupe, is seeking experienced male and female performers with a strong sense of comedic timing and ability to sing harmonies. Actors with the ability to impersonate pop-culture/political figures, who have comedic writing skills, and the ability to read music are a plus. All ethnicities, especially performers of color are strongly encouraged to submit.
Esther’s performs five shows weekly; Thursdays at 8pm with two shows Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm & 10pm. Performers must be able to attend rehearsals on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 12-3pm and must be at least 18 years old. This is a PAID position, salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please send resume, headshot, and video reel highlighting vocals to firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our form below. No phone calls, please.
If invited to audition:
Please be prepared to sing between 30 seconds and one minute of a song of your choosing, does not have to be comedic. Note this will be sung acapella or with a recorded track provided by you.
In addition, a 3 - 5 minute monologue, with comedy influence, should be prepared highlighting your acting abilities. Monologues should also show your skills in; movement, impersonations/characters, political satire, basic dance, & if possible comedic writing skills.
Auditioners should dress comfortably, bring all costumes, props, and instrumental tracks necessary for their audition.
Esther’s Follies is hailed as the Austin TX answer to “Saturday Night Live”. For over 40 years Esther’s has been entertaining sold-out audiences with political satire, comedy sketches, hilarious musical numbers, and award-winning magic. A “Must-See” Austin experience with insightful comedy performed by talented actors, entertainers, and musicians.