Open auditions for NUACT productions

NEW ULM – NUACT is holding open auditions for five productions this fall and winter. No experience is necessary.

Persons interested should call the NUACT office at (507) 359-9990 to set up an appointment. Many auditions can be conducted on the telephone if performers have been in NUACT shows before and an easy, short audition can be set by appointment.

“Who Stole My Schnitzel?” will include six adults and two teenagers. The story revolves around two rival restaurants (one Italian, one German) in New Ulm that are battling for the hearts and minds of the citizens. There will be one rehearsal on Friday, Nov. 1 from 7-9 p.m. and one performance on Nov. 2 at Turner Hall.

“The History of Beer, Part II” seeks seven experienced performers aged 21 and over. The performers should have improvisation or production experience. The rehearsals will be held on Nov. 7 and 8 from 7-9 p.m. with one performance on Saturday, Nov. 9, also at Turner Hall.

“The Elves and the Shoemaker” is a children’s play starring adult actors and two children. Leads should have some stage experience. One rehearsal will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three performances will be at the New Ulm Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 30 in coordination with the Cristkindlemarkt Festival.

“Who Kidnapped Santa Claus?” will be presented as a holiday play sponsored by the New Ulm Rotary Club. The one rehearsal will be on Dec. 6 from 7- 9 p.m. and the one performance will be on Saturday night, Dec. 7 at the New Ulm Country Club.

NUACT’s annual Holiday radio play will be “A Seussified Christmas Carol” by Peter Bloedel. Rehearsals will be on Dec. 9, 11 and 12 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with performances on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.

For more details go to the NUACT website at or call NUACT’s Executive Director Paul Warshauer at (507) 359-9990. Interested persons are also welcome to send inquiries, resumes, head shots, and acting experience via e-mail to

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