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Our 2022-23 Season Auditions were held on Monday, May 2, 2022. We are currently in the callback process and still accepting headshot and resume submissions for the following roles:

MAINSTAGE SEASON: Equity (Guest Artist Tier 2) and Non-Equity ($487 per week)

Performances are Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm, Sunday at 3pm, potential added Saturday at 2pm and weekday matinees for partner school groups on Wednesday at 10:30am

Refuge co-created by Satya Jnani Chávez & Andrew Rosendorf, Translations by Mari Meza-Burgos

A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

First rehearsal: 3/14/23; Previews: 4/6 & 4/7; Run: 4/8-4/23/23, possible extension through 4/30/23

Original music, artistic puppetry, and magical realism allow this bilingual tale to tackle the immigration crisis through a beautiful, unique lens. Chronicling the harrowing journey of one young Honduran girl as she crosses the US border into the inhospitable, barren land of Texas, Refuge is an exploration of empathy and of America – who we are and who we say we are.

This is a bilingual production. All performers should be comfortable with both Spanish and English. Specific language requirements listed with roles. 

ENSEMBLE FEMALE: (f, 30-70, Latinx) Puppeteer and plays multiple roles including Rancher’s dog, Steph. Fully bilingual - understands and speaks in both Spanish and English. 

Email to submit your information. Please include the role for which you'd like to be considered in the subject line of the email.


We do not currently have any open positions, but are always seeking to expand our network of artists, performers, designers, and technicians. Feel free to send a resume with information to

Theatre Lab Play Submission Policy

Theatre Lab regrets it cannot accept open submissions of plays and musicals. Unfortunately, the cost of reading and processing hundreds of scripts is beyond our modest staff capabilities. We only accept play submissions electronically in the following circumstances:

  1. You are a writer who in the past has had a play developed in some phase of a Theatre Lab New Play Development Program.
  2. You are an agent at a recognized literary agency.
  3. You are either a writer who has had a play developed/presented at one of the theatres of the National New Play Network or are an Artistic/Literary head of an NNPN Theatre.
  4. You either work as, or were suggested to submit by, the Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, or Literary Manager (or equivalent position) at a Professional Theatre. In the case of a recommendation, a note from that person must accompany the submission, as well as their e-mail address.

For information on obtaining literary and theatrical representation, other theaters interested in new plays and script submission procedures, please consult the excellent publication Dramatists Sourcebook, published by Theatre Communications Group, a service organization for the not-for-profit professional theater, available through your local bookstore, online through vendors such as, or directly from TCG Publications at The Sourcebook is published biannually, so you may want to confirm that policies have not changed since the latest publication date.