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Tue, Mar 14


The Red Carpet Nightclub - Main Stage

Jonathan Larson's “Rent" Auditions

Divergent Stars Theatre is proud to present auditions for Jonathan Larson's "Rent" at The Red Carpet Nightclub! Central MN Theatre Production of Rent Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson

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Jonathan Larson's “Rent" Auditions
Jonathan Larson's “Rent" Auditions

Time & Location

Mar 14, 2023, 8:00 PM – 8:50 PM

The Red Carpet Nightclub - Main Stage, 11 5th Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301, USA


About the Event

Divergent Stars Theatre is proud to present auditions at The Red Carpet Nightclub for Jonathan Larson's "Rent"

Based loosely on Puccini's "La Boheme", Jonathan Larson's "Rent" follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. The physical and emotional complications of the disease pervade the lives of Roger, Mimi, Tom and Angel. Maureen deals with her chronic infidelity through performance art; her partner, Joanne, wonders if their relationship is worth the trouble. Benny has sold out his Bohemian ideals in exchange for a hefty income and is on the outs with his former friends. Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, feels like an outsider to life in general. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical..

Rent is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). 

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


Roger Davis (Tenor/Baritone)

Mark Cohen (Tenor)

Tom Collins (Alto/Tenor)

Benjamin Coffin III (Tenor)

Joanne Jefferson (Mezzo-Soprano)

Angel Dumott Schunard (Alto)

Mimi Marquez (Mezzo-Soprano)

Maureen Johnson (Soprano)

Ensemble (Chorus)

Auditions will take place at The Red Carpet - Main Stage at the following dates/times. Auditions will be first come, first serve within your registered time slot. Parking and directions will be provided in your confirmation email. Must be 18 years of age or older to audition.

Monday, March 6th (In-Person)

- 7PM

- 8PM

Tuesday, March 7th (In-Person)

- 7PM

- 8PM

Monday, March 13th (In-Person)

- 7PM

- 8PM

Tuesday, March 14th (In-Person)

- 7PM

- 8PM

Alternatively, you may submit a video audition. All video submissions are due Wednesday, March 8th.

Following registration, you will receive an email from your director with details regarding our expectations for your audition. You will also be provided with materials to help prepare for your audition. Please note you may not receive your materials until closer to auditions.

Callbacks will be held in-person only on Wednesday, March 15th. Those required at callbacks will be announced the day of or before. Please note you may be required from 6pm-9pm this day. If you are not needed for callbacks be aware you may still be casted. 

An initial cast meeting on Thursday, March 16th. Castings will be announced the day of or before. Please note you may be required from 6pm-9pm this day.

Tentative rehearsal scheduled is Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 6PM-9PM starting March 20th. Performances early June. Rehearsal scheduled subject to change.

CW/TW: Please note this production may not be suitable for all auditionees. The following themes may be demonstrated throughout the production, containing but not limited to: 

- adult language

- drug addiction

- homelessness

- HIV/AIDS epidemic as it existed in America during the late 1980s and early 90s.

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