Deaf Austin Theatre and Ground Floor Theatre are hosting virtual auditions for the role of Cathy in The Last Five Years. This is a 2 person musical, one act, 14 songs total, no spoken dialogue.


Directed by Brian Cheslik & Lisa Scheps

Choreographed by Mervin Primeaux O’Bryant


Seeking Deaf and Hard of Hearing signing BIPOC female identifying actors who are local to Austin.

  • Age 24-40

  • Must be fluent in American Sign Language.

  • Must be comfortable with signing both fast and slow music.

  • Must move/dance well.


Rehearsals November 7th- November 30th

Performances: December 1st-December 18th

Pay: Honorarium of $900. (No travel or lodging.)


Audition Instructions:

To audition, you must record yourself signing the first 2 minutes of both of the below 2 songs along with the music. I want to see you act and show the feeling of the song, as well as see your translation experience.



Still Hurting (Lyric Video:

I Can Do Better Than That (Lyric Video:


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Deadline for submissions: October 8th.