Cardinal Stage auditions local actors and visiting artists from around the county.   If you would like to be included on the auditions email list, please sign up and we will forward audition notices. Cardinal Stage also posts audition notices on this website.

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Cardinal Stage Company held a first round of auditions for its June, 2014 production of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables.
We would like to offer a special THANKS to all who made the time and effort to audition! There were over 200 auditioners which is a new record for Cardinal Stage Company! Actors will be notified if they are receiving a Callback no later than Friday, February 21st.




We are looking for passionate individuals who are dedicated to making great theater and who are looking for a change to be a part of something amazing every day. The team at Cardinal Stage is working hard to build a world class regional theater and we’d like you to join us.

General Manager

Cardinal Stage Company seeks a General Manager to run its daily operations. Applications are due April 21st.  Please click link below for full details of the position.


Resident Stage Manager

Cardinal Stage Company seeks a Resident Stage Manager for its 2014-2015 season. Primary duties include stage management and/or stage management oversight of Cardinal’s six-show MainStage and 2-show Cardinal for Kids seasons.

The Stage Manager is responsible for running rehearsals and managing all aspects of onstage performance, including supervising and leading the backstage crew, executing show plans, and filing requisite paperwork with regards to all circumstances involving the theater and crew.  In addition to other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
• 3 years professional/educational experience working in stage production environments.
• Knowledgeable in basic operation of lighting and sound systems.
• Exhibits positive supervisory skills.
• Knowledgeable in music and theatre terminology.

Please email your cover letter, resume and references. Please no phone calls.


Production Crew / Assistants

Cardinal Stage regularly needs Assistant Stage Managers, Dressers, Spot Operators, and other valuable backstage and running crew personnel.  Please contact us at info@cardinalstage.org if you are interested in working with us!



For all our shows performed at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, we now have an online sign up for the entire year of shows. This commitment requires you to be timely (arrive an hour prior to the start of performance time), well dressed (black bottoms and a white top) and courteous to our patrons.

If you would like to usher for a Cardinal show at the Waldron show please follow this link. Or alternatively you can contact the Managing Director, Kristina Wiltsee, at kristina@cardinalstage.org or by calling 812-336-7110.

For all Cardinal productions at the BCT, please contact the BCT directly to learn about their ushering opportunities.