Audition for On Golden Pond

Open auditions are scheduled for On Golden Pond, opening in March 2024 at Limelight. Signup now!

On Golden Pond

Directed by Bryan Freeman


Audition Dates

  • Saturday, July 8, 10:00 am
  • Sunday, July 9, 10:00 am
  • or by appointment if needed

Rehearsals and Performances

  • Rehearsals begin January 16, 2024 and will be held Monday through Thursday evenings at the Gilroy Center for the Arts (7341 Monterey Rd, Gilroy, CA)
  • Evening Performances:  March 22, 23, 29, 30 & April 5, 6, 12, 13   at 8:00 pm
  • Matinee Performances:  March 31, April 7, & April 14  at 2:00 pm.



  • Norman Thayer, Jr. (79 -80-ish), Male-Presenting

Aging and hates it.  Quick-witted, but losing his edge. A grump who is a softy at heart…

  • Ethel Thayer (69-ish), Female-Presenting

Protective and sincere.  Excited and energetic head of the house.

  • Chelsea Thayer (40’s), Female-Presenting

Strong as both parents, but lost something along the way.  “Nervous edginess to her with plenty of her father’s humor.”

  • Bill Ray (40’s), Male-Presenting

Chelsea’s dentist fiancé, a “tad self-serious but with a good sense of humor when he remembers to use it.”

  • Billy Ray, Teen (13), Male-Presenting

Stuck on vacation on a lake with old people.  Flippant, but quick for his age.

  • Charlie Martin (40’s), Male-Presenting

Local mailman who is a friend to everybody.


Scheduling and Preparing for Your Audition

  • Click here for a complete audition packet containing links to all forms and information.
  • Click here to reserve an audition slot, or contact if you need to arrange for an alternative time.
  • Click here to submit your audition information online.  If you prefer to fill out your form on paper, rather than using the online sign up form, please click here for an audition form and bring it to your audition, along with a headshot and a list of all potential conflicts..
  • Please come to the audition with two contrasting monologues for adults / one comedic monologue for teens.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

South Valley Civic Theatre expects that all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual identity, culture, age, gender expression, background, ability, economic status, education, credentials and experience have the opportunity to be engaged in our programming. .We encourage all actors to audition.