Join the City Circle family!
We are a community theatre in the heart of Coralville, and it takes a whole community to make this theatre possible. From performers to fundraisers, from technicians to musicians, there's a place for you at City Circle. Check out the information below on how to get involved. For information on a specific production, you can visit the production page to learn more.
Everyone is welcome! Whether this is your first time auditioning or you've just completed your national tour, we'd love to have you in the City Circle family. Auditions are open to all.
To learn more about audition times and information, visit the production page for an upcoming show. If you have general questions about auditioning, we're happy to help! The easiest way to reach us is to e-mail City Circle. If you have questions about a specific audition or production, there's a contact listed on the production page. They'll be able to answer any questions you have.
Crew & Technicians
From light board operators to set painters, it takes a village to make a production. If you have skills in theatre production, or would like to learn, we'd love to have you on our team. Volunteers are frequently needed in the following areas:
Want to volunteer or learn more? Shoot an e-mail to City Circle, we'd love to talk about your area of interest!
Directors & Designers
Each season, City Circle works with some of the most skillful production teams in Eastern Iowa! We are eager to add new voices, experiences, and visions to our roster of directors and designers. If you have experience in these areas, we want to know you!
- Music Directors
- Scenic Designers
- Costume Designers
- Props Designers
- Lighting Designers
City Circle holds a director selection process each spring for the following season. Even if you've missed that process, please get in touch with us so we can chat about your interests. Designers are selected based on the needs of the production, and opportunities are available throughout the season. Both directors and designers can e-mail our Artistic Producer Elizabeth Tracey or call 319.248.9374 to learn more.
Orchestra & Accompanists
Our community is fortunate to be home to some of Iowa's best musicians. City Circle produces four musicals annually, each with a live orchestra. Our 2023-2024 season includes:
Music and lyrics by the Sherman Brothers with additional music by George Stiles and Anthony Drewes, book by Julian Fellowes
Performances: December 8–10 & 15–17, 2023
Sondheim on Sondheim
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Levine
Performances: February 9–11, 2024
Music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics and book by Steven Sater
Performances: May 3–5 & 10–12, 2024
Catch Me If You Can
Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, book by Terrence McNally
July 19–21 & 26–28, 2024
In addition to performance musicians, City Circle relies on some extraordinary accompanists to make it all possible. Accompanists remain with a production from first rehearsal to opening night, and are one of the most valued members of our production team. If you are a skilled pianist with an interest in this intensive and rewarding process, we'd love to talk with you!
If you'd like to learn more about volunteering as a musician with City Circle, please click on the following link
We look forward to making music with you!
Boards & Committees
City Circle is guided by a board of directors, and a number of committees who are actively engaged in making our community theatre possible. Do you have an interest in joining our leadership team? You can view the current board information on the Boards & Committees page or e-mail City Circle to connect with a board member.
Call for Directors & Designers 2023–2024
Our 25th Season is about to begin! We're looking for production team leaders with vision, passion, and a love of working with volunteers to make the next season shine!Link to page