Call for Auditions are posted as they become available.



Based on the classic book by E. B. White
Adapted by Joseph Robinette

DIRECTOR: Artie Olaisen

Dates: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2023 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2023 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm


LOCATION: DCT's Rosewood Center for Family Arts
5938 Skillman at Northwest Highway, Dallas, 75231

ROLES: seeking a diverse Fully-Vaccinated-Boosted ensemble of ADULT ACTORS to portray a variety of characters both human, animal & insect.

  • WILBUR - a rambunctious, strongly emotional pig, the runt of the litter.
  • CHARLOTTE A. CAVATICA - a spider who befriends Wilbur.
  • FERN ARABLE - a young girl with a kind heart and a love for animals who adopts Wilbur.
  • JOHN ARABLE - Fern's father.
  • MARTHA ARABLE - Fern's mother.
  • AVERY ARABLE - Fern's brother who has a lot of energy and is known to get into trouble.
  • HOMER ZUCKERMAN - Fern's Uncle.
  • EDITH ZUCKERMAN - Fern's Aunt.
  • LURVY - a hired hand on the Zuckerman's farm.
  • TEMPLETON - a caustic, self-serving rat.
  • THE GOOSE - a friendly farm animal focused on hatching her eggs. Has a humorous and repetitive speech pattern.
  • THE GANDER - a friendly farm animal, companion to the Goose and shares her repetitive speech pattern.
  • THE OLD SHEEP - an impatient but compassionate farm animal.
  • THE LAMB - an uncensored and child-like farm animal.

The role of UNCLE has been cast.


  • Readings from the script. Sides available.
  • Provide photo/resume.
  • Proof of full vaccination & booster.

Rehearsals Begin: April 3rd, 2023
Production Dates: April 27th–May 27th, 2023

• Union contracts available.
• DCT is a member of the Equity Candidacy Program.
• Non-union adult actors will receive a performance fee.
• Performances will take place at DCT's Rosewood Center Baker Theater.
• Schedule includes weekday student matinees & weekend matinee performances.
• Perusal script will be available at DCT.

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