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Iowa Stage Theatre's high standards for quality, consistency, and inclusion attract some of the best artists in Central Iowa. Furthermore, Iowa Stage Theatre pays a stipend to ALL performers for their work. In addition to our Resident Artist Company, Iowa Stage Theatre relies on the contributions of many local artists.


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Iowa Stage Theatre Company Standards


General Info:
  • ISTC has adopted the Chicago Theatre Standards as a code of conduct for our company. You can learn more about these standards here:

  • If you are unable to attend the scheduled time for auditions, you may make alternate arrangements for a time prior to the scheduled audition or may self-tape an audition for consideration. All self-taped auditions will be reviewed by the director and artistic director.

  • Auditions may be recorded. Attendance or non-attendance of these auditions does not restrict future opportunities with ISTC.

  • Actors who wish to read together will be permitted to do so, but may also be asked to read with others, including the audition reader.

  • Except as noted, all roles are open to all ethnicities, and LGBTQ actors and actors of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to attend. 

  • Iowa Stage Theatre Company has a Resident Artist Company but welcomes and relies on artists across the community to create our work.