Scroll down for information on upcoming auditions, employment & volunteer opportunities, and other ways you can get involved in Summerset Theatre.


Auditions for our 2017 season will take place on:

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Monday, May 1, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All auditions are held at the Frank W. Bridges Theatre, Riverland Community College, 1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912.

Roles are available for all community members. Additional information will be posted here in April 2017.

There is no need to prepare anything in advance.  For more information, please contact John Deyo ( or Randy Forster (

Employment Opportunities


Summerset Theatre is currently seeking various staff and production team members for our 50th season of shows.  All positions are paid a stipend.

Click here to download the 2017 Personnel application

Questions? Please contact John Deyo ( or Randy Forster (


Summerset Theatre is funded entirely through ticket sales and donations from patrons like you. Your donation helps us to continue providing quality theatre to the Austin area for seasons to come.  No amount is too small, and all donations are tax-deductible. Donors at the following levels receive tickets as a "thank you" for your generous support:

Benefactor ($250 and above): 2 season passes
Headliner ($150-$249): 1 season pass
Stagehand ($100-$149): 2 tickets to the show of your choice

Summerset Theatre also accepts non-cash donations of clothing items, hand props, and furniture on a case-by-case basis.

For more information about donating to Summerset Theatre, please contact Laurie Minehart at the Riverland Community College Foundation, 507-433-0630 or


Summerset Theatre is extremely grateful to those who volunteer their time to help us make great theatre! We can always use more help.  Opportunities vary depending on time available and experience. For more information, contact John Deyo ( or Randy Forster (