Coal Creek Community Theater (CCCT) announces auditions for their second show of their 23rd season, The Nerd, by Larry Shue directed by Dan Schock.  Auditions will take place on February 27th and 28th from 7-9pm at the Louisville Center for the Arts.  Roles are available for 4 men, 2 women and 1 child. Contact Dan Schock at for more information.



At a Glance



Auditions for The Nerd

by Larry Shue

Directed by Dan Schock



February 27 and 28 from 7-10pm.

Call backs, if necessary, February 29 from 7-10 p.m.



Louisville Center for the Arts

801 Grant Ave., Louisville, CO 80027



In all cases, the listed age of the character is approximate.


Willum Cubbert: Male, age 30’s
Rick Steadman: Male, age 30’s
Axel Hammond: Male, age 30’s to 40’s
Warnock Waldgrave: Male, age 50’s
Thor/Thorna Waldgrave: Boy or Girl, age 8 to 12
Tansy McGinnis: Female, age late 20’s to early 30’s
Clelia Waldgrave: Female 40’s to 50’s



Open Auditions, appointments welcome, but not necessary.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Resumes required and headshots are welcome, but not required.




Typically, Monday-Thursday from 7:00-10:00pm (with occasional weekends) beginning March 6th. Actors will be expected to help with set build and strike. PLEASE COME PREPARED TO NOTE ALL CONFLICTS.





April 27-29, May 4-7, 11-12 (Strike May 13)

Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Industry Night, May 9th at 7:30 p.m.



Director, Dan Schock at with any questions.



Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. He has written to Rick to say that, as long as he is alive, "you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you"—so Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless "nerd"—a bumbling oaf with no social sense, little intelligence and less tact. And Rick stays on and on, his continued presence among Willum and his friends leading to one uproarious incident after another, until the normally placid Willum finds himself contemplating violence—a dire development which, happily, is staved off by the surprising "twist" ending of the play.



Coal Creek Community Theater is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization based in Louisville, CO. They are an all volunteer operation that is now in its 23rd Season. CCCT is sponsored, in part, by the SCFD and the City of Louisville.

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