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The Henry Ford auditioning for actors for Greenfield Village summer shows

April 09, 2023

The Henry Ford/Greenfield Village is looking for actors for its summer performances at the outdoor museum.

Performers must be 18years old  or older by April 30.

Average time of performances is 10 am to 4:30 pm.

Shows at Central Market begin June 10.

Rehearsals will begin in mid-May.

Actors will be paid $100 per day for performances, and $14 per hour for rehearsals and fittings.

All audition videos must be submitted online in conjunction with application by April 17.

Callbacks will be in person and by appointment.

The Henry Ford

: Summer shows


Submit resume, headshot and two-minute (maximum) monologue with application.

Application can be found here: https://the-henry-ford.breezy.hr/p/aa77eba76edd

  • Calvin Wood (male-presenting, 40s-50s) – caterer/proprietor of Eagle Tavern (strong improvisational skills recommended)
  • Benjamin Hockley (Black, male-presenting, late 60s) – Whitewasher/Jack-Of-All-Trades at Detroit Central Market
  • Elijah McCoy (Black, male-presenting, any age) – Inventor whose innovations helped revolutionize the railroad industry. Age in show ranges throughout from ~10-80 years old

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