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North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre is excited to announce the auditions for Dog Sees God by Bert V. Royal.

Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, July 17th and 18th, 2017 at 7:00PM. Callbacks will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:00AM.

“When CB's dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burnt out to provide any coherent speculation; his sister has gone Goth; his ex-girlfriend has recently been institutionalized; and his other friends are too inebriated to give him any sort of solace. But a chance meeting with an artistic kid, the target of this group's bullying, offers CB a peace of mind and sets in motion a friendship that will push teen angst to the very limits. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity collide and careen toward an ending that's both haunting and hopeful.”

Please come prepared with a 90 second contemporary monologue of any style (comedic or serious). Actors may be asked to do cold readings

Please click on the link below to fill out your audition form.

Due to the mature nature of this show, all actors must be 18 years of age or above.

All characters are late teens.

CB (Male) - introverted and a bit of an outcast. He is deeply saddened by the death of his dog and is beginning to question his friends, his social status and his sexuality.

CB’s Sister (Female) - a walking identity crisis who often changers “her philosophy” from Goth to hippie to complete rebel.

Van (Male) - CB’s best friend who was always a philosopher as a kid and now a pothead with the worldview to match.

Beethoven (Male) - the school outcast after being sexually assaulted by his father. He finds himself connecting only with his piano until he strikes up a renewed relationship with CB.

Matt (Male) - a germaphobe who’s true dirtiness has been internalized though being over sexed and deeply homophobic.

Tricia York (Female) - the pretty and popular party girl who only cares about how she looks and what other people think about her.

Marcy (Female) - Tricia’s sidekick and will do anything and everything she asks.

Van’s Sister (Female) - Deeply troubled pyromaniac who has been institutionalized.





As a result of a combination of circumstances beyond our control, NRACT had to make the difficult decision to cancel our production of A Chorus Line in the 2017-2018 Season. We are in hopes to bring this wonderful show to our patrons in our 2018-2019 Season.

We are replacing A Chorus Line with the play Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal.  This production will be directed by Pete Comperatore.  In 2004, Dog Sees God was one of the breakout hits at the New York International Fringe Festival, winning the Excellence Award for Best Overall Production, as well as Theatermania's Play Award of 2004, the GLAAD Media Award for Best Off-Off-Broadway production,'s 2006 Audience Award for Favorite Off-Broadway Production and the 2006 HX Award for Best Play.

Auditions for Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead will be announced On Monday, June 19, 2017. 

NRACT appreciates the artists and the patrons who support local community theatre.


nract announces board of directors for 2017-2018 Season


North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre is happy to announce the new board for 2017-2018 Season.   We would like to welcome five new members to the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre Board of Directors.  The new members are:  Leslie Alger, Adam Budlong, Carrie Santiago, Sephie Taylor and Andrea Towe.   We are excited for this new season and continuing to improve and bring great shows and classes to the community.  


board of directors

President:  Yvonne Anderson
Vice President:  Rachel McKay
Secretary:  Adam Budlong
Treasurer:  Jim Allen

Board Members at Large

  • Leslie Alger
  • David Henderson
  • Timothy E. Locklear
  • Jonathan McCarter
  • Rachel McKay
  • Elaine Petrone
  • Carrie Santiago
  • Sephie Taylor
  • Andrea Towe
  • Aya Wallace


 Advisory Board Members

  • Linda Bamford
  •  Jess Barbour
  • Judy M. Dove
  • Ann Haigler
  • John Maruca
  • Tina Morris-Anderson
  • Bunny Safron
  • Jon Todd



The following actors have been cast in North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre’s production of Dogfight.  First rehearsal is Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 7:00PM.   Please acknowledge acceptance of your role by emailing Timothy E. Locklear at

If you are able to arrive at 6:30PM, the costumer will be at the theatre to start measurements. 


Eddie Birdlace:                                Matt Verner

Rose Fenny:                                     Rebekah Holland

Bernstein:                                         Andrew Faggion

Boland:                                             Christopher Maxwell

Marcy:                                               Mary Reilly

Fector:                                              Sai Graham

Stevens:                                            Nathan Hamilton

Gibbs:                                               Luke Sheldon

Mama/Ensemble                              Elizabeth Hankla

Ruth Two Bears/Ensemble              Grace Gilmore

Lounge Singer/Ensemble:               Ted Willis

Peggy/Ensemble                              Summer Collins

Suzette/Ensemble                            Brandi Campbell

Sergeant/Ensemble                          Stan Williams

Waiter/Ensemble                              Jared Scott


Thank you for everyone who auditioned and for sharing your talent.  It was a pleasure to sit in the room with all the talent and witness the passion for the theatre arts.  Continue to audition and support local community theatre.






Announcing the 2017-2018 Season!