2019 Open Eye Driveway Tour Puppeteer Auditions

Audition for our upcoming summer Driveway Tour!


Sunday, February 24, 6pm
Monday, February 25th, 6pm


Open Eye Figure Theatre
506 E 24th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404

General Description

Perform in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities this summer as an Open Eye Figure Theatre Driveway Tour Puppeteer. Learn the art of puppetry and experience a 16-year-old community-building program firsthand. Rehearsals will be in May and early June. Performances will run from mid-June through the end of July. Please contact us if you have questions about the schedule. A flexible summer schedule is a must! Performances occur weekday evenings, weekends, and occasionally other time slots based on performer availability. Performing in the Driveway Tour is a paid position.

Primary Job Function

Act as an ambassador for Open Eye Theatre in neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities. As a Driveway Tour Puppeteer, you will perform, puppeteer and sing in puppet shows. You will also engage with the audience, hosts, and children after each performance. Before and after each performance, you will transport, unload, set up, and tear down the puppet theater from the touring vehicles.


  • Ability to project voice outside

  • Ability to perform outdoors in hot temperatures

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.

  • Must be personable, outgoing, and punctual

  • Previous performance experience

  • Must be 18 years or older


  • Experience with youth of all ages

  • Previous customer service experience

  • Driver's license a plus

  • Spanish language speakers are encouraged to apply!

Please prepare a short, silly song (30-60 sec.) to be performed without accompaniment. Resumes and headshots are not required.

The Driveway Tour is committed to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; artists of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to audition.

Schedule your audition!

Contact Declan Lowthian, Driveway Tour Coordinator
405-229-1694 or drivewaytour@openeyetheatre.org