Hairspray

Fall 2014 Academic Auditions & Production Interviews

A Man For All Seasons, Charley's Aunt, You Can't Take It With You, A Christmas Carol (Radio Drama)

Audition and Interview Dates and Times

All Freshman auditions/interviews will take place on Friday, August 15, starting at 6:00 p.m.

All other auditions/interviews will be held during the morning and afternoon of Saturday, August 16. 

  • All Theatre Arts MAJORS who have not passed the sophomore hearing and all NON-MAJORS will audition on Saturday, August 16 at 11 a.m. in the Tower Theater.
  • All Theatre Arts: Performance/Theatre Arts: Education MAJORS who have passed the sophomore hearing will audition on Saturday, August 16 at 2 p.m. in the Tower Theater.
  • All Theatre Arts: Production/Theatre Arts: Education MAJORS who have passed the sophomore hearing will interview on Saturday, August 16 at 11 a.m. in the Tower Theater Greenroom.
  • All Theatre Arts MAJORS who have not passed the sophomore hearing and all NON-MAJORS will interview at 2 p.m. in the Tower Theater Greenroom.
  • Any performance major may also interview for production and any production major may also audition. Theatre Arts: Education majors may choose to do either or both.

A Christmas Carol (Radio Drama) auditions will take place Monday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Green Room. The audition will consist of a cold reading; no preparation is necessary.

Callback Dates and Times

Callbacks will be held on Saturday evening, August 16 and Sunday, August 17.  Times are TBD.

Preparation

Interview Preparation

  • All Theatre Arts: Production/Theatre Arts: Education MAJORS who have passed the sophomore hearing are required to bring a production resume and portfolio to the interview.
  • All MAJORS who have not passed the sophomore hearing and all NON-MAJORS are not required to bring anything to the interview.

Audition Preparation

  • All Theatre Arts MAJORS who have passed the sophomore hearing are required to bring a headshot and resume to the auditions. Please prepare a total of two 30 second monologues:
    • one should be a contemporary, comedic monologue, and the other a classical, dramatic monologue.
  • Those MAJORS who have not passed sophomore hearing and all NON-MAJORS are not required to bring a resume/headshot.  Please prepare a total of two 30 second monologues:
    • one should be a contemporary, comedic monologue, and the other a classical, dramatic monologue.

Casting Information

Contact

Email Director of TheaterLinda Nell Cooper, Chair: Department of Theatre Arts


Audition & Production Interview Information

Audition Information

  • Fall auditions are always held on the two nights before classes start.
  • All fall shows are auditioned at the same time.
  • Spring auditions are always held after Thanksgiving break, before Christmas break.
  • All spring shows are auditioned at the same time.
  • Monologues/Songs may not contain profane language or any type of sexual innuendo.
  • An accompanist is provided for musical auditions.
  • Callbacks, if necessary, are usually posted by mid-week.
  • Cast lists are usually posted by the end of the audition week.
  • If cast, you must initial beside your name on the cast sheet to indicate an acceptance of a role.
  • Students who are cast must enroll in THEA 200, 300, or 400.
  • Students wishing to participate in theatre must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to be considered for participation.

Production Interview Information

  • Fall interviews are always held on the two nights before classes start.
  • All fall production jobs are interviewed at the same time.
  • Spring interviews are always held after Thanksgiving break, before Christmas break.
  • All spring production jobs are interviewed at the same time.
  • Crew jobs are usually posted by the end of the audition week.
  • If selected, you must initial beside your name on the crew sheet to indicate an acceptance of a crew position.
  • Students who are selected must enroll in THEA 200, 300, or 400.
  • Students wishing to participate in theatre must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to be considered for participation.