Fall 2017 Audition Information


Shows

  • Wait Until Dark
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • Learn more about the Radio Drama Auditions (writers and actors)

*All Freshmen and Sophomore Theatre majors are required to complete a Production Interview. Junior and Senior Theatre majors are highly encouraged to complete a Production Interview.


Auditions and Production Interviews

All Auditions will be held in Montview Alumni Ballroom.
All Production Interviews will be held in the Argo Tea Lounge.

New Students - Sunday, Aug. 27

Auditions

  • Women: 2 p.m.
  • Men: 4 p.m.

Interviews

  • 2-6 p.m. (no separation)

Returning Students - Monday, Aug. 28

Auditions

  • Women: 6 p.m.
  • Men: 8:30 p.m.

Interviews

  • 6-10 p.m. (no separation)

Radio Drama Auditions - Sunday, Aug. 27 & Monday, Aug. 28

Radio Drama Auditions will be held in the Montview Terrace Lounge on the 3rd floor (Room 3570).

Sunday, Aug. 27:

  • 12-2 p.m.
  • 8-10 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 28:

  • 4-5:30 p.m.

Callbacks - Tuesday, Aug. 29

  • Callbacks will be held in and around The Tower theater in Green Hall. Times are TBA. Please check the callback lists for more information.
  • Callback lists will be posted by noon of Tuesday, August 29 on The Tower theater doors, outside the Theatre Offices (GH 1878), and on the department's Facebook page. Please check all lists thoroughly.
  • Callbacks will involve a dance audition – please come prepared with a change of clothes and dance shoes (tap shoes if you own them).
  • Final Cast Lists will be posted outside the Theatre Offices (GH 1878) and on the department's Facebook page. Again, please check all lists thoroughly for your name.

Audition Requirements

  • 1 minute dramatic monologue
  • New Students - in addition to your prepared monologue, new students will be taught 16 bars of a song before presenting that song (no preparation necessary)
  • Returning Students - in addition to your prepared monologue, please also prepare one of the audition songs listed below.

Production Interview Requirements

  • All Theatre Arts: Production/Education/Administration/Dramaturgy majors who have passed the sophomore hearing are required to bring a production resume and portfolio to the interview.
  • All other returning students and new students are not required to bring anything to the interview.

Audition Song Choices

Men

Women

The Lady is a Tramp
from Babes in Arms

It's De-Lovely
from Anything Goes

You're the Cream in My Coffee
from Hold Everything

Nice Work if You Can Get It
from Nice Work if You Can Get It

How High the Moon
from Two for the Show

Blue Skies
from Betsy


 

I'll Be Seeing You
from Right This Way


General Audition & Production Interview Information

Audition Information

  • Fall auditions are always held on the two nights before classes start in August.
  • All fall academic shows are auditioned at the same time.
  • Spring auditions are usually held in January.
  • All spring academic 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 the night of auditions.
  • 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 with a GPA less than 2.0 will be considered only by Director's discretion.

Production Interview Information

  • Fall interviews are always held on the two nights before classes start in August.
  • All fall production jobs are interviewed at the same time.
  • Spring interviews are usually held in January.
  • 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 with a GPA less than 2.0 will be considered only by Director's discretion.

Contact

Department Chair of Theatre Arts
Linda Nell Cooper
lncooper@liberty.edu