Fall 2018 Academic Auditions & Production Interviews

Shows

  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Bloodroot: The Ballad of Clinch Mountain
  • Sweet & Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen

Requirements

  • All declared BA/BS students on the 2018-19 DCP are required to complete a Production Interview, with the option of an Audition.
  • All declared concentrated BA students on the 2017-18 or earlier DCP must Audition for all academic shows, with the option to Interview.
  • All Declared BFA Majors are required to complete a Production Interview and an Audition.
  • All Accepted BFA Majors are required to complete an Audition, with the option to Interview.
  • Theatre Minors and INDS in Fine Arts - Theatre Cognate students are not required to complete an audition or production interview beyond the requirements of their DCP but are welcome to do so.

August 24 – Freshmen/Transfers

Auditions

  • 7 p.m. | Men & Women Together* - BA/BS/BFA students
  • 9 p.m. | Walk-On Auditions** – non-THEA Major students

Production Interviews

  • 9 p.m. | Men & Women Together – all students

August 25 – Returning Students

Auditions

  • 10 a.m. | Last names A-L* - BA/BS/BFA students
  • 1 p.m. |  Last names M-Z* - BA/BS/BFA students  
  • 3 p.m. |  Walk-On Auditions** - non-THEA Major students

Production Interviews

  • 10 a.m. |  Last names M-Z – all students
  • 1 p.m. |  Last names A-L – all students

**Walk-On Auditions will not be required to prepare audition materials. Students will fill out an Audition Form upon arrival.


BA/BS/BFA Academic Audition Requirements

16 bars of music from the 1930s or 1940s

  • Sheet music must be properly marked with start and stop points and in the correct key
  • Sheet music must be presented in a 3-ring binder

30-second monologue – Shakespearean or Modern

Declared and Accepted BFA Majors are also required to provide an updated headshot & resume. Both will be returned to the student upon completion of casting.


General Audition Information

  • Fall auditions are usually held on the two nights before classes start in August.
  • All fall academic shows are usually auditioned at the same time.
  • Spring auditions are usually held in January.
  • All spring academic shows are usually 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 300.

Production Interview Information

  • Fall interviews are usually held on the two nights before classes start in August.
  • All fall production jobs are usually 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 300.


Contact

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

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