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 who have not passed Sophomore Hearing 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 who have passed Sophomore Hearing are required to complete a Production interview or an Audition based on their accepted track.
  • 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 - Black Box Theater

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

Production Interviews - Tower Theater Green Room

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

August 25 – Returning Students

Auditions - Black Box Theater

  • 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 - Tower Theater Green Room

  • 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.


The Encounter Radio Drama Auditions

  • Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m. in the Theatre Offices, GH 1878
  • Aug. 28, 5-8 p.m. in the Tea Lounge at Montview Student Union, 3rd Floor

Students will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Encounter is looking for voice actors and a production assistant.

Voice actors, please come to the audition with a completed Audition Form and having prepared one of the four sides. If you are interested in interviewing for the production assistant position, you will simply need to fill out the audition form and sit for a short interview.

Men's Sides

Women's Sides


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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