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You do not need to audition for a BA in Theatre. You do need to audition for the Musical Theatre concentration.
Audition information for our Spring 2023 productions:
Tuesday, Janurary 17 7-10 PM Bach Theatre Auditions for Little Shop of Horrors
Wednesday, January 18 7-10 PM Campus Center Building 205 Auditions for Medea
Thursday, January 19 7-10 PM Callbacks for both shows
Little Shop in Bach Theatre
Medea in CCB 205
Little Shop of Horrors Audition Information
The cast list for Little Shop of Horrors consists of 4 female identifying characters, 4 male identifying characters, and several ensemble members of any persuasion.
Tuesday, January 17 7-10 PM Bach Theatre
6:30pm – 7:00pm CHECK-IN with Stage Management in the Bach Green Room, complete the audition form, and receive an audition number.
7:00pm – 8:30pm DANCE AUDITION Professor Harker will lead the entire group in a warm-up and teach everyone a short dance combination. We will then run the combination repeatedly in smaller groups.
What to wear to the dance portion of the Little Shop of Horrors audition: Please wear clothing that you feel comfortable in while moving and dancing, such as dancewear (leotard with tights overtop), leggings, sweatpants, fitted shirt. Please avoid wearing oversized shirts and denim jeans. If you have character shoes and/or jazz shoes, please wear them. If you do not have dance shoes, please wear socks.
8:45 – 10:00pm MUSIC AUDITION Please prepare a song no more than 4 minutes in length. Please bring sheet music accompaniment of your song for the pianist to play.
Thursday, January 19 7-10 PM Callbacks Bach Theatre
6:45pm – 7:00pm CHECK-IN with Stage Management inside the Bach Theatre. (Enter through the theatre/shop crossover.)
7:00pm – 10:00pm CALLBACKS for Little Shop of Horrors will consist of cold readings from the script by various combinations of actors. Sides will be provided at the callbacks.
Medea Audition Information
Wednesday, January 18 7-10 PM Campus Center Building 205
The scenes for Medea will be available digitally here. Select the hyperlinked text Electronic Course Reserves Request Form and from there select Medea, translated by Sheila Murnaghan as the textbook.
AUDITION SCENES FOR MEDEA, translated by Sheila Murnaghan
1. Page 8-11
2. Page 16-19
3. Page 22 – 24
4. Page 24-28
5. Page 29 – 35
6. Page 38 – 41
7. Page 46 – 50
8. Page 53 – 57
The cast list for Medea consists of 8 women, 3 men, and 2 male or female actors to be the kids.
Production Technician, Assistant, or Designer
If you are interested in working as a production technician, assistant, designer, or any aspect of management, contact Zach Olsen (email@example.com) or Beth Skinner (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information!