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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Theatre




Winter Quarter 2020
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Byron Theatre (Newman Center for the Performing Arts)

Click here to sign up for an audition slot   

What are you auditioning for?

Grounded, staged reading 
written by George Brant
Directed by Jack Trembath
Performs Friday, January 17, 2020 at 7:30pm
Hamilton Hall
Rehearsal calendar coming soon

The Secret Paris Project
Created by Ensemble
Directed by Clare Hammoor
Performs February 12, 13, 14, 15 at 7:30pm and February 16 at 2:00pm
Byron Studio Theatre
Rehearsal calendar 

*Killer Joe
written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Ashley Lauren Hamilton
Performs February 27, 28, March 5 6, 7 at 7:30pm and March 8 at 2:00pm
Byron Flex Theatre
Rehearsal calendar coming soon

*Please be aware that Killer Joe contains strong themes of physical and sexual violence. as well as nudity. Please make sure you read the script and are comfortable with the content before auditioning for the production.

Who can audition for the shows?

  • Auditions are open to all current students at DU

When are auditions?

  • Tuesday, January 7 starting at 6:45pm
  • Byron Theatre (Newman Center for the Performing Arts)

What should you prepare? 

  • Prepare one contemporary monologue, up two two minutes in length
  • Email the audition form, your headshot and resume to Jennifer Forsyth

When are callbacks?
Callbacks for both The Secret Paris Project and Killer Joe:

  • Wednesday, January 8 beginning at 6:30pm (No callbacks for Grounded)

Cast Lists

  • Will be posted Thursday, January 9 by noon on the callboard in Johnson McFarlane Hall - Theatre Wing

For copies of the scripts, or for any questions about auditions, please contact Jennifer Forsyth

For crew positions, please contact Steven McDonald