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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Theatre




Spring Quarter 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020
White Box Theatre (Johnson McFarlane Hall, Room 106)

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What are you auditioning for?

The Christians, staged reading 
written by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Kevin Douglas
Performs Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:30pm
Hamilton Hall
Rehearsal calendar coming soon

Short Play Festival, Cycle 1

  1. Pseudoephedrine by Ken Urban directed by Jack Trembath
  2. Scruples by Jon Jory directed by Reanna Magruder
  3. Attack of the Moral Fuzzies by Nancy Beverly directed by Alek Seballes
  4. The Return written and directed by Alston Phu
  5. Broken Hearts by Kevin McLeod directed by Kelsey Briding
  6. I Dream  Before I Take the Stand by Arlene Hutton directed by Matthew S. Rumsey

Performs April 23, 24, 25 at 7:30pm and April 26 at 2:00pm
Byron Flex Theatre

Short Play Festival, Cycle 2

  1. The Baited Blade by David Belke directed by Mikah Conway
  2. In Loving Memory written and directed by Kevin Douglas
  3. Mating by Edith Weiss directed by Grady Hicks
  4. The 5564 to Toronto by Karen Howes directed by Erik Frederiksen
  5. Lightning by Joe Pintauro directed by Jose Serrano
  6. The Man Who Couldn't Dance by Jason Katims directed by Caitlin Gurtner
  7. Token to the Moon by Christopher Williams directed by Mary Grace Roach

Performs May 28, 29, 30 at 7:30pm and May 31 at 2:00pm
Byron Flex Theatre

Who can audition for the shows?

  • Auditions are open to all current students at DU

When are auditions?

  • Monday, March 9, 2020, starting at 7:00pm
  • White Box Theatre (Johnson McFarlane Hall, Room 106)

What should you prepare? 

  • REQUIRED: one contemporary monologue, up to 90 seconds in length
  • OPTIONAL/ENCOURAGED: a second contrasting contemporary monologue, up to 90 seconds in length

We encourage you to prepare & memorize monologues before the audition. For those who do not have a prepared piece, we will provide four monologues you may choose from at the audition.

When are callbacks?

  • Cycle 1: Tuesday, March 10 beginning at 6:30pm
  • Cycle 2: Wednesday, March 11 beginning at 6:30pm
  • No callbacks for The Christians

Cast Lists

  • Posted Friday, March 13 by noon on the callboard in Johnson McFarlane Hall 

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

For crew positions, please contact Steven McDonald