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Department of Theatre

Auditions

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Auditions

Winter Quarter 2019
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The online sign-up sheet will be available starting December 10, 2018.

What are you auditioning for?

U.S. Drag, staged reading by Gina Ginfriddo
Directed by Rhianna DeVries
Hamilton Hall
Performs January 25, 2019 at 7:30pm

Tick, Tick...Boom! music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by Ashley Lauren Hamilton
JMAC Studios
Performs February 7, 8, 9 13, 14, 15, 16 at 7:30pm and February 18 at 2:00pm

The Misanthrope by Molière
Directed by Sabin Epstein
Byron Theatre
Performs February 28, March 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 at 7:30pm and February 10 at 2:00pm

Who can audition for the shows?

  • All current DU students

When are auditions?

  • Tuesday, January 8 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm
  • Black Box Theatre (Johnson McFarlane Hall, room 104)

What should you prepare?

For U.S. Drag:

  • one 45 second contemporary monologue

For Tick, Tick...Boom!:

  • one 30 - 45 second contemporary monologue
  • 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song (bring your own sheet music in the right key - an accompanist will be provided)

For The Misanthrope :

  • 90 seconds of something with rhyming couplets:
    • choose something from any Richard Wilbur translation/adaptation other than The Misanthrope or any Shakespeare.

If you want to audition for all three plays prepare:

  • one 45 second contemporary monologue 
  • 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song 
  • 90 seconds of something with rhyming couplets.

When are callbacks?

  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 6:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Byron Theatre and Byron Studio

The callback list will be posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by noon on the JMAC Callboard.

When will the cast lists be posted?

  • Thursday, January 10, 2019 by noon on the JMAC Callboard.

If you are interested in a crew position, please contact Steven McDonald.

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