Auditions

Individual directors determine preparation criteria for the auditions of each production. Sometimes there are cold readings and sometimes a director will request auditioners to come prepared to do short monologues.

Upcoming Auditions      Audition Information

Upcoming Auditions

Urinetown

Performances: September 9, 10 and 11, September 16, 17 and 18, 2022. Evening shows have a tentative call time of 6:00 pm and Matinee performances have a tentative call time of 12:00 PM, Noon.

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday, starting around July 11.

Auditions will be held at the Roger T. Sermon Center as follows:

  • Monday, June 27th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 28th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 29th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Callbacks will be by invitation only on Saturday, July 2nd at 8:00 am

To prepare for your audition visit the information page. There you will find a synopsis of the musical and what the auditions will entail.

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Audition Information

What to Bring


Some directors may ask that you bring the following:

Resume
Head Shot
Sheet Music
Pen to fill out an application

Dress to Impress


Even without a dance component at an audition, for both plays and musicals, it’s important to dress appropriately. Wear comfortable shoes, but avoid dressing too casually.

Avoid flip flops and open toe shoes.
You are welcome to change clothes if you prefer to do so for the dance portion of an audition.

Time Commitment


The rehearsal process is 6-8 weeks long and it is important for you to understand the time commitment.

Directors will provide a basic rehearsal schedule
You will be expected to provide scheduling conflicts on your application, so bring your calendar with you

Choosing Songs


Most musical auditions will require you to sing a specified number of measures from a Broadway musical.

Avoid choosing songs from the musical we are producing
You will be required to bring your own sheet music
An accompanist will be provided
Musical productions also usually include a dance component in the audition process

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