2018 Audition Information
Thursday, November 2, 2017 (see below for additional audition dates)
Black Box Theatre / FAC 224
UST Spring Semester shows to be cast:
Once Upon A Mattress – directed by Paul Barnes, guest director
The Great God Pan – directed by Jason Spelbring
General Audition Schedule:
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd 6:00-8:00 pm General Auditions
BFA Actors Audition Schedule:
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd 5:00-6:00 pm 1st Year’s only
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd 10:30-12:30 am 2nd, 3rd and 4th Year’s
Dance Call (Black Box / FAC 224):
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd 4:30-6:30 pm
Dance call is required for all BFA Actors, all others will be notified via email if they need to attend. Those attending dance call should wear appropriate movement clothing and footwear.
Callback Schedule (Black Box / FAC 224):
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th 5:30-7:00 pm The Great God Pan
7:00-10:00 pm Once Upon A Mattress
Everyone will be notified via email if they need to attend callbacks.
Total audition time allowed is 4 minutes.
One contemporary monologue (no longer than 90 seconds)
16 bars from a musical (prefer more legit than belty-pop style for most roles) Accompanist provided (Please bring your own music in the appropriate key, clearly marked for accompanist - music should lie flat with no page turns.)
Actors interested in auditioning for the role of Princess Winifred the Woebegone should free to prepare 16 bars of a song from a musical that demonstrates their ability to belt.
Non-acting majors are free to sing “Happy Birthday”, or “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” if they don’t have another song prepared – something to demonstrate range and sense of pitch, volume, and overall musicality - beginner to advanced.
Cattle call sign-up sheets will be posted on the audition callboard on the 1st floor. BFA actor sign-up sheets will be posted on the acting callboard by the department office.
You must have a reserved time to audition. Read all information before signing up for an audition time.
Take audition form, complete the information and BRING IT TO YOUR AUDITION.
If you have a resume and headshot, bring it to attach to your audition form.
Be sure to arrive 20 minutes prior to your reserved time to turn in required paperwork.
If auditions are running ahead of schedule your time may be bumped up.
• As per contract requirements, ALL SHOWS WILL BE PRESENTED AS WRITTEN!
• Reading copies of both scripts are available for 2 hour checkout from the Theatre
• The rehearsal period for The Great God Pan will begin Finals week and continue
January 8 – February 1. Performance Dates: February 2, 3, 7-10, 2018; Black Box
• The rehearsal period for Once Upon A Mattress is January 22 – February 22.
Performance Dates: February 23, 24, 26-March 1, 2018; Morgan Theatre
• UST rehearsal schedules are M-F, between 6 and 10 pm (exact times determined by the individual director).
• Both shows will have Saturday rehearsals during tech weeks
(other Saturday rehearsals TBD by director).