Audition for A Play at CSU

Audition for a Play

A theatre interest meeting is held the first day of the fall semester, Monday at 5 p.m. in the University Theatre in the University Center for the Arts located at 1400 Remington Street. Map.

  • All students in the performance concentration are required to audition for all productions.
  • All students at CSU, regardless of major, may audition for a theatre production.
  • First year theatre performance majors should take TH 186 in the fall, which allows you to crew a show during your first semester.
  • Students outside of the theatre major who would like an introduction to working in the shops may take TH 186 Practicum, TH 161 Technical Theatre: Stagecraft, and/or TH 286 Practicum; an override will be needed.
  • If you have questions or need access to the Theatre Canvas Call-board, please contact Matt Grevan.

Auditions will be held on Nov. 6-7 for the spring productions of She Kills Monsters (show dates and description) and The Rocky Horror Show (show dates and description).

Audition Details

Time/Date/Location:

Auditions for both shows will happen on Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7, 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. in the Large Acting Lab at the University Center for the Arts (UCA). The UCA is located at 1400 Remington Street.

Callbacks for both shows will be on Sunday, November 13; time is TBD.

How to prepare:

  • Sign up for one, five-minute time slot through Sign Up Genius by clicking this link. Sign ups close Friday, November 5, 5 p.m.
  • All actors auditioning must fill out an audition form by clicking this link prior to auditions. The audition form also closes on Friday, November 5, 5 p.m.
  • All actors need to fill out an availability form for Spring 2022, which will be uploaded to your audition form. Click this link for the form.

What to prepare:

Each actor should prepare one contemporary monologue and 32 bars of a song to sing. Actors must bring sheet music to their audition for the accompanist. For advice on song selection please see Vocal Coach Patty Goble's announcement here.

Scripts for both shows:

Rehearsal schedule for Rocky:

The rehearsal process will be eight weeks. 6-10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. — 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Rehearsals begins Feb. 21, Tech begins April 11.

Contact

Matt Grevan

Production Stage Manager; Instructor of Theatre

matt.grevan@colostate.edu