Audition for A Play at CSU

Audition for Plays Taking Place in Fall 2020

These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich, Directed by Saffron Henke

Spring Awakening, a rock musical by Steven Sater, Directed by Noah Racey

  1. Fill out the online Audition Form by Thursday, April 23, 5 p.m.
  2. Sign-up for an audition time (only sign up for one slot after completing the audition form)

NOTE: Please do not sign up for an audition time if you have not filled-out the audition application. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE 15 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED AUDITION TIME.

  1. Auditions and Callbacks
  • Auditions are on Saturday, April 25, 1-5 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Large Acting Lab (University Center for the Arts, Room 242).
  • Callbacks are on Saturday, May 2, 1-5 p.m., in the Large Acting Lab.
  • Movement callback for Spring Awakening is on Sunday, May 3 in the Large Dance Studio (University Center for the Arts, Room 101): 9-11 a.m. for students in She Kills Monsters and 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. for all others.
  1. AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • READ THE SCRIPTS posted on the google classroom or email Matt Grevan to request copies of the scripts.
  • Please prepare a monologue (maximum of 2 minutes) that is from a contemporary piece.
  • Please prepare 32 bars of music to sing (should be from a musical but not from Spring Awakening). YOU MUST PROVIDE THE SHEET MUSIC FOR THE PIANIST TO PLAY WITH THE SECTION MARKED!
  • NOTES and tips for the music audition from Patty Goble are available.
  1. These Shining Lives Rehearsal/Performance Schedule:
  • Staging Rehearsals
    • Start on Tuesday, August, 25, 2020
    • Monday-Friday, 6-10 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sundays are cast-free days.
  • Tech Rehearsals
    • Start on Friday, Aug. 25 – Thursday, Oct. 3, 2020. Weekday rehearsals are in the evening and weekend rehearsals are daytime and evening.
  • Performances are on Friday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 4, 2 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m.
  1. Spring Awakening Rehearsal/Performance Schedule:
  • Music and Staging Rehearsals
    • Music rehearsals start on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020
    • Staging Rehearsals start on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
    • Monday-Friday, 6-10 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sundays are cast-free days.
  • Tech Rehearsals
    • Start on Wednesday, Oct. 28 – Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Weekday rehearsals are in the evening and weekend rehearsals are daytime and evening.
  • Performances are on Friday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 13, time TBA (this is a high school matinee); Friday, Nov. 13, 7: 30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15, 2 p.m.
  1. If you have any questions, please contact Steven Workman, production manager/technical director at steven.workman@colostate.edu or visit office G133 (by the scene shop)

Auditions for Fall 2020 productions will be held on April 25 and 26; callbacks will be on May 2. Check back for more details. Thank you.