Theater Auditions

Spring 2023


One Flea Spare

By Naomi Wallace
Director: Prof. Maya E. Roth

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Performance Dates: March 23 – April 1, 2023
Location: Gonda Theatre

Dates and times for auditions:        
Friday, January 13 from 3:00-5:00 pm

Thursday, January 19 from 8-10 pm

Friday, January 20 from 3:00-6:00 pm

Saturday, January 21 from 2:00-5:00 pm

Davis Performing Arts Center 035

Length of audition slot:
7 minutes

Callbacks Request:
Sunday, January 22, Time 3-hour block between 12:00 -5:00 PM, preferably starting at 1:00 PM

Set in London during The Great Plague of 1665, this exhilarating play explores what we imagine about history— and ourselves. A wealthy couple and two working class survivors quarantine together, by chance, and bargain with the nightwatchman. Haunting, creative. Will perform in the Gonda —and grow Ensemble. All Diversity welcomed.

Credit Options: 0-3 credits available. Directed by a Professor, with collaborative ethics.

The Play is available to read at the front desk of 108 Davis starting January 10.

Open Casting Call: Wordsmiths, actors, movers, creatives…YOU. Racial, sexual, disciplinary and gender diversity are very welcome.

5 Roles (2 understudies possible)

Flexible Casting Ethic: Roles are written as 3M, 2W, but the director welcomes non-traditional casting: e.g. cross-gender (women playing men) or up to 2 roles with non-binary casting. Ensemble Ethic!

Preparation: Bring a one-minute monologue or performance of a poem. Or you are welcome to read/perform one we have on hand!

Contact Info: Olivia Martin, Assistant Director or 404-309-7915

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Nomadic Theatre   

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove

By Jane Chambers

Directed by Hiruni Herat (COL ’23)

Performance Dates : April 19-22, 2023
Location: Village C Theatre

Date(s) and time(s) for audition:
Thursday, January 12 from 7:00-10:00pm

Friday, January 13 from 4:00-6:00pm

Saturday, January 14 from 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday, January 15 from 4:00-8:00 pm

Thursday, January 19 from 4:00-8:00 pm

Friday, January 20 from 4:00-8:00 pm

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Location: Village C Theatre

Looking for a relaxing getaway on the beach after leaving her toxic marriage, Eva unknowingly stumbles into Bluefish Cove, a haven for lesbian womxn in the 1970s. But, as tensions begin to fade and new romances bloom, a devastating diagnosis threatens to tear the community apart. Last Summer at Bluefish Cove is a piece that stretches the viewer while also feeling curiously comfortable. Although set over 50 years ago, it is filled with timeless and widely applicable themes to all who witness it.

Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society

Into the Woods

By James Lapine/Stephen Sondheim

Director: Orly Salik

Performance Dates : April 13 – 23, 2023
Location: Poulton Stage III

Date(s) and time(s) for audition:

Friday, January 13 from 6:00-9:00pm (Santos Room)

Saturday, January 14 from 2:00-5:00 pm (Poulton Stage III)

Sunday, January 15 from 2:00-5:00 pm (Poulton Stage III)

Thursday, January 19 from 6:00-9:00 pm (Santos Room)

Friday, January 20 from 6:00-9:00 pm (Santos Room)

Saturday, January 21 from 2:00-5:00 pm (Poulton Stage III)

Length of audition slot: 10 minutes

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What does it cost to get your wish?
This is what Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Jack, and the Baker will soon find out as they
venture onto a dangerous and unknown path to better their fortune. One of Sondheim’s most
beloved works, Into the Woods intertwines classic Grimm’s Brothers fairytales in a dark,
humorous reimagining of the stories we all know and love, reckoning with the consequences of
their reckless pursuits. With giants in our midst, the show asks us which is the bigger threat to
our happiness: the giants, or ourselves?.

Preparation:  Come prepared with a 32-bar cut of a musical theater song, and be prepared to sing with accompaniment. Send your sheet music to Owen Posnett (otp2) and Mayu Sasada (ms4957) or sing with a track; no a cappella please. Sides from the show will be provided in room. Any questions should be directed towards the director Orly Salik (ors12) or producer Drew Lent (acl140). 

Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE)

Long Time Since Yesterday

Playwright: P.J. Gibson

Director: Sadia Alao
Performance Dates : March 22 – April 1, 2023
Location: Devine Studio Theatre

Date(s) and time(s) for audition:
Thursday, January 19 from 6:00-9:00 pm

Friday, January 20 from 6:00-9:00 pm

Saturday, January 21 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Callback requests:
Sunday, January 22 from 2:00-4:00 pm

Location: Davis Performing Arts Center 036

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Long Time Since Yesterday is a provocative and gripping play about the reunion of college classmates after the suicide of a friend.. This all-women cast drama delves into themes of Black sisterhood, self-discovery, and revelation. Have the chance to work with a professional director in this potent and intimate experience where chosen cast members get to tap into the most authentic version of themselves and their character.

Children’s Theatre

Contact Toby Clark for more information

Interested in Technical Theater and Design?

Skip the auditions and come to Tech Talk with Toby. Get all your questions answered & find out about open opportunities. We will demo the new ETC Color Source Jr.! ALL ARE WELCOME, NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED! Friday, January 20 – 4pm in the Gonda Theatre