About the College News & Events Academics Advising Performance and Exhibit Season Collaboration Support the Arts

News & Events

<< Back

Department of Theatre and Cinema Auditions Announced

The fall semester lineup of RU Theatre’s 2013-14 season kicks off in late September with two student-directed shows running in repertory. The next offering is A. R. Gurney’s The Dining Room for mid-October then the semester ends with the annual theatre for young audiences production in November. This year this will feature an adaptation of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.

Auditions for all these productions will be held the first week of the fall semester. The schedule for these auditions is below:

The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace, directed by James Bristow and The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel, directed by George Hairston will both audition Sunday, Aug. 25 at 6:00 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 in the Hawes Studio Theatre, Porterfield Hall.

The Dining Room by A. R. Gurney and directed by Tommy lafrate will audition Tuesday, Aug. 27 and Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 6:00 p.m. in Pridemore Playhouse, Porterfield Hall.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe adapted from the novel by C.S. Lewis and directed by Wesley Young will audition on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 6:00 p.m.

Specific information about requirements for each audition is available at:


These auditions are open to all RU students—meaning you do not have to be a theatre major to audition and be cast. So, come on along!

Questions may be directed to Wesley Young at wyoung@radford.edu.

Not an “onstage type” but interested in volunteering backstage? Contact David Wheeler at dwheeler@radford.edu.

NOTE: It is the policy of the Department of Theatre and Cinema that except in cases where race or gender is fundamental to the story, casting is decided on the basis of ability.

Aug 19, 2013

Follow us on

Facebook Twitter