by Bruce Norris
Directed by Tommy Iafrate
WHEN/WHERE: Auditions will be held on Wednesday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pridemore Playhouse in Porterfield Hall. Callbacks will be held immediately following auditions on Wednesday, August 27, and from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, August 28. Those who are unable to attend auditions on Wednesday will be allowed to audition at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday.
WHAT: Those auditioning should prepare a 30-60 second monologue from a contemporary play. You are encouraged to choose a monologue in which a character is speaking passionately about a sensitive and/or difficult social issue (such as race, gender, sexuality, etc.). It is highly advised that you read the script, which is available in the Radford University library or for purchase online, to get a sense of the textual and theatrical style of this play.
Please arrive at auditions early, and bring a copy of your semester schedule. Theatre majors are also expected to provide a headshot and resume. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, September 1 at 7:00 p.m., and performances will be October 11-18. (Please note that this overlaps with Radford’s Family/Homecoming/Reunion Weekend and with the Fall Dance Fest.)
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the director, Tommy Iafrate at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Babe, the Sheep Pig
By David Wood
Based on the book by Dick King-Smith
Directed by Jennifer Juul
Babe, the Sheep Pig is a new take on the inspiring story of a little pig whose intelligence is only matched by his kindness.
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 29 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Pridemore Playhouse, Porterfield Hall
All students are welcome to audition regardless of major, year in school, or level of experience. Please plan to stay until 9 p.m., although you may finish earlier. If you cannot attend on Friday evening, a second audition will occur on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3 p.m. Callbacks will follow those auditions later Sunday afternoon. The cast list will be posted on the theatre callboard on Monday, Sept. 1.
WHAT: Auditions will include readings from the script and movement work. The script is available for purchase on Amazon.com.
BRING/WEAR: Dance or workout clothes
A brief joke (bring us the funniest CLEAN joke you’ve got!)
Sturdy tennis shoes or workout shoes – No flip flops, ballet slippers, heels or bare feet
Your complete class and work schedule for Oct. 13-Nov. 20
SEEKING: 14-18 versatile, energetic performers who can play multiple roles and work well as a team. Athletic abilities, ability to perform character voices, improvisational skills, and strong academics are preferred. Performers and crew members will have to miss class from November 17-20 in order to perform for area school children. Rehearsals will begin Oct. 13.
Direct any questions to Jennifer Juul at email@example.com.