Theatre Arts Audition Information

Theatre Arts Audition Information

Theatre Arts Audition Information


1. Applicant will perform a memorized monologue from a published play, not to exceed 90 seconds. The monologue should show the applicant’s range and versatility as an actor. Monologues from novels, poems, movies, or monologues written by the applicant will NOT be accepted. Costumes and/or props will not be accepted.
Evaluation will be based upon:
 Energy and emotional investment.
 Focus, concentration and control.
 Specific and appropriate character choices (Gesture, style)
 Honesty and sincerity of the performance.
 Vocal quality (volume, diction, breath support, inflection)

 

2. Applicant will participate in an improvisational class during the audition. This activity will include a movement and an ensemble building improvisation exercise. Applicants should be dressed appropriately for class (clothing that does not restrict or inhibit free movement; clothing that covers the entirety of the thighs, mid-section, back, and chest when freely moving; closed-toe flat shoes; no hanging jewelry). Dress comfortably and tastefully.
Evaluation will be based upon:
 Focus, concentration, control.
 Execution of movement.
 Imagination, creativity, expressiveness.
 Energy, commitment, state presence.

 

3. Applicant will participate in an interview and writing sample.
Evaluation will be based upon:
 Demonstrated motivation through description of production habits, organizational skills, attendance, an academic desire to achieve, hobbies, and interests.

 

4. Applicant will submit a required recommendation form. Download form here.