Auditions Aug. 21-22 for Fall Theatre Productions

Theatre and Dance students rehearse CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 7, 2012 – Auditions for Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall productions will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus.

Those who wish to audition for all three productions – “Grease,” “The Crucible” and “On the Verge” – must prepare 32-bars (50s, ballad or up-tempo Broadway musical) and a 60-second dramatic monologue. Those who wish to audition for “The Crucible” and “On the Verge” only must prepare one 60-second monologue in the fashion of either script.

All current prospective Bachelor of Fine Arts performance majors and all freshmen and transfer student prospective Bachelor of Fine Arts majors are required to audition for mainstage productions. All performance-based Bachelor of Arts majors are highly encouraged to audition. Everyone auditioning should dress appropriately and bring a resume, headshot and music (if singing).

Callbacks are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 22, as follows:

  • “Grease” from 6-10 p.m. with dance call from 5-6 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall
  • “The Crucible” from 6-10 p.m. in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast’s River Campus
  • “On the Verge” from 6-10 p.m. in the River Campus Seminary Building Room 403

Those receiving callbacks are not required to have anything prepared. They should dress for movement and dance, and be very familiar with scripts for cold readings.

For more information, visit www.semo.edu/theatreanddance.