Auditions Aug. 23-24 for Fall Theatre Productions

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Aug. 9, 2011 – Auditions for Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance fall productions will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. Those auditioning must have two contrasting pieces: two monologues or one song and one monologue. Those who wish to audition with two monologues must present one 60-second contemporary monologue and one 60-second Shakespearean monologue. Those who wish to audition with one song and one monologue must perform 16 bars (traditional Broadway, up- tempo or ballad) and one 60-second contemporary or Shakespearean monologue. All current and prospective bachelor of fine arts performance majors are required to audition for at least one of the main stage productions, and all performance-based bachelor of arts majors are highly encouraged to audition. Everyone auditioning should dress appropriately and should bring a resume, headshot and music if singing. Callbacks are scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 24. For more information, visit www.semo.edu/theatreanddance.