Willamette University Theatre Auditions

Auditions for the 2018-19 Theatre Season

For fall 2018, Willamette University Theatre will be producing:

Dead City
By Sheila Callahan

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Future Voices (Dance Concert)
Artistic Director Michele Ainza

Sunday, August 26, 2018

10:30 a.m.: Arrive at theatre and fill out an audition form. You will receive an individual audition time slot. 
11:00 a.m.: Group dance audition; please arrive dressed to move (sweats, leggings, tank tops, t-shirts, socks, knee-pads) and warmed up to dance. If you feel more comfortable in ballet or jazz shoes, please bring them along as well.
11:00 a.m.: Individual audition slots begin for DEAD CITY.

Callbacks for Dead City  -  Sunday, August 26, 2018

4:00 p.m.: Arrive at theatre and check in.
4:30 p.m.: Individual callback auditions begin.

Open auditions for the Future Voices dance concert  - Wednesday, August 29, 2018

4:30 p.m.: Arrive at theatre and fill out an audition form. You will receive an audition time slot.
5:00 p.m.: Dance auditions begin; please arrive dressed appropriately to move (sweats, leggings, tank tops, t-shirts, socks, knee-pads) and warmed up to dance. If you feel more comfortable in ballet or jazz shoes, please bring them along as well.


What to prepare:

For Dead City: 

Please come prepared to perform a 60 second memorized monologue from a play written in the past 25 years, and 30 seconds of a memorized poem, performed in the style of a Slam Poem. The poem can be original work, or something you've found and memorized. 

Any actor auditioning for the role of Gabriel should be prepared to sing a Jazz standard of their choice, a cappella, in callbacks.

For the Future Voices dance concert: 

Please come warmed up and prepared to move. Be sure to wear form-fitting, comfortable clothes (sweats, leggings, tank tops, t-shirts, socks, knee-pads). If you feel more comfortable in ballet or jazz shoes, please bring them along as well.

Bring whatever necessary items you may need while waiting such as water, snacks, computer, books....

Dancers will audition in groups of 10 beginning at 11:00 a.m. August 26 and 5:00PM on August 29.

WU community members and Salem community members are encouraged to participate, please spread the word!