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Auditions in Theater Arts

WINTER 2022 GENERAL AUDITIONS 

GENERAL AUDITIONS will take place at the beginning of winter quarter; information will be posted here when available.

EARLY AUDITIONS FOR THEA 151A – Nov 17 & 18

  • Early auditions for the Winter 2022 African American Theater Arts Troupe play, which is also the THEA 151A show, will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, November 17 & 18, 7–9:00 pm in the Stevenson College Event Center
  • There may also be additional auditions for this play during the Theater Arts General Auditions at the beginning of winter quarter (TBA). 
  • This production may be used toward the Faculty-Directed Production requirement for the Theater Art major or an Upper Division Studio requirement for the Theater Arts major or min. 
  • AATAT Winter 2022 flyer – view/download here.

AATAT Winter 22 auditions flyer

Fall 2021 productions:

  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, by Tom Stoppard, directed by Theater Arts M.A. candidate Sequoia Schirmer on the Second Stage

  • Barnstorm Theater Company productions, including Macbeth, by William Shakespeare 

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MORE AUDITION INFORMATION

QUESTIONS ABOUT PRODUCTION AUDITIONS?
Contact the Theater Arts Student Production Liaison, studentTAucsc@gmail.com ​

BARNSTORM GENERAL INFO
To inquire about auditioning or doing technical work for Barnstorm/Barn Theater productions, contact the Barn Theater Directors. More information about Barnstorm can be found here.

SHAKESPEARE TO GO GENERAL INFO 
Information about the department's touring theater company, including basic audition information, can be found in the Undergraduate Handbook here.

RANDOM WITH A PURPOSE GENERAL INFO
Auditions for the annual student-choreographed, student-performed, student-produced dance showcase Random with a Purpose take place the quarter BEFORE the production is scheduled (separate from General Auditions). Students who are accepted via audition will enroll in the 5 unit class THEA 139.

  • Thea 139 fulfills an upper-division elective for the Dance Minor but not for the Theater Arts major or minor.
  • Please email randomdirectors@gmail.com with questions.

AUDITION & INTERVIEW STUDIO COURSES
Production auditions are different from those required for admittance into our studio courses (courses which mention "audition" or "interview" in the course description).

RELATED INFORMATION

FACULTY-DIRECTED PRODUCTION REQUIREMENT FOR THE MAJOR
One of the requirements for the major is participation in a Faculty-Directed Production (5-unit THEA 151, THEA 155, THEA 137).

  • Please see the Faculty-Directed Production Requirement for the Major section of the Undergraduate Handbook for more information on fulfilling this requirement as a performer, designer, stage manager or dramaturg. Please note that student-directed productions (THEA 45 courses and Barn Theater courses) do NOT fulfill this requirement.

TICKETING INFORMATION
The current performance season and ticketing information can be found here.