Auditions set for Aug. 21-22 for Southeast fall productions | Arts & Culture
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Auditions for the fall productions by Southeast Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21 in the Donald C. Bedell Hall at the River Campus.
According to the department, 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.
The department says 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 main stage 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 p.m. to 10 p.m. with dance call from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall
- "The Crucible" from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast's River Campus
- "On the Verge" from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the River Campus Seminary Building Room 403
According to the department, 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, you can click here to visit the department online.
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