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Auditions

Mainstage and TheatreXtra Auditions

The Drama Department has an open audition policy in respect to the season presented. Preference will be given to BFA- Dramatic Arts students. 

Audition dates for all department productions are posted here and may, in addition, be posted at other locations both on and off campus. If at all possible, audition information should be posted two weeks before auditions. 

Style and format of auditions are left to the Director's discretion, however, all persons wishing to audition for a department production are required to: 

  • Read the play in its entirety before auditioning.
  • Sign up for an audition time, if applicable.
  • Come to the audition prepared; specific requirements will be posted on audition notices.

Show Information

Directed by: Nicola Elson

Audition Info

Virtual open call Auditions will take place on May 4 & 5, 2021

Callbacks will take place during the afternoon of May 6, 2021

Those auditioning are asked to prepare the following:

A selection of readings from Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors. This farce requires each actor to play multiple roles. As such, we are looking for actors who can transform from one specific character to another with varied accents, physical characteristics and personality traits. Accents include Transylvanian, RP British, Cockney, Scottish, German, Russian, etc. Sides will be provided in advance of the audition. Actors may be asked to read for more than one grouping of characters and can play across gender, so please be familiar with all of the sides provided.  We will also be auditioning for the position of foley artist.

Those interested can sign up for an audition on the Google Doc at this link:
Audition Time Sign Up Sheet

Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors will run in October 2021

Rehearsals will begin in September 2021

Show Information

Directed by: Jay Whitehead

Audition Info

Virtual open call Auditions will take place on May 4 & 5, 2021

Callbacks will take place during the afternoon of May 6, 2021

Those auditioning are asked to prepare the following:

A reading from Design for Living in a standard British dialect (sides will be provided in advance of the audition)

Those interested can sign up for an audition on the Google Doc at this link:
Audition Time Sign Up Sheet

Design for Living will run in November 2021

Rehearsals will begin in October 2021

Fall 2021 TheatreXtra Production:

The Murder by Quinn Larder

Show information: A band of wandering outcasts who are brought together for their desire of shinies, find their reality shattered after a recent discovery of a singular hand. Call it charisma or manipulation, call it justice or crime, in the quest for power the individual will always shine through.  This show was the winner of the 2020 Playwrights Prize.

Audition Information:

To be announced

Don’t want to act but still want to be involved?

If you are interested in directing this unique play, please email us a copy of your resume at theatre.xtra@uleth.ca to gain access to the script. You can also sign up for an interview time at the following link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1A-kxwbsxdYHDs2bgWksjGviOwsk4zgwlXEiU0d0X_uM/edit?usp=sharing

If you are unable to meet with us during the listed interview times, please email our General Manager, Kacie Hall, to arrange a separate time. All interviews will take place over Zoom.

 

Auditions in the Community

Audition information for opportunities outside of the Drama Department can be found here when available.