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.

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A Virtual Piece of Devised Theatre
Facilitated by Jay Whitehead
 
IDENTUALITY will be a devised theatre piece on the themes of gender, sexuality and identity and will be completely rehearsed and performed online as part of the Drama Department's Mainstage Season (portfolio credit will be available for this production)

Audition Info

Those interested are asked to submit the following by August 15, 2020:

  • A cover letter indicating your interest in devised theatre and why you'd like to participate in a show about sexuality, gender and identity. 
  • A video which showcases a special skill (music, dance, poetry, movement, gymnastics, writing, etc...)
  • Video submissions should be uploaded to YouTube as a private video.

Submissions and video links should be sent to Jay Whitehead at jay.whitehead2@uleth.ca

IDENTUALITY will run in November 2020

Rehearsals will begin in October 2020

 

Show Information

Directed by: Jay Whitehead

Audition Info

Information about auditions coming soon!

Design for Living will run in February 2021

Rehearsals will begin in January 2021

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Directed by: Nicola Elson

Audition Info

Information about auditions coming soon!

The Little Prince will run in March 2021

Rehearsals will begin in February 2021

Fall 2020 TheatreXtra Productions:

The Night Lily

Show information: The show will be performed twice digitally October 22nd - 24th, 2020

Audition Information:
Open audition submissions from the September 14th to the 17th, 2020
Requirements
-A brief introduction, including name, email address, year of study, theatre experience and availability Sept. 20th - October 30th. Submitted in writing.
-Two modern one-minute contrasting monologues. Prerecorded, sent with the introduction.

Callbacks to be held on September 18th

More details are outlined here

Contact the Directors for more information: Kaitlin Carter & Grayden Mckay

Isolatrix

Show information: The show will be performed twice digitally October 22nd - 24th, 2020

Audition Information:
To audition for Isolatrix, submit a resume and two videos. Details for said videos are outlined here. Please send submissions to Alexandra Dodd by no later than September 25th

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

We are looking for 2 stage managers and a video editor.   Email: theatre.xtra@uleth.ca to let us know how you’d like to be involved - no experience is required.

The stage managers role will be to support the director, in bringing this show to life by running rehearsals, managing actors/crew, communicating with the TX team about any concerns, and creating paperwork such as rehearsal reports. You may also be eligible to receive portfolio credit for this role if desired. 

The role of the video editor is for the production of The Night Lily, you will be working with the directors to make their vision come to life through the screen by editing videos of the actors together to help create a cohesive piece. You may also be eligible to receive portfolio credit for this role if desired. 

If this is an opportunity that you are interested in, please email theatre.xtra@uleth.ca as soon as possible to let us know!

Auditions in the Community

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