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Theatre Auditions

Auditions/Interviews are required for all degree programs. This process allows the faculty to assess a student's current skill level and give scholarship consideration. WTAMU Theatre attends several area auditions as well as holding on-campus auditions/interviews. Please see the list below for specific dates/locations:

Northside ISD College Theatrical Auditions/Interviews
Saturday, October 25, 2013

9:00am-4:30pm
John Paul Stevens High School
600 N. Ellison Drive
San Antonio, TX 78251
Contact Jennifer Friedrich at 210.397.6555 for more information

Texas Thespian Festival
Thursday, November 21 - Saturday, November 23, 2013

Dallas Convention Center & Omni Hotel
555 South Lamar Street
Dallas, TX 75234
www.texasthespians.org

On-Campus Audition/Interview Day
Friday, November 15, 2013

1:00-5:00 p.m.
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
West Texas A&M University
2403 Russell Long Blvd
Canyon, TX 79015
Please schedule an appointment by contacting a faculty member in your area of interest.

TheatreFest 2014 - Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA)
Thursday, January 30 - Sunday, February 2, 2014

Hyatt Regency Dallas
300 Reunion Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207
www.tetatx.com

On-Campus Audition/Interview Day
Friday, February 21, 2014

1:00-5:00 p.m.
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
West Texas A&M University
2403 Russell Long Blvd
Canyon, TX 79015
Please schedule an appointment by contacting a faculty member in your area of interest.

If you are unable to attend one of these audition dates, please contact a faculty member in your area of interest to set up an individual on-campus audition/interview:

Costume and Makeup Design, interview and portfolio review (if applicable) with Anne Medlock.

Musical Theatre, contact Royal Brantley.

Please prepare two musical theatre selections: one ballad and one up-tempo. The up-tempo selection should include some choreography. Piano accompanists are not always available, so bring a cd or cassette recording of your music. Also, prepare one contemporary monologue that is 90 to 120 seconds in length. Avoid monologues that require old age characters or heavy vocal accents.

Scenic and Lighting Design, interview and portfolio review (if applicable) with Tana Roberson.

Technical Direction and Stage Management, interview and facilities tour with John Landon.

If applicable, bring examples of your technical or stage management production experience.

Theatre Performance and Theatre Education, contact Stephen Crandall.

Please prepare two contrasting monologues: one serious and the other comic. Each monologue should be around 120 seconds in length. Avoid monologues that require old age characters or heavy vocal accents.

 

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