Theatre and Film

2015-2016 Season Auditions

Show us what you've got!

Performance photo from the 2013 UT University of Toledo production of "Out to Lunch."

Auditions are held in the Department of Theatre & Film in order to determine a cast for a particular show. An audition is NOT required to be accepted into a Theatre or Film degree program at the University of Toledo. Auditions to our plays are open to everyone – including non-students! We follow a casting policy that is color-blind and gender-neutral.

Auditions for UT productions of Henry V and The laramie project

AUGUST 25-26 - CANCELED - WE WILL BE RESCHEDULING THESE AUDITIONS, PLEASE STAY TUNED!!!


Sign up sheets are available on the Call Board, located in the hallway area just outside the Green Room on the east side of the Center for Performing Arts. (The hallway area is just around the corner from the vending machines.)  Please sign up so we can get a count of how many to expect. All those auditioning are expected to stay for the entire audition period (6-10 p.m.)

HENRY V

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Cornel Gabara. Upon the death of his father, a young prince becomes King of England quickly leaving behind his youth as he rises to power and fame, wielding words as effectively as his sword.
Performance Dates: October 15-18, 20-21, 23-25, 2015

THE LARAMIE PROJECT

Written by Moises Kaufman and the Members of the Tectonic Theater Project. A startling docudrama about the impact on the town of Laramie, WY and its citizens whose lives were forever impacted by the 1998 brutal beating death of Matthew Shepherd, a gay college student.
Performance Dates: November 20-22, and December 1-2, 4-6, 2015

Call the Department of Theatre & Film Office for script information or if you have other questions 419-530-2202.

THEATRE PLAY Audition Preparation

  • You should have a brief monologue prepared.
  • You should be familiar with, and prepared to read from the scripts for the shows. Contact the Theatre & Film Department office for script information. Scripts should be available in most public libraries as well as the UT library.
  • Expect to be asked to do movement exercises, and to respond to coaching on your monologue and/or reading.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or above to be cast in a department production.

Last Updated: 8/25/15