TAPS is celebrating 10 years as a major and welcomes you to the party!
If you have to present yourself, this is for you!
Bring your lunch to Camino 131 on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Between 12:30 and 1:45
Topics enlighten job interviews, auditions, careers, teaching, networking, marketing and public speakin.
Join us for workshops, professional panels, discussions, presentations, showcases, and more.
Thursday, September 20 Tech Talks: Part 1: Stage Management Professional Panel
Thursday, September 27 Venue Crawl: Walking the Boards Moving tour
The Studio Theatre, The Shiley Theatre,
Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, The Black Box
Tuesday, October 2 The Art of the Audition: Part 1:Etiquette of the Audition
Outreach, application, materials, dress, attitude, presence
Tuesday, October 9 The Art of the Audition: Part 2: Type-Casting Yourself
How to identify your “type” and how directors see you
Tuesday, October 16 The Art of the Audition: Part 3: Stage Presence & Anxiety
Relaxation, preparation, coping
Tuesday, October 23 The Art of the Audition: Part 4: The business of the Business
Headshots, resumes, & bios, casting agents, unions
Tuesday, October 30 The Art of the Audition: Part 5: Say What? Monologue Selection
Do your homework, modern vs. classic, comedic vs. dramatic
Tuesday, November 6 The Art of the Audition: Part 6: Warming up to Cold Readings
Tips to being “spontaneously prepared”
Thursday, November 8 The Art of the Audition: Part 7: Ready, Set, Improv Auditions!
Friday, November 9 Improv Nite: Fun in the Black Box For Students AND Faculty
Tuesday, November 13 The Art of the Audition: Part 8: Ma, Me, Mi, Mo, Musical Auditions
Thursday, November 15 Next Step: Conversations with Alumni Panel of USD Theatre Alumni
Thursday, November 15 Red Carpet Opening Night Pre-Show Reception: The Beaux Stratagem
Tuesday, November 20 The Art of the Audition: Part 9: Facing the On-camera Audition
Tuesday, November 27 The Art of the Auditin: Part 10: Getting the Part, Keeping the Network
How to turn gig to career
Check back for events happening in the spring!