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Department of

Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Auditions

Open auditions for Twelve Angry Women.

TWELVE ANGRY WOMEN by Sherman L. Sergel and Reginald Rose

All USD students, faculty and staff may audition.

AUDITIONS: Friday, February 6th, 6-9 pm
CALL BACKS: Saturday, February 7th, 12-4 pm

TWELVE ANGRY WOMEN Audition Specifics
Reginald Rose’s, “Twelve Angry Men,” Adapted by Sherman L. Sergel. Directed by Evelyn Diaz Cruz. 
Performed in The Vassiliadis Family Black Box Theatre, Camino Hall 131, April 30th – May 7th.

IMPORTANT NOTE: AUDITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE SECOND WEEK OF CLASSES IN CAMINO 131.

AUDITIONS:
Sign up on the Theatre Arts and Performance Studies callboard in the hallway outside the Theatre Arts office, Camino Hall 163.
Sign up for a time to audition on: Friday, Feb. 6th from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. or Saturday, Feb. 7th from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

CALLBACKS:
Callbacks will be on Sunday, Feb. 8th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
Auditions are open to all students, faculty, and staff at the University of San Diego. Theatre experience is not required to audition.
• Sign up for an audition time as outlined above.
• Download audition forms at: http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/theatrearts/callboard/auditions.php BRING ONE COPY OF THE THREE COMPLETED FORMS WITH YOU TO THE AUDITIONS.

• It is suggested that you read the play beforehand. Copies are available in the Theatre Arts office, C163.
• Prepare a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue. It must be memorized. The characters in the play are women with life experience. Reading the play beforehand will give you a better sense of whom you may relate to.
• You may be told at the end of your initial audition that you will be called back and given specific scenes to study before the callbacks. Alternatively, you may receive an email to tell you that you are called back, with specific scenes attached. 

• Bringing a headshot (if you have one), and one-page resume of any theatre experience or list of talent you have, is advised but not mandatory.
• Wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to move, make bold choices, play and take risks!

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Rehearsals will start Monday, March 16 and will be held Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TECH WEEKEND IS THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 25 AND 26.
EVERYONE MUST BE PRESENT AT ALL REHEARSALS AND TECH – NO EXCEPTIONS UNLESS YOU HAVE CLEARLY STATED A CONFLICT ON YOUR AUDITION PACKET AND WERE CAST ANYWAY! (This script pretty much requires that everyone be present for every rehearsal) Carefully consider your schedule before committing.

PERFORMANCE DATES: April 30 – May 7, 2015

Questions? Contact: Evelyn D. Cruz, diazcruz@sandiego.edu

The three audition forms you will need to bring to your audition are:

Availability form

Audition Information form

Photo Publicity Release form

All three here: Complete the three required auditions forms.

Sign up for an audition time on the Theatre Arts and Performance Studies Callboard outside of Camino 163, by the vending machines.

Please arrive fifteen minutes prior to your scheduled audition time.

Conflicts (such as evening classes) must be listed on audition forms and will be taken into account during casting. Depending on your role, the commitment could be 1-6 days per week, 1-4 hours per day/night during the week, 1-5 hours on weekends. Rehearsals will be evenings Monday through Friday 6-10 PM, and Saturday 12-5 pm. Sunday will be a day off. Obviously, you must not have any conflicts during the performance dates of the fall productions, and no conflicts during tech week preferred. All actors are required to participate in strike as scheduled. You will be required to register for a Theatre Arts and Performance Studies practicum credit if you are cast.

 

If you wish to participate in another way other than through performance, please complete the Tech Interest Sheet and send to Nate Parde, Production Manager, in Camino 163. Click here for the Technical Theatre Interest Sheet.

Audition Guide

This audition guide will provide you with 10 Quick Steps to a Successful Audition.

NOTE: Theatre Arts and Performance Studies practicum credits may no longer be deferred to another semester.