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Department of

Theatre Arts and Performance Studies


Open Auditions for two USD fall productions!

ANTON’S SHORTS: Three Brief Comedies by Chekhov
A Marriage Proposal (English version by Theodore Hoffman)
The Harmfulness of Tobacco (English version by Eric Bentley)
The Celebration (English version by Theodore Hoffman)
by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Terry Glaser

October 30-November 7, 2014 The Vassiliadis Family Black Box Theatre

by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Lisa Berger

November 20-23, 2014 The Studio Theatre

Auditions to be held on Friday, September 5, 6:00-9:00 pm, and Saturday, September 6, 12:00-5:00 pm in Camino 131.

Casting for both fall productions will be completed during these auditions. Auditions open to all USD students, faculty and staff.

Click here for the three page audition information sheet.

Please bring with you to your audition, one completed set for each of the following two productions:

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.