Audition Details

The Ohio State Department of Theatre Autumn 2018 Auditions

Productions: Tweflth Night; or, What You Will (school tour), Michael von Siebenburg Melts Through the Floorboards, Legally Blonde the MusicalInterACT, Lab Series

DATES: Thursday, August 23rd and Friday, August 24th
TIME: Starting at 5:30 PM
LOCATION: Roy Bowen Theatre (Drake Performance and Events Center, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus, OH 43210)

The Ohio State University Department of Theatre welcomes and encourages diverse casting opportunities for artists of any race, ethnicity, heritage, color, culture, country of origin, age, gender, sexual orientaiton, physical or cognitive ability, and body shape. You do not need to be a theatre major or minor to participate. All Ohio State students in good academic standing are welcome to audition.

Scripts for all shows are available to sign out for 2 hours in the theatre department main office (DR1089). For additional production details, follow the links highlighted above. (Links will become active when season is officially announced to the public.)

Cast members in Michael von Siebenburg and Legally Blonde will earn 3 credit hours in TH 4000.08.

Cast members in InterACT will earn 3 credit hours in TH 3921S.

Cast members in Twelfth Night will earn 3 credit hours in TH 4921S.

How to Audition

You will be able to sign up for a time starting at 5:30pm on the day of your choosing (either 08/23 or 08/24) at the check-in table outside of the Roy Bowen Theatre. You will fill out an audition form after you have signed up. People will be seen in the order in which they sign up. Please note: the cut-off time for signing up is 8:00pm for each night. No exceptions.

Callback Notices

Callback notices will be announced on Friday, August 24, sometime after 11:00pm. They will be emailed directly to anyone who auditioned as well as posted on the glass entrance doors near the south loading dock of the Drake Performance and Event Center. It is the actor's responsibility to check his/her email or the south glass doors for the callback notices.

Callbacks will occur in the Drake Performance and Event Center on Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th. Times and room locations, TBD.

Final Cast Lists

Cast lists will be posted after 1:00pm on Monday, August 27th in the 1st floor hallway on the call boards between rooms DR0101 and DR0107.

After reading all of this information, you may send additional questions to Production Manager Sherée Greco.

Audition Requirements

To be considered for all shows, prepare 1 monologue (memorized from a play or a film) no more than 2 minutes in length.

To be considered for Legally Blonde, also prepare 16 bars (or 30 seconds) of a song that shows off your vocal range. An accompanist will be provided.