Willamette University Theatre Auditions Fall 2012


Orlando by Virginia Woolf, adapted by Sarah Ruhl, PeopleDance: Body Politic, a Dance concert, and  Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage in Oregon, a devised piece. Please see specific rehearsal and performance dates below.


Sunday, August 26th from 12 PM - 6 PM. Check-in begins at 11:30 AM. Callbacks as needed the evening of August 26th from 7 PM - 10 PM and August 27th from 12 PM - 5:30 PM.


The Pelton Playhouse on the campus of Willamette University.

Audition Details:

This is an OPEN CALL-All Levels of Experience are Welcome.

If you have a resume please bring it with you.

All Actor/Dancers will be asked to participate in small group auditions. All Actor/Dancers should wear movement clothes and be prepared to spend up to two hours at the auditions. 

Initial Audition Requirements:

Orlando: Please bring an "object" to the group audition, objects will be used as a prop, scenic devise or costume piece depending on narrative selection.

Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage: You will also need to bring an "object," anything will do. You will be asked to choose and read from Poetry selections. These selections will be provided later this summer and found on the Theatre Department's Audition website.

PeopleDance: Body Politic: You will participate in a small group audition class. Creating in the Arts Mode of Inquiry credit is available for participating in PeopleDance, please check the Theatre website.

Callback Audition Requirements:

Orlando: Actors will read selected sides from the script, there will also be an opportunity for actors to present a prepared monologue.

Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage: Participants will be divided into groups and given prompts from which to create short original pieces, which will then be workshopped.

PeopleDance: Body Politic: There will be a TBA for callbacks.

Rehearsal and Performance Dates:

Orlando - Rehearsals begin August 28th and performances are September 28 to October 13.

PeopleDance: Body Politic - Rehearsals begin August 28th and performances are November 9 - 17.

Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage - Rehearsals begin October 15th and performances are February 15 - 23, 2013.