University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Theatre

 

CASTING NOTICE

The UVM Department of Theatre will hold auditions for the musical

Our Town
Written by Thornton Wilder

Directed by Sarah Carleton

 

(Rehearsals weekday evenings and Saturdays up to performances)

Performance Dates: November 6-16, 2014

AUDITION INFORMATION

  • Auditions:  Tuesday, September 9, 2014  6:30-9:30 pm.  Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM CAMPUS
  • Auditions:  Wednesday September 10, 2014 6:30-9:30 pm.  Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM CAMPUS
  • Callbacks:  Thursday September 11, 2014 7:00-9:30 pm..  Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM CAMPUS

Our Town is a play about the human experience. We will be presenting it in an authentic and truthful way in a contemporary world. We are looking for actors who can portray truthful characters.

In Preparation for your audition:

  • Think about a way to connect yourself to the circumstances in the play.
  • Think about what is important to you, what has profound meaning in your life right now.
  • Open your heart and see what comes up and bring that into the work
  • Live fully in the present, it is about now.
  • Bring authentic and personal meaning to the script.
  • Find a way in to the text
  • Be responsive to your partner, really do it, no pretending.
  • Be who you are not who you think you should be or who you think we are looking for.

PLEASE PREPARE SIDES FROM BELOW PRIOR TO AUDITIONS:

Everyone will read: Stage Manager

Women will read: Emily or Mrs. Webb (your choice)

Men will read: George or Mr. Webb (your choice)

SIGN UP SHEET FOR AUDITIONS SLOTS ARE POSTED IN ROYALL TYLER THEATRE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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