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Auditions are open to all students of every major.

The 39 Steps - 2012

The 39 Steps - 2012

Fall 2017

Theatre Rally
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 4:30 pm
Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall

The annual kickoff to the University Theatre Season. Audition workshop follows for those interested.

Open Call Auditions:
Monday, August 28 & Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Crafton-Preyer, Murphy Hall

Auditioners must attend open call and are strongly encouraged to prepare memorized audition material. (Contact Katherine Pryor at kpryor@ku.edu if you cannot make it to open call to discuss possible alternate arrangements). Please bring a current headshot and your calendar to note schedule conflicts. You will have up to 3 minutes to audition and should present two contrasting monologues. Scripts of the productions to be cast will be available in 317 Murphy. Invited callbacks will be held August 30 and 31, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm and will be posted online and in the green room.

Rally & auditions flyer (PDF)

Productions to be cast:

...and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi
By Marcus Gardley
Directed by Kevin Vavasseur
October 20, 21, 22*, 27, 28, 29*, 2017
(Casting 5F/4M)
By Eugene Ionesco, translated by Derek Prouse
Directed by Ric Averill
November 11, 12*, 14, 15, 16, 2017
(Casting 5F/10M)
She Kills Monsters
By Qui Nguyen
Directed by Jason Bohon
December 1, 2, 3*, 5, 6, 7, 2017
(Casting 6F/3M)

Open call auditions for the spring semester productions of Black Box Productions, When the Rain Stops Falling, Perfect Arrangement, and Spring Awakening will be held October 29 & 30, 2017.

Auditions & Casting Policy (PDF)

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