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Theatre Arts


Theatre Arts Department Auditions

Note:   Call (619) 644-7234 starting on Monday, November 5th for an audition appointment!

Audition Date & Time:  

Auditions for the Spring productions will be held on TWO DIFFERENT DATES depending on the show.  Please see the breakdown below.  Alexis will be taking appointments beginning Monday November 5th, 2018.  

Spring Awakening, Inside the Actor's Process, The Write Out Loud Tour and The Spring Fundraiser-A Comedy Night will all audition on MONDAY DECEMBER 3rd beginning at 6 PM.  If you'd like to audition for all productions you will need TWO audition times.  One for Spring Awakening and one for the other three (which will all audition together).

For Spring Awakening: Please prepare a 16 bar cut OR a verse and a chorus.

For Inside the Actor's Process, The Write Out Loud Tour and the Spring Fundraiser-A Comedy Night: Please prepare a One-Minute Shakespearean or Comic monologue (creepy or magical characters encouraged)

*Please note that callbacks will take place the same week.*
**Also note that Inside the Actor's Process rehearses OVER WINTER BREAK.**

Failure: A Love Story will audition on WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6th, 2019.  

The Shows

"Inside the Actor's Process-Monsters, Magic and Mischief" 
Coordinated by Ben Cole

Performance Dates:
Performances: M & W 1-3pm Jan – March (On tour)
Feb. 1 & 2 at 7:30pm and Feb. 2 at 2:00pm (On campus)
**This production rehearses in January prior to the start of the semester**
Sometimes the best way to show how to make the most of life is through the eyes of beasts and supernatural creatures. Use your creative imaginations to journey with us into a world where anything is possible. Our actors will transform into all sorts of fearsome and sometimes heroic characters that extend beyond the limits of being a mere mortal or human. Delve deep into the soul and beyond to discover what is thrilling in the qualities that make us different, and what is moving in the qualities that make us all the same. 


"Spring Awakening" 
Book & Lyrics by Stephen Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Directed by Megan DeBoard

Performance Dates:
March 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 7:30pm
March 16 & 23 at 2:00pm

January – March
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater.  Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.


"Spring Fundraiser-A Comedy Night" 
Coordinated by Beth Duggan

Performance Dates:
April 12 &13

Fridays from 4-6 PM


"The Write Out Loud Tour-Romeo and Juliet" 
Director: TBA

Performance Dates:
TBA (Likely April, some Saturdays will be required)

TBA (Will depend on the Director)
In partnership with Write Out Loud, San Diego, a small group of actors will tour a 30 minute production of Romeo and Juliet to pop up locations throughout the city.  A celebration of the book "Stations Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel, a small group of actors and musicians keep art alive in a post pandemic world by showcasing there talents through small, left over cities throughout what was once the United States of America.

"Failure: A Love Story" 
by Philip Dawkins
Directed by Brian Rickel

Performance Dates:
May 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 7:30pm
May 11 and 18 at 2:00pm

It is 1928 and the jazz era is in full swing while life in Chicago is roaring.  By the end of the year, all three Fail sisters will meet their demise.  In reverse order of age Nelly Fail, Jenny June Fail and Gertie Fail will die of a blunt object to the head, a disappearance and finally…consumption.  Living out their daily lives above the family clock shop on the Chicago River, they meet Mortimer Mortimer, who will fall madly in love with all three sisters.  Chasing time toward the inevitable, the power of love wins out over success and failure in this magic fable filled with whimsy, music and an irreverent chorus sure to ignite the heart and the imagination.

With the exception of our tour shows, we rehearse Monday-Friday from 6:30-9:30 PM until we get to tech rehearsals and performance.  Technical rehearsal begin the Wednesday or Thursday prior to opening.  At that point Saturdays are added to the schedule until the close of the performance.

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If you have questions about prerequisites please contact the Theatre Arts Department Chair - Beth Duggan at

Please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Student ID#
  • The nature of your question
  • Theatre Arts course(s) you wish to enroll in.
  • Theatre Arts course(s) you are currently registered for.
  • Theatre Arts course(s) you have previously taken.

Please be advised that all prerequisite clearances can take at least a week to complete. Please be patient.

Last Updated: 11/01/2018
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