Maverick Theatre Company Season Auditions
THE LIFE OF GALILEO AUDITIONS
Sign up below:
Please review the available GALILEO audition slots. Please click on the button to sign up for one slot. Only sign up for ONE audition slot. If you change your sign-up day/time, please delete the previous sign up.
You will be auditioning for the faculty director of GALILEO, Prof. Kim LaFontaine, on either January 22nd (4 pm to 8 pm) or January 23rd (6 pm to 10 pm). They will be held in the Studio Theatre, room 137, in the Fine Arts Building. There are ten people per time slot.
Students should arrive a minimum of 20 minutes early to fill out audition forms. Bring one headshot and a one-page acting resume (the two sheets stapled back to back). If you don’t have a professional headshot, bring a snapshot attached to your resume.
You MUST be enrolled for the spring 2020 semester as a student at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Audition Preparation: Two (2), timed, one-minute, memorized, contrasting contemporary monologues.
- Please read the script. Copies will be placed in the Greenroom for your callback preparation. Please do not remove them from the greenroom.
- Actors selected for call-back auditions will be posted on the Greenroom callboard. Call- backs will be on Friday, January 24 (8 pm to 10 pm) and will consist of readings from the script (provided at the callback).
- Theatre Arts majors: BFA Performance and BFA Musical Theatre students are REQUIRED to audition for this
Location: Studio Theatre/FA137
Spring Musical Theatre Auditions
MT: SISTERS OF SWING, required (this will serve as your audition for the new musical staged reading in March), Starlight Mountain Theatre, strongly recommended.
PERF: Both auditions – recommended.
BA’s: Both auditions – recommended.
Priscilla Beach Theatre SISTERS OF SWING Saturday, January 25
Sign up link with requirement: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0544A8AA2AA1F49-sisters
Perusal copy of the libretto will be in the greenroom. For music, look at anything Andrews Sisters online.
*Accompanist provided, no dance call.
Starlight Mountain Theatre Sunday, January 26
Sign up link with requirements: http://siteline.vendini.com/site/starlightmt.com/dallas-auditions
Studio Theatre or in 143 from 10:30 – 12:30 PM. Callbacks 1-4 PM.
Shows: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SHREK, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (May 7 – August 22, 2020)
*Note: this audition requires a taped accompaniment.
From their website:
- Prepare a verse and a chorus of two Broadway songs, an upbeat and a ballad. (Ballads will be performed only by request) [Please bring minus track, cd, or own pianist] [Technology to play your phone, mp3 player or ipod and a piano will be available]
- Prepare a one-minute monologue from a Broadway show.
- Please attach a current resume and headshot to your audition application.
Call Backs will be held right after the Auditions. Those called back will complete the following:
- A short dance combination. Please dress comfortably.
- Cold readings.
- A short interview
Maverick Dance Company Auditions
Flight 12 Improv Auditions
Please read the following information. Casting will be decided based on this audition (there is no callback).
When to arrive: 15 minutues prior to your audition time so you have time to fill out an standard information form.
What to bring: Energy, a positive attitude, and a detailed conflicts list. IMPORTANT: Conflicts disclosed prior to rehearsal are the only conflicts that will be considered when casting. Conflicts encountered later on in rehearsal process will not be honored.
What to wear: Comfortable clothes and shoes you can move in and don’t mind getting on the floor in.
What to expect: This is a group audition. Expect to be video recorded in a group, and expect to demonstrate improvisation skills based upon specific games (see below).
What to prepare: Use this link to the Canadian Improv Games Quick Demos video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHnGvbiWU8. Any of these may be played during the auditon. The time marker after each title below indicates where in the video you’ll find the exercise. If you wish to see the rules written out, enter into your favorite search engine ‘Canadian Improv Games’ followed by the name of the game, e.g. Canadian Improv Games Johnson File.
- YES AND 10:38 (watch this first —it’s a principle upon which improv is built)
- KNIGHT, MOUNT, CAVALIER 1:10
- 5 THINGS 1:40
- ENVIRONMENTS 5:04
- YES, LET’S 5:28
- CIRCUITS 5:53
- CORRIDORS 7:10
- HEADLINES 7:38
- TURNING CIRCLE 8:31
- 5 ELEMENT GAME 8:48
- STAKES CIRCLE 9:20
- JOHNSON FILE 9:58
If you require disability-related accomodation to fully participate in this activity, please contact the Troupe Director Laurel Whitsett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
BFA Performance Auditions
Auditions consist of two contrasting monologues from published plays (1 minute in length each). A 16-bar song is encouraged, but not required. UTA sends a faculty representative to the major recruiting conferences and events in the DFW area. Students may also audition privately in February. Each student auditioning privately will be required to submit an audition form, resume, and headshot at the time of the audition.
BFA Musical Theatre Auditions
Auditions consist of portions from two (2) contrasting musical theatre pieces (16-32 bars in length) showing range, storytelling, and variety, as well as a one-minute contemporary monologue from a published play. Please bring sheet music in the correct key, double-sided, and in a binder. An accompanist will be provided. Each student auditioning will be required to submit an audition form, resume, and headshot at the time of audition.
BFA in Design & Technology
All BFA candidates must formally audition for admittance into the program. Auditions consist of the prospective student’s presentation of a current portfolio and resume to one or more of the design/tech faculty. Auditions are typically ten minutes long and are followed by a brief Q&A. Students can audition either on site at UTA or through recruitment conferences where a UTA Department of Theatre Arts representative is present.
BA in Theatre Arts
No audition required.