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Department of Theater and Dance

General Auditions

TheaterCNU maintains an open casting policy for mainstage and second stage productions. All students, faculty, staff and Hampton Roads community members are welcome to audition. All auditions and call backs will take place in the Ferguson Center Rehearsal Hall.

Each participant must prepare:

  • 60-second contemporary comedic monologue
  • 45-60-second Shakespearean monologue (verse or prose)
  • 16 bars of a song of any genre/tempo

Much Ado About Nothing
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Julian Stetkevych

Mr. Burns
By Anne Washburn
Directed by Gregg Lloyd

Monday, April 9, 6-11 p.m.
Sophomore review / senior exit exam redo by assignment: 6-7 p.m.

Much Ado Abou Nothing call backs: Tuesday, April 10, 6-11 p.m.
Roles to be cast: Benedick, Beatrice, Dogberry, Don Pedro, Don John, Leonato
(Dogberry, Don Pedro, Don John, and Leonate are gender-flexible)

Mr. Burns call backs: Wednesday, April 11, 6-11 p.m.
Roles to be cast: Gibson, Matt, Colleen and Maria

Students not pre-assigned and all other interested parties must sign up for an audition slot no later than Monday, April 10 at 4 p.m. An audition time sheet is posted on the callboard by the Rehearsal Hall.


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