Auditions for Theatre Northwest productions are open to IU Northwest students, regardless of academic major. In addition, auditions are open to members of the Gary area community. In the case that two actors are equally suited to a role, preference will be given to the IU Northwest student.
No previous theatre experience is required to audition.
Rehearsals are held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9 pm for up to 8 weeks prior to opening. Additional weekend rehearsal times will be added as opening approaches. Those auditioning must be available for a majority of the rehearsals and must declare rehearsal conflicts before being cast.
Auditions are generally held at the beginning of each semester for all Theatre Northwest productions.
Tuesday Sept 3, 6pm – Monologue Auditions (required for Theatre Majors)
Wednesday, Sept 4, 6pm – First Callbacks – ALL ARE WELCOME
Thursday, Sept 5, 6pm – Final Callbacks - Selected actors will be asked to return to callbacks for a second night. Anyone unable to attend first callbacks is welcome to attend second callbacks and will be seen as time allows.
Audtion Cuttings - Actors will be asked to read these scenes at auditions.
IU Northwest Dance Company
Thursday September 12th at 7pm in SC 237
Tuesday January 28, 6pm to 7pm - Monologue Auditions (required for Theatre Majors)
Tuesday January 28, 7pm to 10pm – OPEN AUDITIONS – ALL ARE WELCOME
Wednesday, January 29, 6pm – 9pm – Callbacks - Selected actors will be asked to return to callbacks for a second night. Anyone unable to attend first callbacks is welcome to attend second callbacks and will be seen as time allows.
Audtion Sides - Actors will be asked to read these scenes from The Miser at auditions.
Students majoring in Theatre should prepare one sixty second monologue from dramatic literature to be performed at the audition.
Auditioners may be asked to participate in group exercises and read from the script.
All auditioners should come to the audition dressed for comfortable movement.