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Theatre Northwest

Auditions

Auditions

OPEN AUDITIONS

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.  

Upcoming Auditions

September 9-11, 6-9pm, Theatre on Grant

Theatre Northwest’s Fall Production: Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker, directed by Mark Spencer

A contemporary drama for 3 men and 2 women.

September 9 – Theatre Majors/Minors must present a monologue to be considered for casting.

September 10-11 – Open auditions/callbacks for all IU Northwest students and Gary community.

Auditions will consist of readings from the script.

December 2-4, 6-9pm, Theatre on Grant

Theatre Northwest’s Spring Production:  Little Shop of Horrors, a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, Directed by Mark Baer

Dec 2 – Theatre Majors/Minors must present a monologue to be considered for casting.

Dec 3-4 – Open auditions/callbacks for all IU Northwest students and Gary community.

All those auditioning must present 16 bars of a prepared song. 

Auditions will consist of readings from the script, singing from the score, and light dance.

Theatre Majors:

Students majoring in Theatre should prepare one sixty second monologue from dramatic literature to be performed at the audition.

What to Expect:

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.