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Any full-time UCSB student is welcome and encouraged to audition. The audition sign-up list is posted inside the Production Office. Please sign up for a 3-minute audition slot and arrive ten minutes prior to your appointment to fill out audition forms. Please be prepared to stay longer than your allotted 3-minute slot if necessary.
Please have one, 1-minute contemporary monologue prepared for the audition.
Callback information and Cast Lists will be posted in the Production Office.
Sides for callbacks, if available, will be available in the Production Office by 10am the morning after general auditions.
The directors will schedule rehearsals after casting is complete. Rehearsals are typically held weekday evenings between the hours of 6 and 10pm. Some weekends may be required as well.
Scripts are available to view on GauchoSpace.
Lost in Thought
By Christopher Lockheardt
Directed by Katherine Arevalo
Man: Any Age
Woman: Similar Age
Tom: Male, Similar Age
Description: Set in the imagination of a man as he recalls a past relationship and his struggle to move on from it.
About the playwright: Christopher Lockheardt of Andover, MA, has had 35 of his short plays produced over 200 times by over 80 different theaters in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Hong Kong, and Australia. His work has been included in ten short play anthologies, including four of Smith & Kraus’s Best Ten-Minute Plays of the Year collections.
Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson
By Richard Orloff
Directed by Corey Carpenter
Script Plot: An instructor lectures on the craft of playwriting, using two live examples: a would-be jumper on the edge of a ledge, and a would-be Good Samaritan trying to save him. But after being paused and replayed one too many times, these two characters rise up and revolt against both the instructor and the rules of playwriting itself....
About the playwright: He has taught playwriting at his alma mater Oberlin College, at Miami's City Theater, and for the Connecticut Young Playwrights program. He has also given lectures and workshops at Central Washington University, Western Michigan University and State Fair College in Missouri.
Additional information: All roles can be cast as either male or female! Actors must be able to move quickly and engage in some light stage combat.
Additional Information: This play includes sensitive material. TW: Rape, abuse, murder.
By Suzanne Bradbeer
Directed by Taylor Santos
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE (DEPENDS ON THE PRODUCTION)
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HOW TO APPLY FOR RUN OR WARDROBE CREW:
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Full Course Requirements (.pdf)
- Vickie Scott, Instructor on Record (THTR 29/49/149)
- Denise Umland, Costume Shop Manager (Wardrobe Crew)
- Paul Barnes, Technical Director (Run Crew)
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