Theatre Arts Department
(Frequently Asked Questions):
Where will auditions be held?
General auditions will take place on 4/17 and 4/18 from 5pm-9pm at Shasta
College. Auditions on 4/17 will take place in the Shasta College Theatre; auditions
on 4/18 will be in room 638 at Shasta College.
Please arrive 15 minutes before
you scheduled audition time.
Callbacks will be held on 4/23 from 5-9 in room
633 at Shasta College and will be by invitation only.
How do I sign up?
To reserve and audition time visit: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4aabad2dabf49-auditions
To effectively manage a large group of auditioners we need
everyone to sign up for a time. Go to this website and sign up for a time that
works for you.
We will also have audition times available for signup at the
door for both times is you are unable to sign up online.
What should I prepare?
Please prepare a dramatic monologue that is 60-90 seconds in length. Also
prepare 36 bars of music from a song from a musical. We recommend that the song
is from Sweeney Todd, but it can be from a similar musical. Bring the sheet
music for your song or have it recorded on a CD. You cannot use your phone as
your background accompanist. Please bring a headshot or recent picture of
Should I have a song
with an embedded monologue?
No. We want to see a dramatic monologue that
shows your full range as an actor.
What if I have no
idea what to sing?
We will create two accompanist tracks, one for higher
voices and one for lower voices. You can
request this ahead of time so that you can practice. Email Dalton Fitzgerald at
email@example.com to request an accompanist track. Arrange a pick-up
time with him and bring a blank cd.
Who should audition?
should audition! The musical has a large cast of roles that span all age
ranges. Please come prepared for your audition but remember that this audition will
be low-stress and fun!
Contact Dr. Gregory Thorson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you there!
Dr. Gregory Thorson, Dr. Elizabeth Waterbury and Hillary
The Shasta College Theatre Arts Department operates 12 months a year. Its activities include: offering classes, producing plays and musicals, promotion and box office, and program development.The Theatre Arts Department offers a variety of theory, production and technical theatre classes. The department features two main stage productions each academic year and a vigorous Summer Theatre Festival of popular musicals and comedies. Auditions are held at the beginning of each term and are open to members of the community. Rehearsals are scheduled during the evenings and on weekends. Technical theatre activities occur daily. Community involvement is very welcome. For additional information, call (530) 242-2369.