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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Aug. 27, 2017

Theatre Northwest announces auditions for fall productions

Northwest Missouri State University students of all majors are invited to audition for Mainstage and student-directed Lab Series productions for Theatre Northwest’s fall season. 

Theatre Northwest’s 2017-2018 season, under the theme “Identity,” features eight productions beginning with “A Fall Evening of One-Acts,” Sept. 15-16. The annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase is Oct. 5-8 when this year’s students’ stage “Landscapes of the Mind.”

Theatre Northwest will present “Footloose” as its biennial musical April 5-7.

The remainder of the season includes “Rumors” by Neil Simon, Nov. 9-12; “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son, Dec. 1-2; “A Spring Evening of One-Acts, Feb. 2-3; “Still Life with Iris by Steven Dietz, Feb. 22-25; and “Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, April 20-21.”

Information about each production and auditions is provided below. All auditions will take place in the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. Students may sign up for audition times on the callboard behind the Mary Linn Auditorium in the Houston Center.

Students interested in technical and crew positions should contact Pat Immel, associate professor of theatre, at pimmel@nwmissouri.edu.  

 

Theatre Northwest fall audition schedule

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Freshman/Transfer Show, 6 p.m. Auditions are open to all first-year students, regardless of major. Readings will be provided, and no prepared monologues are required. Students should bring class and work schedules.

“Rumors” and “Stop Kiss,” 6 to 8 p.m. for returning students, 8 to 9 p.m. for freshmen and transfer students. Requires one contemporary comedic monologue and one contemporary dramatic monologue under two minutes total. Callbacks will consist of cold readings. 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Freshman/Transfer Show callbacks, 6 p.m. 

“A Fall Evening of One-Acts,” 6 to 8 p.m. for returning students, 8 to 9 p.m. for freshmen and transfer students. Requires one contemporary comedic monologue and one contemporary dramatic monologue, under two minutes total. Callbacks will consist of cold readings. 

 

Thursday, Aug. 31

“Rumors” callbacks, 6 p.m.

“A Fall Evening of One-Acts” callbacks, 8 p.m.

 

Friday, Sept. 1

“Stop Kiss” callbacks, 5 p.m. Freshmen and transfer students will be among the first to audition in order that they may make their company meeting at 8 p.m.

Freshman/Transfer Show first company meeting, 8 p.m.

“A Fall Evening of One-Acts” rehearsal, to be determined.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468