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Aug. 16, 2019

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 2019-2020 season features eight productions beginning with “A Fall Evening of One-Acts,” Sept. 13-14. The 29th annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase is Sept. 26-29 when this year’s first-year students stage. Then, “When She Had Wings,” Oct. 11-12; “Noises Off,” Nov. 14-17; and the annual Alpha Psi Omega children’s show round out the fall schedule.

The spring schedule includes “Glass,” Feb 14-15, and “Under Milk Wood,” Feb. 20-23, before concluding with the musical “Into the Woods,” April 16-18.

Information about auditions for fall productions is provided below, with the exception of the Alpha Psi Omega Children’s Show occurring later in the fall. 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.  

 

Fall audition schedule

Thursday, Aug. 22

“The 29th Annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase” (6:30 p.m., arrive no later than 6:15 p.m. in the lobby of the Houston Center): Auditions are open to all first-year students, regardless of major. Students should have two contrasting monologues, if desired, or readings will be provided.

“A Fall Evening of One-Act” (6:30 p.m., Black Box Theatre in the basement of the Houston Center): Auditions are open to all returning students. Prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues no more than two minutes total. Readings will be provided for new students and non-majors.

 

Friday, Aug. 23

“The 29th Annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase.” Callbacks are at 6:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre.

“Noises Off” (5 to 6 p.m. for first-year students and 6 p.m. for returning students in the Mary Linn Auditorium): Prepare one contemporary comedic monologue and a reading in any UK accent (British, Irish, Welsh, Scottish) no more than two minutes total. Readings will be provided for first-year students and non-majors. Not all roles require accents, and some require bad accents.

“A Fall Evening of One-Acts.” Callbacks are at 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre.

 

Saturday, Aug. 24

“When She Had Wings” (2 to 3:30 p.m., Studio Theatre): Open to all students, prepare two contemporary contrasting monologues no more than two minutes total. Readings will be provided for first-year students and non-majors.

“Noises Off.” Callbacks are at 5:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre.

 

Monday, Aug. 26

“When She Had Wings.” Callbacks are at 6 p.m. in the Mary Linn Auditorium.


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