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Aug. 13, 2023

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 being staged during Theatre Northwest’s fall season. 

Theatre Northwest’s 2023-2024 season features seven productions beginning with “A Fall Evening of One-Acts,” Sept. 22-23. The fall schedule continues Oct. 5-8 with the 33rd annual First-Year Showcase, “Launch Day: (Love Stories from the Year 2108),” and “Little Women,” Nov. 9-12, before concluding with the annual Alpha Psi Omega children's show on Dec. 10.

The spring schedule features the second annual Theatre Northwest Playfest Jan. 22 through Feb. 3; “Miracle on South Division Street,” March 1-2; and  “Radium Girls,” April 11-14.

Audition times for fall productions are provided below; all auditions are in the Studio Theater at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. Auditions for spring shows will be Jan. 10-13.

Students must complete a general audition form. Cold readings will be provided for all first-year students and non-majors; returning theatre majors must present two contrasting pieces no longer than two minutes.

For more information about auditions, contact Associate Professor of Theatre Katheryn Bilbo at or visit Information also is available at Theatre Northwest social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram.

Audition schedule

Wednesday, Aug. 23
  • 6:30 p.m. – General auditions for “Launch Day: (Love Stories from the Year 2108).” Only first-year students of any major may audition for this production. For more information about “Launch Day” auditions, contact Professor of Theatre Dr. Joe Kreizinger at
Thursday, Aug. 24 
  • 6:30 p.m. – Callbacks for “Launch Day: (Love Stories from the Year 2108).”
Friday, Aug. 25
  • 6:30 p.m. – General Auditions for “Little Women” and “A Fall Evening of One-Acts”
Saturday, Aug. 26 
  • 11 a.m. – Callback auditions for “Little Women”
  • 2 p.m. – Callback auditions for “A Fall Evening of One-Acts”


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