2018 Summer Rep Auditions

Date: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:00am
Location: 
Rhynsburger Theatre
Director: 
Joy Powell / Matt Saltzberg

The Larry D. Clark Summer Repertory Theatre at MU

Paid contracts for actors and stage crew! Open to everyone, you do not have to be a theatre major or MU student.

Auditions for:
Shrek the Musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsey-Abaire, directed by Joy Powell with musical director, Christine Jarquio Nichols
Dance on Bones: lost stories and songs (a theatre/jazz experience for actors and musicians) by Dave White, directed by Matt Saltzberg

When: 9 am, Saturday, February 24, (sign-ups begin at 8:30 am)
Where: Rhynsburger Theatre, in the Fine Arts Building on the MU campus
Auditioners: Shrek auditioners, please prepare 32 bars of a song from a musical in the style of the show. Please bring clearly marked sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
Shrek callbacks will immediately follow the auditions and will consist of learning and performing a short dance combination, as well as singing and reading from the show. Please bring appropriate attire and shoes for the dance call. If you’re a tapper, please bring tap shoes, too! There are six featured roles for kids/teens, available for ages eight and older.

Dance on Bones is seeking actors, dancers, musicians, and actor-musicians. Please prepare a monologue from a contemporary play no longer than 60 seconds. Dance callbacks will immediately follow Shrek callbacks, and will consist of physical theatre exercises and jazz improvisations. Please bring appropriate attire for the callback. Musicians, please bring your instruments (piano provided).

Video auditions: Please submit the required monologue and song via YouTube or Vimeo link emailed to srtsubmissions@gmail.com by February 23 for full consideration.

Rehearsals for Shrek the Musical begin on June 4. Rehearsals will be weekday afternoons until early July, after which, we will go into evening rehearsals as we get closer to show opening.

Rehearsals for Dance on Bones begin late May/early June. Rehearsals will be Sunday through Friday evenings, until Shrek begins evening technical rehearsals, when we will move to afternoons.

Please bring your summer schedule to auditions and note any date conflicts.

Questions: Dr. Heather Carver, Artistic Director, CarverH@missouri.edu
Dr. Joy Powell, joy.powell.1976@gmail.com,  Dr. Matt Saltzberg, matt.saltzberg@gmail.com

Interested in scenic or costume positions? Contact Chris Oliver at cob74@mail.missouri.edu