Next Step Auditions (REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED)
This FREE program is your chance to make a first impression and pave the way for connections that could lead to internships, apprenticeships and summer opportunities with professional companies.
11:00 AM - 3:00 PMFri
Present 90 second of your best audition material for
representatives of regional theatre companies in a general call.
A callback round will follow.
PARTICIPATING THEATRE COMPANIES
Great River Shakespeare Festival*
Illinois Shakespeare Festival
American Players Theatre
First Stage, Milwaukee
The Gaiety School, Ireland*
Summer Arts Cal State University*
The International Lyric Academy's Musical Theatre Company*
* Tuition fees required for participation is these programs.
Prepare 90 seconds of material for your audition; we strongly suggest 2 contrasting monologues with one in heightened language, or a monologue and a song.
Singers, provide sheet music with cuttings clearly marked and be able to concisely explain your cuts to the accompanist.
Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your audition time.
Bring 8 hard copies of your headshot and resume.
Callback information will be posted near the check-in table at the end of every hour. Once callback lists are posted, participants are responsible for signing up for their own callback slot.