Auditions

SPRING 2023 AUDITIONS


THEATRE ARTS

                  ***Fall 2022 cast lists for Charlie Brown Christmas and Hamlet are linked here.***

Theatre Arts Department is holding open call auditions in the spring 2023 semester for Cabaret and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

Auditions will be held Tuesday, January 24th  and Wednesday January 25th  from 6pm -10pm in FA 301 (McKinney Theatre).  To audition, please prepare 32 bars of the song of your choosing and a 90 second monologue. To be seen for auditions, please complete the following:

  1. Fill out an audition form here: Audition Form
  2. Sign up for an audition appointment here: Please check back early January

Callbacks will be held by invitation only and will take place on Thursday January 26th and Friday January 27th in the evening.  You will be contacted via email if you need to attend callbacks.

For additional information and rehearsal schedule, please see below. 

Spring 2023 Rehearsal Schedules*

*Please note, rehearsal schedules are subject to change, check back for updates.

The Musical, Cabaret          Rehearsal Schedule

The Curious Incident           Rehearsal Schedule

 

Additional Resources

For your audition:

Please prepare a 90 second monologue of your choosing and come prepared to show us your other talents, too.  Feel free to share 90 seconds of a song, a short dance solo, instrument solo or hidden talent. If you don’t have anything else to share, that’s okay, too – but be prepared to chat with our directors after your monologue!

If you do not have access to a monologue for your audition, you may choose from the examples below.

                                    Female Monologues                                 Male Monologues

Additional show information and casting breakdowns for each show can be found below.

                                    Please check back for additional casting information in early January.

If you are unable to attend auditions during the normally scheduled times, please contact Michelle Jackson to inquire about accommodations.

              

Questions? Email mmacdougalljackson@saddleback.edu for more information.

 



DANCE
 

Join us for our fall 2022 semester WinterDance concert, which will include both onstage and screendance pieces! We are looking for dancers at all levels to join the production; all students cast must also enroll in one of the 1-unit production/rehearsal courses (DANC 10/11/12/14/15/16 or 17). Show up for one of the auditions ready to learn a short phrase!  Choreographers will select students based on scheduling availability and technique needs for each piece. Students should attend ONE of the auditions listed below (in the dance studio, FA 311):

Thursday Sept 1 at 6:00pm
OR Friday September 2 at 10:00am

Rehearsals will begin in week three. Please note that all students must meet vaccine protocols for the college in order to enroll in one of the production courses and take part in the concert. Questions? Please contact either Deidre Cavazzi (dcavazzi@saddleback.edu) or Steve Rosa (srosa@saddleback.edu) for more information.  The WinterDance concert will take place in the McKinney Theatre on November 18 and 19, with mandatory tech/dress rehearsal on Nov 15 - 17.


 



APPLIED MUSIC
 

Applied Music: One-on-one study for performance transfer students

Are you looking to transfer to a four-year-school as a performance-based music major? Our applied music program (MUS50) offers 1-on-1 lessons and a weekly applied music class. Study with world-class Instructors In the following disciplines:

  • Jazz
  • Voice
  • Commercial Music (rock/pop/etc)
  • Instrumental Music (Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Harp, Classical Guitar)
  • Piano

Auditions for Fall 2022:

Audition Online by filling out an Audition Form(link is external) and including a YouTube link to your video audition in Item #11 of the form.

Audition In-person on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 3:00pm in FA 101. Fill out the Audition Form(link is external) before arriving.

If you have questions, please direct them to Yorgos (Georgios) Kouritas: gkouritas@saddleback.edu

 


 

MUSIC ENSEMBLES
 

Auditions begin the first week of class. For more information, reach out to the contacts below.

Jazz Lab Ensemble
Monday, August 22, 1:30pm (FA 103)
Contact Joey Sellers for details.

Commercial Music Ensemble
Monday, August 22. 3:30pm (FA 103)
Contact Ariel Alexander for details.

Wind Ensemble
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 5:00pm (FA 103)
or by Appointment
Contact Yorgos Kouritas for details.

Chamber Singers
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 10:00am-2:00pm (FA 101)
Contact Saddleback Arts for details.

Community Chorale
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6:00-8:00pm (FA101)
Contact Scott Farthing or Erin Girard for details.

Jazz Combos
Wednesday, August 24, 4:00pm (FA103)
Contact Joey Sellers for details.

Big Band
Wednesday, August 24, 7:00pm (FA103)
Contact Joey Sellers for details.

Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:00pm (FA 103)
or by Appointment
Contact Yorgos Kouritas for details.

Intercultural Music Ensemble
´╗┐Friday, Aug. 26, 12:00pm (FA 103)
Contact Allison Johnson for details.