Auditions

FALL 2022 AUDITIONS


THEATRE ARTS

 

AUDITIONS
 

Theatre Arts Department is holding open call auditions in the fall 2022 semester for Hamlet and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Auditions will be held Tuesday, August 30th  and Wednesday August 31st  from 6pm -10pm in FA 301 (McKinney Theatre).  To audition, please prepare a 90 second monologue of your choosing. 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: Sign-Up Genius

Callbacks will be held by invitation only and will take place on Thursday September 1st (Hamlet) and Friday September 2nd (Charlie Brown Christmas) in the evening.  You will be contacted via email if you need to attend callbacks.

For additional information and rehearsal schedule, please see below. 

Fall 2022 Rehearsal Schedules*

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

Shakespeare's Hamlet         Rehearsal Schedule

Charlie Brown Christmas   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.

                                    Hamlet Casting Breakdown                                Charlie Brown Casting Breakdown

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 spring 2022 semester Dance Collective 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:

Audition on Either of the Following Dates Via Zoom:
Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 6:00pm
Friday, January 28, 2022 at 10:00am

Contact dcavazzi@saddleback.edu for a link.

Rehearsals will begin 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 Dance Collective concert.  Questions?  Please contact either Deidre Cavazzi (dcavazzi@saddleback.edu) or Steve Rosa (srosa@saddleback.edu) for more information.  The Dance Collective concert will take place in the McKinney Theatre April 15 & 16, with mandatory tech/dress rehearsal on April 13 & 14.
 



APPLIED MUSIC

Music majors at Saddleback participate in our Applied Music Program.

Students in the Applied Program take private lessons, play in ensembles and attend a weekly performance class, during which students demonstrate their performing abilities before their classmates and the Music Faculty in a professional concert setting. 

To audition for our applied program and become a music major, please fill out this form.

Live auditions for the spring semester will take place Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 3pm in the Fine Arts Courtyard.

If you have questions, please direct them to Georgios Kouritas: GKouritas@saddleback.edu

 

For information about ensemble auditions, starting the first week of class, contact the appropriate instructor from the list below:

 

Chamber Singers and Community Chorale

Scott Farthing - sfarthing@saddleback.edu

 

Commercial Music Ensemble

Ariel Alexander - aalexander@saddleback.edu

 

Jazz and Big Band Ensembles

Joey Sellers - jsellers@saddleback.edu

 

Piano Ensembles

Kirill Gliadkovsky - kgliadkovsky@saddleback.edu

 

Symphony Orchestra

Matt Ward - scfamtevents@saddleback.edu

 

Wind Ensemble

John Hannan - jhannan@saddleback.edu