*Auditions for the Student Productions will take place AFTER the Faculty directed casts lists are posted.
INFORMATION here will be updated to reflect new dates, shows soon.
Drake University Department of Theatre Arts
2023-2024 Main Stage Season
PROLOG as part of the Neighborhood Playwright Series – directed by Josie Poppen
WINGS – directed by Erin Degner
ALMOST MAINE – directed by Michael Rothmayer
STUDENT THEATRE PRODUCTIONS – directed by Various
42nd STREET – directed by Shayne Mims ; Choreographed by Erin Degner
STOP KISS– directed by Erik Meixelsperger
AUDITIONS will be held Saturday, 26 August in the Performing Arts Hall (PAH)
All BFA Musical Theatre majors / minors and ANYONE (this includes BFA Actors) wanting to audition for WINGS or 42nd STREET must prepare:
Total audition time not to exceed 2.5 minutes
All BFA Acting majors wanting to audition for only the plays must prepare:
Total audition time not to exceed 1.5 minutes
All BFA Theatre Education majors and ANYONE else wanting to audition for only the plays must prepare:
Total audition time not to exceed 1 minute
NOTE: All BFA performance majors must prepare a complete audition package for their respective degree regardless of any schedule/course conflicts you may have. No exceptions. Just be sure to note on the audition form any conflicts that might make you ineligible to be cast in a particular production.
CALLBACKS will be held as follows:
Saturday, 26 August
Sunday, 27 August
We ask students to show up no earlier than 10 minutes before their audition slot. Please do not linger in the hallways. There will be members of Drake Theatre People (DTP) to assist in the audition process.
Cast Lists will be posted on Monday, 28 August. If you have any questions about the audition process, contact any faculty director. If you have questions about a specific production, contact the specific director listed above. Below, please find a link to the AUDITION FORM. Read it carefully and fill it out following the directions provided.
Please submit this form along with your headshot/resume no later than Saturday, August 19.
***Unfortunately, if we don’t receive this form, you will not be allowed to audition***
Auditions for the Student Theatre Productions will be held separately after the cast lists for these shows have been posted.