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Auditions for Theatre Productions

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Please note that audition information for NON JMU related events will not be posted here.  Please refer to JMU Policy 3104 for posting audition notices or other materials on campus. Click on any of the following shows for detailed audition information. 


Guys and Dolls and Picnic 

Monday - Tuesday, Nov. 14th – 15th

Callbacks:  Wednesday - Friday, Nov. 16th – 18th

All are welcome!

*Sign-up on callboard (Forbes 2nd floor) by November 11th @ 2 pm.

What to prepare:  Prepare a one-minute monologue from an American mid-century (1930-1985) realist play and 16 bars of a Golden Age song in correct key, clearly marked.  Audition material should reflect role(s) for which you are auditioning; you may sing from the show.

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If auditioning for Picnic only, you need to present only a monologue, not a song.



Nov. 14th (Monday)

General Auditions:  6:30 - 9:30 pm, Forbes 2240

 (*Callbacks posted after Tuesday’s auditions)



Nov. 15th (Tuesday)

General Auditions:  6:30 - 9:30 pm, Forbes 2240

 (*Callbacks posted after auditions)


Sides for callbacks will be made available no later than Wednesday morning.

CALLBACKS, (Day One) Nov. 16th (Wednesday)

Guys & Dolls – Dance Call

Women:  6:30 – 7:30 pm, Forbes 1270

Men:  7:30 – 8:30 pm, Forbes 1270

Guys & Dolls – Cold Readings

8:30 – 10:30 pm, Forbes 2240

(*Final callbacks posted or emailed Thursday by noon)



Nov. 17th (Thursday)


6:30 – 10 pm, Forbes 2240


CALLBACKS, (Day Three)

Nov. 18th (Friday)

Guys & Dolls – Final Singing / Reading Callbacks

6:00 – 7:30 pm, Forbes 1220


7:00 – 8:30 pm, Forbes 2240

Casting Meeting, 9:00 pm (Beck, Matos, Miller-Corso, Hayes, all stage managers and creatives)


ALL CAST LISTS to be posted after faculty has signed off (potential date:  Tuesday, Nov. 22nd)


Please contact Stage management if there are any questions. Guys and Dolls: Emilie Hoefler, Picnic: Cailin Lindsay 

Emilie Hoefler

JMU School of Theatre and Dance 

Guys and Dolls, Stage Manager

Stratford Players, Events Coordinator




Friends Like These (Workshop Production)
Audition: November 8th & 9th, 8pm to 10pm
Callbacks: November 10th, 8pm to 10pm (as needed)

Location: Forbes 1211 (Acting Lab)

Performance Dates: December 6th & 7th in 2240
What to Prepare:Please prepare a 60-90 second story from your childhood that you feel best represents who you are.
With Friends Like These conflicts with Dancescapes .

If you have any questions, please contact Stage Management at or at (757)-462-0432. Thank you!



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Accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance
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