Audition Information

UNC CHARLOTTE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE

AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT


DETROIT ’67

By Dominique Morisseau

for the Role of “SLY” in DETROIT ‘67

August 20: 7 to 9pm in the Black Box Theatre, Robinson Hall

The show runs Sept. 27, 28, 29 and Oct. 1, 2 and 3 (total of six performances) in the Black Box Theatre/Robinson Hall. Rehearsals begin on Sept. 3 (Monday through Thursdays: 6 to 10pm).

How to Sign Up

Sign-up sheet is posted on the Robinson Call Board (Robinson Hall, 1st floor, opposite Room 125-128).

Actors will be asked to stay for the entire audition period of 7 - 9 PM

How To Prepare

Please read the play. Sides and Scripts are available in the Theatre Office. No memorization is required.

SLY (SYLVESTER) - Black man, late 30’s, hip, slick, and sweet-talking. An honest hustler and numbers man. Fiercely loyal. Lank’s best buddy. 

 


EVERBODY

By Brandon Jacob Jenkins

Show runs October 31st thru November 3rd
Black Box Theater | Robinson Hall
 
Directed by Jay Morong
 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon

AUDITION INFORMATION

We will be casting 10 to 15 actors. Most actors will be asked to play multiple roles.

When: Thursday, April 11th, 6 - 9 PM, Rowe Recital Hall, Rowe Arts Building

           Friday, April 12th, 6 - 9 PM, Belk Theater, Robinson Hall

Callbacks: TBD, if necessary

How to Sign Up:

  • Sign-up sheets will be posted on the Robinson Call Board (Robinson Hall, 1st floor, opposite Room 128).

  • Actors will be asked to stay for the entire audition period of 6 - 9 PM

Character Breakdown

Usher/God/Understanding

Everybody

Death

Girl/Time

Love

Somebodies

How to prepare: 

  • Please read the play. Scripts will be available in the Theatre Office.  

  • If you wish to audition for the role of Everybody, you must select one monologue from the Everybody sides posted on the call board and prepare that for your audition. Ideally you will have this text memorized, but you may carry a printed-out version of the script with you during your audition and use it as needed. You will also be asked to cold read from the sides.

  • If you wish to audition for the role of Death or Usher/God/Understanding, you must select one monologue from the Death or Usher/God/Understanding sides posted on the call board and prepare that for your audition. Ideally you will have this text memorized, but you may carry a printed-out version of the script with you during your audition and use it as needed. You will also be asked to read from the sides.

  • If you wish to audition for any other role, you will be given cold reading scenes to work on and present at the audtion.

If you have questions about the process, the production or the play, please do not hesitate to email the director, Jay Morong (jmorong@uncc.edu