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Auditions

 In order to be eligible for casting in a Main or Studio Stage production, you must either be a currently enrolled SMC student (in a class other than the production and co-requisite class) or have been a student at the college within the past year.

TA 50 - Advanced Production, Full Play
Spring '17 - Section

ARCADIA

By Tom Stoppard
 
 
Audition
     December 5
7:30 pm
 Main Stage
 
    • Prepare a 1-minute monologue, any genre.
 
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CHARACTER LIST:
 
Characters from the 19th century (1809)
 
     Thomasina Coverly: Age 13, later 16, daughter of Lord Coverly and Lady Croom living at Sidley Park, an English country house. She is a precocious math and physics genius.
 
     Septimus Hodge:  Age 22, later 25, Thomasina's tutor, friend of Lord Byron. He has affairs with the older women in the house
 
     Jellaby:  Middle-aged butler of the Crooms. He spreads gossip.
 
     Ezra Chater:  Age 30's. An unsuccessful poet visiting Sidley Park. He challenges Septimus to a duel after hearing about his afair with his wife.
 
     Richard Noakes: Mid to late 30's. Thomasina's mother. Aristocratic lady who flirts wtih the gentlemen in the play.
 
     Captain Brice:  Mid to late 30s. Lady Croom's brother. A sea captain who falls in love with Mr. Chater's wife.
 
     Augustus Coverly:  Age 15. Thomasina's problematic younger brother.
 
 
Characters in the present
 
     Hannah Jarvis:  Late 30's. Author and Researcher. She is investigating the elusive hermit of Sidley Park, who lived there in the early 19th century. 
 
     Chloe Coverly:  Age 18. Daughter of the modern Lady Croom. She likes to propose wild ideas.
 
     Bernard Nightingale:  Late 30's. A university don. A show-off.
 
     Valentine Coverly:  Age 25-30. Chloe's older brother. A graduate student of mathematics, he comes to understand Thomasina's genius.
 
     Gus Coverly:  Age 15. Valentine and Chloe's younger brother, a mute. (Gus and Augustus are played by the same actor)
 
     Ensemble:  Dancers to play transition characters.
 
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Callback:
     December 7
7:30 pm
 Main Stage

 
 
 
 Performances:  March 15 - 26, 2017

     No appointments are provided.
     Pictures and resumes are accepted, however, are not required.
     Participation in the production requires enrollment in the advanced production class, TA 50. There are fees involved.
     Santa Monica College productions are non-union and non-paid.

          Eligibility

 


TA 52 - Advanced Production, Musical Theatre
Spring '17 - Section

SPRING AWAKENING

Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind
 
 
Audition
     December 4
6:00 pm
 Studio Stage
 
    •Prepare a 1-minute monologue, any genre.
 
    •Prepare 16 bars of a song, but be ready to present entire song, preferably from the show. Accompanist provided.
 
 
Callback:
   
     December 11
6:00 pm
 Main Stage

 
 
 
 Performances:  May 18 - 28, 2017

     No appointments are provided.
     Pictures and resumes are accepted, however, are not required.
     Participation in the production requires enrollment in the advanced production class, TA 52. There are fees involved.
     Santa Monica College productions are non-union and non-paid.

          Eligibility

 


TA 55 - Advanced Production, Small Theatre Venue
Winter '17 - Section 4036

VOICES OF HOPE

By Pamela Lassiter Cathey
 
 
 
Audition
     December 4
8:30 pm
 Studio Stage
 
    • Prepare a 1-minute monologue, or longer if from the show. 

 

Scripts are available at the Theatre Arts Dept. office, TA 117. Stop by or email to request a copy. 

 

Callback:
     December 4, 9:30p, Studio Stage


 
 
 
 
 Performances:  Winter & Spring, 2017

     No appointments are provided.
     Pictures and resumes are accepted, however, are not required.
     Participation in the production requires enrollment in the advanced production class, TA 55. There are fees involved.
     Santa Monica College productions are non-union and non-paid.

          Eligibility

 

   

TA 55 - Advanced Production, Small Theatre Venue
Spring '17 - Section

CommOddity on the Dell-S'arte

A scenario with oddities by Terrin Adair
 
 
 
Audition
     February 21
4 pm & 7 pm
 Studio Stage
 
    • TBA 
 
 
 
Callback:
     February 22, 7:00p, Studio Stage


 
 
 
 
 Performances:  March 31 - April 9, 2017

     No appointments are provided.
     Pictures and resumes are accepted, however, are not required.
     Participation in the production requires enrollment in the advanced production class, TA 55. There are fees involved.
     Santa Monica College productions are non-union and non-paid.

          Eligibility

 

TA 45 - Musical Theatre Workshop

Spring, 2017

       February 13  12:45 pm   Studio Stage

     Students should prepare 32 bars from any musical theatre production and provide sheet muusic in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided.

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