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Tenth Annual Unified Theatre Auditions coming in February
January 18, 2011
A-B Tech will host the 2011 Western North Carolina Theatre League Unified Auditions Feb. 18 and 19 in Ferguson Auditorium. Modeled after the Southeastern Theatre Conference auditions, the annual event allows local actors to showcase their talents in a professional audition setting for a variety of companies throughout the region. The purpose of the Unified Auditions is to develop a database of local actors and technical artists for regional, community and professional companies.
The schedule for the Unified Auditions is as follows:
Friday, February 18, 2011
Children’s Auditions, 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Technical Interviews, designers, directors, stage managers, musicians and technicians, 10:00-11:30 am
Lunch Break and Mingle time, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Auditions, 12:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Actors are asked to prepare 90 seconds of material: one monologue OR two contrasting monologues OR monologue and 16 bars of a song. An accompanist will be available. Please bring your own sheet music in your key, as the accompanist will not transpose. Children will audition separately, and should present a memorized selection, poem, rhyme, monologue, and, if they wish, sing a song. Singing to tapes is not allowed. Actors must also mail, by Feb. 11, 30 copies of a photo/headshot and resume for distribution to the different companies. Designers, directors, stage managers, musicians and technicians should email for an interview slot and mail 30 resumes and appropriate visual materials; there will ample opportunity to speak with companies and field questions.
Pre-register by emailing email@example.com or by mail with 30 copies of your photo/headshot and resume to Unified Auditions, Attn: John Russell, P.O. Box 2663, Asheville, NC , 28802-2663. Please indicate your preference for Friday evening or Saturday afternoon. Registration begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, February 18 for actors, 9:30 am on Saturday, February 19 for designers, directors and technicians, and 11:00 am Saturday for actors. An instructional meeting will take place approximately 15 minutes before each audition session.
An Audition Information Workshop will be held Wednesday, February 2 at 6:00 PM at A-B Tech’s Simpson Lecture Hall. At this workshop, actors will hear from a panel of directors and casting agents on effective auditioning techniques and what to expect at the auditions.