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Theater Departmental Meeting
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 7:00-8:00 pm 
Mainstage Theater - Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater

( First Year Students who were not in Theatre Pre-Orientation, London students, and Transfer Students meet with Lary Opitz @ 6:30 pm in the Blackbox studio)

Open to everyone interested in working in the theater and learning about the Department.  You are strongly advised to attend this meeting.  You will meet the theater faculty, staff and other students involved in theater.  Departmental requirements, courses being offered, the Skidmore Theater Company, and the workshop production program will be explained.  The directors of this semester's productions will discuss their productions and casting requirements. This is where you sign-up for auditions, find out about working in the Department, and place your name on a wait-list for closed theater courses.

Audition Workshop - The Blackbox Studio Theater
Wednesday, January 22, directly following Theater Meeting (about 8:00 pm)
This is an important opportunity for anyone who has never auditioned here before to learn about how our process works. Suggestions and guidelines about appropriate procedures will be discussed

General Theater Auditions
Seniors & Juniors
- Thursday, January 23, 6:30 -11:00 pm
Sophomores & First Year Students - Friday, January 24, 6:30 -11:00 pm
Blackbox Studio Theater  -  Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater
General auditions for all of Skidmore Theater’s
Spring Productions 

Auditions are open to everyone, and new students are frequently cast. You should be prepared to present a contemporary monologue (from the beginning of the 20th century to the present) which is no longer than two minutes in length (preferably closer to one minute). You must also prepare a short portion (about eight bars, or twenty seconds) of a song to be sung without accompaniment. Your contemporary monologue be relatively close to your own age range.

Skidmore Theater Company Meeting
Friday, January 24, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Mainstage Theater
Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater
This is the Theater Company’s first meeting.
The opportunity to sign-up for technical crews (lights, set, sound, and costumes) and management staff (Box Office, Visuals, Photography, Ad Sales, Publicity, Newsletter, etc.) will be explained.

Call backs for MIDDLETOWN and IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER will be on Saturday & Sunday, January 25 & 26, 2014 (times to be determined)
A list of actors who are called back for our Department productions will be posted in the JKB Theater lobby (on the grey doors near the elevator) shortly after the completion of auditions on Friday, September 8 (about midnight). If your name is on any of the lists, you must initial it. Instructions about the time and place for the call-backs will also be posted. Actors who are not called back for these productions and actors who are not cast in any of these productions are eligible for the workshop call-backs which will begin on Monday, January 27. Ccast lists for the three seminar productions and information on workshop call-backs will be posted in the JKB Theater lobby on Sunday evening at 6:00pm (on the grey doors near the elevator). Workshop callbacks will be on Monday and Tuesday evenings.