PSST! Auditions in the spring for each season's company.
UPTA Auditions, February 6-9, 2015, Memphis, TN.
SETC Professional Auditions, March 4-8, 2015, Chattanooga, TN.
PSST! will be participating in SETC's Job Contact and on-site interviews for tech and front-of-house positions within the company.
Local Auditions for the Peach State Summer Theatre 2014 season are scheduled for Sunday, February 1, 2015 (check in begins at noon with an info meeting at 1 p.m.) in Sawyer Theatre of the Fine Arts Building on the campus of Valdosta State University. Please click links for more information and forms: Letter to Auditionees, Local Audition Form, Directions. Please note, all audition materials (forms, headshots, and resumes) must be received 7 days in advance of the audition.
CHILDREN'S AUDITIONS: Local auditions for featured roles and limited spots for children in the ensemble will be immediately following the auditions for adults on February 1. We anticipate starting the auditions for the children at 3:30 PM. Each child should be prepared to sing a portion of a song and bring their sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. They will also be asked to read from a script. Children should click the links in the paragraph above for information and to submit the audition form.
A mandatory briefing is scheduled for the beginning of the adults' audition and again at the beginning of the children's audition. At this time headshots and resumes will be collected and audition numbers will be distributed. Auditions will begin immediately following the briefing.
Auditionees are expected to present:
* a one-minute light or comic monologue
* a 30-60 second vocal selection from the musical theatre repertoire.
The monologue and song must be memorized and should not take longer than two minutes in total.
An accompanist is provided. Please make sure all sheet music is clearly marked.
The use of any recorded accompaniment or a cappella singing is prohibited.
Following the singing portion of the audition all auditionees are asked to attend a dance audition, where a short combination will be taught. Please bring appropriate dancewear and jazz or character
shoes. The dance audition will be performed in small groups.
After the audition, Artistic Director, Jacque Wheeler and Managing Director, Duke Guthrie will be available to answer questions.
PSST! will be auditioning performers for PRINCIPAL, ACTOR-TECH, and ENSEMBLE positions.
The Performance Company consists of..
- One or two AEA Guest Artists.
- A category of actors playing leads and major supporting in all 3 shows.
- Actor/Techs who play supporting or ensemble roles in 2 shows and assist with the build and change-overs with all three shows.
- Ensemble members who are in 2 or 3 shows as members of the ensemble, they may help run the third show, they assist with change-overs for all three shows.
The expectations of PSST! employees are specified in the Employee Handbook.