Auditions

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION!  AUDITIONS AT MARIAN UNIVERSITY.

April 19 & 20, 2019 – You need to come to only ONE audition day
Friday, April 19, 4-8 pm (arrive by 4 pm)
Saturday, April 20, 10 am – 2 pm. (arrive by 10 am)  NOTE NEW TIME!

Location
Marian University Theatre in Marian Hall (Building 20 on map)
3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis, IN 46222
Refer to the campus map for more information.

Eligibility
Auditions are open to students (from all schools) who have finished 7th grade to those who will graduate from high school in 2019.  Summer Stock Stage is committed to an inclusive casting policy.  Students of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition for all roles.

Students may audition for one or both shows. There is a small supplies fee for cast members, payable by June 2, 2019.  Scholarships are available.

Registration instructions
– Open and complete the fillable registration form below.
– Review the rehearsal schedule below to complete page 2 of the form.
– Print completed registration form.

What to bring to auditions
– Bring one copy of the completed registration form with you.
– No headshots or resumes are required. We will take a photo during registration.
– Prepare 16 bars of a musical theater selection with sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist.
– All auditioning will be asked to participate in a dance audition. Please have appropriate clothing and footwear.  If you tap and are auditioning for Millie, please bring tap shoes.

Rehearsal schedule
Because of our short rehearsal schedules, if you have more than two conflicts during a show’s rehearsal period, please do not audition for that production.

FULL COMPANY MEETING (both shows) – Sunday, June 2, 6-7 pm at Phoenix Theatre; followed by company only performance of Eclipse production of Violet.

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE – Performances June 27-30, 2019 at Indiana Repertory Theatre

Rehearsals for June show (Millie) will begin Saturday, June 1st.  While not all actors will be called for all rehearsals, you will need to be available to rehearse the following times:
– Monday-Thursday, June 3-20, 3-5:30 pm AND 6:30-9:30 pm
– Saturday, June 1, 8, 15, 10-4 pm AND Sunday, June 2, 9, 16, 12-5 pm
– Tech rehearsals begin Saturday, June 22 and run through Wednesday, June 26
– Performances are Thursday, June 27-Sunday, June 30 with strike to follow Sunday matinee
– June 1-17 rehearsals will be at North Central HS; June 18 rehearsals will move to IRT
– No more than two conflicts allowed during rehearsal period

INTO THE WOODS – Performances July 25-28, 2019 

Rehearsals for July show (Woods) will begin Monday, July 1st.  While not all actors will be called for all rehearsals, you will need to be available to rehearse the following times:
– Monday-Thursday, July 1-18, 3-5:30 pm AND 6:30-9:30 pm
– No rehearsal on Thursday, July 4
– Saturday, July 6, 13, 10-5 pm AND Sunday, July 7, 14, 12-5 pm
– Tech rehearsals begin Saturday, July 20 and run through Wednesday, July 24
– Performances are Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28 with strike to follow Sunday matinee.
– All rehearsals and performances will be at Marian University
– No more than two conflicts allowed during rehearsal period

Audition Materials:

  1. Click here for Registration Form.  Please fill out in advance and bring to auditions.
  2. Audition Tips & Information: Read through this sheet to prepare for a successful audition.