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2016-17 Season

  • On The Verge


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    October 16 at 2:00 pm | Hicklin Studio Theatre

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Barnett Theatre

  • Public Enemy


    -

    Barnett Theatre

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


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    February 23-25 at 7:30 pm, February 26 at 2:00 pm, February 27 at 7:30 pm

  • DanceScapes '17


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    April 2 at 2:00pm | Barnett Theatre

  • Animal Farm


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    Hicklin Studio Theatre

Theatre/Dance Department

Marshall Anderson, chair
Linda Marx, academic department associate
PH: 262-472-1566
E-mail: thtrdnce@uww.edu

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2016-17 Season

  • On The Verge


    -

    October 16 at 2:00 pm | Hicklin Studio Theatre

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Barnett Theatre

  • Public Enemy


    -

    Barnett Theatre

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


    -

    February 23-25 at 7:30 pm, February 26 at 2:00 pm, February 27 at 7:30 pm

  • DanceScapes '17


    -

    April 2 at 2:00pm | Barnett Theatre

  • Animal Farm


    -

    Hicklin Studio Theatre

Theatre/Dance Department

Marshall Anderson, chair
Linda Marx, academic department associate
PH: 262-472-1566
E-mail: thtrdnce@uww.edu

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Auditions:

Auditions for Theatre/Dance Department productions are open to everyone - majors, minors, non-majors/minors, community members etc. Typically auditions require a resume, headshot and one or two monologues plus a song for the musicals. Specifics vary from production to production but are included in each audition announcement. The Theatre/Dance Department produces six mainstage productions, two Summeround productions annually. There are also opportunities to audition for the directing class scenes, one-act plays and the Emerging Choreographers Concert. You can find the details about upcoming auditions below. 


Animal Farm

AUDITION:  

Monday, November 14 at 7:30-10:30 PM in Hicklin Studio Theatre, Greenhill Center of the Arts
Sign up for an audition time on the sheet on audition bulletin board around the corner from the old ticket office in the CA or email Brianna (stage manager) CullenBE03@uww.edu

7:30-8:30 pm      Movement Audition

                                    Please come dressed to move.

8:30-9:30 pm       Monologue Audition

                                    Please prepare a one minute contemporary monologue

9:30-10:30 pm      Callbacks*                              

                                     *Callbacks will be tentative, consisting of a series of cold readings

Audition Attire:
Bring clothes and shoes to move in for the first part of the audition. No bare feet or socks. For the Monologue portion, business casual is requested.
Men- no suit jacket or tie is required. Please wear a belt with your pants, and please wear the pants at the natural waistline, no saggy jeans please.
Women-no hose, skirts or high heels required. Please make sure your hair is back from your face. Please wear closed shoes, no flip flops or sandals.

Casting Breakdown:
Storyteller
The Pigs- Major, Napoleon, Squealer, Snowball, Minimus
The Horses- Boxer, Clover, Mollie
Benjamin ( donkey)
Moses (Raven)
Young Animal
The Farmers- Mr. Jones ( non speaking) Pilkington
Enesemble- pigs, pigeons, dogs, geese, sheep, hens.

No Understudies will be used for this show. This will be a movement-intense show, please be aware of the physical demands of the show. Please read the script!

Seminar Class:
All students cast in Animal Farm will be asked to register for Seminar and participate in the class. Seminar is used to aid in the rehearsal process. Seminar meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1:45 pm. Seminar begins Spring Semester, January 17, 2017.

Rehearsals:

Evenign rehearsals for Animal Farm are expected to begin Mid-March, pending Dancescapes schedules. Rehearsals run weeknights 7:30pm-10:30pm, Tuesday through Friday. Mondays are generally ‘off' except for tech week and opening. Weekend rehearsals are generally a five hour block Saturdays and Sundays. 12-5 pm or 1-6pm.

              Tentative Rehearsal Schedule:
                      Students desiring to be cast should plan to take the seminar class and have no conflicts with that time slot.
                         Seminar- Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1:45pm
                         Evening Rehearsals- Possibly March 21st, Tue-Fri at 7:30pm-10:30pm
                         Weekend Rehearsals- 12-5 or 1-6, beginning March 25th.
                         Tech Week- April 17-23rd.
                         Run- April 24th through April 29th at 730PM


Scripts:

Perusal scripts are located in the orange room for viewing. Please read the script before auditioning. Please be familiar with the characters and potential demands of the show.(*Note; there are several versions online available in PDF for free download. Please be aware these are NOT the script we will be using. We are using the adaptation by Ian Woolridge, which is NOT available for free. )

2016-17 Season

  • On The Verge


    -

    October 16 at 2:00 pm | Hicklin Studio Theatre

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Barnett Theatre

  • Public Enemy


    -

    Barnett Theatre

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


    -

    February 23-25 at 7:30 pm, February 26 at 2:00 pm, February 27 at 7:30 pm

  • DanceScapes '17


    -

    April 2 at 2:00pm | Barnett Theatre

  • Animal Farm


    -

    Hicklin Studio Theatre

Theatre/Dance Department

Marshall Anderson, chair
Linda Marx, academic department associate
PH: 262-472-1566
E-mail: thtrdnce@uww.edu

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