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Auditions for "The Wizard of Oz"


 Friday, September 2nd from 6 to 9pm:  ACTING & SINGING

 -Dress in professional audition attire.

Acting: Please prepare a 1 minute monologue, stylistically chosen for the character you are auditioning for (monologue must be memorized).

Song: Please prepare 16 to 32 bars of a song from the show which shows your vocal range.   (Must bring Sheet music of your song!)


Saturday, September 3rd from 11-2 :  DANCE AUDITIONS (Required)

-Please come dressed in appropriate dance attire and be ready to move!

-Bring water & a towel.

-Please Arrive 15 minutes early to warm up and get assigned numbers.

 Possible dance styles include:

Step, Street, Hip Hop, Tap, Irish Step, and/or Clogging, etc.

*No preparation needed you will be taught choreography*


Sunday September 4th from 11-2:     CALL BACKS—TBD

 You will be contacted Saturday night if you are required for call backs. If you don't get a call that doesn't mean that you are not being considered for the show


-Lab Theatre, Hewitt Union Rm. 123


In addition 8 main characters:

 **We will cast 10 main dancers. Those interested in being a main dancer do not have to audition with a monologue or song. HOWEVER the main cast and chorus will be moving throughout the show and main dancers may be asked to sing in the chorus.

 *We will cast 10 Chorus and 10 Children

 Directorial Concept:    Riding the Rails: Train-Hopping and the lifestyle that accompanies it.

 Design Concepts:     Hobo-Chic and Steam-Punk


For more information contact:

Director: Jonel Langenfeld (

Music Director: Todd Graber (

Assistant Director: Ayanna Stallings (

Stage Manager: Nicole Marlowe (