Auditions for Fall Productions

Auditions for Auburn University Theatre’s productions of Is There Life After High School? and Frankenstein

Auburn University Theatre will hold auditions for two fall productions  Tuesday, August 23rd at 6pm: Is There Life After High School? (book by Jeffrey Kindley and music and lyrics by Craig Carnelia, and directed by Jeri Dickey) to run October 20--29, and Frankenstein (by Mary Shelley, adapted by Patrick Sandford and directed by Chase Bringardner) to run November 10--18.   Students interested in auditioning should sign up for the first available audition slot on the call board across from the green room in the Telfair Peet Theater starting August 17th.  Students unfamiliar with Peet Theatre may email Production Coordinator Taylor Dyleski to request an audition time. Auditions will end at approximately 9:00pm on the 23rd.

Those wishing to audition for either production  should prepare a short, 90 second dramatic monologue with heightened speech AND a short one paragraph passage from your favorite novel – Emphasis on the language and on storytelling. This passage need not be memorized – so bring the text itself or a copy and be prepared to share your passage.  

Those who are auditioning for High School must also prepare  16-32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre piece, post 1970. The cut should be no longer than 1 minute.  An accompanist will be provided.  Please bring double-sided, clearly marked sheet music in a three ring binder.

All students auditioning are encouraged to bring a headshot and resume if available, and to dress in a professional manner. Students auditioning for Frankenstein are encouraged to familiarize themselves  with the text prior to auditions. The scripts may be borrowed from the theatre’s main office beginning August 16.

Callbacks for Frankenstein are Wednesday, August 24th  at 5:30pm with Callbacks for High School?  5:30pm on Monday August 29th. The callback list will be emailed and posted following completion of auditions.

Please contact Taylor Dyleski, Production Coordinator ( with any audition-related questions. For specific questions regarding the particular productions please contact the director Chase Bringardner ( or Jeri Dickey (

Additional information about the shows may be found at

Last Updated: August 03, 2016