January 23, 2014

McLeod Summer Playhouse auditions set

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The McLeod Summer Playhouse at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will hold local auditions and technical staff interviews for its 2014 season on Feb. 8, in Altgeld Hall, room 116. 

The 2014 season includes “Oklahoma!” (June 20-22, June 27-29), “Monty Python’s Spamalot” (July 11-13, July 18-20) and “Charlotte’s Web” (various matinee dates June 7-July 16).  The Playhouse will announce audition dates for the Carbondale Community Arts’ All Southern High School Theater Project production in a separate announcement. 

Audition registration is at 9 a.m. 

Dance auditions are at 10 a.m.  All auditioning actors must attend the dance audition.  Actors should wear dance clothes; they may change before individual auditions.  Individual auditions begin at 11 a.m.  Callbacks begin at 1 p.m. 

Actors have 90 seconds to sing a musical theater selection.  The selection may be but is not required to be from this season’s musicals.  An accompanist will be provided, although actors may not use CD accompaniment.  Actors should bring sheet music with the start, finish, and cuts clearly marked. 

Actors will also perform a comic monologue. 

More information for actors is available on the McLeod Summer Playhouse website at www.playhouse.siu.edu.  Actors may also contact J. Thomas Kidd at tkidd@siu.edu

Technical staff interviews will run concurrently.  Interview registration begins at 9 a.m. or those interested can set up an interview with Bob Holcombe at MSP.DOP@gmail.com