Auditions

Theatre

The School of Theatre & Dance does not require an audition to be admitted to the Undergraduate Theatre Program.    

 

 

AUDITIONS ARE OPEN TO ALL SF STATE STUDENTS

Water by the Spoonful

by Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Rhonnie Washington

Still casting the role of CHUTES&LADDERS and ORANGUTAN. Auditions will be held via Zoom on September 3rd from 6pm-8pm

Chutes&Ladders: Also known as Clayton “Buddy” Wilkie, a fifty-six-year-old African-American IRS employee in San Diego. Develops a close bond with Orangutan.

Orangutan: Born Yoshiko Saki, now known in real life as Madeleine Mays. Adopted from Japan by white parents as a baby, she has now returned to discover her identity.

To sign up for an audition (1) reserve an audition slot using the sign-up link below and (2) submit the audition form to waterbythespoonfulauditions@sfsu.edu with the subject "Water by the Spoonful" Your Name (ex. "Water by the Spoonful" Jane Doe)

If you anticipate any issues preventing you from having a successful audition via Zoom (i.e. internet access, lack of webcam, etc.) please contact Deirdre Mountain, dmountain@sfsu.edu to make other arrangements.

Water by the Spoonful Audition Information (PDF)

Water by the Spoonful Audition Sign-ups

Audition Form (PDF)

Learning Alone: College in the Time of Corona

A Devised Audio Play
Directed by Bruce Avery

Learning Alone is looking for 2-3 additional actors. Auditions will be held via Zoom on Thursday, September 3rd from 4pm-5:30pm

To sign up for an audition (1) reserve an audition slot using the sign-up link below and (2) submit the audition form to learningaloneauditions@sfsu.edu with the subject "Learning Alone" Your Name (ex. "Learning" Jane Doe)

If you anticipate any issues preventing you from having a successful audition via Zoom (i.e. internet access, lack of webcam, etc.) please contact Deirdre Mountain, dmountain@sfsu.edu to make other arrangements.

Learning Alone Audition Information (PDF)

Learning Alone Audition Sign-ups

Audition Form (PDF)

Shelter in Shakespeare

Directed by Kurt Daw

Auditions are not required. Enroll in TH A 531 by contacting Kurt Daw (kurtdaw@sfsu.edu) for permission number.

“Much of his [Shakespeare’s] work was composed, if not in lockdown, then in the shadow of a highly infectious disease without a known cure.” – Prof. Emma Smith, Oxford University

Students from this semester's Understanding and Performing Shakespeare course will share Shakespeare inspired creative projects based on their own personal experiences while sheltering in place.

Contact Kurt Daw, kurtdaw@sfsu.edu, with any questions.

Three Week Challenge & New Plays New Days

Enroll in TH A 460. Auditions are not required.

Three Week Challenge
This rapid fire production challenges the students enrolled in the New Play Development class to analyze, produce and perform staged readings of 6 plays in less than 3 weeks. Join us as we meet the Three Week Challenge.

New Plays New Days
It's a new day and we need new plays! Plays written by the next generation of playwrights, plays that voice the days we wake up to and brave the nights when we close our eyes to dream. This Fall the New Play Development class presents their world.

Contact Terry Boero, tboero@sfsu.edu, with any questions.

Dance

Admittance to the Dance program is not dependent on audition however we do require that all first semester dance majors attend a Dance Placement Audition.

 

 

University Dance Theatre Fall 2020

Auditions are not required. Enroll in DANC 399 by contacting Ray Tadio (rtadio@sfsu.edu) for permission number.

SF State Faculty Choreographers Ray Tadio, dana fitchett, Kara Davis and ArVejon Jones will choreograph dance films to be presented as part of the University Dance Theatre Virtual Concert. The pieces will also be presented as part of the CSU Dance Collective Virtual Concert, a collaborative dance program across 23 CSU Campuses.

Contact Ray Tadio, rtadio@sfsu.edu, with any questions.

Welcome and Advising Session for all new Dance Majors and Minors

Our Dance Faculty hold a required Welcome & Advising Session at the start of each semester. Please check back for the Spring 2021 Advising Session information.  

Welcome & Advising Session FAQs

Q: Who is the Welcome and Advising Session for?
A: The Welcome and Advising Session is for all new and prospective Dance Majors and Minors who will be enrolled at SFSU for the Fall 2020 semester.

Q: Why has the placement audition been cancelled?
A: In the interest of maintaining the health and safety of our campus community, all classes at SFSU will be offered online for the Fall 2020 semester. Since we will not be meeting in-person, we have moved the placement audition online and will be focusing on advising rather than placement in technique classes.

Q: What classes should I enroll in?
A: All new and prospective Dance Majors and Minors are required to enroll in DANC 170: Integrated Dance Technique. DANC 170 meets on Mon/Wed/Fri 12-1:40 pm.

Q: Is DANC 170 the only dance technique class I am allowed to enroll in?
A: Students may be concurrently enrolled in Level II-III technique classes as long as they are also enrolled in DANC 170. Permit numbers will be distributed at the Welcome and Advising Session.

Q: Should I wait until Spring 2021 to take DANC 170 in-person?
A: Since Dance 170 is the prerequisite for all other Level II-III technique classes, students who are enrolled at SFSU during the Fall 2020 semester should enroll in the course. While the dance faculty acknowledge that an online dance technique class is not the same as a face-to-face course, enrolling in DANC 170 will allow dancers to develop a regular movement practice to maintain strength, endurance, and flexibility.

Q: The system won’t let me enroll in DANC 170. What should I do?
A: If you are having trouble enrolling in DANC 170, please contact Professor Ray Tadio at rtadio@sfsu.edu.

Q: I am not officially declared a Dance Major or Dance Minor. What should I do?
A: Register for and Attend the Welcome and Advising Session on Sat. Aug 15.

Q: Who should I contact for advising?
A: Ray Tadio (all students whose last name begins with A-M) rtadio@sfsu.edu
Dr. Yutian Wong (all students who last name begins with N-Z) ytw@sfsu.edu

Other Information

Junior Transfers should plan to enroll in the following courses:
DANC 170: Integrated Dance Technique
DANC 304: Dance Medicine or DANC 232: Dance Composition 1
DANC 350: Dance Aesthetics or DANC/ANTH 657: Dance Ethnography or DANC 300: Dance Org Strategies (GWAR)

Cinema Student Film Audition

No opportunities at this time