David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

HPU Theatre and Dance Auditions

Students of any major are welcome to audition for a role in any of our productions!

Additionally, we welcome all students to join us in any capacity that time and interest allows as members of our technical team in roles such as stitcher, electrics, paint, props, or lighting. Please email if you’re interested in being part of this team.

Auditions for These Shining Lives and Bright Star

Wednesday, August 21

Come anytime between 6 and 8pm

Empty Space Theatre

Be prepared with:

  • a 60 second monologue
  • 16-32 bars of a song with sheet music provided (45 seconds max)
  • movement clothes to change into for a short dance audition

Your song and monologue do not need to be from Bright Star. Pick something that you feel best showcases your talents. If you have any questions, send us an email at


Callbacks will be on August 22 at 6pm

Rehearsals for These Shining Lives will begin on August 25 at 6pm and rehearsals for Bright Star will begin on September 8 at 6pm.


Auditions for the Fall Dance Concert

Tuesday, August 20th at 6pm

McInnis Dance Studio

Wear form fitting clothes to move in, bare feet, hair tied back from face.


Send questions about these auditions to

A production requires many different roles to be executed properly.
Such positions include:

  • Stage Manager
  • Makeup Designer
  • Stitcher
  • Wardrobe Crew
  • Lighting Designer
  • Electrics Crew
  • Master Carpenter
  • Props Crew
  • Paint Crew
Read a full list and description of all production positions