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 us at if you’re interested in being part of this team.

Please join us for our opening department convocation on Tuesday, August 24th at 5pm! Come meet everyone and learn more about the department and how you can be involved. There will be pizza and drinks, so stay and have fun with us!


Auditions for the 2021-2022 Season

Auditions for the Fall productions – Fall Dance Concert, Working (the musical), and Something Wicked This Way Comes (Shakespeare scenes)- will take place during the first week of classes in August.

Auditions for Fall Dance Concert: Open to all HPU Students

Tuesday, August 24

Starts at 7pm in Empty Space Theatre (building next to upper entrance of Slane)

Come dressed and warm, ready to dance. Do not wear loose fitting clothes, tie your hair back. No special dance shoes required.

You’ll be taught a group combination (in small groups) and then asked to perform it.

Register for this audition here, send any questions you have to Lindsey Howie at


Auditions for WORKING! and Something Wicked This Way Comes: Open to all HPU Students

Wednesday, August 25

Empty Space Theatre (building next to upper entrance of Slane)

Movement call is from 6-7pm. Come dressed to move.

Auditions are every 5 minutes starting at 7 and ending at 10:30pm. Please register in advance here.

All persons auditioning will need to perform a song and a monologues. Please be prepared with:

  • 16-32 Bars of Music. Please bring your sheet music as a piano accompanist will be provided.
  • One 60 second or less Shakespeare monologue

Callbacks for these productions will take place the following night (Thursday). The company list will be posted on Friday, August 27 and rehearsals for Something Wicked This Way Comes will start on Sunday, August 29.

There will be an audition workshop hosted by Alpha Psi Omega, the theatre honors fraternity, on Tuesday August 24th at 7pm. This will take place in room 113 in HFAC. See this post for more information.


Have you signed up for you audition slot already? Be sure you’ve filled out the registration form that follows at least 24 hours before your audition! 


If you’d like to be sent a reminder for our convocation and auditions, please fill out the form below.

Reminder for Interest Meeting and Auditions in August 2021

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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

If you’d like to be involved in a non-performer role, please email us at and let us know!