David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

HPU Theatre Auditions


Auditions for the plays AS YOU LIKE IT and THE UNDERPANTS:

Monday, November 28, anytime between 6-8 pm
Empty Space Theater (between Slane and Roberts)

Please prepare:

  • one comic monologue (no more than 60 sec)
  • 8 lines of Shakespearean verse
Callback auditions will be held on Tuesday Nov 29, in the evening

Audition information & tips:

All HPU students are welcome to audition – no prior experience necessary.  Theatre performance majors are required to audition.

It may help you to read the plays: AS YOU LIKE IT is available online and in the library, and copies of THE UNDERPANTS may be checked out in the Theatre Box Office.
Begin preparing now, rather than the week before auditions.
Please stay within the time limits: only 60 seconds for your monologue, and only 8 lines of Shakespeare verse.
Bring character to your monologue & Shakespeare work – who are you, who are you talking to, what do you want?
Any questions: email Ed Simpson,, Jay Putnam,, or Lindsey Howie,

A production requires many different roles to be executed properly.

Such positions include:

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