Theatre Auditions

for Grades 8-12


The following guidelines will prepare you to audition for the Theater Magnet as rising 8th-12th graders.  Please note that previous theatre experience is strongly encouraged.

The Stivers Theatre program will introduce the student to the basics of theatre history, technique, and stagecraft. Courses explore famous playwrights, play reading and writing, memorizing monologues and scripts, improvisations, character analysis, vocal interpretation, stage make-up, costuming, directing, and technical theatre.

Audition Requirements

Two 60-90 second contrasting monologues ​

Evaluation (100 point system: 50 points for monologue, 25 for the interview and 25 for cold reading)

Audition Preparation

Please bring your headshot and resume.  All monologues must be from a published play, and potential students should read the play if possible.  Please choose age-appropriate material, no props or costumes. Please slate both of your monologues. Professional attire is strongly recommended.