Auditions for College of DuPage College Theater spring shows changed to video submissions

 
 
Posted1/11/2022 11:51 AM

Update: Auditions will not be in person. To audition for spring productions, you must submit a video monologue by 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. The cast list will be announced by 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22. The first rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24.

General auditions for College of DuPage College Theater's spring productions of "The Dining Room" by A.R. Gurney and "Badger" by Don Zolidis will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, and noon Saturday, Jan. 15, in McAninch Arts Center, Room 188, on the Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.

 

Auditions will include a reading of a monologue from each show. No experience is required. If cast, actors must register for Theater 1120 or 1121. Cast members are required to register in order to participate.

"The Dining Room," directed by theater department chair Connie Canaday Howard, runs Feb. 24 to March 13, in the MAC's Studio Theatre. Covering seven decades of upper middle class WASP family life in New England, the play's vignettes around a dining room table offer a mosaic of stories demonstrating that change is inevitable.

"Badger," directed by theater professor Amelia Barrett, runs March 24 to April 3 in the MAC's Playhouse Theatre. Five young women take newly available jobs at the Badger Ordnance Works during World War II. Facing dangerous work in a hostile work environment, the women bond through joy and heartbreak.

To register or for more information, including scripts, visit atthemac.org/auditions.

Learn more about COD's Theater program at www.cod.edu/academics/programs/theater/index.aspx.

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