Auditions



Audition Dates for 2015-2016 Season


The Mason Players offers Unified Auditions each semester. Casting is open to all degree-seeking Mason students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Students audition for all shows to be produced in the semester in one session. Separate vocal and movement auditions are held for musicals.

What to Prepare

Click here to download a PDF that elaborates on the Mason Players Fall 2015 Unified Auditions and what you may need to prepare. Sign up for a reserved spot on the door to the Theater office, PAB A407. Walk-ins welcome!


Fall 2015 Unified Auditions

General Auditions:

Wednesday and Thursday, September 2 & 3, 2015:

TheaterSpace (PAB A105) from 6:00pm - 10:00pm
for Boleros for the Disenchanted; A Bright New Boise; The Crucible; and Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers.

Friday, September 4, 2015:

Callbacks posted


Saturday, September 5, 2015:

Callbacks: 9:00am - 4:15pm
A separate callback for each play will be scheduled that day. To be determined.


Fall 2015 Mason Cabaret Auditions

General Auditions:

Thursday, September 3, 2015:

MTB 2013 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm
A sign-up sheet for appointment times is posted on the Theater Office door (PAB A407). Please bring a song, 1-2 minutes in length. Please bring your sheet music and an accompanist will be provided.

The Cabaret will perform throughout the year at special events and bookings, helping to represent our new Musical Theater program. The Mason Cabaret is run by James Gardiner director, and Warren Freeman, musical director.

Cabaret rehearsals will take into consideration Mason Players and School of Music rehearsal schedules and commitments as much as possible. This Cabaret cast will rehearse and present throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.


Spring 2016 Unified Auditions

General Auditions:

Wednesday and Thursday, January 20 & 21, 2016:

TheaterSpace (PAB A105) from 6:00pm - 10:00pm
for Cloud 9 and Middletown

Friday, January 22, 2016:

Callbacks posted


Saturday, January 23, 2015:

Callbacks: 9:00am - 4:00pm

9:30am - 12:30pm Cloud 9

1:00pm - 4:00pm Middletown


Ten-Minute Play Festival Audition Call

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
TheaterSpace (PAB A105)
6:00pm - 10:00pm


Please print and complete an audition form and bring it to your audition. Forms will also be available at the door.


Sign-ups for auditions will be located on the door of the Theater Office (PAB A407). Copies of the scripts will be available in the office. Please do not remove these copies from the office!

Unable to sign-up? Walk-ins are always welcome and will be seen as soon as possible!

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