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Auditions: 'Dream Play'

Event Details

September 17, 2017 1:30 pm-5:30 pm
September 18—September 19, 2017 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Curtain Theater

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

Auditions Sept. 17, 1:30-5:30, Sept. 18, 6:30-10:30 p.m. in the Curtain Theater, with Callbacks Sept. 19, 6:30-10:30 p.m. in the Curtain Theater.

For the Dream Play auditions, actors will be asked to sign up for a 1 hour time slot and should arrive 10-15 minutes prior to their scheduled time to fill out the necessary paperwork. Actors do not need to prepare anything in advance, but may be asked to cold read material for the Audition and will be given material to prepare if they are asked to attend Callbacks. Actors should come dressed to move and be prepared to participate in some collaborative devising exercises. 

We are looking to cast an ensemble of 12-14 actors and seeking a diverse cast with all roles open to students and members of the community of all ages, races, genders and identities. Dancers, singers & musicians are encouraged to attend!

Further details:

Sign up for an audition slot at

Check in with the stage management staff in Purple Lobby when you arrive for your audition.

Sign-up below for an one-hour audition session. You will audition with a group of up to 10 performers per hour slot.

You do not need to prepare anything prior to arriving at your audition. During auditions you will be participating in some corroborative devising exercises. You may also be asked to do some cold readings from the play. 

Come dressed to move comfortably.

Be ready to begin your audition promptly at your chosen audition time (Plan to arrive 15 minutes early for your audition to allow check-in and warm-up time.)

CALLBACKS: Check the callboard on Tuesday morning for the callback list and schedule. Callbacks will also be posted on the UMass Department of Theater blog page:

Event Category

Theater Theater Auditions