Theatre Simpson Production Auditions

Audition Information for Tartuffe & The Bald Soprano

Noises Off 2015

Randa Meierhenry ’16, Gillian Randall ’16, Bryce Browning ’17, and Kate Court ’16 in Noises Off

FALL 2017

TARTUFFE (opening October 13)
By Moliere in a version by Constance Congdon
Directed by Jennifer Ross Nostrala

THE BALD SOPRANO (opening November 16)
By Eugene Ionesco in a version by Tina Howe
Directed by Mimi Kammer

What should you prepare?
We recommend that you memorize and stage TWO contrasting sixty (60) second monologues: one comic and one serious, with at least one of them in verse

For those who are new to the process we will have monologues available for cold readings.
(This option is not recommended for theatre majors, minors or scholarship recipients.)

How do you sign up for auditions?
In the fall there will be an online sign up available. You will also submit an online company application to reserve your audition time. This will also be available in the fall.

When are auditions?
TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 between 5:45-8:45 p.m.
Callbacks are August 30 times TBA.

What should you wear?
Think of the audition as an interview and dress appropriately. You do want to make sure you are wearing something you are comfortable in which allows you to move during the audition.

Where will you audition?
The auditions will take place in Blank Performing Arts Center Room 202. There will be a chair available for you to use if you need it. You will check in with the stage manager in the upper lobby of BPAC. Arrive at least fifteen minutes before your audition time.

What will happen at the audition?
You will introduce yourself and your pieces. After you complete your audition we may have some questions for you.

Other information.

  • The callback list will be posted Wednesday, August 30 before Noon.
  • Auditions are open to all Simpson College students.

If you have questions about auditions contact Jennifer Nostrala at 961-1649 ( or Mimi Kammer at (

FSP 2016

Rachel Riley ’19, Adam Sandquist ’19, Emily Carey ’19 in A Roz By Any Other Name