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For CU Denver’s Nina Variations. CCD’s Love’s Fire and CU Denver/CCD coproduction Noises Off!



Wednesday and Thursday, January 22 and 23, 4-7PM                 

Contact to schedule

Call backs (for some productions) Friday, January 24, beginning 4PM         

(Auditioners, Director, and Stage Manager only; no observers)


All of the following must be done at the time of your audition:

A.    TWO prepared 1-2 minute comic monologues (one in Standard British or regional British dialect for Noises Off!), or ONE prepared 1-2 minute monologue for Love’s Fire and Nina Variations plus cold readings from the scripts as requested.

B.     Callbacks: (open only to auditioners, director, and stage manager.) The session will include cold readings from the script and for Noises Off! Demonstration of physical trips, pratfalls, forward rolls, etc. Come dressed for this activity.

C.    Come prepared to list your availability (times, days/dates for rehearsals and performances spanning January 27-May 10, 2014.

D.    Be prepared theatre experience and training and/or bring your resume.

E.    Please bring your headshot.

F.     For Nina Variations, please be familiar with Chekhov’s The Seagull.


All three performing opportunities will require a rehearsal commitment of two to three times a week beginning January 27 and increase to four to five times a week through tech/dress rehearsals. Every attempt is made to accommodate conflicts state at time of audition.


Production dates:

Nina Variations    February 12-15, 2014

Love’s Fire           March 18-21, 2014

Noises Off!           April 24-26, April 30-May 3, 2014


For those needing training and help with Standard British Dialect, workshops will be conducted on Sunday, January 19 at noon and Monday, January 20 at 5PM in King Center 135.  You might research the dialects yourself and/or watch British movies and TV shows. The King’s Speech, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Secrets and Lies, The Queen, Dr. Who, Wire in the Blood, Inspector Lynley Mysteries, and Downton Abbey are readily available examples. Listen to any of the noted British actors currently on CD and DVD and in films.