Scroll down to read Ms. Hudgins’ Tips for Acting Auditions!

All Levels/ Grades 6 – 12

Students should commit to attending rehearsals and performances outside of school hours.

For an audition in acting, students should be prepared to:

  • Provide 3 copies of a brief resume that includes a current, small photo reflecting theatre experience and training, as well as special talents such as singing, dancing, juggling, etc. You may also email the headshot and resume to Please be sure to include the student name and fine arts major in the email. 
  • Dress appropriately for movement exercises.
  • Perform from memory a monologue, speech, or poem of one minute or less in length. This piece must be from a published work. Movie excerpts or original work will not be accepted. Students will be asked to take direction on the piece presented.
  • Play theatre games and have fun!
  • Read from a short excerpt of a script with a partner.

Tips for Acting Auditions

  1. Please be on time.
  2. Find an open space where you have room to move without bumping into any furniture.
  3. Introduce yourself and your piece before you begin. Then, step back, drop your head and when you look up, begin your monologue.  When you are finished, drop your head.
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