Audition Requirements

AUDITION INFORMATION for the 2022/2023 SCHOOL YEAR


TIME LINE:

December 1 - January 20: Application is open through BACKPACK. All students, in and out of district, must apply through BACKPACK. A separate application must be filled out for each art discipline applied for.

Due by January 27: Students will submit a Pre-screen video via a Google Form emailed to you by Teri Parker Lewis. The Google Form will be sent to applicants as they apply and must be completed by January 20th to be considered for the Final Round of auditions (callbacks). See Below for Pre-screen requirements.

by February 11: E-mail notification to those who advance to final callbacks.

February 26-March 12: Final Callbacks (Schedule TBA)

March 28: Results released to all applicants


WHAT TO PREPARE FOR PRE-SCREEN VIDEO DUE DUE by january 27
(see example below):

Video Recording of Monologue and Special Skill-

  1. Please submit a video of 1 monologue from a play or musical. It may be from any genre or any time period. Choose material that you can connect with, feel confident doing, and that shows your performance skills. No longer than 90 seconds.

  2. Please also submit a video of any other performance skill, such as singing, dancing, telling jokes, a film monologue, etc. No longer than 30 seconds.

  3. The material MUST be memorized and prepared to the best of your ability.

  4. Please begin your monologue by stating your name, the character, and the play/ musical. Please begin your special skill by stating your name and what the skill is.

  5. Please check your videos for sound and lighting. Dress appropriately for the video as if it were an in-person audition. Make sure you are filming yourself straight on (not from an angle). Please stand or use a chair while you are performing your piece. Please film yourself from the knees up or full body. Most of all, have fun and show your personality!


*Please start preparing your pieces by the time of application submission. How prepared you are in the video is very important. Please follow the above guidelines and if you have any questions, email Teri Parker Lewis at tparker@greenvilleschools.us.


FINAL ROUND AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

You will be contacted via email whether you have been moved on to the Final Round, or callback. The callback will be scheduled by appointment from Jan 11-28th. Details about the callback will be the invitation email.

Questions? Please email Teri Parker Lewis, Theatre Department Chair, tparker@greenville.k12.sc.us

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pre-screen videos

How to make your pre-screen video

pre-screen videos

Here is an example of a student performing their pre-screen video using their monologue selection.

Copy of ParkJackie_Monologue1TheRedCoat.MP4