OPPORTUNITIES AT HEMPSTEAD


Fall Play:         an auditioned production with a cast size ranging from 10-30  auditions in early September 


Spring Play:     an audition production of a short play, or one-act with a cast size ranging from 5- 15.

HEMPSTEAD PLAYS WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY IN CASTING. WE EMBRACE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE OPEN CASTING. ROLES ARE WELCOME TO ALL ETHNICITIES,  REGARDLESS OF "TRADITIONAL" CASTING EXPECTATIONS.  SOME ROLES WILL BE OPEN TO EITHER GENDER.  TRANSGENDER OR GENDER FLUID STUDENTS ARE WELCOME TO AUDITION FOR THE ROLE THAT BEST MEETS THEIR IDENTITY. 





MUSICAL
Musical:          an auditioned production with a cast size ranging from 40-50   auditions in mid-November with a highly recommended pre-audition workshop  
OTHER PERFORMING OPPORTUNITIES

SPEECH CONTEST (an acting competition) Coach McDowell

Large Group Speech Contest:  group events with a focus toward acting, improvisation, and musical theatre a freshmen and varsity team  An informational meeting/ "audition" will be in October, practices begin in November contest dates and locations can be found at www.ihssa.org

Individual Speech Contest: solo events ranging from acting, public speaking, improvisation, musical theatre, to radio news
a freshmen and varsity team  Attend the informational meeting in October, practices begin in February

Open Mic Nights and Variety Show:  Student Government 
As part of Homecoming and Spring Wind festivities. Students audition for either a spot as one of the competing acts or as MC.  Acts vary from dance to music, magic, anything performance based. You can compete as a  solo act, or as a group. Auditions take place in late February. Variety Show winners may earn a cash prize.

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