Audition Information

Audition Documents

Season 44 Auditions and Workshop Notice

“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” Audition
Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m. in Reno Hall, Room164
Electronic script available by contacting Professor Grobis at grobisgj@udmercy.edu
Prepare to two short monologues in different character voices.
Cold readings.
 
Musical Theatre Audition Workshop
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m. in Reno Hall, Room 164
Want to be a musical theatre actor? Learn how to audition for musical theatre.  We will also discuss the musical theatre industry and tips on having a successful musical theatre experience.  This is a preparation for the December 8 audition for the musical “Alexander”.
 
“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” Audition
Monday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in Reno Hall, Room 164
Electronic script and score will be available stating November 10.
Prepare 90-second comedic monologue and 16 bars for music to perform.
Cold readings.


Freshman Entrance Auditions and Scholarships

Admission to the Performing Arts Program and The Theatre Company is a two-step process:

  • Step One:  Apply for admission to UDM. Apply online for free by visiting on at www.udmercy.edu/apply Application to University must be submitted before step two.
  • Step Two: Audition for entrance into The Theatre Company’s Program. An audition on UDM’s campus is required for consideration for Theatre Company Scholarships.

UDM Audition Dates

  • Saturday, December 13
  • Saturday, February 14
Note: Additional audition dates can be arranged through Professor Grobis at 313-993-3269.

  1. Preform two memorized contrasting monologues (comic/serious, contemporary/historical).
  2. Provide a copy of your resume and current headshot. Scrapbooks and press clippings will not be accepted.
  3. Participate in an interview with members of the faculty.

Note: Stage Managers and Undecided Theatre Students do not have to perform but need to provide a letter of recommendation from a theatre teacher or qualified professional that speaks about the student’s strengths. 

Theatre Company Scholarship Opportunities

  1. The Theatre Company Performance Scholarship – Elite Scholarship for UDM students majoring in theatre based on audition and involvement in Theatre Company. Amount: Up to 50% of tuition ($18,000) for four years.
  2. The Geradine Regal Scholarship – Application required. For for UDM students majoring in theatre based on involvement and work as a Company member.  Amount up to $4,000 annually.
  3. The Theatre Scholarship – up to $1,000 for for UDM students majoring in theatre.