Pre-Professional Theatre Auditions
The health of our students, staff, and families continues to be our top priority. At this time, students may choose whether or not to wear a mask during their audition. As PHO shift, we may reexamine our policy.
This page includes important information on how to prepare for your audition. Please read to the bottom for tips on how to prepare for your audition and to sign up for a time slot.
The Audition Process
- Complete the questionnaire at the bottom of this page as best as you can.
- You will receive a 15 minute audition slot and studio location when your questionnaire has been received.
- You may sign up to audition for multiple Troupes and your auditions will be scheduled accordingly.
- Arrive at Arts Umbrella 10-15 minutes early to ensure that you are ready to go at your scheduled audition time.
Sunday, Sept 11th, 10am-5pm*
* You will be assigned a 15-minute time slot upon completion of the audition registration form.
NB You may audition for multiple Troupes – you may select which Troupes you’ll be auditioning for on the form
How do I prepare for my audition?
If you would like to be considered for Musical Theatre Troupe you must prepare a song from the Musical Theatre canon. Make sure you have sheet music to bring with you to your audition. Sheet music can be found in hard copy at libraries, or online at resources including composer’s personal websites, musicnotes.com, and sheetmusicdirect.com
Learn this dance combo posted posted on Vimeo (password: PPTP2022). For rehearsal purposes, “Seize the Day” from “Newsies” can be found on Youtube and Spotify (the combo starts at around 4:40). Music will provided at the audition.
If you would like to be considered for Junior Theatre and/or Senior Theatre Troupe you must memorize and prepare a monologue from a published play. Choose a piece that speaks to you and make sure you read the play to get as much information about the character and story as possible. If you are so inclined, you may prepare a monologue of your own creation instead.
Learn this mime sequence posted at on Vimeo (password: PPTP2022)
If you would like to be considered for The Film Actors’ Troupe you must memorize and prepare a monologue from a published play. Choose a piece that speaks to you and make sure you read the play to get as much information about the character and story as possible. If you are so inclined, you may prepare a monologue of your own creation instead.
You must prepare this film scene to be read with a reader at your audition. You may choose whichever character you’d like and a reader will play the scene with you at your audition