Audition Requirements
and Registration Information

 

Auditions for the World Premiere of The Suffragist will be held March, 27, 28, and 29, 2020. We will be located in Russell Hall (School of Music Home) on the University of Northern Iowa campus in Cedar Falls, IA.
The production seeks performers of all genders. All performers must be 18 years or older.
The following principal roles are available: LUCY BURNS, INEZ MILHOLLAND, IDA B. WELLS, ANNA HOWARD SHAW, and WOODROW WILSON. Additionally, the production seeks to cast a 20-person ensemble, with many featured roles available for ensemble members.
Friday, March 27: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Singing auditions (you will be notified ASAP if you need to stay/return for the reading portion)
Friday, March 27: 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m Reading portion of auditions for day 1 (if you were asked to stay/return after singing)
Saturday, March 28: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Singing auditions day 2 (you will be notified ASAP if you need to stay/return for the reading)
Saturday, March 28: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Reading portion of auditions for day 2 (if you were asked to stay/return after singing)
Saturday, March 28: 3:30 p.m. - You will be notified at this time if you are called back for afternoon/evening call back times on Saturday
Sunday, March 29: TBD We will continue Call backs as needed
Call backs will be held on Saturday, March, 28 in the late afternoon/evening and continue on Sunday morning as needed. You will be notified by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday if you are called back.
For the singing audition, prepare a 32-measure musical theater excerpt which best demonstrates your range, technique and ability to communicate the text of the song.   You may or may not sing the entire 32 measures.  Be prepared to sing a second, prepared song.   An accompanist will be provided.  If you sign up for a specific time, you will be guaranteed that time slot, give or take 10 minutes.   If you do not sign up for an audition time, please arrive at 5 p.m. or 9 a.m. and be prepared to wait until there is an opening.

 

Bring to the audition:

  • Print music in a three-ring binder for both audition selections for the accompanist.

  • Hard copy of your headshot and resume. If you do not have a headshot, please bring a print photo of yourself.

  • Completed Audition Form (click highlighted link for downloadable PDF) which includes your availability during rehearsal times.

 

To sign up for an audition, click on the following link.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0448A8A923A6FB6-thesuffragist