​There is a lot for our majors and "friends of the theatre" to keep organized, and here we'll help you do just that. Whether you are a major wanting to know what's next, a non-major working on crew for one of our shows, or a student looking for your next opportunity, this is the material you will need to succeed.

CALENDAR

Want to know what's coming up next in The Playhouse? Visit our Master Calendar​.

IN REHEARSAL​​

Reasons to be Pretty will begin rehearsal on August 25 at 6:30 pm once the show has been cast. Check our Master Calendar for rehearsal dates in the meantime, or here​

Music rehearsals for If/Then will likely begin in September. Full rehearsals will continue once the first show of the season closes, with a Full Company Meeting on Tuesday, October 3. The tentative rehearsal dates can be found on our Master Calendar.​

AUDITIONS​ & Backstage opportunities

Auditions for the two Fall 2017 shows, Reasons to be Pretty  and If/Then will take place on Wednesday, August 23 and Thursday, August 24 at 3:00 and 7:00 in the Main Stage of The Playhouse. 

Anyone interested in crew positions for these shows should come to auditions and fill out a form to be considered for technical work.

FOR REASONS TO BE PRETTY AUDITIONS: Actors looking to audition should be very familiar with the script. You will be asked to read sides from the text for auditions. 
Casting 2 men and 2 women, any race or ethnicity.
Email Jay Oney​ with questions.

FOR IF/THEN AUDITIONS: The soundtrack can be found on Spotify. If you would like a copy of the script, please send an email to Maegan Azar​ asking for the link. All actors are asked to prepare one of the solo selections, as well as the ensemble selections. If you are auditioning for a specific role that has a duet included in the selections, prepare that as well. All audition selections can be found hereAnyone auditioning for If/Then should also do scene readings for Reasons to be Pretty for acting auditions. There may be a movement audition as well. 
Casting 4 men and 4 women plus 6 ensemble open to all genders, any race or ethnicity. 

Auditions for the Spring 2018 shows will take place January 8 & 9 at 3:00 & 7:00. Be on the lookout for that information once the fall productions are complete!

THEATRE ARTS DEPARTMENT HANDBOOK​

Every theatre arts major needs a handbook, but there is also information on crew positions for our productions in this guide. Find what you're looking for here​.

MAJORS READING LIST

Need to find an important play to design for class? Looking for a monologue to do at an audition? Interested in Elizabethan drama? This is a list of plays​ that we think you should read by the time you graduate Furman.

MAJORS COURSE SEQUENCE

Not sure which classes you need to take when and in which order? Here is a basic layout of when classes will be offered. It might not be the exact same semester every time, but this gives you a good idea of how to plan your four years in Furman Theatre.

CLASS OF 2018, 2020, AND 2022

Class​  Fall​ Spring ​​
 Freshman THA-120
THA-101, THA-115
 Sophomore THA-210 THA-211, THA-316(7)
 Junior THA-elective, THA-116 THA-310, THA-elective
 Senior THA-315
THA-430

CLASS OF 2019 AND 2021

Class  Fall​ Spring 
 Freshman THA-120
THA-101
 Sophomore THA-116 THA-115, THA-elective
 Junior THA-210, THA-315 THA-211, THA-316(7)
 Senior THA-elective
THA-310, THA-430
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