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.
Want to know what's coming up next in The Playhouse? Visit our Master Calendar.
The Birthday Party begins rehearsal August 27, 2016. In the company and need more information? The full rehearsal schedule will be available here.
AUDITIONS & Backstage opportunities
Auditions for the two Fall shows, The Birthday Party and The Women of Lockerbie, will take place August 25 & 26 at 3:00* & 7:00 in The Playhouse Main Stage. Anyone interested in backstage positions should also attend one of these time slots. Here are the specifics:
For THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
auditions...Please come to auditions having read the script (which can be found here
). You will be asked to read sides from the script, British dialect preferred.
For THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE
auditions...Theatre Arts majors are asked to come prepared with a 90-second to two-minute memorized contemporary American or British monologue (in a dialect from the show if you feel comfortable). Everyone will be asked to read sides from the script
*Please note that WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE auditions will only take place during the 7:00 audition slots.
Auditions for the two Spring shows, a world premiere production Kappa Kappa Scream
and Romeo & Juliet
, will take place November 28 & 29 at 3:00 & 7:00 in The Playhouse. Going on Study Away and you won't be on campus? Not to worry, we'll be accepting video submissions! Never put together a video audition? Here are a few tips
to help you!
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
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 AND 2020
CLASS OF 2017, 2019, AND 2021