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2024 Audition Information

The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is seeking talented actors, singers, dancers, swings, instrumentalists, stage managers, technicians, and production crew for our 58th season of TEXAS Outdoor Musical in the beautiful Palo Duro Canyon State Park! “TEXAS” fictionalizes the stories, struggles, and triumphs of the settlers of the Texas Panhandle in the late 1800’s!

TPHF is also pleased to announce Shakespeare in the Canyon and our production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which will perform Tuesdays in July! Featuring our talented company, Shakespeare in the Canyon will welcome audiences for a new theatrical experience under the stars in our amphitheater!

Please note: your audition or interview will be considered for casting or crew assignment in both productions.

Questions? Please email us at auditions@texas-show.com!

AUDITIONS DATES & LOCATIONS:

Saturday, February 17, 2024

West Texas A&M University – Canyon, TX

Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex

10:00am – Movers Call for Actors and Featured Singers

11:00am – Dance Call for Featured Dancers

12:30-4:00pm – Acting / Singing / Instrumental auditions (accompanist provided)

SIGN UP HERE


Sunday, February 18, 2024

Texas Tech University – Lubbock, TX

Maedgen Theatre

11:00am – Movers Call for Actors and Featured Singers

11:30am – Dance Call for Featured Dancers

1:00-2:30pm – Acting / Singing / Instrumental auditions (accompanist provided)

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Saturday, March 2, 2024

University of Central Oklahoma – Edmond, OK

Health & Physical Education (HPE) Building

10:00am – Movers Call for Actors and Featured Singers

11:00am – Dance Call for Featured Dancers

12:30-3:00pm – Acting / Singing / Instrumental auditions (accompanist provided

SIGN UP HERE


Sunday, March 3, 2024

Collin College Plano Campus – Plano, TX

11:00am – Movers Call for Actors and Featured Singers

11:30am – Dance Call for Featured Dancers

1:00-2:30pm – Acting / Singing / Instrumental auditions (accompanist provided)

SIGN UP HERE


Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2024

Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Convention – Mobile, AL

Spring Professional Auditions

Performers interested in auditioning at SETC must have screened and registered for the Spring Professional Auditions at the Annual Convention. Click here for more information. If you were not passed through the SETC Screening Auditions, you will not be able to audition for us at the SETC Spring Professional Auditions. We encourage you to attend the February or March in-person auditions or submit a virtual audition.


Virtual Submission

While in-person auditions are encouraged and preferred, if you are unable to audition in-person, you may submit a virtual audition by completing the online submission form:

SUBMIT HERE

The deadline for virtual submissions is Friday, March 1st at 11:59pm!

Audition Requirements

Audition Requirements for In-Person Auditions:

PRINCIPAL ACTOR:

  • 60 to 90-second monologue of your choice*
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • Movers Call

FEATURED SINGER

  • 60-second monologue of your choice*
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a contrasting song of your choice
  • Movers Call

FEATURED DANCER

  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • Dancer Call

INSTRUMENTALIST:
(Must be able to read music; must audition with your own instrument, except piano)

  • Violin, Guitar, Upright Bass, or Piano
  • Two to three-minute demonstration of your technical facility on the instrument with music of your choice

* To be considered for a major acting role in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, please feel free to present a Shakespeare monologue. Featured Dancer auditionees may present a monologue if interested in being considered for a speaking role in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

Audition Requirements for Virtual Submission:

PRINCIPAL ACTOR:

  • 60 to 90-second monologue of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • Movement Reel or video demonstrating any movement ability

FEATURED SINGER

  • 60-second monologue of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a contrasting song of your choice
  • Movement Reel or video demonstrating any movement ability

FEATURED DANCER

  • 60-second monologue of your choice
  • 16-32 bars of a golden-age musical theatre song of your choice
  • Dance Reel demonstrating styles appropriate for the show

INSTRUMENTALIST:
(Must be able to read music; must audition with your own instrument, except piano)

  • Violin, Guitar, Upright Bass, or Piano
  • Two to three-minute video demonstration of your technical facility on the instrument with music of your choice

We recommend submitting unlisted YouTube or Vimeo link(s).

Parents of any local child performers (ages 8-12 only) interested in being a part of TEXAS should contact the Artistic Director at auditions@texas-show.com to express interest. Child auditions will be scheduled independently.

Interview Requirements for Stage Managers, Electricians & Production Crew:

Interviews for technical positions will be available at all in-person audition venues, as well as virtually for anyone unable to attend in-person. At SETC, we will have personnel available for interviews at our Job Fair booth throughout the convention.

To schedule an interview, please complete this form and you will receive an email to schedule your interview time:

SIGN UP HERE

For questions, please contact the Production Manager at production@texas-show.com.

General questions? Please email us at auditions@texas-show.com!

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