This workshop will help you discuss and prepare for a monologue and musical theater audition. Empower students by strengthening their techniques in acting, singing, and dancing. Understanding and practicing the process of the theater audition. Students will learn what makes a strong audition, from selecting material, navigating the audition process, and giving a compelling performance. The workshop culminates in a mock audition in front of local directors with feedback from the panel.

The course takes place over four classes for three hours each. This allows for instruction in selection and preparation for songs and monologues as well as basic dance moves working with Chance artists.

January 29 – February 19, 2018
Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00pm, $400 per student


DAY 1:

  • Intro to the audition process
  • Selecting strong audition material
  • Audition Etiquette: the mechanics of the audition
  • The acting resume

DAY 2:

  • Breaking down the monologue
  • Research and character creation
  • Musicianship
  • Prepping the monologue/song:
    Moment before & 4th wall

DAY 3:

  • Movement and dance
  • Blocking the monologue
  • Acting the song
  • Working with the accompanist

DAY 4:

  • Working material
  • Getting the audition on tape
  • Mock Audition and Review

20% OFF Early Bird Discount (when you register by Jan. 8)
10% OFF for Brothers & Sisters

This program is open to ALL STUDENTS from grades 9-12.

  • For more information: email to Karen O’Hanlon at
  • Support the program: This program is funded through the generosity of foundations and individuals who believe in giving ALL students an opportunity to experience theater as a means for expression. The cost for 1 student to participate in the program is $400. If you are interested in sponsoring a student, please contact Erika C. Miller at or call 657-549-0499