Auditions Planned for Production of "Cabaret"

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Auditions are planned for the Fairmont State University Town & Gown Theatre production of “Cabaret” based on the book written by Christopher Isherwood. The production will be presented in November at Wallman Hall Theatre.

Acting and singing auditions are planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in Wallman Hall, room 306. The dancing audition is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Wallman Hall, room 314. Callbacks are planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. For a map of campus, visit  

Troy Snyder, Associate Professor of Theatre, will be the director of the show. Performance dates are Nov. 11-13 and 17-19. Rehearsals begin the week of Sept. 5.

Those who would like to participate in the music audition should prepare two contrasting pieces, a ballad and an up-tempo piece, 16-24 bars each, preferably not songs from the show, and should bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. FSU students who would like to participate in the acting audition should prepare a 1 minute monologue; the monologue is only required for FSU students. Community members will be provided with cold reading material. Those who would like to participate in the dance audition should wear comfortable clothes and sensible shoes. All those who audition are asked to bring a headshot or other photo and resume.

Roles are available for those ages 16 and older. Members of the community are encouraged to audition.

For more information or to schedule an audition, call Susan Bailey at (304) 367-4203.