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Audition

HSRT is a professional company located on the campus of Hope College, in Holland, Michigan.

HSRT employs both non-equity and equity performers, working under the AEA Small Professional Theater Tier IV contract. Holland is on the west side of the state on the shore of Lake Michigan, about 2.5 hours northeast of Chicago.

Audition Dates for Season 48

Holland, Michigan – December 8–9, 2018 (EPA)

Equity Principal Audition

Location: Haworth Inn 
225 College Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Room: Transmatic (A)

Dates and Times: 
Saturday, December 8, 1–6 p.m. and 7–9 p.m.
Sunday, December 9, 12–5 p.m. and 6–8 p.m.

*EPA Rules will be in effect. Non-Union actors are welcome and will be seen on a first come first served basis time permitting. 

Detroit, Michigan – December 12–13, 2018

General Audition

Location: Wayne State University 
Old Main Building
480 W. Hancock (entrance)
4th Floor/Room 4413

Dates and Times: 
Wednesday, December 12 – 1–5 p.m.
Thursday, December 13 – 1–5 p.m.

*Email HSRTauditions@hope.edu to reserve a time slot. Walk ups are accepted, but are based on availability.

Chicago, Illinois – February 11, 2019 (Non-AEA General) 

Non-AEA General Audition

Location: TBA 
Date: 
Monday, February, 11, 2019 
Time: TBA

*Email HSRTauditions@hope.edu to reserve a time slot. Walk ups are accepted, but are based on availability. Time and location will be sent once you have secured a time slot.

Chicago, Illinois – February 12, 2019 (EPA)

Equity Principal Audition/strong>

Location:  Actors Equity Building  
557 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60661 
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Time:
TBA

*EPA Rules will be in effect. Non-Union actors are welcome and will be seen on a first come first served basis time permitting. 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – February 14–15, 2019

General Audition

Location: TBA
Dates: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Friday, February 15, 2019
Time: TBA

*Email HSRTauditions@hope.edu to reserve a time slot. Walk ups are accepted, but are based on availability. Time and location will be sent once you have secured a time slot.

Theatre Conferences

A1 Conference
Location: New York, New York
Date: January 17–21, 2019
Conference website

United Professional Theatre Auditions (UPTA)
Location:
 Memphis, Tennessee
Date: February 8–10, 2019
Conference website

Midwest Theatre Auditions (MWTA)
Location:
 Memphis TN
Date: February 22–24, 2019
Conference website

Audition Requirements (Live and Video)

Equity Principal Audition Requirements

  • One Shakespeare monologue with British accent 
  • One song – 32 bars
  • If you play an instrument, please bring it and be prepared to demonstrate skill level. Guitar, banjo, bass and piano a plus.

Non-Union Audition Requirements 

  • Two (2) Contrasting 1 minute monologues 
    One must be Shakespeare and one must be done w/British accent. 
  • One song – 32 bars
  • If you play an instrument, please bring it and be prepared to demonstrate skill level. Guitar, banjo, bass and piano a plus.

Video Audition Requirements 

  • Two (2) Contrasting 1 minute monologues 
    One must be Shakespeare and one must be done w/British accent
  • One song – 32 bars
  • If you play an instrument, please demonstrate skill level with 18 bars. Guitar, banjo, bass and piano a plus.