Production Auditions

General Information

Production auditions are typically held at the end of Fall and Spring semesters for the productions occurring in the following semester (end of Spring semester for Fall productions / end of Fall semester for Spring productions).

Auditions will take place in Rowand-Johnson Hall (Theatre) and Clark Hall (Dance).

All auditionees must fill out a production audition form to receive an audition number. Audition numbers will be based on the submission order of the production audition form and available audition time slots. See below to access the production audition form and more information about auditions.


2024-2025 Production Auditions

The following information is for auditions for the 2024-2025 season.

Roles for all theatre productions and dance concerts are open to female, male, female-identifying, male-identifying, transgender, and non-binary actors, as well as actors of any ethnicity.

Audition Process

Please carefully read all the information below. The procedures and information for auditioning for Fall 2024 productions are as follows:

  • General Dance Auditions (ARDT: Verse and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown) start Monday, April 22 at 3:00 PM in Clark 300. Please arrive 15 minutes before your assigned time to check in.
  • General Theatre Production Auditions (Huntsville; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; and The Crucible) start Tuesday, April 23 at 6:00 PM in RJ 141. Please arrive 15 minutes before your assigned time to check-in.
  • The production audition form is available and will close on Friday, April 19 at 11:59 PM. Headshots should be uploaded with the Audition Form. Resumes will NOT be required. You may only submit one form – all subsequent submissions will be discarded.
  • If the form is not submitted by the deadline, students may be given a walk-up slot if time allows. However, walk-up slots are not guaranteed and will be considered on a rolling basis. To be considered, print four (4) copies of the audition form and four (4) identical headshots and bring them to Stage Management at check-in. Please arrive early.
  • If a form is submitted after the deadline the auditionee must print four (4) copies and bring them to the audition for consideration of receiving a walk-up audition.
  • After submitting your audition form, State Management will be in touch with instructions for your audition regarding your audition number, Dance General Audition Time Slot, General Theatre Production Audition Time Slot, and more.
  • Audition material for theatre productions should be no longer than 90 seconds, including your slate. Auditions that exceed the 90-second time limit will be stopped. Your audition pieces must be chosen based on one of the following options:
    • Two songs
    • Two monologues
    • One song AND one monologue
  • For General Dance Auditions, dancers should bring all dance footwear and be prepared to perform multiple movement styles as well as engage in improvisation prompts.


General Dance Callbacks (ARDT: Verse) and Huntsville Callbacks will take place on Wednesday, April 24. General Theatre Production Callbacks (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown and The Crucible) will take place on Thursday, April 25. Callback information and sides will be distributed via email following the conclusion of general auditions.

Show Schedules

The schedules below are tentative. All dates and times are subject to change. The stage manager will reach out to you with further information.


Huntsville is associated with the New Voices Theatre Festival, which will also feature staged readings of two new works: Desert Ocean and I Knew King When He Was Nobody. Those auditioning for Huntsville will be considered for all three projects (the casts will overlap). Due to the summer commitment, this opportunity will be a paid contract.

  • Rehearsals for the staged readings will begin on July 29.
  • Performances for the staged readings will be on August 3 and August 10.
  • Rehearsals for Huntsville will start on August 5 (Monday – Friday, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM).
  • Tech/Dress rehearsals for Huntsville are scheduled for September 3-6 and September 8.
  • Performances for Huntsville are scheduled for September 9-15.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

  • The first day of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown rehearsals is TBD. Rehearsals are scheduled for Monday – Friday from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Tech/Dress rehearsals for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown are scheduled for October 7-11 and October 13.
  • Performances for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown are scheduled for October 14-20.

ARDT Presents: Verse

  • The first day of Verse rehearsals is TBD. Rehearsals will take place from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Monday/Wednesday and from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM on Tuesday/Thursday. If cast in a guest artist piece, students may need to be available every day of the week, including over the weekend, during the guest artist’s visit. Please take advantage of the audition form to list availability.
  • Tech/Dress rehearsals for Verse are scheduled for October 14-17 and October 20-21.
  • Performances for Verse are scheduled for October 22-25.

The Crucible

  • The first day of The Crucible rehearsals is TBD. Rehearsals are scheduled for Monday – Friday from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Tech/Dress rehearsals for The Crucible are scheduled for November 4-8 and November 10.
  • Performances for The Crucible are scheduled for November 11-15 and November 17.


Some of the shows in this season deal with mature content. Space will be made to discuss and handle these moments under the direction and supervision of the director and stage management team.

Production Audition Form

Fall 2024 Production Audition Form

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may audition?

Departmental productions auditions are only open to students currently enrolled at The University of Alabama.

How do I audition?

Specific information about each season’s auditions is posted at the top of this page. Please follow all instructions regarding acceptance of roles, physical/cosmetic changes, costume fittings, etc.

How do I know if I’ve been cast?

Cast lists will be posted on the callboards outside of RJ 105, as well as emailed to those cast on callback day. Casting information is not provided online.

What if I am studying abroad during general auditions?

No conflicts for this project will be accepted, unless cleared directly via email with the director.

Do I need to be enrolled in a class to be in a show?

To be in either of the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre class, students must be enrolled in a dance technique course as well as the production class. To be in any of the theatre productions, students must be enrolled in the Theatre Performance and Production class.