One-Act Weekend Auditions

For grades 1st-12th Wednesday, August 21st.

Performance Dates will be October 5th and 6th.

Audition Preparations

All students must complete the registration form below before auditions.


Annie JR - 1st grade-12th. 3:15-6:00 in the MPR /report to elementary hallway

Students interested in Annie Jr. should be prepared to sing and move expressively to show creativity and enthusiasm for theater arts. Everyone should prepare 14-18 bars of a song from Annie or a similar show to be sung with a track See the following site for cast information and audition resources: MTI Audition Central! If you choose a song from this site, tracks will be available at auditions. If you prepare an alternate song, it is the your responsibility to secure a track. You can contact Ms. McWright for help with this, if needed.

NOTE: Not all who audition will be offered a role; the cast will be capped at 35. Elementary students will be considered for roles such as Sandy, Molly and possibly ensemble orphans. Middle school students will be considered for roles as named orphans, ensemble orphans, servants and New Yorkers. High school students will be considered primarily for the roles of Oliver Warbucks, Miss Hannigan, Grace Farrell, Rooster, Lily, FDR, and ensemble.

Shape of the Grave 9th-12th grade 6:30-8:00 in the MPR/ report to elementary hallway

The Troubles raging through Northern Ireland cost sixteen-year-old Colleen half her family, and she sees only one way to give her loss meaning: join the bloody fight for Irish independence from Britain. There will be no musical or dancing requirements.

Cast of Characters

COLLEEN, a teenage girl (Irish) BRIGID, her older sister (Irish)

LIAM, their brother (Irish) COVEY, a British Soldier

CLAIRE, Brigid’s friend (Irish)

The PRISONER (Irish), The IRA MEMBER(Irish), The FINDER (Irish)


the Republicans (1 and 2), the Loyalists (1-3), the Protestors (1-3), the People

We do not plan on casting more than 20 people. Principal characters must also be willing to commit to attending the Thespian Conference at MTSU January 17th-18th.

Audition Conflict and Callback Information

If you have an unavoidable audition conflict, you must get approval to submit a video audition. You must still complete the audition form below and prepare a video to be emailed to the directors by 3pm on Wednesday, August 21st.

Callbacks for Annie JR will be held on Thursday the 22nd from 3:15-5:30 pm.

Callbacks for Shape of the Grave will be held on Thursday the 22nd from 6:00-8:00pm.

Mandatory parent meeting will be Monday on the 26th at 6pm.

Audition Form