Audition

Auditions

Frequently Asked Questions

Auditions!

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ACTORS MUST COMPLETE THE AUDITION FORM TO AUDITION AND SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION SLOT. THESE ARE TWO DIFFERENT FORMS.

Thank you for you time and talent and interest in auditioning for this ALT production! We're excited to see you! Please read information carefully and completely.

AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! PLEASE SEE LINKS ABOVE TO SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION SLOT!

What is The Hobbit about?

Based on the best-selling novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit follows Bilbo Baggins, a quiet and contented Hobbit who rarely leaves the comforts of home. When a powerful Wizard and a band of unruly Dwarves show up on his doorstep, Bilbo’s world is turned upside down as they whisk him away on an epic adventure to reclaim their mountain home and the treasure within it.

Actors ages 10-18 are invited to audition.

Audition dates: Saturday, September 25  10AM-1PM & Saturday, September 26, 4PM-6PM. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND THESE AUDITION DATES, PLEASE CONTACT THE DIRECTOR, JULIE GABEL, BY EMAILING JULIE@ARTSLIVETHEATRE.COM.

Performance dates: November 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 & 14 at Arts Live Theatre.

818 North Sang Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Julie Gabel directs.

NOTE: ACTORS ARE EXPECTED AND REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL REHEARSALS FOR WHICH THEY ARE CALLED AND ALL PERFORMANCES!

Who may audition?

Actors ages 10-18 are invited to audition! No previous experience necessary! 

What does the audition consist of?

The audition will consist of reading from the script. Materials will be posted the week of September 13.

What is the rehearsal schedule?

On your audition form you will be asked to list ALL of your conflicts during the week and weekends from October 11th through November 14, 2021. Rehearsals will take place in person at Arts Live Theatre. Please note actors will be required to mask for rehearsals and social distance and the production is designed with these protocols in mind.

When is the performance?

The performances will be November 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 7 14 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 North Sang Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Capacity will be limited to 50% with 40 tickets available per performance.

Is there a participation fee?

To help with costs associated with production, there is a $175 participation fee for actors cast. A limited number of scholarships are available. Vist artslivetheatre.com for information.

Questions?

Please direct questions to info@artslivetheatre.com

  • Are auditions open to everyone?

 

Yes, auditions are open to anyone within the age range given for each production.

 

  • Do you have to have previous stage experience to audition?

 

Absolutely not!  It makes no difference if you've been in 15 shows or none, all are welcome!

  • Are scripts available before the audition?

 

To give everyone an equal opportunity, we do not offer scripts before the audition. However, information about productions and scripts may be found online, at bookstores and libraries. Scenes from the script may also be posted on this website for you to become familiar with the play.  See the specific show audition information to the left for available scenes to preview. 

 

  • What is the actual audition process?

It's very easy!  Audition days are announced a few weeks prior with scenes provided through our website. For musical auditions actors will be asked to sing. All auditions at this time are video only. Information on how to submit may be found on the audition form.

  • When does the cast list go up and what happens if I don't get cast?

The cast list will be published a few days following the final audition. Cast list is listed by the actor's name alphabetically. 

  • What is the participation fee?

In order to be able to bring exceptional productions to our audience, Arts Live Theatre charges a $175 per actor participation fee for non-musicals and $225 for musicals. . A limited number of scholarships are available.

  • May I be in two shows at once?

Absolutely! Depending upon the rehearsal and production schedule.