Frequently Asked Questions
directed by JASON SUEL
NOTE: ALL OF THE ACTORS IN THIS PRODUCTION ARE EXPECTED AND REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL REHEARSALS FOR WHICH THEY ARE CALLED AND ALL PERFORMANCES!
What is ASCENSION DAY about?
Innocent and not-so-innocent choices made in youth can alter the course of a lifetime. This theme is sensitively explored in this one-act play, set in a Wisconsin Bible camp in the spring of 1947.
Who may audition?
Actors ages 13-18 are invited to audition. No previous experience needed!
When are the auditions?
Audition dates: Saturday, December 2nd, 12.30PM-3PM, 818 North Sang Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Please choose only one date to audition. If an actor is unable to attend the two audition dates arrangements can be made.
What does the audition consist of?
Auditions will be in person at Arts Live Theatre. The audition will consist of reading from the script with audition materials available at the audition.
When and where are the performances?
Performance dates are January 24-28, 2022 at Arts Live Theatre.
What is the rehearsal schedule?
On your audition form list ALL of your conflicts during the week and weekends from December 2nd. through January 20th., 2024. Actors with conflicts January 21st. through January 28th will be unable to audition.
Is there a participation fee?
To help with costs associated with production, there is $185 participation fee for actors cast. A limited number of scholarships are available. Visit artslivetheatre.com for information.
Please direct questions to the Director, Jason Suel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Audition 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 for auditions.
What is the actual audition process?
It's very easy! Audition days are announced a few weeks prior with the dates and times. Actors may audition anytime during the audition period. No appointment needed and actors will be seen on a first come basis.
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 $145 per actor participation fee for mini-productions, $185 per actor participation fee for non-musicals and $245 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.