Falcon’s Eye Theater announces auditions

By From page B4 | January 08, 2014

The Falcon’s Eye Theater at Folsom Lake College in Folsom announces a call to students and community members to audition for its latest production “Spring Awakening.”

The audition is set for Monday, Jan. 27.

Auditions are by appointment only and can be scheduled by going to the Falcon’s Eye Website at and click AUDITIONS. Follow the prompts to make an appointment between 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Auditions will take place in the dance studio, PE building room 203, on the Folsom Main Campus of Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Turn left entering campus at the first stop sign, the PE building will be on the right. The $1 parking permits are available at kiosks at the parking lot entry.

For vocal auditions prepare a short song (approximately 16 bars) of your choice that highlights your vocal range. Please select a song in the rock and roll/Broadway style of “Spring Awakening.”

Auditioners are welcome to sing a selection from the show. Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.

Those auditioning for dance parts will be asked to participate in a dance audition. No preparation is necessary. Auditioners must wear loose-fitting attire and either ballet or jazz dance shoes. Be warmed up and stretched out, ready to move at the time of the appointment. No bare feet or socks will be permitted.

Monologue auditioners must prepare a monologue that is no more than 60-seconds-long from any play. Please no teleplays, screenplays, passages from novels, song lyrics or original writing. This monologue should best portray the actor’s strengths and can be of any genre. This monologue must be memorized.

Headshot and résumé is requested but not required. Auditioners can bring a full-sized 8-by 10-inch headshot and résumé outlining training and performing experience for acting, dancing and singing.

Callbacks are scheduled for Jan. 28 and 29 by invitation only.

Auditioners who are called back will also be asked to audition by way of cold readings from the text. It is recommended that auditioners be familiar with the story of “Spring Awakening” before auditioning. Call-backs are expected to run until approximately 10 p.m.

Approximate rehearsal dates and times are Feb. 3 through April 9 on evenings and some weekend afternoons. Minor conflicts with these dates will be considered permissible. Those with significant conflicts with these dates should not audition.

Performance dates are April 10 through April 14 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Performances will be held on Stage One at the Harris Center at Folsom Lake College.

Folsom Lake College

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