Theatre and Dance

Auditions for Theatre and Dance

General Audition Information

CSU THEATRE AUDITIONS for 2021-2022 Season

Please note - you do not have to audition to declare a Theatre major or minor!
Auditions are held for individual shows, and for Department scholarships.

Blithe Spirit Auditions

Auditions By Appt on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm AND
Auditions By Appt on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

To reserve a spot, please email Kate Klotzbach at and include the following information:
- Your First and Last Name
- Your CSU ID #
- Your CSU Email, and an alternate email (if applicable)
- If you have a date preference
- A confirmation email will be sent
- Please see eligibility requirements below in order to be considered for casting

WHEN: 08/31/2021 and 09/01/2021 beginning at 6:00pm both nights

WHERE: CSU Black Box Theatre - MB 521 (13th Street Building, formerly known as the Middough Building)

WHAT TO BRING: a memorized 2-minute comic contemporary monologue to perform for the director, as well as a headshot and resume if you have them; please also be prepared to write down your known conflicts for rehearsals

WHAT TO DO: Arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in on the 5th floor, fill out paperwork, and prepare; once you're called in, give it your best shot! Be yourself, have fun, and perform your prepared 2-minute memorized comic contemporary monologue

Run Dates: Oct. 21-31, 2021 at the Outcalt Theatre in the Allen Theatre Complex
Written by: Noel Coward
Adapted and Directed by: Russ Borski

Summary: This classic comedy has been a favorite in the West End as well as Broadway stages for decades. “This updated version of the show is a new adaptation that will take place in present day Long Island,” says Russ Borski, associate professor of theatre, who has adapted the script and will direct the production. 

The play, performed in two acts, offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting ’happy medium,’  Madame Arcati. Worlds collide, personalities clash and  Charlie’s current wife Ruth accidentally joins forces with Elvira in the afterlife. These two ’blithe spirits‘ haunt their hapless husband into perpetuity. 

Please forward any questions about the show, rehearsals, casting, etc. to director Russ Borski at

*All current/registered CSU students will be considered for casting, regardless of major.
*All students must have at least a 2.0 GPA to be eligible for casting.
*Theatre Majors and Minors must be current on service hours to be considered for casting.
*Theatre Majors on the Acting Track must audition for all Mainstage productions.

For MORE DETAILED DANCE audition information, click HERE.
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Dance Scholarships

Virtual Auditions for DANCE SCHOLARSHIPS, CSU DANCE COMPANY, and CSU DANCE GROUP - there are no auditions for Dance currently. Please check back for updates.

Please email for information about the program.

Learn about dance-making process, Develop creative processing and performance skills, Have the opportunity to perform at Playhouse Square!

Dancers selected must be enrolled in a designated technique class. 

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