USC Upstate performs "Twelfth Night"
USC Upstate performs "A Raisin in the Sun"
USC Upstate performs "Almost, Maine"
USC Upstate performs "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
USC Upstate performs "Vanities"
USC Upstate performs "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"
Theatre Seats

Getting to Know You
Audition in 2013-2014 for 2014-2015

The Shoestring Players have many ways to supplement your study financially at USC Upstate. In order to be considered for acting scholarships or technical assistantships, students and their families are encouraged to attend a scholarship audition day (dates TBA).

Each day will include:

  • meetings for parents and students with financial aid, admissions, and housing
  • a theatre facilities tour
  • a private audition/interview
  • free tickets to an Upstate theatre production


  • Two (2) contrasting monologues or one (1) song and one (1) monologue
  • (CD Player will be provided)
  • Three (3) minutes maximum length

For more information, please contact:

Lee Neibert

Shoestring Players BW 

Six Degrees of Separation
by John Guare
November 14-17, 2013

Our Country's Good
by Timberlake Wertenbaker
February 20-23, 2014

Spring Awakening 
Music by Duncan Sheik
Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater 
April 10–13, 2014

The Golden Shoe Awards Show 
April 27, 2014 

Contact Us
USC Upstate
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
Humanities & Performing Arts Center, 125
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5844
Fax: 864-503-5814
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