Auditions - Theatre Program


Upstate Theatre 2023-2024 Season

2023-2024 Auditions

UPSTATE THEATRE 2023 Fall Auditions

Advanced Directing Auditions


Tues, 10/3 from 1:40pm-3:00pm and Thurs, 10/5 from 1:40pm-5:00pm | Performing Arts Center - Studio Theatre (Room 138)

*Preferred audition requirements: Sides will be provided for reading. You can view the sides in advanced, here.

Please fill out the audition form PRIOR to coming to auditions. 

If you would like to audition, but are unable to attend, please contact Mikayla Pursell at 

Into You by Lee Blessing

Directed by Lyric Dukes
CAST SIZE: 4 people (3F/1M)
A week after being drugged at a frat party, Molly brings home a drunken man      from another party. She doesn’t know him, but she plans to exact her revenge     on him.
Profanity, Needles, Blood, and mentions of Sexual Assault, Domestic Abuse, and Drug Usage

Uncle Bedumble / Author Unknown

Directed by Jamaya Paulding
CAST SIZE: 4 People (2F 2M)
Uncle Bedumble is an original Farce from 1904, that follows the intertwining        lives between characters.

Boy Meets Girl: A Young Love Story by Sam Wolfson

Directed by Alex Poteat
CAST SIZE : 2 People (1F, 1M)
Follow Sam and Katie as they go through the trials and tribulations of love at the tender age of five in this hilarious and sweet take on young romance. From the  decision to check the "yes" box on their boyfriend/girlfriend contracts to more     serious conversations about past nap partners, Sam and Katie find themselves  entering into a genuine relationship, all in the midst of worrying about the spelling bee, selling Girl Scout cookies, and figuring out what they want to when they grow up.

Snapshot by John Monteleone

Directed by Grace Taylor
CAST SIZE: 3 People (1F/2M)
An adult child coming to terms with losing their parents and trying to remember and capture those memories with their parents.

The Lover by Harold Pinter, 1962

Directed by Mikayla Pursell
CAST SIZE: 2 People (2M)
Pinter explores the relationship between a husband and wife in post 1950s          society. The play centers on Sarah and Richard, a couple who are bored with one another and are openly seeking out sexual fulfillment.
Includes heavy stage intimacy, sexual tension and talks of infidelity.

The Open Meeting by A.R Gurney

Directed by Adreon Clea
CAST SIZE: 3 People (1F/2M)
A typical public meeting soon degenerates into mystery, which in turn becomes   a ritual reenactment of a primal, oedipal confrontation.…

Afterthought by Christopher Soucy

Directed by Noah Deal
CAST SIZE: 2 People (1M/1F)
A man sits alone reading a book when he has an encounter with the spirit of a    previous owner of the residence. After initial discomfort, they find they may          have much more in common than they originally thought.

Scholarship Auditions

Scholarship AuditionsScholarship Auditions & Technical Assistantships

Audition Information:

Performance Scholarship: If you are interested in auditioning for a Performance Scholarship, please contact Lee Neibert, Director of Theatre, at or (864) 503-5987 to schedule an audition.

Technical Assistantship: If you are interested in a Technical Assistantship, please contact Del DeLorm, Assistant Professor - Theatre Design, at or (864) 503-5621 to schedule an interview.

2024 London Auditions

London Auditions will take place during the spring semester.

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