Loyola University Chicago


Department of Fine and Performing Arts


General Audition Information

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts holds auditions for actors, singers and dancers for its Mainstage and Underground Theatre productions throughout the academic year.

On average, the DFPA holds eight theatre productions a year. These range from two week productions to twelve week productions. If a student is cast in a twelve week production, the department will be enroll the student in THTR 323 - Rehearsal and Performance. This one-credit class accounts for the time a student spends in rehearsals and performances for that particular production.

Incoming freshmen have the opportunity to audition for competitive scholarships.

Current students looking for more information regarding upcoming auditions are encouraged to join the THTR PROGRAM Sakai site. 

Functioning much like the class-specific Sakai spaces, the THTR PROGRAM Sakai is the best place to find any announcements or information regarding upcoming opportunities. Please email dfpamc@luc.edu to be added to the site.

Current students may also join LUC Theatre News on Facebook.

Fall 2019 Audition Dates

Our Town

  • Auditions: Tuesday, August 27 @ 6:00 pm
  • Callbacks: Wednesday, August 28 @ 6:00 pm
  • Location: Mundelein 409
  • Please prepare a 1-2-minute contemporary dramatic or comedic monologue, preferably showing your ability to play older. You may also be asked to sing.
  • Audition Sign-up Page

Fun Home

  • Auditions: Monday, October 21 @ 6:00 pm
  • Callbacks: Tuesday, October 22 @ 6:00 pm
  • Location: Mundelein 409
  • Please prepare a 90-second audition in total, comprised of a contemporary monologue and contemporary musical theatre song (post 1960), such as the works of the following composers: Finn, LaChiusa, Brown, Tesori, and Sondheim.
  • Audition Sign-up Page