Auditions for the 2017-18 Season

All auditions are open to any BU student. We do sometimes have specific productions that hold auditions for the wider community to include faculty, staff, and/or community members. We will announce those auditions here as well. To read more about the upcoming season visit the Current Season page.

Learn about Auditioning

Audition Workshop
Wednesday, September 6 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Temporary Theatre Laboratory (McCormick 2314)
Learn more about the audition process and how to best prepare for it from Professor David A. Miller, director of The Arsonists.

Blog posts on Auditioning
You can read more about audition on the Backstage with the BU Players blog, here.

Upcoming Audition Opportunities

The Arsonists (Mainstage Production)
Initial auditions on Monday, September 11 and callbacks Thursday, September 14.
Temporary Theatre Laboratory (McCormick 2314)
Actors are asked to prepare a 1- to 2-minute contemporary monologue for the initial auditions and to sign up for an audition slot on the board outside the Temporary Theatre Laboratory.

Devised Piece for and with Young People (Student-driven Project)
Auditions on Saturday, September 16.
Temporary Theatre Laboratory (McCormick 2314)

Directing Projects (Student-directed plays)
Initial auditions on Monday, September 18 and callbacks on Wednesday, September 20.
Temporary Theatre Laboratory (McCormick 2314)

Machinal (Mainstage Production)
Initial auditions on Monday, November 13 and callbacks on Thursday, November 16.
Temporary Theatre Laboratory (McCormick 2314)


Interested in finding out more about auditions or want to be added to the email list about other upcoming auditions? E-mail Professor David A. Miller at