How to Work in Theatre
There are many places in this area allowing for open auditions. Here is a list of a few to get you started.
Silver Dollar City
Springfield Little Theatre (Auditions)
Springfield Contemporary Theatre
To prepare for an audition you may need a monologue or scene prepared. You may need to audition for back stage work as well. Here are some books to get you on the right track.
Neil Simon Monologues
Best Women's Stage Monologues of 2004
Best Men's Stage Monologues of 2004
Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Acting and Show Business by Robert Blumenfeld
Acting in Television Commercials for Fun and Profit by Squire Fridell
Back Stage Books
Automated Lighting: the Art and Science of Moving Light in Theatre, Live Performance, Broadcast, and Entertainment by Richard Cadena
Scene Design and Stage Lighting by W. Oren Parker, R. Craig Wolf, Dick Block
Costumes and Scenery for Amateurs; a Practical Working Handbook by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
Need to take a few courses? Or maybe you would like to get a degree in theatre? Look at these local schools and their theatre classes for more information.
Department of Theatre and Dance at Missouri State University
Theater Department at Drury University
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