Auditions for productions in the Department of Theatre and Dance are open to all Cornell College students, regardless of major or class standing.  In general, students auditioning for productions are asked to read the script and prepare a one to two minute monologue or two contrasting monologues totaling three minutes in length.  For musical auditions, students are often asked to prepare a short monologue and 32 bars of a song.  

Because auditions vary based on the needs and styles of that particular production, please contact the production director, refer to the News and Announcements page or visit the Cornell College Theatre and Dance Facebook page for specific information regarding location, time, requirements, sign up information, etc.

Students interested in technical positions should contact Technical Director, Don Schneider (  Other questions can be sent to the Theatre and Dance Department Chair, Scott Olinger (


Directed and Choreographed by Alvon Reed
Kimmel Theatre
Performance Dates:  May 4th - 6th at 7:30 and May 7th at 2:00 pm
Stage Manager: Benjamin Wong

The inaugural dance concert for Cornell’s newest program is intended to feature both works created by Mr. Reed as well as student choreographers, and offers plentiful opportunities for student lighting and costume designers and a chance to explore interactive projection design as well through motion tracking cameras and other technologies.  Send questions to


The choreographer is searching for dancers with experience in jazz, hip hop, and contemporary modern.  

Location: Plumb-Fleming Black Box Theater

Date/Time: Friday, February 24th, 5:00 -7:00 pm
                         Call Backs:  Saturday, February 25th, 10:00 am - Noon

Process:  Please be dressed ready to move and prepared to learn three movement combinations in hip hop, jazz and contemporary modern.  This audition will feature three different choreographers teaching in the styles mentioned above. 

Prepare and Bring:  Photo and resume.  Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely. 



RENT   (Musical) - Will audition in VERY early September.