Prescreen Auditions

Circle in the Square Theatre School, and the Circle/Eckerd BFA , are participants in the Musical Theater Common Prescreen for the 2020-2021 cycle.


Step 1: Fill out your application: All prospective students should fill out the application, and select their preferred audition date.

Step 2: Provide video links in your application: There are lines provided on your application for you to paste links individually to each of the required videos.


If you are an Actor applying for the Professional Theatre Workshop just submit the Monologues portion of the Prescreen (Option B) as described below.  Note: We do prefer Shakespeare as your classical piece. You Do NOT need to submit songs.


If  You Are Applying for Circle/Eckerd BFA: Please note all Eckerd admissions deadlines and submit your prescreen accordingly. To see those deadlines visit Eckerd BFA.


 

ACTING & MUSICAL THEATRE

COMMON PRE SCREEN

2020 – 2021 Requirement’s

 


Overall: Each piece should be filmed/uploaded as a separate piece of media. No continuous videos.

Slate: Should appear at the beginning of each piece.

  • The proper slate for a song is to share your name, the title, and show in which it applies.
  • The proper slate for a monologue is to share your name, the title of the play, and the playwright

Option A /  Musical Theatre Programs

  • One song should be written prior to 1970. This song can be either the up-tempo or the ballad (student’s choice).
  • One song should be written after 1970 and contrast the style of the first

 

Option B /  All Programs (Acting and Musical Theatre) 

  • Two 60-90 second contrasting monologues
  • 1 Contemporary (written after 1900); Contemporary monologue should be filmed in a “close-up” shot which means the top of the head to the chest should be visible in the frame.
  • 1 Shakespeare Monologue; These monologues should be filmed in a “full body” shot which means the top of the head to the feet on the floor should be visible in the frame.

SONGS

Students should prepare 2 contrasting pieces:

  • One song should be a ballad and one song should be an up-tempo
  • Each song file should be 60-90 seconds (this time limit includes the slate at the beginning of the piece and is strictly adhered to; please do not upload media files longer than 90 seconds)
  • Songs should be filmed in a ¾ shot which means the top of the head to the knees should be visible in the frame.

MONOLOGUES

  • Monologues must be from a published play.
  • Monologues cannot be from musicals, television shows, or movies.
  • Each monologue file should be 60-90 seconds in length (this time limit includes the slate at the beginning of the piece and is strictly adhered to; please do not upload media files longer than 90 seconds)