The Theater Department will hold open auditions for our 2021 fall and 2022 spring productions directed by faculty and by seniors who are directing productions for their senior projects.


Audition for Lafayette College Theater Department’s Production of

Shakespeare’s R&J By Joe Calarco

Directed by Lizzie Gumula ’22

CASTING: 4 male-identifying or non-binary individuals of all races, enthnicities, and sexualities. Prior experience with Shakespeare is NOT necessary.

Performance Dates: Thursday 30 September through Saturday 2 October in the Weiss Theater.


Tuesday 31 August and Wednesday 1 September: 4-8 PM

Studio Theater at 248 North Third Street

  • Perusal copies of the play can by signed out [with an ID] from Cindy Notaroberto in the main office at 248 North Third Street.
  • Please prepare a one-minute monologue from a play by William Shakespeare.
  • Shakespeare’s R&J contains scenes of intense emotions and physical intimacy, including moments of homoerotic expression.
  • Schedule your audition by emailing Stage Manager Becca Wilts at 
  • Questions or further information, contact Lizzie Gumula at


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 


Wednesday 29 September at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday 30 September at 4:30 p.m.

Studio Theater at 248 North Third Street

6 Men [Washington Irving, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Baltus Van Tassel, Hans Van Ripper, Peter]
4 Women [Katrina Van Tassel, Carlotta Van Derp, Felicity, Old Widow]
 4 Men and Women [Townspeople, Graveyard Spirits, Choir, School Children, Party Guests]
4 Foley Artists [Create all sound effects live]

Based on the classic story by Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow will be performed as a live radio play, circa 1947. Preference in casting will be given to those who can demonstrate verbal versatility and an ability to play more than one character. Show Dates: October 29, 30, and 31 in the Weiss Theater. Directed by Professor Michael O’Neill.

Students auditioning should fill out the audition form and bring it with them to the auditions. Here is the audition form: SLEEPY HOLLOW Audition Form

For additional information, please contact Professor O’Neill at





Production and Technical Crews

The Theater Department is seeking students interested in joining the Technical Crew for our exciting spring productions of Monkey and The Country Wife.
  • All positions are volunteer or are available for course credit via THTR 121 Practicum. For course credit, an add/drop form must be filled out and approved by the Department Head.
  • If interested in participating or if you have any questions, please contact:
    Alexander Owens at