Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Auditioning Skills

 Title Abbreviation:   AUDITIONING SKILLS

 Department:    DRMA

 Course #:    138

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4

 CIP:    500501

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A practical overview of the audition process for the actor. Subjects to be covered will include prepared monologues, cold readings, preparing an effective resume, and interviewing techniques.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 44

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Choose and prepare an appropriate monologue.
  2. Write a resume.
  3. Talk about themselves clearly and with confidence.
  4. Present themselves in a postitive and honest manner.
  5. Audition for plays using cold readings or prepared material.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Choosing and preparing a monologue.
  2. Effective interviewing techniques.
  3. Writing a resume.
  4. What a director looks for in an audition.
  5. Dressing for an audition.
  6. Cold reading techniques.