2005 OSAI Acting Information
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Application Deadline: February 4, 2005

Students study character development, motivation, and analysis of intentions and objectives. The daily schedule includes voice and movement class. Students rehearse and perform an ensemble workshop production. Applicants should consider that classes are on a collegiate level and may contain mature subject matter. Twenty students are accepted.

Audition Requirement
  • Present two contrasting monologues that last 1 1/2 minutes each, for a TOTAL of three (3) minutes.
Monologue Guidelines
  • Monologues must be memorized.
  • At least one monologue must be from a contemporary play.
  • Monologues should be suitable to applicant's own age and range of experience.
  • Monologues are limited to one character each and should be delivered in the applicant's natural voice (i.e. no character accents).
  • No costumes or props allowed. A chair is provided.

Acting Application and Audition Requirements
  • Application Form and Supplemental Information
  • Two signed, sealed Recommendation Forms
  • One copy of your birth certificate
  • $10 application fee
  • $15 late fee, if applicable
  • A resume of acting experience, including roles and production titles. Include drama training and training in dance, music, and voice, if applicable.
As soon as possible, call the Oklahoma Arts Institute office at (405) 319-9019 to schedule an audition date. Audition spaces fill quickly. Please arrive early to check-in and setup.

Acting Audition Dates and Locations

Tulsa: Saturday, January 29th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Holland Hall, 5666 East 81st Street

Lawton: Sunday, February 13th, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., McArthur High School, 4400 East Gore Boulevard

Oklahoma City: Saturday, February 19th, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Oklahoma City University, Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Building, 2501 Blackwelder

Acting Judging Criteria
  • Believability
  • Control of Material/Preparation
  • Vocal Ability
  • Movement
  • Potential
Adjudicators are members of the Oklahoma Arts Institute's Theater Advisory Panel.

The acting program of the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute is endowed by the Sarkeys Foundation Theater Fund.

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