Mainstage Productions

Department of Theatre Arts Mainstage productions add to the rich cultural landscape of Towson University and the surrounding Towson community.

Fugitives Cast

Department productions are typically presented in the Mainstage Theatre or the Studio Theatre, located in the Towson University Center for the Arts, and are directed by faculty members or guest artists. Students engage with every part of the production process from script selection through production and performance opportunities. Auditions for Mainstage productions are open to all undergraduate students at Towson University, regardless of major. Students in the BFA in Acting are required to audition for mainstage productions.


Auditions for Spring 2020 Main Stage Season

General Auditions

Monday, September 23, 5-9pm

Tuesday, September 24, 5-9pm


Thursday, September 26, 5 – 10 pm

All auditions will be held in the studio theatre.

5 - 6 pm slots reserved for the cast and crew of

Department of Theatre Arts Productions currently in rehearsal

Auditions are open to all Towson University undergraduate students


Lasso of Truth

by Carson Kreitzer
directed by Steven J. Satta


by Lynn Nottage
directed by Peter Wray


For general auditions, students should prepare the following:

·         A 60 – 90 second contemporary monologue


You must sign up for a 3-minute time slot in the Department of Theatre Arts Office, CA3037. Sign up sheets will be available starting Monday, September 16th. A recent photo or headshot and acting resume is requested at the time of audition.


Students interested in helping with any part of the stage management responsibilities of auditions please contact Jay Herzog.



 Callback notices, detailed requirements, and locations will be posted by

noon on Wednesday, September 25th.

 This audition is required for all BFA in Acting students who are not graduating this semester – Failure to audition will result in casting probation.


Auditionees must be enrolled undergraduate students at Towson University during both the auditioning semester and that of the production. Rehearsals will occur during evening hours. If cast, you will be expected to follow a rigorous rehearsal schedule. You may not enroll in courses occurring after 5:00 PM for the spring 2020 semester. You will be expected to adjust your schedule to give evening priority to the production. This is not optional. Rehearsal period begins 6-8 weeks prior to scheduled/published show dates. Required weekend rehearsals will occur the weekend prior to the first night of performance.