Season Auditions

Department of Theatre and Dance productions are open to all College of Charleston students regardless of major and as such the Department welcomes any (and every) student to audition.


  • Open to all CofC Students
  • Required for THTR Performance Concentration Students
  • Video Audition due by June 18th via FlipGrid
  • Audition form due at time of submission
  • Students must use their email when accessing the auditon FlipGrid

Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau

Pipeline is a fast-paced, emotionally charged drama about what it means to be a person of color in the American education system. Playwright Dominique Morisseau addresses issues of systemic racism and microaggressions from one family's perspective of separate-not-equal public and private educational structures in 21st century America.

 Please Prepare:
A contemporary monologue
2 minutes maximum
3 Black Men, 1 Black Woman, 1 Black or Latina Woman, 1 White Woman

A Sudden Spontaneous Event by David Lee Nelson

A Sudden Spontaneous Event is a play about loss, forgiveness, and peace. The play traces the life (and afterlife) of Carole, a 59-year-old public defender weighs her chances of getting into Heaven. Written by CofC alumnus David Lee Nelson (1978-2020), the play addresses big questions like race, religion, and gender with an emotional lightheartedness that is emblematic of Nelson's dramaturgical style.

Please Prepare:

A contemporary monologue

Comedic or Dramatic

2 minutes maximum


3 Women, 4 Men


Please click here to fill out the audition form.



A single video audition can be submitted for consideration for both shows. 

In your FlipGrid audition video be sure to:

  • Introduce yourself
  • Indicate the show you are interested in
  • It is OK to audition for both!

For instructions on how to use FlipGrid, please click here.


If you have questions, please email Dr. Vivian Appler.






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