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Stage Manager, 2nd Edition by Larry Fazio

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8Running Equity Auditions

Though this chapter is titled “Running Equity Auditions,” it stands as a template and plan for running any audition.

Auditions are the forum for actors to present their talent to get jobs, a way for producers to find talent to fit their productions, and a part of the SM’s job that at first glance appears simple. Like most of the work an SM does, auditions require a great deal of organization and detail, otherwise the audition can become an embarrassment for the SM, for the director, and most of all for the producing company. Equity and the performers often get their first impression of a producing company from what they experience at the audition.

Auditions are created and tailored to suit the producing company’s needs. ...

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