Based upon survey results from UGA Auditors following the February round:
Eligibility Requirements for Recent College/University Graduate Applicants
Recent college/university graduates who are 18 years and older as of Jun 26, 2006, may apply for the TPS Unified General Auditions using credits from school productions in order to meet the minimum non-Equity resume criteria of FOUR stage credits. To qualify for this category you MUST
1. have graduated or will be graduating with a theatre or other performing arts related degree between Winter, 2003 and Summer, 2006 ,
2. be a current Individual Member of Theatre Puget Sound- at the time of UGA's (currently 2006)
3. AND have a minimum four qualifying stage credits between college/university productions + professional,
4. AND have the signature recommendation of your College/University Department Head verifying your college credits
DOWNLOAD signature form here: http://tpsonline.org/auditions/tpsgenerals/index.php?action=dept_head_ltrAuditors were asked:
In general, what is your 'sense' of the current screening criteria?
81.6% - Just Right
5.3% - Too Strict
13.2% - Not Strict Enough
For this audition, is it fair or realistic to require 4 non-educational stage credits?
82.1% - YES
17.9% - NO
Should there be an exception for recent graduates of a BA program specifically?
59.5% - YES
40.5% - NO
Should there be an exception for performers with vocational studio training or coaching?
22.2% - YES
77.8% - NO