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CCC Auditions and Scholarships



Current Students:



Auditions for Theatre Productions:

Information regarding auditions will be posted on campus throughout the year. In general, auditions for mainstage productions are held during the first week of classes. No preparation is necessary. Students need not be majoring in theater to participate in productions or take theater courses.  For more information please contact Debbie Swann.  


Auditions for Music Ensembles:

Auditions for Columbus Brass and Spectrum are held in the Spring Semester for the following year.


If you wish to join College Chorus, Alethea or the Campus-Community Band, please contact the directors. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPECTRUM AUDITION INFORMATION.  




Future Students:


Saturday, April 6, 2013

Music and Theatre Scholarship Auditions*

and Music Ensemble Auditions

Details about each audition provided below

Check-in (Theatre): 11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Check-in (Music): 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.


All auditioning students must attend a brief meeting at 1 p.m.  


Instrumental Music: 1:15 - 3:00 p.m.**

Auditions consist of: a prepared piece, scales, some basic sight-reading and a short interview.


Vocal Music: 1:15 - 4:00 p.m.**

Auditions consist of: Sing "My Country 'Tis of Thee," learn and perform a choral piece that will be handed out that day, and tell a joke. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPECTRUM AUDITION INFORMATION. 


Theatre: 1:15 p.m - 3 p.m.**

Auditions consist of: group warm-up, individual auditions and interviews

(see below for more information)



Fine Arts Theater

Open to all students

See below for details

* If you are unable to attend, please contact the department and arrange a time that is mutually agreeable.


** Students may audition in more than one area. The exact schedule will be worked out at check-in. If you have questions, please contact one of the departments. 






Scholarship opportunities are available to all participating students, not just students majoring in the fine arts. Contact the respective department for details. 



About Auditions and Interviews:



NoteMany courses - including music ensembles - in the Fine Arts Department are available to ALL STUDENTS without an audition/interview.


Music Ensemble Auditions:


Ensemble Auditions are Saturday, April 17, 2010. Students need not be majoring in music to participate in ensembles or take music courses.


Art Majors:


Submit a portfolio of up to ten hard copy photographs, digital images, or original works in a portfolio. For more information contact Bryce Speed, (402) 402-562-1477 or Tammie Tonniges, (402) 562-1260


Music Majors:



Students intending major in music within the Academic Transfer program at CCC are strongly encouraged to contact the music department for an individual interview.



Students intending to major in instrumental music should be prepared to play scales (major and minor), a prepared piece (like your solo for district music contest), and some basic sight reading.



Students intending to major in vocal music should be prepared to sing one or two songs at the level of a district music contest solo. At least one should be in English. Songs should showcase the student’s ability, musicianship, and potential. You may provide your own accompanist, or one may be provided. Contact the Music Department for details. Please DO NOT use taped accompaniment or sing a cappella.  




Theatre Scholarships:


One monologue of any style (about 1-3 mins. in total length), or one monologue and one song (limited one verse, usually 16 to 32 bars). If you choose to sing, you may provide your accompanist, or one may be provided for you. Please contact the Music Department for details. As a last resort, you may use taped accompaniment. Please DO NOT sing without accompaniment.



Schedule an interview on one of the above audition days and bring either of the following:


A) A portfolio of work which might include drafting projects, design renderings/drawings (costumes, scenery, or lights), art projects, graphic arts, drawings, photographs of your

production construction, prompt books, etc. Essentially, you should include anything that shows design/production potential. Be prepared to explain and discuss your projects with the faculty in your interview. These portfolio presentations have a three-minute time limit.




B) A one-page statement of purpose communicating your desire and expertise.


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Written by Keith Hale   
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 19:24