Unified Auditions

10 A.M. – Noon, January 18, King Theatre, Stuart Hall School

These auditions will be used to cast MLitt thesis presentations (to be performed February 24 at the Blackfriars Playhouse) Please note that each presenter’s name and thesis titles are linked to the audition side required. There will be sides present at the auditions as well, nothing needs to be prepared in advance.



Sarah E. Blackwell: “Turning Sonnet: Performing Lyric Poetry”

Nicola Collett: “But One Only Man: Masculinity in Julius Caesar”

Scott Campbell: TBA

Amy W. Grubbs: “Rogues, Vagabonds, and Common Players: The Interaction of Late Elizabethan Theatre Companies with the Unsettled of London.”

David Loehr: “Shakespeare’s Theatrical References”

Nora Manca: “Shakespeare as an Outsider”

Sarah Martin: “Reconstructing the History Play”

Emma Patrick: “There’s a double meaning in that:” An examination of thematic doubling in Shakespeare’s works”

Ashley Pierce: “Two genders both alike in dignity:” The Re-Gendering of three of Shakespeare’s Villains.” Side 1 (Ben & Bea)Side 2 (Orsino & Viola)

Stephan Pietrowski: TBA

Mara Sherman: “Theatrical Spinach”

Clare Von Rueden: “The Moral of the Story: Medival Morlaity Plays and Shakesepare’s The Winter’s Tale” Side 1, Side 2Side 3

Rebecca Lynne Wright: “Infants as Characters: an examination of Babies on Stage and the distinction between Property and Character”