Auditions

Auditions

We welcome you to perform with us. Each semester (fall, spring, and summer) the college academic departments in Dance, Music, and Theater offer classes you can enroll in to be part of the fun. See below for each department’s process and contact information.

Dance | Music | Theater

DANCE


COD students enrolled in a class perform in a showcase, featuring the imagination of student choreographers, as well as faculty and guest choreographers. For more information, contact Donna Douglas douglas@cod.edu

Fall
Choreography Auditions: Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Dancer Placement: Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Spring
Choreography Auditions: Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.
Dancer Placement: Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

All auditions take place in PE Room 145

MUSIC


Find a musical community and experience the joy of performing in one of COD’s many ensembles. Musicians of all ages are welcome to join. Select ensembles require an audition to join and/or for placement.

Daytime Ensembles

Concert Choir: meets Mon/Wed/Fri 11-11:50a

Small Group Jazz: meets Tues/Wed/Thurs 12-1:20p

  • Contact Director Deborah Zelman, zelmand@cod.edu
  • Placement auditions as needed

Chamber Singers: meets Tues/Thurs at 11a-12:15p

Percussion Ensemble: meets Tuesday/Thursday at 2-3:15p

Guitar Ensemble: meets Tuesday/Thursday at 2-3:15p

Evening Ensembles

Chamber Orchestra: meets Tuesday 7-9:50p

DuPage Chorale: meets Monday 7-9:50p

  • Contact Director Lee R. Kesselman, kesselma@cod.edu
  • No audition required
  • Fall repertoire: to be announced
  • Spring repertoire: to be announced

DuPage Community Concert Band: meets Monday 7-9:50p

  • Contact Director Terry Redford, redford@cod.edu
  • Placement audition as needed

DuPage Community Jazz Ensembles: meets Wednesday 7-9:50p

  • Contact Director Deborah Zelman, zelmand@cod.edu
  • Placement auditions as needed

THEATER

Auditions!

General auditions for The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later and A Christmas Carol, (which will be rehearsed and performed completely virtually) will be held by virtual submission, to CTauditions@cod.edu by Thursday, Aug. 13, 5p.

The Laramie Project is being directed by Theater Department Chair Connie Canaday Howard, and A Christmas Carol is being directed by Theater Professor Amelia Barrett.

To audition, fill out the form and submit a video audition and submit to CTauditions@cod.edu by Thursday, Aug. 13, 5p. You will be auditioning for both shows when you submit your audition. Schedules for each project will be created after seeing all submissions, so please be thorough in noting conflicts.

CAST LIST ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
A Christmas Carol

The shows are classes. If cast, you must register for Theater 1120 (or 1121). E-permits will be sent to registration, for you to register, following auditions.