• 2012-2013 Season,  Henry 5

    Auditions for Henry 5 Part One: Choosing an Acting Team

    by Anne Flinders, dramaturg In March of 2012, auditions for Young Company‚Äôs upcoming productions of Sleepy Hollow and Henry 5 were announced. Hopeful BYU students attending the initial auditions did not really knowing what to prepare themselves for. They were asked not to deliver a monologue as in a traditional audition setting, or to give a cold reading from a script. Instead, they were broken into pairs and asked to recreate a telling of a fairy tale. Auditioners who were invited to callbacks were asked to be prepared to spend the entire two hours of the scheduled audition with the staff, and to wear comfortable clothes they could move in.…