Spring 2022


Director: Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson

Scenic Designer/Technical Director: Dathan Powell

Auditions and Crew Interviews: Sunday, January 23rd and Monday, January 24th, 2022

(Callbacks for some Actors on Tuesday, January 25th at 7:00pm)


ALL ATTENDEES MUST follow the current health and safety protocols for UIS and UIS Theatre. Currently this includes that everyone auditioning and/or crew-interviewing must be fully vaccinated AND wear face masks. For further details, please see:

6:00pm     Open Crew Interviews

7:00pm     Open Auditions

The Studio Theatre, Performing Arts Center–Level 1, UIS Campus


Roles available: 3 women and 1 man:

Nora………….was married to Torvald

Torvald……….was married to Nora

Anne Marie…the Helmer family’s nanny

Emmy………..the daughter of Nora and Torvald


For an electronic copy of the audition application form or crew interview form, please contact either Director, Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson ( or Scenic Designer/Technical Director, Dathan Powell (

A limited number of scripts ARE NOW AVAILABLE at the Brookens Library front desk for reserve checkout. Please keep in mind that Brookens Library closes at 1:00pm on Fridays and is closed on Saturdays currently. A full look at when Brookens Library is open can be seen here:

Performance dates: April 1-3 & 7-9, 2022

The curtain time for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night performances is 7:30 p.m. with the Sunday performance starting at 2 p.m.


Those Interested in Working Backstage

Those interested in working backstage (stage managers, props crew, sound research, costumes, dresser, running crew) only need to attend one night of the crew interviews. Be sure to fill out a crew application form prior to the crew interviews start time by requesting this form from Professor Dathan Powell  ( OR YOU CAN ALSO complete this form in person, as you arrive for the Crew Interviews, and indicate your area of interest backstage. The technical director will schedule time to meet with you to discuss your area of interest.


Please fill out an audition form by either requesting one in advance from Professor Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson ( OR YOU CAN ALSO complete this form in person at the beginning of Auditions on either night of auditions. Auditions will consist of “cold readings” from the script. Be prepared to make some bold choices, take some risks, and have fun! Prepared monologues and headshots/resumes are appreciated, but are NOT required.

UIS THEATRE invites all theatre artists to audition for roles or apply for backstage work for one of our upcoming productions. Currently enrolled UIS students are given primary consideration in casting roles and backstage assignments, as well as in determining each production. UIS Theatre strives to have our productions reflect the diversity of our world. As such, actors of all races, ethnicities, gender identifications, and abilities are welcome and encouraged to audition for all of our productions.