Audition Materials:

DIRECTIONS: Please review the following materials before auditioning for The Laramie Project. Contact shows@jdptheatre.com with any questions.

Please note: We will be holding both in-person and virtual auditions for this show, as we recognize that schedules may not allow everyone to come and audition during our chosen times. The requirements for each type of audition have been included in the links below; please be sure to review all provided information prior to your audition.

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About the show:

Cast size: 8-15

Place: Laramie, Wyoming

Time: 1998-1999

Structure: The play’s 67 roles are played by a small cast of actors, each of whom assumes multiple roles. The play is divided into three acts.

Background: In the fall of 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming. The Laramie Project was inspired by that murder - the environment that led to it, as well as its impact on the community. The play was written over a year and a half period, during which members of the Tectonic Theater Project company traveled to Laramie to conduct interviews with people of the town. The script was created and edited based on those interviews.

Information Packet 

This document contains our expectations of cast members and staff. If you are cast in the show, we will expect you to review this document before your first rehearsal. This packet also contains our audition requirements for in-person and virtual auditions.

Cast/Crew Contract

This form reflects all expectations for cast, crew, and staff (as detailed in the Info Packet). This form must be completed by you and a parent (if you are under the age of 18) before your first rehearsal if you’ve been cast.

Audition Sign-up

Out of respect for everyone's time, we ask that all actors who plan to audition in person sign up for a time slot by clicking on the link above. We strongly recommend that you audition in person, but if you cannot attend our auditions, see our Information Packet (linked above) for virtual audition requirements.

Audition Monologues

This document contains the approved monologues for our Laramie Project audition. Feel free to gender-bend, but please do not add additional lines to your audition. We expect that your monologue will be fully memorized.

Actor Information

In addition to your  head shot and resume, please note any potential scheduling conflicts that may interfere with our rehearsal schedule. This information should all be provided to us at the time of your audition.

Crew Application

If you would like to be a crew member for The Laramie Project, please fill out this application and bring it to us on one of the audition days. You do not need to stay for the whole audition.


Production Materials:

These documents will be essential for cast members. The links will be updated once the cast list is released.

Limited Time Offer!

In honor of our upcoming summer performance of The Laramie Project, we have limited edition JDP pride apparel!. To help spread this beautiful play’s message of “hope over hate,” please consider helping us reach our goal of selling 200 of the pictured items between now and June! All purchases can be made at  https://www.bonfire.com/jdp-theatre-co/

In honor of our upcoming summer performance of The Laramie Project, we have limited edition JDP pride apparel!. To help spread this beautiful play’s message of “hope over hate,” please consider helping us reach our goal of selling 200 of the pictured items between now and June! All purchases can be made at https://www.bonfire.com/jdp-theatre-co/


Our 2019 Season Auditions:

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