Each semester, BUSS puts on one or more theatre productions, because what better way is there to experience Shakespeare than through its true form? We have 3 types of productions:
Our scene festivals consist of short scenes, each directed by a different director. It's a way for people interested in acting or directing to get a taste for what it's like, but with less commitment than a mainstage production.
A mainstage production is just what it sounds like: a full-length production, the way Shakespeare wrote it (with some exception for cuts and director creativity). These tend to have a larger budget, more actors, and larger crowds, especially if a famous production is being done.
A Special Project is generally something that allows BUSS to work with other Student Groups on campus. These may be special events, workshops, or performances, and mainly do not take place in the Student Theater. BUSS may collaborate with another theater group, such as Stage Troupe or Wandering Minds, to put on a Shakespeare-related performance.
For info about directing a show, scene, or Special Project,
Auditions for our productions are held each semester, and are open to all BU Undergraduates, with the exception of Acting Majors in CFA. No preparation is required for auditions, it will be a cold read and sides will be provided for you. You will be given a few minutes to prepare prior to reading. The times and locations of the auditions will be posted on this site, our Facebook and our Twitter, as well as sent our through out email list.