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2016 - 2017  38th Anniversary Season



A flustered college student, Carol, visits one of her professors, John, and asks how she can pass his class. The narcissistic instructor barely seems to notice her presence, and goes off on tangents relating to his own personal philosophies and problems while failing to answer the pupil. Later, a more assured Carol returns and accuses John of sexual harassment. The professor is baffled, but Carol remains steadfast in her claim, and their feud escalates.The third meeting climaxes violently, leaving John and Carol both physically and emotionally devastated.

"A seething investigation of "political correctness" in a time when the nation's morality has been tested by increased incidents of sexual harassment. "OLEANNA is likely to provoke more arguments than any play this year." —NY Times.

Directed by Drew Campbell

Performances: Feb 9 - March 5, 2017

Auditions: October 24th (Monday) & 25th (Tuesday)

Callbacks: October 26, 2016 (Wednesday) 

Phone (408) 288-7820 to make an audition appointment.

Office hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm

Rehearsals: Mon-Fri  from 6:30-9:45 pm. Starting Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
Special arrangements for auditioning can be made.
Don't let missing audition dates keep you from auditioning.

Call and ask

Additional Audition Information

Northside Theatre Company holds open auditions for each of its productions. Auditions are held by the production's director and managed by the Northside staff. Audition times are 6:30-9:30 pm.

Non AEA  receive a $250.00 stipend for performing.

All auditions, rehearsals and performances are held at the Olinder Theatre, 848 E. William Street, in the downtown area of San Jose. (near San Jose State University, cross streets: 18th & William.)   Phone in at (408)288-7820 and reserve an audition time.
2. Prepare 2 contrasting monologues. No more than 5 minutes total!

Callbacks are decided by the director and actors are notified usually at their audition or by email.  So, keep the Wednesday of auditions week open.

click here for all 2016-2017 Shows/Performances and dates

Main stage Rehearsals are generally 6:45 pm until 9:00 or 9:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with some weekend rehearsals as needed. Performances are Thursday, Friday & Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 3 PM, for four weekends. Mandatory pick-up rehearsals are held (if needed) on Wednesday evenings. Each production has a 5 week rehearsal period. Note sessions can be called by the director during the run of the show. These sessions happen after the following performance, and are designed to maintain quality and consistency during the run of the show;

Olinder Theatre, 848 East William Street, San Jose CA 95116

(408) 288-7820