Avondale 2023-2024 Forensic Team Auditions

Fear of Public Speaking/Performance is the #1 phobia in America…

Any students who wish to develop and hone interpersonal and public communication skills or work on individual acting and performance abilities should consider Auditioning to be a part of Avondale Forensics!

General team meetings are Mondays or Tuesdays at 2:45 PM throughout the 2nd semester in the Black Box/Drama Studio.  In addition, team members will work one on one with coaches, by appointment, beginning soon after Team Selection ends.

The Forensics competition season starts in late January. Students will attend 4+ Invitational all-day tournaments on Saturdays held mostly in February and March at local high schools and colleges.  The Regional Qualifier will be in mid-April and the State Finals are May 3-4,2024 at Kellog Community College in Battle Creek.

Auditions for the 2023-2024 Avondale Forensic team will be held at the high school in The Black Box (Drama) Studio on:

Friday, November 17th from 2:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 
Monday, November 20th from 2:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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Audition performances should be at or near 2 minutes long. Memorization is not required. Auditions are being held for specific placement in categories of competition but presentations may represent any of the 14 categories. 

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All high school students are welcome for these open auditions. Experience in public speech or performance is helpful but not required. For more information, visit or contact any member of the Team Leadership:

Stefan Potter, Director of Forensics –

Zoz Compagnari, Assistant Director of Forensics –
Pranav Gunna, Senior Team Co-Captain –
Bonnie Benford, Junior Team Co-Captain –