Q: What is the significance of the colors gold and blue?

A: Alpha Psi Omega/Delta Psi Omega’s official colors are Blue and Gold.
More specifically, “Sky Blue” (Rosco #68) and “Bastard Amber” (Rosco #02), as
these colors are the most commonly used gel colors in theatrical lighting.
For your convenience, “Sky Blue”= #0079c6 and “Bastard Amber”= #ffcf8c.

Q: What are the qualifications for membership?

A: An excerpt from our Cast Constitution.

Section 1. It is the policy of the Delta Xi Cast of ALPHA PSI OMEGA to provide, to the maximum extent feasible, equal opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability for all aspects of the Cast’s activities.
Section 2. Hazing, reckless or intentional endangerment to health, or forced consumption alcohol or other drugs for the purpose of initiation or continued membership of Delta Xi Cast of ALPHA PSI OMEGA is strictly prohibited.
Section 3. Invitation to the Delta Xi Cast of ALPHA PSI OMEGA is an honor and privilege bestowed on candidates who have demonstrated commitment to theatre on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus through outstanding integrity and service. It is the responsibility of the membership of the Delta Xi Cast to determine whether each candidate has met this criterion. Therefore, fulfillment of the minimum requirements alone will NOT be sufficient to elect a candidate to membership.
Section 4. A minimum participation within the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of two (2) Major Roles or four (4) Minor Roles, or an equivalent combination thereof, is required for formal consideration for invitation to the Delta Xi cast of ALPHA PSI OMEGA. The listings below are not exclusive and may be subject to change as outlined in Section 3.

Major Roles may include but are not limited to: Lead or Principal Roles in a full-length theatrical performance, Lead Production Team positions (Producer, Director, Stage Manager, Master Electrician, Master Carpenter, Designer, etc), one full term on the Executive Board of any theatre organization on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus.

Minor Roles may include but are not limited to: Supporting or Ensemble Roles in a full-length theatrical performance, all performance roles in one-actperformances, Production Team assistants or crewmembers, leadership positions in a theatre organization on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus.

Section 5. A Nominations Committee as defined in Article VIII Section 2 shall be formed to determine all candidates’ fulfillment of the aforementioned minimum requirements, as well as to determine the magnitude of roles the candidate may have performed that have not been listed in this document. The Nominations Committee shall also decide upon, document, and submit to the membership for approval all policies and procedures for use at all Candidate Selection Meetings during the current initiation cycle. The Nominations Committee shall present its results to the membership at a closed General Meeting. The membership must accept or amend the results presented before proceeding with the current initiation cycle.

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Q: I heard something about a Capital District Auditions Mailing List.

A: You have, here is the link to the Capital District Auditions Mailing List.