Department Calendar

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Faculty Meetings Schedule
October 23: 3-5 pm, Media Arts Faculty Meeting. Individual Theatre Area Meetings (Scheduled as needed by individual area heads)
October 23: La Beene Lecture at 7:00 pm in the MOA Auditorium
October 28: 3-5 pm, Teaching and Learning Committee (Area heads or their representatives)
October 30: 3-5 pm, TPC
November 4: 3-4 pm, General Faculty; 4-5 pm, Theatre Faculty Meeting
November 6: 3-5 pm, Media Arts Faculty Meeting; Individual Theatre Area Meetings (scheduled as needed by individual area heads)
November 11: 3-5 pm, TPC
November 13: 3-5 pm, Media Arts Faculty Meeting; Individual Theatre Area Meetings (scheduled as needed by individual area heads)
November 18: 3-5 pm, Teaching and Learning Committee (area heads or their representatives)
November 20-21: TBD, Media Arts Applicant Interviews; Individual Theatre Area Meetings (scheduled as needed by individual area heads)

Events Schedule
October 23: La Beene lecture at 7pm in the MOA Auditorium
October 23: The Wizard / Super Mario Bros Tournament 7pm in the Nelke
October 29: Take 5: Costume, Character, and the Cult of Celebrity at 7pm in the MOA Auditorium. See ‘Events’ below for details.
October 30: ORCA Mentor Student Project due. Win $1500 for your project! Learn more at
November 1: Princess Academy Workshop from 9am-12pm in the White Box Theatre, Noorda Center UVU
December 6: Princess Academy Workshop from 9am-12m in 3228 of the Wilk

Theatre Forum Schedule
Tuesday, 11:00 am in the Nelke

October 23: TAS, Critical Conversation: Generosity and Judgement, Megan Sanborn Jones and selected TAS Faculty
October 30: Rob Gerlach, Lighting and Color
November 6: College Forum
November 13: Critical Conversations Follow-up

Media Arts Forum Schedule
October 23: Screening and critical conversation on the documentary capstone Pride and Faith, directed by Scott Raia and Produced by Kelyn Ikegami. Panel discussion will be led by Tom Lefler after the film.

Mask Club Schedule
October 23: Amy Castro will be presenting the first Mask Club production of the year
October 30: Michael Comp, Dr. Horrible’s Singalong Blog, by Joss Wedon

Check out the BYU 2014-15 Theatre Season.

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Theatre Crew/Collaborators Needed!
A theatre crew is needed for a TMA 536 theatre piece, #yesallwomen devised. This project will explore issues brought up from the social media campaign #yesallwomen, specifically harassment and abuse. The goal is to create a community discussion of these issues. This will perform March 2015 in the Nelke. Positions needed: stage manager, dramaturge, playwright, costume designer, lighting designer, prop designer, and sound designer. If interested please email director, Nichole Clarke, at

BYU Advanced Film Directing class is holding auditions on October 24 from 4-7 pm in room F515 for scenes from the following:
What About Bob?
Contact: Cassie Mullins at
Character Descriptions: 2 middle aged males
When Harry Met Sally
Contact: Aranzha Aceves at
Character Descriptions: Male around 25 years old, female around 23 years old
After Hours
Contact: Hunter Phillips at
Character Descriptions: Female around 23 years old
Let Me In
Contact: Ryan Cotten at
Character Descriptions: Male around 12 years old
The Master
Contact: Pete Walton at
Character Descriptions: Male 25 years or older

Casting Call
BYU Media Arts students are looking for actors for student films! Auditions will be held on October 28 & 29 from 7-9 pm in F-515. Sign-up sheet on the Nelke. Please bring two, 30 seconds to 1 minute, contrasting monologues.


Interested in working with BYU Media Arts student filmmakers? Volunteer to be an actor, art designer, etc. and get involved with student capstone films at

For non-departmental auditions, see auditions in the area.


The Wizard
Media Arts is showing the 1989 movie, The Wizard, on Thursday, October 23 at 7 pm in the Nelke followed by a Super Mario Bros Tournament (prizes will be awarded). The event is designed to bring students from across campus to come together, have some fun, and start some conversations about video game studies in preparation for BYU’s first Video Game Studies Symposium which will be held in Febrary of 2015.

La Beene’s Lecture
Lara Beene, costume designer for the U.S. stage premiere of The Count of Monte Cristo at BYU, will present examples of her own work and those featured in “Cut! Costume and the Cinema” to shed light on the costume design process on October 23 at 7pm in the MOA.

“Take 5″
“Take 5: Costume, Character, and the Cult of Celebrity”,  will take place October 29 at 7pm in the MOA Auditorium. Join us for this fast-paced interdisciplinary exchange of ideas as four of your favorite BYU professors discuss different topics related to our current exhibition “CUT! Costume and the Cinema.” The professors are: Heather Belnap Jensen (Associate Professor of Art History), Mary Farahnakian (Professor of Design in TMA), Nicholas Mason (Professor of English), and Chris Cutri (Associate Professor of Communications).

See How They Run
Tickets are now on sale for See How They Run by Philip King, directed by Barta Heiner. Performances will be Nov. 7-8, 12-15, 18-22, at 7:30 pm with a Saturday Matinee on Nov. 8 and 15 at 2:00 pm in the Margetts (ASL interpreted performance held on Nov. 13).

Check out the BYU 2014-15 Theatre Season.

For non-BYU events in the area, see events in the area for Theater and for Media Arts.

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