Department Calendar

Faculty Meetings Schedule – Click to download the Winter 2019 Semester Faculty Calendar.
Jan 8: 3-5pm, Faculty Profile System Workshop with Food
    Jan 10: 3-5pm, Media Arts Faculty Meeting
    Jan 11: 4-5:50pm, KCACTF
    Jan 15: Deadline to Upload Information for Faculty Profile System, Click here
    Jan 17: 3-5pm, Media Arts Faculty Meeting
    Jan 17-19: UTA

Faculty Meetings Schedule (F-515, Unless otherwise specified)
    Feb 20: Fiction Capstone Faculty Review Pitches, 3 – 5 pm
    Feb 20: Theatre Area Meetings, 3 – 5 pm
    Feb 25: TPC, 3 – 5 pm
    Feb 27: Documentary Capstone Faculty Review Pitches, 3 – 5 pm
    Feb 27: Theatre Area Meeting, 3 – 5 pm

Events Schedule – See EVENTS below for details.
    Feb 20 – 22: Waiting for Godot in the Nelke Theatre. Performed at 7:30 pm, with a Saturday matinee Feb 22.

Theatre Forum Schedule (Nelke Theatre – 11am, Unless otherwise specified)
    Feb 20: Little Shop of Horror puppets with Jennifer Reed

Matt McGee Forum
    Feb 27: Theatre Education Forum with Julia Ashworth
    Mar 5: Faith + Works with Diane Reich

Faculty & Graduate Student Funding Deadlines
    Various Deadlines: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Utah Arts Funding
    Film and Digital Media Funding: A fund to explore the application of cinematic (moving image) language, forms, structures and techniques to their respective disciplines. Due February 20, 2020. Click here to apply.
    Laycock Center for Creative Collaboration: Designed to develop students and faculty as creative
collaborators and excel in collaborative arts and communications environments. Due February 20, 2020. Click here to apply.
    Oscarson Discovery Grant: For undergraduate students to develop professional skills in their field. Due March 26, 2020. Click here to apply.

Scholarships for Newsletter@2x-100

For a list of college and university funding opportunities, go here:  http://cfac.byu.edu/faculty-funding/ 

TMA Teaching Assistant Positions
Apply now for a TA position within the TMA department. There are roughly a dozen positions needed to be filled every semester, and the professors are looking for students who have done well in those courses. If you have any questions about the jobs, contact Professor Nelson at george_nelson@byu.edu or 422-4269. You can download the application form here. Either leave the application at the TMA offices, D-581 HFAC, or email Professor Nelson the application, with applications due March 15. We look forward to working with you! 


EVENT

Theatre Season 2019-2020
For the complete main stage season and affiliated productions, click here.

Waiting for Godot
This semester’s first TMA 536 project, directed by Theatre Education Major Michael Avila, will be Samuel Beckett’s absurdist comedy Waiting for Godot. Join Vladimir and Estragon as they wait for the arrival of Godot, who promised to come today. Or did he promise to come tomorrow? Or was it yesterday and they just forgot? A production that will have you laughing just as much as it will have you question your own life. In other words, amazing theatre. You can buy tickets here, and be sure to get them before they run out!

Waiting for Godot

Off The Map
OFF THE MAP is BYU’s annual theatre festival, which includes three uniquely different performances throughout the semester by theatre companies from all around the world. TMA Majors can use their major card to get a $5 to each show. (Limit 1 per show). In addition to this TMA Faculty can purchase tickets for $10 each to any of the Off the Map Shows.

For non-BYU events in the area, see events in the area.

 

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH THEATRE SEASON
The Department of Theatre at the University of Utah invites you to join them for free nights of theatre before their opening productions. They host two free previews on Wednesday and Thursday before opening each production. Please arrive before the curtain call at 7:25 p.m. They also offer student ticket prices for $8.50 with a valid student ID from any school. Discounted tickets can only be redeemed in person at the Performing Arts Ticket office (located at Kingsbury Hall). You may also obtain tickets at the theatre’s will-call window beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance you wish to attend. It’s recommended that you check ticket availability as many performances sell out. For group discounts, please contact .dubois@utah.edu. Their next upcoming preview is Tartuffe, March 25 – 26.

EDUCALOXY
Educaloxy is pleased to present to you the next edition of their specialized newsletter which academic and research job vacancies in schools of education, arts and languages recently posted on their website.

Here, you can post a job vacancy and/or add a banner to attract the attention of our academic audience of more than 280,000 professors, lecturers, researchers and academic managers who are presently employed in the highest-ranking schools of education, arts and languages worldwide and receive our specialized newsletters with job vacancy notifications twice a month. You can follow this link for the advertisements, or this one for the banners.


15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS
The National University of Ireland, Galway is holding this conference June 24 – 26, 2020. They’re currently looking for proposals of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, focused discussions, creative practice showcases, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. They specifically are looking for work that reflects this year’s theme, “Against the Grain: Arts and the Crisis of Democracy.” All proposals are due by February 24, and you can submit your proposal here.

THE MOMENT WORK INSTITUTE
Apply for the Moment Work Professional Development Intensive. This intensive, which runs June 15 – 19, 2020, will help both College and High School theatre teachers better learn how to create devised theatre. You can find more information about the intensive, as well as apply for it, here.


DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS

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

For more auditions and workshops, inside and outside of Utah County, visit backstageutah.com or utahactors.ning.com.


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