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 – Click to download the Winter 2019 Semester Calendar.
    Feb 12-17: KCACTF
    Feb 14: 3-5pm, Media Arts Faculty Meeting 
    Feb 19: Monday Instruction
    Feb 21: 3-5pm, Winter Capstone Faculty Review

Events Schedule – See EVENTS below for details.
     Feb 6-Feb 16: Comedy of Errors – for tickets and show times, click here
     Feb 12-17: KCACTF
     Feb 15: Merit Scholarship Applications due, click here; Experiential Learning Scholarship due, click here (click on the Experiential Learning Scholarship tab); 6 Week Cinema – Call for Scripts due, see details below; June and August Graduation Applications are due, click here
     Feb 18: President’s Day, No classes
     Feb 19: Monday Instruction
     Feb 21: Margaret Edson – The Map of Speech
     Feb 21-22: Auditions for Young Company’s production of With Two Wings
     Mar 1: Outstanding Student Applications due, Click here
     Mar 8-23: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead – for tickets and show times, click here

Theatre Forum Schedule (Nelke Theatre — 11am, Unless otherwise specified)
     Feb 21: Margaret Edson
     Feb 28: Directing Forum, Kris Jennings
     Mar 7: Faith & Works Lecture by Marin Roper – Madsen Recital Hall

Media Arts Forum (F-201 HFAC — 11am, Unless otherwise specified)
     For Media Arts activities, click here. 

Mask Club Schedule
     Feb 21: No Mask Club
     Feb 28: Weirder Stuff: A Stranger Things Musical Parody directed by Emma Nulton   
     Mar 7: Red directed by Mandarin Wilcox

Faculty & Graduate Student Funding Deadlines
    Feb 15: 3MT Graduate Student College Competition Submissions due, Click here; Merit Scholarship Applications due, Click here; Experiential Learning Scholarship due, Click here (click on the Experiential Learning Scholarship tab)

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    Feb 21: Film & Digital Media Funding, Click here; Laycock Endowment, Click here 
    Mar 1: Outstanding Student Applications due, Click here

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    Mar 14: Professional Development and Research and Creative Activities, Click here   
    Mar 15: Charles Redd Center Grant Programs, Click here
    Apr 15: David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies Travel Grants, Click here (Deadline for Dean signature is one week before submission deadline)
    Various Deadlines: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Utah Arts Funding

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


EVENTS

Comedy of Errors: Come see Young Company’s production of Shakespeare’s classic play on the Nelke stage from February 6 to February 16, Comedy of Errors. For tickets and show times, click here

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Comedy of Errors

6 Week Cinema – Call for Scripts: Do you want to see your script come to the big screen this summer? If so, submit your scripts to mediascripts.byu.edu by Friday, February 15! Scripts should be a maximum of 4 pages long, be film-able in one location, and abide by the BYU Content Creation Policy. If you have any questions about this competition, please email sixweekcinema@gmail.com

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Margaret Edson – The Map of Speech: Come join Margaret Edson, American playwright and 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner, in the Nelke Theatre at 7:30pm for an amazing discussion on the power of speech. For tickets, please visit the HFAC box office.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: This Tony Award-winning modern masterpiece follows the classic story of Hamlet as seen through the eyes of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play. Sometimes funny, sometimes tragic, and always philosophical, Stoppard’s most popular work forces us to confront the power of life and the meaning of death. The show will run from March 8 to March 23, for tickets and show times, click here

Theatre Season 2018-2019
The 2018-19 BYU Theatre season is in full swing! Fall semester theatre season productions will include: Wonderland, Comedy of Errors, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Dates for all productions can be found online at byutheatre.byu.edu.

The 2019-20 BYU Theatre season has been announced! Productions include: With Two Wings, An Evening of Thorton Wilder Plays, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Wendy and Peter Pan, and Little of Shop of Horrors! For the complete main stage season and affiliated productions, click here

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


DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS

With Two Wings: Auditions for Young Company’s production of With Two Wings will be held on Thursday, February 21 from 8:30pm-10:30pm and Friday, February 22 from 4pm-6pm. *Please be prepared to stay the entire audition time. To sign up for an audition, click here. Callbacks will be held on Saturday, February 23 from 9am-12pm and actors should also be prepared to stay the entire length of callbacks. All auditions will be held in B-220 HFAC. Please read the play and come prepared to discuss it (link to complete script – goo.gl/ow6SNm).

With Two Wings Auditions UPDATED 11x17 (1)

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.


AUDITIONS IN THE AREA

Pleasant Grove Players
Pleasant Grove Players will be holding auditions for their spring production of the hilarious comedy “Dear Ruth” on Tuesday, February 19, and Wednesday, February 20th, at 7:00pm –9:00pm.  Auditions will be held at the Keith Christeson Theater on the first floor of the PG Library (30 E. Center).  The audition will consist of cold reads from the script.  The role of Judge Harry Wilkins is precast. All other roles are available.  No appointment is needed.  This production will be directed by Howard and Kathryn Little. Performance dates are April 19 – May 6 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings. There will also be a Saturday matinee on May 4. Please call Kathryn Little at 801-836-8104 for more information.

Utah Children Theatre
Utah Children’s Theatre STUDIOS is located at 3601 S State Street SLC, UT 84115 (Building to the north of the main theatre) and they’re pleased to announce the upcoming production of James and the Giant Peach. Auditions will be held on Saturday, February 23rd between 9am and 12pm (please sign up for an audition time here). Please make sure to bring a headshot and resume to the audition. Please also memorize one cut of a James and the Giant Peach song found here. Callbacks will be held by invitation the following Monday, February 25 in the evening. There will be a *stipend available for actors 18+.

Hale Center Theatre
Auditions for Tuck Everlasting will be held, by appointment only, February 25th, 2019 at Hale Studios (537 N. 1200 W. in Orem). We will begin taking audition appointments on February 11th. Appointments may be made by calling the box office at 801-226-8600. Arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to fill out the appropriate paperwork before your audition time. 
Please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Headshots and resumes are encouraged. Bring sheet your sheet music.  No minus tracks may be used. We are also interested in actor/musicians. Make sure you include on your audition form if you play an instrument. Tuck Everlasting will be directed by David Morgan, with choreography by Jennifer Hill-Barlow, and music direction by Justin Bills. Callbacks, by invitation only, will be on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. Anyone who is unable to attend the initial audition may submit an audition form and video. Please send your video along with a headshot, resume, and your audition form to meagan@haletheater.org no later than February 24th to be considered for callbacks. You may download the audition form HERE.

Tour Guides for Ketchikan Alaska Tourist Attraction
WHAT: George Nelson and David Morgan will be directing an Alaskan Tourist attraction in Ketchikan this spring and summer. They need talented, engaging and enthusiastic tour guides who can take tourists through an educational tour on Salmon Fishing and make it come alive with humor, interaction, and personality. WHEN: The job goes from the end of April 2019 to the middle of September 2019. WHERE: Travel to Alaska and room and board are provided. PAY: It pays $10-12.00 per hour plus tips. If you are interested, please email George Nelson at george_nelson@byu.edu.

CallBoard
If you haven’t already, we invite you to create a profile with CallBoard. This program was created by BYU students to help you find local auditions and actors for your projects. CallBoard is now recognized as the largest database of Utah Actors and Utah Auditions. We think this will be a great resource for all of our students. Actor accounts are only $10/year. This grants you access to all of the local auditions and upload your resume/headshot so that directors can contact you directly and Director accounts are Free. Our goal is to help you as a student connect with those in the industry by finding work both in the department and outside of BYU. Create an account as soon as possible with the link below. To create account, click here. The current list of Utah auditions, click here.

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

For more auditions and workshops, inside and outside of Utah County, visit backstageutah.comutahactors.ning.com, and utah.my-callboard.com.


This website is provided as a service for BYU Theatre students. Organizations are not endorsed by Brigham Young University or by the Theatre and Media Arts Department.

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