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Faculty Meetings Schedule
March 23: 3-5pm Outstanding Student Presentations
April 4: 3-4pm General Faculty Meeting; 4-5pm Theatre Faculty Meeting
April 6: 11am-1pm Theatre Student Celebration; 3-5pm Capstone Pitches
April 11: 3-4pm Theatre Faculty Meeting; 4-5pm TPC
April 13: 11am-1pm Media Arts Student Celebration; 3-5pm Media Arts FTE Discussion
April 18: 3-5pm Postmortems
March 24: WDA submissions due
March 24-April 8: THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller, Directed by David Morgan, Margetts Theatre
March 31-April 15: CHARIOTS OF FIRE, Stage Adaptation by Mike Bartlett, Directed by Tim Threlfall, Pardoe Theatre
May 17-20: 2017 Writer’s Conference at BYU Timpanogos Lodge
Theatre Forum Schedule – Held in the Nelke Theatre, Thursdays at 11 am unless otherwise indicated
March 30: BFA Acting Forum, Stephanie Breinholt; Apprenticeship Forum, Megan Sanborn Jones
April 6: Theatre Student Celebration – Free lunch from 12-1!
April 13: Last Forum: TMA 301 class project performance: Lindsay Livingston
Media Arts Forum Schedule
Media Arts forum schedule will be updated soon.
Mask Club Schedule
March 23: The Snow Queen, directed by Sierra Docken
March 30: Love and Information, directed by Jana Wilhite
April 6: Hercules, directed by Devin Davis
April 13: Puppetry Class @ 1 pm with Nat Reed; Storytelling Class @ 2 & 4 with Teresa Dayley Love
Faculty Funding Deadlines
March 31: Kennedy Center International Travel Funding – for July-Dec travel
For more information about faculty funding and deadlines, please visit cfac.byu.edu/college/college-funding/.
Parts include: Non-speaking, non-dancing roles as 1920’s techies and stagehands on a Russian Ballet Stage
Rehearsals are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm but you will not be required to attend all rehearsals.
Must be available on the evenings of the Preview Performances and Performance dates listed below:
*UPDATED*(Thurs) March 30 – Preview Performance
(Thurs) April 13 – Preview Performance
(Thurs) May 11 – Preview Performance
(Thurs) May 25 – Performance
(Fri-Sat) June 16-17 – Performance
If interested, please email or text Daniel Fifield ASAP at
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 801-800-3541
Mask Club: The Last Five Years
A Musical by Jason Robert Brown, Directed by Emily Dickerson
Auditions: March 23, D341. Sign-ups are on the Nelke call board.
Cast: 5 men, 5 women
Please prepare two 16 bar contemporary pieces
Callbacks: Friday March 24, 5-8pm.
Show performs September 21, 2017.
Must be available to rehearse during Spring/Summer semesters.
INTO THE WOODS: Fall 2017 TMA/MDT Production
Director: Dallyn Vail Bayles
Music Director: Randy Boothe
Choreographer: Marin Leggat Roper
Stage Manager: Julianne Francisco
Sign up for auditions on the Theatre Board outside the Nelke. You need to sign up for an actor/singer call and attend the open dance call. You must do both.
OPEN ACTOR/SINGER CALL:
Tues-Thurs, March 28-30, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, in B-201 HFAC
OPEN DANCE CALL:
Friday, march 31, 1137 RB
Last Name A-M: 6:00pm
Last Name N-Z: 7:30pm
For students performing in CHARIOTS OF FIRE and THE CRUCIBLE, please sign up for the closed call.
Monday, April 3, 5:00pm-7:00pm, in B-201 HFAC
You will present your monologue and song between 5-6pm, and then learn a brief dance combination from 6-7pm, so come prepared for BOTH.
An audition appointment can be made starting after March 1 by contacting the Richards Building Music Office at (801) 422-2563.
Live auditions will be held April 3 – 6, 2017. Callbacks will be on April 7, 2017.
– Bring a current headshot and performance résumé to the audition. Plan to arrive 10 minutes early to complete an audition information card.
– All applicants should come ready to sing a ballad and an up-tempo selection. Each song should be about 16 bars in length. An accompanist will be provided.
– Please have your sheet music cut to the proper length and clearly marked.
– After your vocal audition, you will be taught several dance sequences from the Young Ambassador show. Please bring appropriate dance attire.
-Bring tennis shoes and character shoes (if possible) for the initial dance call.
Visit http://youngambassadors.byu.edu/auditions/ for more information.
For non-departmental auditions, see auditions in the area.
WRITERS DRAMATURGS ACTORS WORKSHOP – Call for New Play Submissions
Have you written a screenplay or stage playscript that would benefit from a development workshop?
WDA workshop is a great chance to develop your work, get the words “up on their feet” and see what new play development is all about! The WDA Workshop class (TMA 443) begins Fall Semester, 2017. This class is great for actors, directors, designers, dramaturgs, and writers! You’ll learn about collaboration, the creative process, and gain valuable experience for theatrical careers in, and outside, the university setting.
We are accepting new play submissions (one acts or full length) during the month of March! Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 24th. Please submit your scripts in hard copy to George Nelson’s box in D-581 and email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CRUCIBLE – by Arthur Miller, Directed by David Morgan
The Crucible will take place March 24 through April 8th in the Margetts Theatre. The Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem sets the stage for this Tony Award-winning tragedy from one of America’s greatest playwrights. Both a riveting history and a timely allegory for our modern-day world, The Crucible is “a powerful drama” (New York Times) about deceit, hysteria, and persecution in seventeenth-century Massachusetts. Click here for tickets.
CHARIOTS OF FIRE – Stage Adaptation by Mike Bartlett, Directed by Tim Threlfall, Choreographed by Becky Wright Phillips
Based on the Enigma Productions Limited motion picture
By arrangement with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
And Allied Stars S.A. Panama
Screenplay by Colin Welland
Chariots of Fire will take place March 31 through April 15 in the Pardoe Theatre.
Paris, 1924. Adapted from the Academy Award-winning film for the West End stage in honor of the 2012 London Olympic Games, this is the inspiring true story of the devout Scottish Christian Eric Liddell and the English Jew Harold Abrahams. BYU Theatre is proud to present the U.S. premiere, a tale of two men who pursued their Olympic dreams against all odds–and won. Click here for tickets.
The 2017 Writers Conference will take place May 17-20. Organized by Tom and Courtney Russell, students and alumni will join Media Arts faculty and special guests at the Timpanogos Lodge at Sundance for screenings, presentations, and discussions on writing for film, TV, and media. Click the link above for details.