Lore at BYU 2018

Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction. Join storyteller Aaron Mahnke and musical guest Chad Lawson for an unforgettable evening of dark, spine-tingling tales – the perfect way to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. Lore is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcast that exposes the darker side of history, exploring the people, places, and things we fear the most.

de Jong Concert Hall

Wednesday, October 31, 7:30 pm

https://arts.byu.edu/2018/10/lore-brings-real-world-horror-stories-to-byu-this-halloween/

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Library Film Series – Frankenstein on October 26

One of the greatest monster movies of all time, the 1931 version of Frankenstein is the source of countless tributes and parodies. Starring Boris Karloff, this is the film that made him a star.

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel. There will be several events on campus including a lecture that day in the Library at 3:00 by professors Cutchins and Perry of the English department who will speak on the many adaptations of Frankenstein.

Doors open at 6:00 pm and the film begins at 7:00 pm.

Admission is free.

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Audition 2018: Sugar Factory Playhouse – The Gift of the Magi

Sugar Factory Playhouse is pleased to announce auditions for “The Gift of the Magi” by Jon Jory. This heartwarming romantic comedy, narrated by a group of Christmas carolers, tells the story of Della and Jim, who are desperately in love with each other but also very poor. In their attempts to buy each other proper Christmas gifts, a strange twist of fate leads the couple to find the perfect gifts for one another — but at an unexpected cost. Though they may not have the perfect Christmas, the couple learns about the importance of the gift of love in this beautiful adaptation of the story by O. Henry. The play is directed by Karen Chatterton.
All parts are open for actors in their late teens to adults.
Performance dates are December 6 – 17, 2018 at the Midvale Permforming Arts Center.
Audition dates have been set on October 18 and 19 at West Jordan City Hall (8000 South Redwood Road) from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Actors may come at any time during the audition dates and times.
Actors will be asked to read sides from the script, which can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IdxDlZpBxLWQ5AYmI8tElPObxYQ_R30I/view?usp=sharing
The sides do not have to be completely memorized.
Please bring a resume and head shot. Singers should be prepared to sing 16 measures of a Christmas song, no a capella or CDs please; an accompanist will be provided.
CHARACTER ROLES AND DESCRIPTIONS:
  • Jim: (early to mid-20’s) Young man who falls deeply in love with Della. He is unselfish, devoted, and sentimental. He cherishes a watch given to him by his grandfather, which is his prized earthly possession; only Della means more to him.
  • Della: (early to mid-20’s) Young woman who falls deeply in love with Jim. She is modest, cheerful, compassionate, and at times, too critical of herself. She has long, beautiful hair which she sells to buy a gift for her beloved Jim.
  • Digby: (early to mid-20’s) The cavalier and playful friend of Jim. He serves as both facilitator and antagonist to Jim’s better practical self.
  • Dot: (20 to 30 years of age) Sister to Della. She is loving and supportive of her sister.
  • Clarice: (35 to 40 years of age) Neighbor to Della, she has a large family and depends on Della for support and understanding of her desperate situation.
  • Art: (mid 20’s to 40) Jim’s co-worker; acts as a facilitator to the story.
  • Bootman or woman: (mid 20’s to 60 years) Seller of shoes and boots.
  • Shopgirl: (30 to 50 years) Works in a jewelry/watch shop. She is a bit bold and speaks her mind.
  • Madam Vodvaskaya: (45 and older) Mature and experienced Russian woman – dramatic in her actions, bold and brash. She is a comedic character that takes herself very seriously.
  • Woman: (flexible age) Small speaking part, incidental character.
  • Passersby, shoppers, and Christmas choir: men and women of all vocal ranges. Must be able to sing Christmas carols in vocal parts.

National Gallery of Art: Visiting Senior Fellowship Program (2019-2020)

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program fro senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, visiting senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability.

One Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any area. The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships are intended to support research on European art before the early nineteenth century. The William C. Seitz Senior Fellowship is primarily intended to support research on modern and contemporary art. Visiting senior fellowship application are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines who work examines artifacts or has implications for the analysis and criticism of form.

Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for 5+ years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment. Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible for the visiting senior fellowship program.

The Center awards up to twelve short-term (up to 60 days) Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships annually. Stipends for 2-month fellowships range from $7,000 to $8,000, depending on relocation requirements; in addition, fellows receive housing, as available.

Applications: Candidates for the visiting senior fellowships program must submit an online application that includes a proposal and a copy of one article or chapter from books, to be submitted on or before the application deadline. Two letters of recommendation are required. Visiting senior fellows may receive awards in three consecutive years but thereafter must wait three years before reapplying to the Center. Individuals may not apply for other Center fellowships while an application is pending or once a fellowship has been awarded. Visiting senior fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

Award Period: March 1 – August 15, 2019
Deadline: September 21, 2018

Award Period: September 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020
Deadline: March 21, 2019

National Gallery of Art: Senior Fellowship Program (2019-2020)

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program fro senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability.

One Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any area. The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships are intended to support research on European art before the early nineteenth century. The William C. Seitz Senior Fellowship is primarily intended to support research on modern and contemporary art. Senior fellowship application are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines who work examines artifacts or has implications for the analysis and criticism of form.

Senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for 5+ years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment. Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible for the senior fellowship program.

A senior fellowship award for the academic year is normally limited to 1/2 of applicants salary, up to a maximum of $50,000, depending on individual circumstances. Awards for a single academic term are prorated. Senior fellows also receive allowances for travel to a scholarly conference, in addition to housing, as available.

Applications: Candidates for the senior fellowship program must submit an online application that includes a proposal and a copy of two publications, either articles or chapters from books, to be submitted on or before the application deadline. Three letters of recommendation are required. Procedures for associate appointments are the same as those for the senior fellowship program. Holders of senior fellowships may reapply five years after the completion of the fellowship. Individuals may not apply for other Center fellowships while an application is pending or once a fellowship has been awarded. Senior fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Audition 2018: Reader’s Theater – Coming Home ~ A Christmas Story

Come participate in Reader’s Theatre Presentation of Coming Home ~ A Christmas Story, a heartwarming, modern day retelling of the Savior’s birth. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, October 10 at 7pm at 930 North 475 East, Orem, UT 84097. For more information, call George and Gayanne King at 801-224-0538.

10-3-18, 12_25 PM Office Lens

Information Sessions 2018 for Graduate School: Columbia University School of the Arts

You do not have to complete the online application in one sitting. You may access your application and change your answers as many times as you like prior to submission.  Once an application has been submitted, no substitutions, alterations, or additions to portfolio materials can be accepted. Applicants should therefore make sure that all submissions made are correct and complete.

Application deadlines:

Film MFA: December 4, 2018
Film and Media Studies MA: January 31, 2019

Theatre MFA (Directing only): December 4, 2018
Theatre MFA (All other concentrations): January 3, 2019

Writing MFA: January 3, 2019

Visual Arts MFA: January 15, 2019

Sound Art MFA: January 15, 2019
Please join us this fall for our upcoming Information Sessions. These sessions are a great way to learn more about our programs and to meet faculty, staff, and current students.

Theatre MFA
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
(MFA Directing thesis production will follow at 2pm)
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Film MFA
Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time: 1pm – 3pm
(A screening of student films will follow the information session)
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Writing MFA
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
(A Gallery Series student reading will follow at 8:30pm)
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Visual Arts MFA
Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 11am – 1pm
(Tours and Open Studios will follow the information session)
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Sound Art MFA
Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 2pm – 3pm
(Open Studios will follow the information session)
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