Department Calendar

Events Schedule – See EVENTS below for details.
     Nov 15: Application to Spring 2019 London Study Abroad Due; Graduation Applications for April Graduation are Due
     Nov 15-17: BYU Final Cut Film Festival – for tickets and showtimes click here
     Nov 16: 8pm, MDT Cabaret at the Wall
     Nov 16-Dec 8: Radium Girls in the Margetts Theatre – for tickets and show times click here
     Nov 20: Friday Instruction
     Nov 21-23: No Class, Thanksgiving Holiday

Theatre Forum Schedule (Nelke Theatre — 11am, Unless otherwise specified)
     Nov 15: No Theatre Forum
     Nov 22: Happy Thanksgiving
     Nov 29: Theatre Season Roll Out, Megan Sanborn Jones
     Dec 6: Faith and Works Lecture, Megan Sanborn Jones in the Madsen Recital Hall

Mask Club Schedule
     Nov 15: No Mask Club
     Nov 22: Happy Thanksgiving
     Nov 29: Director Robert Moore, The Monsters are Due on Maple Street
     Dec 6: Director Arielle Makela, Hamlet

Student Funding/Scholarship Deadlines
     Dec 1: Graduate Studies Mentoring Assistantships, Click here

For university funding opportunities, click here and/or visit  https://financialaid.byu.edu/section/scholarships. For other national scholarships, fellowships, and programs, click here.


EVENTS

London Study Abroad: While the deadline for the Winter 2019 Study Abroad at London Center has passed, the London Theatre Spring Study Abroad in the Spring Term 2019 with Professor Megan Sanborn Jones is still available! Be sure to take advantage of these great opportunities to study in London next year. Application deadline is November 15, 2018.

2019 London Study Abroad Application copy

Final Cut Submissions: The BYU Final Cut Film Festival is a student-produced, student-created film festival. Over a period of several evenings, we will screen a collection of the best fiction, non-fiction, commercial, and animation films students create here at BYU. Final Cut is sponsored by the BYU Theatre and Media Arts department and the Student Film Association. The purpose of this festival is to encourage all students to create and watch meaningful and creative media. Festival submissions are open to all current BYU students. Submissions were due on Friday, October 19. Selected films will be screened from Thursday, November 15 to Saturday, November 17. Visit byufinalcut.com for more information.

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Applying for Graduation 2018-2019:
To be eligible for participation in graduation ceremonies, you must complete the graduation application process by the following dates:
     September 15 for December graduation (no graduation exercises)
     November 15 for April graduation (graduation exercises)
     February 15 for June graduation (no graduation exercises)
     April 15 for August graduation (graduation exercises)
*Students who apply after the deadline dates will need to contact
their college advisement center to be considered for graduation.*
Undergraduate Students
To apply for graduation, you must:
1. Decide on a graduation date, based on when you will finish your coursework and requirements.
2. Have an active ecclesiastical endorsement that covers your graduation date.
a. Check your endorsement status here.
b. Update your endorsement here.
3. Fill out the online graduation application.
4. Pay a one-time $15.00 fee which is charged to your student account.
5. Contact your individual college advisement center to finish applying for graduation.
6. Pay all outstanding charges on your account
*Read more detailed instructions here.*

MDT Cabaret: Once each semester, MDT students have the opportunity to perform solo and small group performances in a cabaret setting at “The Wall” in the Wilkinson Student Center. “The Wall” is a popular night spot with food and beverage service in a relaxed atmosphere. Students are responsible for selecting and rehearsing their own material presented in this informal setting. Join us on Friday, November 16 at 8pm to enjoy their work!

MDT Cabaret at the Wall

BYU’s AHTC: This event is meant to bring awareness to the current issue of human trafficking that can be found rampant in some sectors of our society today. Come to this informational lecture with Ed Smart on November 16 from 7-8:15pm in the JSB Auditorium.

BYU's AHTC

Radium Girls: Grace and her coworkers—factory workers who paint the faces of radium-fluorescent watches—fight for their day in court when they all begin to fall ill with a mysterious disease. With nine actors playing 38 roles, Radium Girls is a fast-paced snapshot of the true story of what happens when the American dream bumps up against the realities of health, wealth, and big business. The show will be held in the Margetts Theatre from November 16 – December 8. Click here for tickets and showtimes.

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Theatre Season 2018-2019
The 2018-19 BYU Theatre season has been announced! Fall semester theatre season productions will include: The World’s Strongest Librarian, The Mousetrap, and Radium Girls. Dates for all productions can be found online at byutheatre.byu.edu.

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


DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS

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 http://film.byu.edu/?page_id=3531.


AUDITIONS IN THE AREA

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.


American Fork Community Theater

American Fork Community Theater is excited to announce auditions for our spring production of, “Footloose,” directed by Beth Bruner. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, November 14 and Thursday, November 15 from 6-9pm. Callbacks will be held by invitation only on November 17th from 10:00- 2:00. Dancing will take place at callbacks only. More details to follow after auditions. Auditions will be held at the American Fork Arts Institute: 53 West Main Street, American Fork. Those who audition should bring a hard copy of a theatrical resume and a photograph (the photograph does not have to be a formal head shot). Please prepare a 1-minute monologue that reflects the character you are auditioning for (not from “Footloose”). If you want to join with a partner and bring a 2-minute memorized scene instead, that is also acceptable, however individual songs are requested. Those who audition are also asked to prepare to sing 18- 32 bars of a Broadway song in the style of the show. We will have an accompanist there but you can also bring your own MP3 or cds. Plugins for MP3 players or phones/pads will be provided. NO A CAPPELLA singing, please. If you bring a pre-recorded track, please find the karaoke or minus track without singing. We want to hear your voice, NOT the voice of the artist who recorded the song. If you are absolutely not able to attend auditions or callbacks, video auditions will be accepted until November 15th at midnight.

Highland Community Center
Auditions for The Importance of Being Earnest begin November 6th! ONLY online video submissions will be accepted November 6th to November 28th at midnight. In-person auditions will happen November 28th at the Highland Community Center from 6 PM until 9 PM. You may choose to use one of the provided monologues or prepare a one-minute Classical monologue to prepare for your audition. For access to the provided monologues and to apply for this audition, 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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