Department Calendar

TMA General Studies is offering four $500 scholarships to defray the costs of tuition and books for students who are supporting themselves through school.  If you are a declared TAS major in the areas of directing, stage management, dramaturgy, playwriting, or general studies and could use some extra support, this scholarship is for you.  To apply, send one paragraph demonstrating your need for support to Megan Sanborn Jones at by 15 March.  Recipients will be notified by 1 April.  Funds will be available to use Spring, Summer, and Fall 2015.

TMA General Studies has funds to support off-campus undergraduate student theatre experiences:  internships, workshops, conferences, training sessions, etc.  We welcome applicants at any stage in their planning process—if you would like to work with a mentor to find and apply for an off-campus experience, let us know.  If you have already applied, but do not yet know if you have been accepted, let us know.  If you have already planned an off-campus experience over the summer but didn’t know how you were going to pay for it, let us know.  To apply, send a one-page letter of intent to Megan Sanborn Jones at by 15 March.  The letter must include:  a description of the off-campus experience, a justification for why this will help enhance your learning, an estimated budget of how much funding is needed (including other sources of funding—personal, grants, etc.)  These funds are available only to declared TAS major OR minor in the areas of directing, stage management, dramaturgy, playwriting, or general studies.  Recipients will be notified by 1 April.  Funds will be available to use Spring, Summer, and Fall 2015.

Events Schedule
March 3: DEVOTIONAL – Jennifer Nielson, BYU Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
March 6-7: DIVINE COMEDY – Into the Glenhood in the varsity theater. Purchase tickets at
March 10: DEVOTIONAL – Elder Kent F Richards, member of the Second Quorum of the seventy
March 13: Final Cut Film Festival Submission date –
March 5-14: Microburst Theatre festival. See events for details.
March 17: Carl Hernandez, BYU professor at the J. Reuben Clark Law School
March 13-28: William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. See events for details.
March 24: Forum – David Pershing, President of the University of Utah
March 31: DEVOTIONAL– Michael Brown, BYU professor of Physiology and Developmental Biology
April 3: HFAC 50th Anniversary celebration begins. Click here for information.
April 7: DEVOTIONAL – Choral Assembly
April 9: BFA New York Showcase at 7 pm in the Nelke Theatre.
April 10 – 11: Final Cut Film Festival. See events for details.
April 17-22: FINALS WEEK
April 23: Graduation – University Commencement
April 24: Graduation – College Convocations

Theatre Forum Schedule
Tuesday, 11:00 am in the Nelke
February 26: Student Theatre Association Forum
March 5: No Forum
March 12: Theatre Education Forum
March 19: Theatre Art Studies Forum
March 26: BFA Acting Program, year-end wrap up / Theatre Engine Forum for designers
April 2: College Forum

Mask Club Schedule
February 26: Danny Brown: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python
March 5: Lauren Wilkins: Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott
March 12: Jennette Myers: She Loves Me, book by Joe Masteroff


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

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


The 2015 LDS Film Festival will take place March 4-7, 2015 in the SCERA Center for the arts. For more information visit

Microburst Theatre Festival
The Microburst Theater Festival, by BYU student Playwrights, will take place on March 5-7, 11-14 at 7:30 pm and March 7 and 14 at 2:00 pm in the Margetts Theatre. Winner of three national awards at the 2014 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, this jubilee of new plays by aspiring playwrights returns for another round to explore love, loss, and life. Buy tickets here.

The Winter’s Tale 
William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, directed by Lindsay Livingston with David Morgan, will take place March 13-14, 18-21, 24-27 at 7:30 pm and March 14, 21, and 28 at 2:00 pm in the Pardoe Theatre.  Myth and misunderstanding intersect as a cast of colorful and passionate characters search for their happy ending in this tragicomedy, one of Shakespeare’s last plays. Buy tickets here.


BYU Final Cut Film Festival
This student-produced, student-created film festival featuring a collection of the best student-made fiction films, documentaries, commercials, animations, and more will take place on April 10 – 11 at 6:30 & 8:30 pm in the Pardoe Theatre.

Princess Academy
Shannon Hale’s Princess Academy, directed by Megan Sanborn Jones, will take place May 29-30, June 4-6, 10-13, at 7:00 pm and Mary 30, June 4, 6, 12, and 13 at 2:00 pmWorld Premiere: Taken from her home to attend royal finishing school, Miri faces a harsh schoolmistress, fierce storms, and bandits, but soon discovers the power of friendship and a loving heart. Adapted from the story of New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale.


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

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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