Department Calendar

Events Schedule – See EVENTS below for details.

June 2-17: Argonautika

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June 8-17: Hamlet

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Spring/Summer University Devotional Schedule:
Held in the de Jong Concert Hall in the HFAC.

June 6: Diane Reich, Music (Devotional)
June 13: Ray Clifford, Humanities (Devotional)

For the full Spring/Summer University Devotional Schedule, click here

Theatre Forum Schedule

Theatre Forums will resume in the fall.

Mask Club Schedule
Mask Club will resume in the fall.

Student Funding Deadlines
No TMA applications due in the near future.

For more university funding opportunities, click here.


DEPARTMENT AUDITIONS

Mask Club: THE MIRACLE WORKER

Directed by Christine Detweiler

Audition: September 7 and 8 (First week of classes)
Signup times will be posted on the Nelke call board September 5 (first day of classes).

Callbacks: September 9

Cold reads will be provided. You may bring a prepared one minute dramatic monologue but it is not required. Please prepare a brief pantomime.

Especially in search of individuals with ASL experience, but not required

Performing: October 19th, 2017

Please contact Christine Detweiler with any questions at christinedet@gmail.com or 703-868-1403.

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.

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 film.byu.edu/home/getting-involved.

 

AUDITIONS IN THE AREA

Skylight Cinema: HERO

Skylight Cinema is thrilled to announce auditions for its new faith-based feature film: “HERO”!  Shooting will take place 3-4 days in various locations within Utah County, during 2 weekends of July – exact dates: TBA.  Produced by: Jordan Pearson.

SYNOPSIS:

A prideful quarterback, Chris Rockwell, thrives on high school popularity and vanity until one day his grades plummet, threatening to kick him off the team and destroy his college football dreams forever.  His only hope is a spiritual History teacher, Mr. Hanks, who promises to raise his grade on condition that he befriend a shy, timid boy, Harold, for the rest of the semester.  The problem is, Chris despises Harold and cruelly mistreated him in the past.  To make things worse, Chris’s friends and teammates suddenly shun him for befriending the ‘school misfit’.  In desperation, Chris turns his life to God as he struggles for the strength to love the young boy he once scorned.

For character descriptions of available roles, please go to the “Movies” page at www.skylight.ltd.

TO AUDITION:

Please download an audition SIDE from the “Movies” page on our website: www.skylight.ltd.  Record a VIDEO of yourself for the role you wish to audition.  In your video, please be sure to state your FIRST and LAST name and the role you are auditioning.

Upload the video to YOUTUBE or VIMEO, and email the link to herofeaturefilm@gmail.com.  Please submit your audition BEFORE May 26, 6:00pm. 

NOTE: If you wish to be cast as an EXTRA, please download a SIDE for a character who best fits you and audition as described above.

If you have questions regarding auditions, please email herofeaturefilm@gmail.com.

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Independent Short Film: SHOT CLOCK

SHOT CLOCK is an independent short film about a boy named Mark Collins, a high school basketball star whose father passed away in the military years back. His mother is always at his basketball games supporting him, until he asks her to stop coming to them. Meanwhile, he is conflicted between his gorgeous-popular girlfriend Laura, and Bella, a sweet girl he has known since he was a child. When Mark’s mother doesn’t show up to the game, she is killed in a car accident. Mark is told about his mother’s passing and decides to make some changes in his life, as he realizes he never appreciated his mother’s support like he should have. Knowing she would want him to pass along her enthusiasm, the story folds with Mark treating Bella how she deserves, almost as if she is a living example of his mother’s lifestyle.

URGENT: High production value equipment available to us for limited time! Looking for cast that can start ASAP! Characters wanted for Mark (high dialogue), Dad (No Dialogue)

Directed by Jack Wiley and Luka Nezi. Email Jack.wiley44@gmail.com if interested!

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SVYT: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS

AUDITIONS: June 8 and 9 from 6pm-9pm. Come prepared with 16-32 measures of a Broadway style song. Located at the directors home: 9563 Skye Park Rd, South Jordan, Ut.

CALLBACKS: June 10, by invitation.

SVYT elite casts leads open to 14 to young adult. Limited ensemble parts for under 14. Show performs August 10-21. This show requires dancing for most parts.

 

For more auditions in the area, click here.

 


EVENTS

TMA DEPARTMENT PRODUCTION: Argonautika

Dragons and sea monsters and giants–oh my! An all-star cast of Greek heroes, gods, and goddesses populate this epic maritime adventure about Jason, his crew of Argonauts, and their quest for the Golden Fleece. Adapted by the Tony Award-winning director and playwright of Metamorphoses and Arabian Nights (both previously produced at BYU), Argonautika weaves a lively tale the entire family will enjoy!

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Argonautika Lunch and Learn

LUNCH AND LEARN is a free opportunity for all playgoers ages 8+ to participate in learning activities building on and inspired by Argonautika. BYU student “Teaching Artists” will lead the 60-minute Lunch and Learn workshop and then provide a free sack lunch and a space for participants to enjoy lunch before the play performance begins. One free meal will be provided by BYU for each registered participant.

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

This is not your parents’ plodding, reverent recitation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece. The masterpiece remains. However we are telling the story of the vengeful Dane as a contemporary thriller in a world of deceit, surveillance, and spies. Join us if you love Shakespeare, Hamlet . . . or James Bond.

This is a TMA 671 production, supported by TMA and directed by Chris Hults.

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2017-18 BYU Theatre Season

The 2017-18 BYU Theatre season has been announced! Rich in variety, the season features compelling dramas, theatre for young audiences, and two musicals. Productions include: The Glorious Story Emporium, The Mill on the Floss, Into the Woods, Romeo y Julieta, Mary Stuart, Single Wide and Anne of Green Gables. Dates for all productions can be found online at byutheatre.byu.edu.

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


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