Author Archives: BYU Theatre & Media Arts

Southern Student Association

We are pleased to announce BYUSA’s all new club, the Southern Student Association. This club intends to bring together BYU students and affiliates who originate from or have ties to the American southeastern states as we build friendships, serve each other and others, find commonalities in our origins and lifestyles, and center ourselves around our Savior. Our Opening Social will be held Wednesday, January 31st, from 7:00- 8:00 PM in 3228 WSC. Please see flyer below and join our Facebook Group, “BYU Southern Student Association” to be kept in the loop!

BYUSSA Opening Social Flyer


LDS Film Festival

As the LDS Film Festival gets closer, we would like remind you of the opportunities available!


24-Hour Competition
The 24-Hour Competition is the coveted event every year since it’s inception. Become an award-winning filmmaker in 24 hours. Sign up now! The time your film plays during the program depends upon the date you sign up, so sign up soon! For sign up information, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities
Free passes are given to those who desire to volunteer at the festival. Plus, connect with industry professionals and view films never before seen anywhere else. For more information, click here.

Podcast Booth

New this year! Contact us through the website and schedule a time to use the podcast booth. Through review of your podcast, we might even reward passes for those who promote the festival. For more information, click here.

Pitch Session

It is not available yet, but we have added a Pitch Session event for people serious about getting their idea in front of industry decision-makers. More information will be coming!

BYU HEX Symposium

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) at Brigham Young University is proud to invite all student researchers with an interest in the cultural aspects of the human experience to participate in the Human Experience (HEX) Research Symposium on April 7, 2017. This symposium is open to all students in all majors at BYU.

The call for submissions and presenter application are provided below. We hope you will consider presenting your current research on topics involving peoples or cultures, and take advantage of this great opportunity to refine your research, hone professional presentation skills, and enhance your resumes and graduate school applications.

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2018 INNER VOICES – Call for Scripts

INNER VOICES Social Issues Theatre at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2018 National Call for Scripts. The 2018 Call for Script will explicitly focus on the theme of Social Justice as Environmental Justice.

INNER VOICES Social Issues
Theatre addresses complex, timely and often difficult social issues that connect deeply to the university communities and beyond, through performances followed by post-performance audience dialogues.

The possible topics might include such things as food deserts, environmental hazards, recycling, sustainable architecture, water and energy issues, and the impact of these on mental health and well being, etc. An award will be given to those playwrights whose scripts comply with the guidelines and are selected. Decisions of the panelists shall be final.

We are looking for scripts in two categories:
A. Ten-Minute play: up to six will be selected, $700.00 will be awarded per selected winning script
B. Forty-Minute play: up to three will be selected, $1,500.00 will be awarded per selected winning script

For further access to access to submission guidelines and requirements, click here. For further access to the application, click here.

AUDITION: The Playmill Theatre

The Playmill Theatre will be presenting three major productions in the summer of 2018, The Little Mermaid, Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical, and Annie Get Your Gun. Auditions will be held on February 3 at BYU in the Richards Building, Room 1137 from 9am to 3pm. You must sign up for an audition time beforehand, as well as fill out an application. For access to more information as well as application information, click here.


Jeff Johnson Casting in Salt Lake City is looking for a trained clown (male) for a Web-series test/pilot. Pay is $500, so if you have trained as a clown or know someone who has trained as a clown, please submit.

Submission instructions are as follows: please submit the following information via email to with the subject line: Clown.

  • Photo(s) in your full clown costume and makeup
  • A brief description of your experience or attach a resume
  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email address

All submissions are due by 10:00 am, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 and you must be available for an audition Friday, Jan 19, 2018 in Salt Lake City, as well as for the shoot scheduled for Monday, Jan 29, 2018, also in the SLC area.