Author Archives: BYU Theatre & Media Arts

2019 Workshop: Actors in Action – Voice Over Workshop

World-Class Acting Training Right Here in Salt Lake held by Linda Bearman! This 5-hour voiceover workshop is designed to acclimate the newcomer as well as up the game of the seasoned VO artist. Linda Bearman, VO coach and veteran of the industry guides artists through breaking into the business, finding your niche, seeing what it really takes to make a great demo and how to market yourself, plus much more. Join us and get your VO career on track!

Saturday, Sept 14th from 11am to 4pm
Black Box Studio 740 W. 1700 S., Suite 5
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
Cost $75

Sign up here!


Audition 2019: Desert Star Playhouse – Sunday School Musical & Adams Family Reunion

NEEDED: Men and Women, ages 18 and older for an open call audition.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Desert Star Playhouse
4861 South State Street Murray, UT 84107 – (801)266-2600

Please bring 32 bars of 2 contrasting songs that demonstrate your vocal ability. Be prepared with a short comedic monologue, short story, series of jokes or amusing anecdotes. Please bring your own sheet music. No recorded music allowed. An accompanist is provided. Please bring a headshot and resume.

You may call for an audition time, but it is also an open call. Those arriving without an audition time will be seen in the order of their arrival.

Event 2019: UACE Statewide Alumni Career Fair

The Utah Association of Colleges and Employers are holding their annual Career Fair, May 15th, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. An opportunity for college graduates to meet with employers in a fields who are looking for fresh talent to enter the field, over 1,000 people attend this fair. The event will be held at the SLCC Lifetime Activities Center, 4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City. Registration is free so be sure to register now!

Event 2019: World FolkFest

For over 30 years, World FolkFest has hosted an annual Folk Festival with dance teams from all across the globe. The annual show attracts dancers, musicians, and vendors from all over the world and provides our community cultural learning experiences of all kinds. They are looking for volunteers for their stage crew. They need volunteers to help set up July 27th and 29th, working most of the day, as well as volunteers to work July 30th through August 3rd during the run of the festival. No previous experience is necessary and onsite training can be provided. You can find out more information on World FolkFest’s website, and you can sign up to volunteer with this link:

Audition 2019: Salt Lake Acting Company – Pete the Cat

Auditions for Salt Lake Acting Company’s production of Pete the Cat, will be held Friday, May 10, 2019 12-6pm. They are looking for 2 women and 3 men. Please prepared 32 bars of an upbeat musical theatre song, accompanist will be provided. Bring a resume and a headshot. Auditions will be at the Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 West 500 North, SLC, UT 84103. Call (801) 363-7522 for an audition time and more information. You can find more information at

Audition 2019: Off Broadway Theatre – Hamleton
Box Office: 801-355-4628

Online Audition form link:

Written by Eric R. Jensen, Austinn L. Jensen and Logan Rogan with contributions from Angie Tabares and Andrea Fife
Directed by: Eric R. Jensen

Hamilton is perhaps the most dramatic play of our time. Hamlet is often recognized as the most dramatic play of any time. But put them together, you may have the funniest play for all time. That’s right: the Off Broadway Theatre is taking the plot of Hamlet and putting it to music in this hilarious Hamilton-esque parody. This is one the family will be talking about for a long time!

This show is going to be heavy on the singing and rapping too!

The auditions will be at the OFF BROADWAY THEATRE at:
272 S. Main Street. SLC, UT 84101
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019
Time: 2 PM – 4 PM

Must be able to sing an upbeat song as well as be able to rap!
Prepare a 1 minute comedic monologue
Bring a current headshot and acting resume
If you can DANCE that is a bonus!
Characters are:
Hamlet Prince of Denmark… Precast

King Claudius… Queen Gertrude’s husband and uncle to Hamlet. Is suspicious that hamlet knows that he murdered the king to sit upon his throne.

Queen Gertrude… Hamlets mother married it to King Claudius is worried about her son hamlet

Polonius… The King’s royal advisor, and father of Ophelia and Laertes. He likes to scheme with the queen and king and likes to play the puppet master.

Ophelia… How much it would be girlfriend. She loves the young prince but is forced to break it off with him to obey her father‘s wishes. She ends up killing herself in the process.

Laertes… Brother of Ophelia and son to Polonius. One time friend to Hamlet, he recognizes hamlet was responsible for the deaths of his father and sister, and he must avenge them. Eventually he is responsible for hamlets death.

Shakespeare… He acts as the narrator King hamlets ghost… He warns hamlet about the rotten state of Denmark and how he needs revenge.

Eliza… One of Ophelia’s maids they help her with several songs. Peggy… Another one of Ofelia‘s mates who helps her with several songs.

Rosencrantz… Friend of hamlet helps him to uncover the murder is Plot.

Guildenstern… another one of hamlets friends who also helps to uncover the murderous plot… He cannot rhyme.

Guard one…
Guard to three…
Actor one…
Actor three…
Gravedigger one…
Gravedigger three…
And ensemble members

All Parts are paid a small stipend
Rehearsals TBA