The College of Fine Arts and Communications (CFAC) wants to stay updated on all your summer adventures! From study abroad programs to internships, we want to hear about your experiences. There are two ways to share your summer with us:
- Use #ExperienceCFAC on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
- Submit your stories through the online portal:
- Contribute details for a CFAC news feature.
- Write a personal essay and upload it. If you would like us to publish your story on our sites, please see our Publication Guidelines and Agreement.
We are excited to see all the adventures you go on this summer!
We congratulate all those who participated in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival this past week. In the Acting arena, we congratulate the following students who were recognized:
- Irene Ryan National Finalist: Bradley Mackay (This is the 5th year in a row that a BYU student has been the Irene Ryan national finalist from Region 8.)
- Regional Classical Acting Award (National partners of the American Theatre): Chelsea Mortensen (This is the 2nd year in a row that a BYU student has received the Classical Acting award.)
- Irene Ryan Finalist/Semifinalists & partners: Bradley Mackay & Malia Mackay and
Chelsea Mortensen & Clara Richardson
- Musical Theatre Initiative Finalist: Madison Dennis
In the Design Tech area:
- Lighting Design Fellowship Winner: Susan Kupferer
- Sound Design Fellowship Alternate: Katie Tenney
- Lighting Design Finalist: Susan Kupferer
- Makeup and Hair Design Finalist: Sarah Bult
- Sound Design Finalist: Katie Tenney
- Stage Management Finalists: MK Park and Susan Kupferer
In the Dramaturgy and Directing areas:
- Honorable mention in dramaturgy: Rachelle Sutton
- Finalist in directing: Mariah Eames
- Faculty member George Nelson received the directing award for the ten minute play festival.
The three students that will return to the national competition in Washington D.C. this spring will be Bradley Mackay and his partner, Malia Mackay (Irene Ryan Scholarship Awards), and Susan Kupferer (Lighting Design).
The TMA Makeup area, in conjunction with the School of Nursing and the student EMT’s are holding a Mass Casualty Simulation, Saturday, March 10th. We are looking for 100 patients to exhibit a variety of wounds and symptoms to be treated by the nurses and EMT’s as they practice their response protocol.
Students who are willing to participate and can confirm their availability are encouraged to sign up. To sign up, click here.
As the LDS Film Festival gets closer, we would like remind you of the opportunities available!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Volunteer Opportunity: LTUE 2018
Volunteer at the LTUE Symposium to be held on February 15 to February 17 at the Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Have access to the conference while you help out! For more information about this opportunity, click here. For direct access to the volunteer application form, click here.
On February 9, 2018, the Women’s Services & Resources office is hosting a Pornography Conference. The goal of this conference is to help students, both female and male, understand and become more comfortable with talking about pornography with loved ones, friends, and professionals. We encourage you to attend this event, as it will be extremely beneficial for everyone.
Times and places of the four conference sessions are found below:
11:00 AM “Understanding the Realities of Pornography” by Brian J. Willoughby
12:00 PM “Open the Dialogue” Discussion Panel
1:00 PM “Core Recovery Principles: Taking Away Pornography’s Power” by Adam Moore
2:00 PM “Be For Healthy Sexuality More than Against Pornography: A Key to Hope and Healing” by Jonathan Sandberg
WSC Garden Court