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 Welcome to the Online Callboard, a virtual bulletin board for the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts.

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Theatre Department Connections

Find faculty/staff/student connections to 323 theatre companies.


If you are in need of props for a show, class, or project you may borrow them from the Theatre Department prop shop! To view our props stock, visit our Flickr

Note: Not all props available have yet made it onto the Flickr account. Hand props, foliage, and soft goods are still being added as they are inventoried.

Contact Merric Bower to schedule an appointment for hand props stored in the Theatre Building or Warehouse Trips for Furniture: Monday/Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00pm.

(NOTE Warehouse trips are scheduled for a minimum of 2 hours and you must bring people to lift and load any items that will be collected.

Merric Bower will be the Props representative at the non-mainstage meetings on Fridays.

NOTE: Only Theatre MAJORS or MINORS can check out props and must make an appointment.


If you are in need of costumes for a show, class, or project you may borrow them from the Theatre Department costume shop!

Contact Madison Otis to schedule an appointment during these hours: Mondays 1:30 - 4:00 pm, Wednesdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm, and Fridays 10:30 am - 1:00 & 2:30 - 5:00 pm.

NOTE: Only Theatre MAJORS or MINORS can check out costumes and must make an appointment.

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