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earthwords is currently seeking qualified undergraduate candidates to fill several positions on the editorial board for the 2020-2021 school year. 

 

Founded in 1980, earthwords showcases and structures a community around the best undergraduate literary and artistic talent at the University of Iowa and provides students with the experience of producing a literary magazine in real-time.

 

Positions are also available for editors in Art & Photography, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry, as well as PR Coordinators, an Event Coordinator/Treasurer, a Web Editor, and a Designer. All positions provide great experience in the editorial process, event management and promotion, and how to carry a publication from the submissions process all the way through to the release party. 

 

The deadline is Friday, April 24 at midnight, and the application can be found here: https://earthwordsmag.com/join/ 

 

For more information contact the editor-in-chief, John Lyons at earthwords@uiowa.edu.

Click on the links below to see the audition submission process for the following courses:


NEW! Musical Theatre course -  audition information

    • THTR:2175 Musical Theatre: Topics: Rehearsal and Performance

      Course description:  Developing rehearsal and performance techniques for Musical Theatre Performance. Performance of full libretto, all scenes and songs from a single musical chosen from the repertory of contemporary and classic musical theatre. Techniques for developing character according to dramatic action of libretto, score and lyrics. Staging and basic choreography for staged concert performance. Exercises, readings, recording, videos. Ability to read music required.

Advanced Acting course  - auditions information:


CALL FOR ONE-ACT SCRIPTS


Silver Spring Stage is seeking original, one-act scripts for its annual One-Act Festival. The Festival will run two or three weekends in August 2020. Scripts will be fully produced by Silver Spring Stage, including (but not limited to) securing directors, holding
auditions for actors, and providing rehearsal and performance space. Authors are not required to participate in the process but may be invited to do so by producers or directors. In accordance with the requirements imposed upon us by related state, regional, and national community theatre festivals, no one will be paid for their work during the Silver Spring Stage Festival.


Silver Spring Stage will award prizes to playwrights at the conclusion of the Festival. A prize of $150 will be awarded to Best Script and a prize of $100 to Best Script Runner-Up.


There is a $10 fee for submitting, which will cover submission of up to two scripts. NOTE: Current students will be exempt
from the fee. The money collected will be used by Silver Spring Stage to produce the festival and send one of the produced plays to the Maryland Community Theatre Festival and (if selected for participation) to the Eastern States Theatre Association Festival and AACTFest in 2021. (Participation in ESTA and AACTFest is determined by the outcome of previous festival.)


To submit, authors need to fill out Online Submission Form.


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Fill out the Submission Form. You will be asked for your contact information including email address, phone number, and city.

  • Scripts must be original and unpublished, but may have been previously performed.
  • Playwrights may submit no more than two scripts.
  • Plays that have been submitted to Silver Spring Stage for consideration in prior years, but not chosen to be performed, may be resubmitted.
  • All scripts must be submitted in standard professional play format.
  • All scripts must be submitted in Word or PDF format. NOTE: Hard copies will not be accepted and will not be returned.
  • Scripts must be submitted blind - all mentions of the author’s name, contact information, and history of the script must be removed. Any scripts that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.
  • There is no minimum length, but plays may not exceed 45 pages. Plays with a runtime less than 10 minutes or longer than 30 minutes are unlikely to be chosen.

All submissions must be received by January 31, 2020.


Plays will be selected based on artistic merit, technical and casting requirements, adherence to submission rules, length, and originality.
NOTE: August 18, 2020 is the anniversary of the 19th Amendment or women’s suffrage. In the spirit of this anniversary, scripts about women and other marginalized populations voting will be given special consideration.  Selected playwrights will be notified no later than April 30, 2020.


Silver Spring Stage is an all-volunteer, non-profit community theater located in Silver Spring, Maryland. We offer the best of what you like about theater – top quality productions of plays that are smart and challenging, in an intimate space and at affordable prices. Find out more about the Stage at www.ssstage.org.


Questions?
Email us at oneacts2020@ssstage.org

Silver Spring Stage is located in Silver Spring, Maryland.


Event Address: 10145 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3086 Silver Spring Stage, MD

Website: www.ssstage.org

Email address: oneacts2020@ssstage.org

Chautauqua Theater Company is the resident professional theater of the Chautauqua Institution located in Southwestern New York. Nationally celebrated actors, directors, designers and writers, join a Conservatory of nineteen of the finest emerging theater artists to present full productions, new play workshops, and related events in the award-winning Bratton Theater.

Each season, in addition to our acting conservatory and design fellowships, we also hire staff in the following departments: sound, lights, scenic, costumes, props production management and administration. In addition, we have 8 internships in production and administration for up and coming young undergraduate students.

CTC 2020 Fellowship Letter.pdf

2020 Production Positions Packet 12.20.19.pdf

Auditions will be Saturday, December 7.  For more information & to sign up for auditions, go to: 04. Ten Minute Play Festival 2020


11-21-19: Scripts have been saved to this post as Attachments.  Click the three dots in the upper-right corner and click "Attachments".  These scripts are also available in the Theatre Main Office for perusal.  Auditions will be Dec. 7-8.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a play for our 23rd Annual Ten Minute Play Festival! Here are this year's selections:

Ten Minute Plays 2020
The Roommates by Cheyenne Hartfield
Onions, A Ten Minute Play by Olivia Schneider
Earth Magic by Sarah Weeks
Familiar Faces by Brocklund Larson
Thirteenth Story by Kjistine Peterson
Encounters in the Moment by Brett Shaw
Scouts by Jivani Rodriguez

Reading Series
We’re Not in Greece Anymore: An Antigone Story by Kate George
Semifera by Brigid Martin
Space Debris by Sarah Weeks
Accidents Happen by Kyle Petrie
Lunar Gravity by Fran Guo

Thank you to our panel of judges: Morgan Grambo, Dakota Parobek, and S.P. O’Brien. Auditions will be December 7-8.



The 23rd annual Department of Theatre Arts Ten-Minute Play Festival will be February 13-16, 2020 in the MacVey Theatre.

Play submission is open to all undergraduates who will be enrolled BOTH fall and spring semesters. 

  • Scripts may be submitted beginning Friday, October 18th until 4:30pm Monday, November 4th. No plays will be accepted after the deadline.
  • Selections will be announced Friday, November 18th.Auditions will be held Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th.

Plays should be submitted to the Theatre Department Office (107 TB). Please be sure to follow the submission guidelines:

  1. Only undergraduate students may submit plays. You do not need to be a theatre major or have taken a playwriting class in order to submit. You must be enrolled as an undergraduate for both the fall (’19) and spring (‘20) semesters.

  2. Playwrights may submit up to two separate plays for consideration.

  3. Submit two hard copies of each script. Scripts must be bound (separately) and have a separate title page with the name of the playwright, and the playwright’s phone number and email address. The playwright’s name should not appear on any other page of the script. The cover page will be removed from the script, so make sure the title of the play is on the script.

  4. Proper playwriting format should be used.  If you are uncertain about this format, please consult The Dramatists Sourcebook or talk to any of the department’s playwriting instructors. Use a 12-point font.

  5. Scripts should be no longer than 10 pages in length. Pages must be numbered. Please include a list of characters and a brief description of the setting. This does not count in the page total.

  6. TIP: Because of the nature of this festival, it is impossible to produce plays with complicated technical demands. Plays with simpler production requirements have a better chance of being selected.

  7. Scripts may be submitted any time prior to 4:30 PM on Monday, Nov. 4th. Submitted scripts should go into the appropriate box in the theatre office (107 TB). No script will be accepted after the deadline.

  8. If selected, the playwright agrees to attend auditions, rehearsals, and meetings. Playwrights may be asked by the artistic director to make slight revisions in the script.      


Questions?  Contact Ten-Minute Play Festival Coordinator Kristen Hartsgrove Mooers, kristen-hartsgrove-mooers@uiowa.edu.    

Attention undergraduate actors!

Advanced Acting auditions for THTR:4144 Acting Special Topics-Grotowski will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at10:00am in room 166 Theatre Building.

Prepare one contemporary monologue; no longer than one and a half minutes, that you feel best demonstrates your strengths.
If you have auditioned for Advanced Acting previously and been passed on, you do not have to audition again.  If you were not passed on previously, you may audition again.

Prerequisites: Acting II, Theatre Movement, and Voice for the Actor 


NOTE: You must have completed Acting II by the end of the current semester to audition. This means that you can audition if you are currently enrolled in Acting II this fall.
You can be enrolled in either Theatre Movement OR Voice for the Actor concurrently during the semester you enroll in Advanced Acting, so long as you have completed either Theatre Movement OR Voice for the Actor prior enrolling.

*Please sign up for auditions here:  Advanced Acting Auditions for Spring 2020

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) is currently accepting PLAY SUBMISSIONS for its 18th annual season!

DUAF will accept up to 16 theatrical works (full and short plays, musicals, and solo works) that reflect urban life and with running times up to 70 minutes. Each work is performed only once during the festival. There will be a $1,000 award in the category of Best Play, Best Short, and Audience. There is no submission fee and each playwright will receive a $300-$500 monetary stipend during the festival to defray some of the production costs of presenting their work.

SUBMISSION DETAILS:
1. Playwright's bio with contact info- name, address, phone # and email
2. Photo of playwright
3. Synopsis of theatrical work
4. Complete script of theatrical work
5. Estimated running time of work
6. Actor/director/crew bios, if available
7. Description of stage set (if any) and production needs (i.e. sound and lighting)

The submission deadline is Sunday, October 20, 2019. Please submit to coordinator@duafnyc.com. For more info about DUAF, visit: www.duafnyc.com

Visit us online at:
http://www.duafnyc.com
https://www.facebook.com/dutfnyc
https://twitter.com/DUAFNYC


“ArtUniverse” in partnership with
the International University ”Global Theatre Experience” (IUGTE) have announced partial scholarships for participation in the

International Residency for Choreographers, Movement Directors & Directors of Physical Theatre


Project Dates: November 22 - 29, 2019

Location: Laubegg Castle, Austria

Who can apply?

Performers of different genres and techniques, dancers, choreographers, directors, actors, performing arts teachers and instructors from different countries are welcome to apply for participation.

Deadline for application: 21st of August, 2019


Join us and be part of great international meeting!

Link to application

RHCR Theatre Contract Jobs Open

RHCR is looking for a light designer for our summer musical "Disney's Frozen Jr" starting in May. Show dates are July 26-28, August 2-3, & August 9-11. Lighting Designer is needed to light and program the light board. Perform other duties as assigned.

Apply Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdEaZR-zIj1xkLeEiNv6jgdoQnfGbyDxwpHR4zq53et16NA-w/viewform?usp=pp_url

RHCR is looking for a Scenic Carpenter for our 2019 Season. The Scenic Carpenter is responsible for construction of sets.

Apply Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeO86pKp0hUz48c5nRBh882LF92NWRbohvJBoFqk1aHgFQgHw/viewform?usp=pp_url

Attention students!

THTR:2170 Acting for Musical Theatre auditions will take place on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 12-5pm in room 172 Theatre Building.

Prepare 16 bars of a ballad and 16 bars from an up-tempo contemporary musical that represents your voice.  

Prerequisites: Audition required (sign up below) and must have taken one of the following: 

  • THTR:1140 - Basic Acting 
  • THTR:2140 - Acting I
  • One (1) semester of applied lessons in vocal performance

Cannot attend the auditions?  Please contact course instructor, Mark Bruckner, mark-bruckner@uiowa.edu. 

Audition Sign Up: Click here to access audition sign-up sheet.

Attention undergraduate actors!

Advanced Acting auditions for THTR:4144 Acting Special Topics-Period Styles will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:00-10:30am in room 166 Theatre Building.

Prepare one contemporary monologue; no longer than one and a half minutes, that you feel best demonstrates your strengths.
If you have auditioned for Advanced Acting previously and been passed on, you do not have to audition again.  If you were not passed on previously, you may audition again.

Prerequisites: Acting II, Theatre Movement, and Voice for the Actor 

NOTE: You must have completed Acting II by the end of the current semester to audition. This means that you can audition if you are currently enrolled in Acting II this spring.
You can be enrolled in either Theatre Movement OR Voice for the Actor concurrently during the semester you enroll in Advanced Acting, so long as you have completed either Theatre Movement OR Voice for the Actor prior enrolling.

*Please sign up for auditions here:  Advanced Acting Auditions for Fall 2019

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Deadline February 11, 2019

INTERNS NEEDED!!!

The Des Moines Community Playhouse and Kate Goldman Children's Theatre is looking for summer interns, May 22nd-August 16th. This is an hourly paid position with a maximum of 40 hours per week working with children aged 4-18. The internship consists of assisting with the implementation of Theatre Curriculum for Summer Theatre Day Camps Co-Teach Summer Educational Theatre Classes and Workshops.

Students who wish to apply for a summer education intern position should send a cover letter and resume and include:

  • Academic background
  • Work experience (particularly with children), related skills and interests
  • Reasons for interest in the intern program
  • Three references
  • School and permanent address (home and e-mail) and phone numbers
  • No parent phone calls or emails, please

Please send resumes by February 11th, 2019. Decisions will be made in mid-March. 

For more information or to submit your resume, email Robin Spahr at rspahr@dmplayhouse.com 

ACTING AUDITIONS & TECHNICAL INTERVIEWS FOR GREAT RIVER SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL - SIGN UP TODAY!

WHEN: Feb. 1st @ 1pm Technician Interviews, 3pm Acting Auditions

WHERE: RM 166

WHO: Doug Scholz-Carlson, Artistic Director

SIGN UP: WIKI: Auditions information page


Acting Auditions for both the Professional Company and Apprentice Actor Training Program grsf.org/apprentice 

Prepare: 2 pieces each under 2 minutes. One and potentially both should be Shakespeare. If you sing well, Doug would like to hear 32 bars a capella, and if you play an instrument well, either tell Doug that or play a sample. Bring a resume and headshot. Doug will eventually want those resumes electronically; a single 2-page pdf with their photo on page one and resume on page two. The student’s name should be the title of the file.

*Actors: Please send Paul Kalina your headshot and resume in the format that Doug has requested above before the auditions on the 1st.

*Technicians: interviewing technicians interested in technical internships in all areas. Students interested should ask Eric Stone questions about tech internships, and also see grsf.org/intern. Technicians should bring a 1 page resume formatted for their area of interest.


Update:  Cast Lists Now Posted!  Thank you to all who auditioned!

https://wiki.uiowa.edu/display/theatre/2019+Ten-Minute+Play+Festival

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When: Saturday, Dec.1st from 10am to 2pm (additional times will be added if needed)

Where: Room 172 in the Theatre Building
How: Please sign up at the wiki link posted below! Auditions will be done in pairs with readings from the selected shows.

https://wiki.uiowa.edu/display/theatre/2019+Ten-Minute+Play+Festival

Please sign up for auditions as there are so many opportunities for great roles in these amazing plays!

*Perusal scripts for each play are available at the Theatre Main Office, 107 TB.

If you are interested in being a part of the crew or if you have any questions, please contact Stage Manager Adam Koob, adam-koob@uiowa.edu, or Festival Director, Kristy Hartsgrove-Mooers, kristen-hartsgrove-mooers@uiowa.edu.

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Festival Selections

Thank you to everyone who submitted their work to the Ten Minute Play Festival, and congratulations to the winning scripts! 

Festival Plays:
Ellis Wright Goes to Hell by Brigid Martin
The Doolemma by Ashlynn Dale
Toilet World by Nicole Gabrione
Happier by Brad Pickhinke
Just Get on With the Story by Charles Kidd
Three Students: A Beckett Play About Chekhov by Cameron Speta
Assembly by Kaylyn Kluck
Every Seven Years by Sarah Weeks

Reading Series:
Drink or Die by Emmy Palmersheim
Labyrinth by Irene Enlow
(Wo)Man by Jivani Rodriguez
The Stasis And by Eileen Campbell
Wouldn’t You Love to Love Her by Olivia Schneider
Astral Connections by Austin J. Yerington


The 22nd annual Ten-Minute Play Festival will be February 7-10, 2019.

  • Scripts may be submitted beginning Monday, October 22nd until 5:00pm Monday, November 5th. No plays will be accepted after the deadline.

  • Selections will be announced Friday, November 16th.

  • Auditions will be held Saturday and Sunday, December 1st and 2nd.

Submission is open to all undergraduates who will be enrolled BOTH fall and spring semesters.
Plays should be submitted to the Theatre Department Office (107 TB). Please be sure to follow the submission guidelines.

Guidelines are available in the theatre office and on the online callboard.

DATES & DEADLINES:

Submission DeadlineNov. 5, 2018 5:00 PM CST
Selections PostedNov. 17, 2018
Auditions/CallbacksDec. 1-3, 2018
FestivalFeb. 7-10, 2019

See the full guidelines here: