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


WHO: Doug Scholz-Carlson, Artistic Director

SIGN UP: WIKI: Auditions information page

Acting Auditions for both the Professional Company and Apprentice Actor Training Program 

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 Technicians should bring a 1 page resume formatted for their area of interest.

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


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.

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,, or Festival Director, Kristy Hartsgrove-Mooers,


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.


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:

In honor of Nigel, the “world’s loneliest bird”, our team would like to challenge members of the University of Iowa’s Theatre Department to raise consciousness and efforts around our environmental impact in conjunction with our production of K.T. Peterson’s Love BirdThrough October 21st, we challenge you to do the following: 

Recycle (Where should I drop it off?)
Remember Reusable Bags for Shopping
B.Y.O. Mug or Bottle
Choose "Used" When Possible
Waste Less Food

Share your progress on social media by using #LOVEBIRDCHALLENGE. If you do, please note that we may share your post in the lobby at our performances. If you'd prefer to share your progress directly, contact Morgan Grambo. 

Advanced Acting Auditions
For THTR:4144:0001 Acting: Special Topics- Meisner

Saturday October 27th @ 10am 

RM 166


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 hereAdvanced Acting Auditions Spring 2019

Tues. Mar. 20th from 9:00-10:30a in *Meet in Theatre Building Lobby  (25 total slots available)

Rinde Eckert will be performing at Hancher on March 21st. On Tuesday, March 20th, he will host a short workshop and a Q&A for our students.

Rinde is an astonishing performing artist – singer, writer, musician, composer, and director. He has led Partnership in the Arts twice. He has established an international performing career that has exploded over the past decade. He is also an alum and a terrific teacher. He will lead a “simple series of exercises in interdisciplinary perception” followed by the Q&A session.

Actors, directors, playwrights, and dramaturgs are strongly encouraged to attend. Participation in the exercises is not mandatory; those who wish to observe the exercise are welcome to attend the workshop.

To Sign Up: Please click here to go to sign up sheet.

Stagedoor Manor

Loch Sheldrake, NY

Are you Passionate about Theatre Production & Design?

Do you work well in a supportive creative environment?

Do you thrive on challenges like: a quick design process, demanding production requirements, outdoor theatre spaces, etc.

Designer will design up to 6 realized productions (2 shows each session) Musicals and Plays

Collaborate with professional directors, designers and craftsmen.

Over the summer Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center produces 42 full scale productions in our 8 on site venues for campers age 10-18. Check us out:
Additional Information Interviews 2018
Room & Board Included onsite (w/ a roommate) London --February 22-24
Season Dates: June 7- August 22, 2018 NYC --February 26-27
Travel Stipend Available Chicago -- March 1
You Must Be At Least 21 SETC (Mobile, AL) -- March 8-11
**In person interviews are preferred but Skype interviews are possible.**
Submit Resume & Cover Letter:
Set Designers, Lighting Designers, Costume Designers, Master Carpenters, Carpenters, Scenic Artists, Prop Designers & Tech Directors

Summer Internships Available

Summer Internships at Seattle's Children's Theatre

At Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT), we are proud to be one of the most prominent theatres for young audiences in the United States and the world. Our mission is to provide children of all ages and backgrounds access to professional theatre, with a focus on new works, and theatre education. For many children, we are the first, and sometimes, sole, exposure they have to live theatre.

Intern with Us!

Renowned SCT Education Programs offers over 20 internship positions in the summer to support nearly 200 camps and classes for students ages 3½ -21, and for our Summer Season productions for students grades 4-12.

Being an intern is a rewarding and enriching experience wherein you’ll be fully immersed in the workings of SCT. Previous interns have gone on to work at many professional theatres around the country, including as staff members at SCT, Seattle Theatre Group, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, The 5th Avenue Theatre, Jet City Improv, and The Village Theatre, as well as regionally at theatres such as Arena Stage, Lexington Children’s Theatre, Stages Theatre Company, Metro Theatre Company, The Rose Theatre Omaha, and the Children’s Theatre Company, amongst many others.

Types of Internships Offered:

We have a multitude of exciting internships available, including Teaching, Administrative, Stage Management, Lighting, Sound, Costume, Set, Props, Choreography, and Music Directing. Click below for more information. 

The ideal candidate for these positions will have a minimum of two years of college or demonstrate equivalent experience. SCT is an equal opportunity organization. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. 

Info: Internships run June – late August for 40+ hours a week; length of internship dependent on position. Professional Development opportunities vary on the internship. Internships are paid a stipend of $200/week, plus compensation for a bus pass or parking. Housing is not provided.

To apply:  Application deadline: 11:59pm PST, February 12, 2019Applications available at We ask that you submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references. Applicants are notified of their status by April 2, 2019.

Email Laura Knote, Associate Director of Education, Drama School, at for more information!

Intern at SPACE

The internship at SPACE offers emerging professionals an immersive and impactful experience, equipping
participants with useful skills to aid them in their transition into the professional arena. SPACE selects nine to
twelve interns (college students, recent college graduates and young adults) each year to live and work on Ryder
Farm, an idyllic 222 year old working farm in Brewster, New York. Internships take place over six to eight weeks
during SPACE’s residency season, which runs June through October. The SPACE intern corps shares living
quarters and communal meals with approximately 200 residents each season at Ryder Farm.

The SPACE Internship engages participants in the artistic, programmatic, culinary and administrative functions of
the organization. Additionally, interns contribute to the ongoing care and maintenance of Ryder Farm and its
facilities. Interns gain skills and training including office management, hospitality, event execution, and meal prep,
and also take part in sharings of work-in-development from resident artists, and support research that informs
SPACE's marketing and development efforts. B eyond their practical training, interns benefit from the dozens of
connections made during their internship, with independent artists, industry leaders, activists, and representatives
from leading arts and theatre organizations organizations in New York and beyond.

The SPACE Internship is a natural extension of the organization's commitment to personal and professional
growth. SPACE interns can expect the benefits of one-on-one mentoring with a SPACE team member and
meaningful connections with a variety of professional artists and activists. Additionally, interns will be supported in
exploring their own artistic interests while interning at SPACE.

All interns receive housing and three farm-fresh meals daily. SPACE will also assist interns in obtaining college
credit when possible. Internships typically last 6 consecutive weeks between June and October (with Sundays off).

If you wish to be considered for a 2018 internship position, please visit our website: and fill out the online application. All materials must be received
by March 1, 2018. Please email SPACE’s Company Manager, Maggie Raymond at with questions.

Are you ready to take the next step towards your career in professional theatre? Then Join us!Berkeley Rep provides a year-long fellowship program for serious-minded, highly motivated individuals ready to cultivate their passion for theatre. Fellows are directly exposed to the daily operations of the Theatre and given the opportunity to immerse themselves in the ambitious, award-winning body of work at Berkeley Rep.

Everything you could ask for!

  • Housing provided
  • Monthly stipend to help cover expenses including transportation.
  • Regularly scheduled seminars with guest speakers and senior leadership  
  • Opportunities to fulfill as many career-building goals as possible
  • All fellows serve as mentors for Berkeley Rep’s annual Teen One-Acts Festival  
  • Professional contacts that can open doors to work in theatres all over the country 

Ready to Apply?

A complete application includes:

  • Application form (click below)
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Additional documents (see fellowship descriptions)

Two letters of recommendation and one additional reference

Learn more about all instructions and requirements here 

Application deadline: March 16, 2018. No phone calls, please.

Want to know more about Berkeley Rep?

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has grown from a storefront stage to a national leader in innovative theatre. Known for its core values of imagination and excellence, as well as its educated and adventurous audience, the nonprofit has provided a welcoming home for emerging and established artists since 1968. With two stages, a school, and a Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, Berkeley Rep is proud to premiere exhilarating new plays. Ten shows seen at Berkeley Rep have ended up on Broadway. More than 12 arrived off Broadway, two moved to London, two turned into films, and others have toured the nation. Come see tomorrow’s plays today at Berkeley Rep.


Please find the attached call for interns for a summer internship / residency with Springville Center for the Arts' children's theater program.

Springville Center for the Arts is a growing multi-arts center located in rural Western New York State.  We have hosted college students through this program for almost ten years and we look forward to offering this program again.  For more information, please visit our website at
Please share this application with your students.  Thank you.


Liz Bligh
Springville Center for the Arts, Inc.
PO Box 62 | Springville, NY 14141



My name is James Davis and I am the General Manager of the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, a professional non-union summerstock in Clinton, Iowa.  We are currently hiring technicians and designers for our 2018 season which includes five mainstage productions and two TYA productions.  In addition to a weekly salary we provide company housing and a wonderful working environment.

Please distribute the attached flier to faculty and students who may be interested in applying for this year's professional company.

Do not hesitate to contact myself or the Artistic Director, Matthew Teague Miller, for more information.  Or visit our website


James K. Davis
General Manager 
Clinton Area Showboat Theatre
Cell: 843-870-9053

Grad Acting Evals

Please click here to sign up for your time slot.

Grad Actor Evaluations - Fall 2017

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is hiring a team of college students to serve as Summer Camp Counselors and Summer Administrative Assistants.  We hope you can help!  We offer an 11-week paid position to college students who are eager to work alongside seasoned, professional teaching artists serving children ages 3-18.

What we’re looking for…

·         Determined, enthusiastic and energetic college students who are driven to help a child build confidence, and develop life skills through theatre skills.

·         College students who appreciate collaborating as a team member and value the feeling of commitment and accomplishment. 

·         University of Iowa students who are ready and excited to work with a fully producing, professional theatre company.

If you have students who are eager to gain some hands-on experience, we ask that you share this email.  Interested, qualified candidates will find the job information, requirements and application instructions on our website at:

Thank you for your assistance,

Carolyn M. Lugo-Allred | Human Resources Manager |
Children's Theatre of Charlotte

300 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202 | Located at ImaginOn
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Submissions Now Open

Submissions are now open for the 43rd Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.

The OOB Festival is an annual celebration of new writing, and we're looking for new short plays to be a part of our week-long festival in New York City in Summer 2018.

Before you submit, visit the OOB Festival website for detailed guidelines.Submissions will close Thursday, December 14 at 11:59pm EST.