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

For over 43 years, SCT has been a leader in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences producing exceptional professional work. Our programs empower young people to make new discoveries about themselves and the world around them while building a lifelong interest in the arts. Each summer, SCT hires a select number of interns to join our team. 

Positions include:

SCT is committed to diversity both on stage and off stage and we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. SCT internships require a minimum 2 years of college or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Application deadline: 11:59pm PST, February 13, 2018.

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
(p) 704-973-2845|(e)
(o) 704-973-2850| | Twitter | Facebook


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.

Climb Theatre will be on campus holding auditions for their 2018-2019 season on Friday, December 1 from 3-5pm.


The Russian American Foundation is a respected New York based non-profit, with initiatives in the fields of education, culture, and sports.  RAF is looking for mature, responsible, outgoing individuals to work at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive (BBASI), an internationally acclaimed youth program located on a campus of a prestigious private school in Connecticut ( Staff are required to live on campus and possess sensitivity to/appreciation of other cultures and foreign students.  Following positions are available:   Please note that staff is not allowed to take ballet classes, but will have free time daily to use school's work-out facilities.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Program Assistant (6/21 – 8/4/18)

Responsible for supervising participants (ages 9 -14yrs), as well as planning and running some extracurricular, non-ballet activities (i.e. - non-contact outdoor games, arts & crafts, etc.).  PAs will work together as a small team of 3-4 and will be reporting to Program’s Coordinating Director.   The program takes place 6 days/week on campus with one day/week dedicated to off-site trips like NYC, family amusement park, etc.

 This position is well suited for candidates with strong academic or career interests in: performing arts, global languages and cultures (especially Russian), sports/dance medicine, and/or child education.


  • Commitment for the whole period with residency on campus.
  • Experience with overseeing children.                       
  • Age 18 or older.



  • $2000 for the period + housing & meals + bonus for exceptional performance of duties
  • 5 days off will be assigned during the period




Please find attached Summer 2018 job postings we thought would be of interest to your students.  We welcome for consideration all students of the performing arts (not only classical ballet) who meet specific job requirements. Please feel free to distribute as you deem appropriate.

Rachel Shafran

Coordinating Director
Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive, CT
212.687.6118 ext. 208