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Uncle Vanya

by Anton Chekhov

  • Evening Performances: March 20, 21, 27, 28 @ 8 p.m.
  • Matinee Performances: None
  • General Admission
  • Tickets free with a UVA Wise I.D. or $5 to the general public
  • Buy Tickets here
  • In the theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus of UVA Wise
  • Tickets can be reserved in advance through etix.com (fee applies).  Unreserved seats will be sold beginning at least 30 minutes prior to showtime and are issued on a first come/first serve basis.

The Secret Garden (Musical)

by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon

  • Evening Performances: April 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 @ 8 p.m.
  • Matinee Performances: None
  • General Admission
  • Tickets free with a UVA Wise I.D. or $10 to the general public
  • Buy Tickets here
  • In the theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts on the campus of UVA Wise
  • Tickets can be reserved in advance through etix.com (fee applies).  Unreserved seats will be sold beginning at least 30 minutes prior to showtime and are issued on a first come/first serve basis.

Announcement of the 2019/2020 Productions

Fall 2019 Productions

Of Government by Alex Borinsky

American Buffalo by David Mamet

Spring 2020 Productions

‘Some Assembly Required’ Student Theater Festival

Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov

The Secret Garden (Musical) by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon

 

Summer Governor’s School Production
To Be Determined

See Audition Schedule and Information to the right.

Additional Information

 

Fall Semester 2019 Theater Opportunities

Informational Meeting- August 22, 6:00 PM in the Gilliam Ctr. Theater
Come meet other students interested in theater and learn more about majoring in theater, this semester’s plays and the rehearsal and audition process. Backstage and Acting opportunities available. All majors welcome. Course credit Available(Participation in a Theater Division Faculty productions can count toward your Arts or Humanities General Education requirements. Course registration required)
  
Auditions
Auditions for Fall Theater Productions will take place: August 26 @ 7:00 PM in the Theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.
Scenes will be provided for auditioners to read. Additional theatrical/improvisational exercises may be expected. Callbacks may take place during the days following auditions if necessary. Prepared auditions (in the form of 1 or 2 contrasting one-minute monologues) are enthusiastically welcome, but not required.

Spring 2020 Semester Theater Opportunities

Informational Meeting for the Spring Play- January 16, 2020 at 6:00 PM in the Gilliam Ctr. Theater
Come meet other students interested in theater and learn more about majoring in theater, this semester’s plays and the rehearsal and audition process. Backstage and Acting opportunities available. All majors welcome. Course credit Available. (Participation in a Theater Division Faculty productions can count toward your Arts or Humanities General Education requirements. Course registration required)

Auditions
Auditions for Spring Theater Productions will take place: January 21 @ 6:00 PM in the Theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

Scenes will be provided for auditees to read. Additional theatrical/ improvisational exercises may be expected. Callbacks may take place during the week following auditions if necessary. Prepared auditions (in the form of 1 or 2 contrasting one-minute monologues) are enthusiastically welcome, but not required.

Seventh Annual ‘Some Assembly Required Theater Festival’

All students are invited to submit entries to be considered for participation in the 2020 Some Assembly Required Theater Festival. Further information can be obtained from mkh2e@uvawise.edu.


 

Informational Meeting for the Spring 2020 Musical- TBA Fall of 2020 (in the Gilliam Ctr. Theater)

Come meet other students interested in participating in the musical and learn about the audition and rehearsal processes.  Backstage and Acting opportunities available. All majors welcome. Course credit Available(Participation in a Theater Division Faculty productions can count toward your Arts or Humanities General Education requirements. Course registration required)

Auditions
Auditions for the Spring Musical will take place TBA FALL 2020 in the Theater of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.

Auditees are encouraged to bring music for piano accompaniment of 16 bars of a prepared song that demonstrates their vocal range and ability in addition to a 60 second prepared monologue (or 2 minute scene with a partner) to be performed for the auditors.  Auditees unable to bring their own audition materials will be taught a song and provided a scene to present as an audition.  Additional theatrical or musical exercises may be requested. Callbacks may take place during the week following auditions if necessary.