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Announcement of the 2017/2018 Productions

  • Fall Productions
    Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer
  • The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard
  • Top Girls by Caryl Churchill

 

  • Spring Productions
  • ‘Some Assembly Required’ Student Theater Festival
  • Student Directed Theater Productions – To Be Determined
  • Little Shop of Horrors – Original Off-Broadway Version (1982) Musical

 

 

Additional Information

 

Fall Semester 2017 Theater Opportunities

Informational Meeting- August 25, 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 28 & 29 @ 6:00 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 2018 Semester Theater Opportunities

Informational Meeting for the Spring Play- January 11, 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 15 & 16 @ 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 2017 Some Assembly Required Theater Festival. Further information can be obtained from mkh2e@uvawise.edu.


 

Informational Meeting for the Spring 2018 Musical- TBA Fall of 2017 (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 2017 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.