CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Iowa Playwrights Festival and Iowa Summer Rep auditions are March
7-8 at the UI
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa department of theatre arts
will hold auditions for Iowa Summer Rep '98 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 7.
Auditions for the Iowa Playwrights Festival will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday,
March 8. All auditions will be in the UI Theatre Building.
Auditioners should sign up for audition times on the callboard in the
UI Theatre Building after March 2. To sign up for a time by phone or to
receive further information, call the Theatre Department Main Office at
Iowa Summer Rep auditions are open to anyone who has a funny bone for
its productions of three popular comedies. Summer Rep performance dates
are June 24-July 25. The age range of the characters is 18-50. Auditioners
should come prepared with a modern comic monologue and be prepared to read.
The Iowa Playwrights Festival will present five mainstage plays, two
workshop plays and eight cameo readings during its 1998 repertory of plays
by students in the Iowa Playwrights Workshop. Festival dates are May 4-9.
Persons of all ages and types are urged to audition for the festival
productions. Auditioners should come prepared with either one or two monologues
from the festival play in which they are most interested, or they should
be prepared to read from one of the plays.
Iowa Playwrights Festival scripts are available for review in the department
of theatre arts main office in the Theatre Building.