Studio Proposals for 2022-2023 Season

Proposals for Studio Productions for the 2022-2023 academic year will be accepted with a deadline of Monday, April 25, 2022.  Proposals should be sent to:
Dr. Thomas Campbell, Chair of Theatre and Dance
campbelt@uwgb.edu
We haven’t had Studio productions for a few years now. Studios provide students with directing, design, performance, and an abundance of other creative opportunities. Past Studio productions have included
   one-act and full-length plays, often material not usually produced on the Mainstage
      recent titles include
        Exit, Pursued by a Bear, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All, 
        short plays by Franca Rame, Boiling People in My Coffee, and
        The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
   original, student-written works
   cabaret-style and variety shows
   staged readings including In the Next Room, one-acts by Neil Labute,
      and Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, The Good Body, 
        and I am an Emotional Creature
   a devised piece telling the stories of Peter Pan and The Little Match Girl 
      with movement, music, puppets, and lots of fabric!
Please read the attached guidelines for details. I also strongly encourage those interested in directing a Studio production speak to Dr. Campbell to toss around ideas.  The attached document also includes the Studio Proposal Cover Sheet.
I have also attached 2 samples of past Studio Proposals. Both were approved. The second was approved as a “Workshop” (developing new material)

Spring 2022 Mainstage Casting

Circle Mirror Transformation

Marty …………….. Jasmine Christyne

Theresa ………….. Mickey Schommer

Lauren ……………..McKenzie Thompson

James ……………… Paul Kobylorz

Schultz ……………. Theodore Hock

Thank you to all who auditioned for Circle Mirror Transformation. As always, you made casting decisions very difficult. I look forward to seeing you in future auditions and/or to working with you as members of the crew.

Congratulations to those cast. I am excited to have you all aboard. If you have not already done so, please confirm your acceptance of the role as well as your availability for the read-through (see below) as soon as possible by emailing the director at stonethr@uwgb.edu

A couple of items to attend to right away

Please register for THTR 336-0001 (2379) Production Practicum: Performance, 1 credit as soon as possible. Students must register for work in productions.  Registration will require a Prerequisite Waiver Form

The first read-through will be Wednesday,  Dec. 8,  from 6-9 pm in TH 212.    This is the only rehearsal before the break.  Please read the play before the first rehearsal.

Scripts may be picked up from the TH 331 office Monday Dec. 6 after noon (during business hours only).

If you know of any student who wants to work in a crew position, please have them speak with Professor Dinesh Yadav as soon as possible. We NEED crew members and they are a valuable part of the production team. You should also speak with Professor Yadav about crew positions for Picasso at the Lapin Agile. The shows do not overlap so cast from one production is encouraged to work on the other production.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Gaston …………………… Mason Amidon

Freddy …………………… Cory J O’Donnell

Einstein …………………. Ty Witthuhn

Germaine ………………  Alexandra Smith

Suzanne …………………. Aubrey Stein

Sagot ……………………… Audrey Soberg

Picasso …………………… Mickey Wirtz

Schmendiman ………… Jennifer Witt

Countess/Admirer …… Autumn Johnson

Visitor ……………………. Blake Larson

Thank you to all who auditioned!

Cast- Please register for Theatre 336- sec. 0002 (2381) Production Practicum: Performance, 1 cr   Students must register for all production work.

Registration will require a Prerequisite Waiver Form found on the Registrar’s website

Scripts may be picked up from the TH 331 office Monday Dec. 6 during business hours only. These scripts are yours to keep.

Check your UWGB email regularly for important production information.

Auditions for Spring 2022 Mainstage productions

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance

Spring 2022 Mainstage Production  Auditions

 

Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker

Directed by Rebecca Stone Thornberry

Casting  an ensemble of 5 actors for a live production scheduled to perform February 24- March 5, 2022

First Audition 

Monday, November 29, beginning at 6 pm in Theatre Hall 212, Acting Studio
Callback – Wednesday, December 1, beginning at 6 pm in the Jean Weidner Theatre

1. Select one of the Audition Sides below to prepare (does not need to be memorized, additional copies willbe available at the audition)

2Prepared contemporary monologues up to 90 seconds are encouraged but not required.

Use this link to schedule a 30 minute audition appointment:

Schedule Audition for CIRCLE

Please fill out the AUDITION FORM and email form to Rebecca Stone Thornberry at stonethr@uwgb.edu prior to November 29. Additional forms will be available at the audition.

CIRCLE AUDITION FORM

If you are unable to attend the first audition, please contact the Director, Rebecca Stone Thornberry at stonethr@uwgb.edu for accommodation.

Circle Mirror Transformation Character Breakdown:  CIRCLE Characters

Circle Mirror Transformation Audition Sides:

JAMES

MARTY

THERESA

SCHULTZ p. 1     SCHULTZ p. 2

Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy by Steve Martin

Directed by Alan Kopischke

Casting an ensemble of 9 actors for a live production scheduled for  April 22-30, 2022

First Audition will be

Monday, November 29, beginning at 5 pm in University Theatre
Callback will be Tuesday, November 30, beginning at 5 pm

1. Select one of the Audition Sides below to prepare (does not need to be memorized, additional copies willbe available at the audition)

2Prepared contemporary comic monologues up to 90 seconds are encouraged but not required.

Use this link to schedule a 30 minute audition appointment:

Schedule PICASSO Audition

Please fill out the AUDITION FORM  and email form to Alan Kopischke at kopischa@uwgb.edu prior to November 29. Additional forms will be available at the audition.

PICASSO Audition Form

If you are unable to attend the first audition, please contact the Director, Alan Kopischke at kopischa@uwgb.edu for accommodation.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile Character Breakdown:  PICASSO CHARACTERS

Picasso at the Lapin Agile Audition Sides:

SIDES 1: Admirer, Countess, Schmendiman, Visitor  SIDES 1

SIDES 2: Einstein, Picasso, Sagot  SIDES 2

SIDES 3: Freddy, Gaston, Germaine, Gaston & Suzanne  SIDES 3

 

 Perusal scripts for BOTH plays are now available for 2-day check-out in Theatre Hall 331. Please return ALL scripts by Monday, November 29.

 

 

Theatre and Dance- June 1, 2020

Greetings !

The Spring 2020 semester was full of surprises, challenges, and change. Our routines were disrupted, classes were transformed by AD (alternative delivery,) and productions were suddenly stopped mid-process. The formalities that mark the ending of semester and school year, and for some, the successful completion of their degree, were sorely missed.

A long-standing tradition of the UWGB Theatre and Dance Program has been Coarse Awards, a celebration of accomplishments, served up with with creative diversions and a “light meal,” by the good people of Alternate Theatre. We watch a slide-show of production photos and spontaneous shots of students in their natural habitats, celebrate our graduating class, and recognize student accomplishments with awards and scholarships.

On behalf of the faculty and staff of UWGB Theatre and Dance, I am pleased to present the Theatre Awards for 2020. The recipients names will be added to the plaques in the University Theatre Lobby.

Excellence in Production ………………………………. Hayden Barlass

Excellence in Performance ……………………………………. Faith Klick

Excellence in Dramaturgy/ Playwriting ……….. Alyssa Hannam

Outstanding Theatre Students … Faith Klick and Chay Schmitt

Congratulations!

As our plans for the ’20-’21 academic year and production season develop, I will be posting updates. Stay in touch, let us know what you’re doing, stay safe and healthy.

We’ll leave a light on for you!

Laura Riddle

Chair of Theatre and Dance