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UIS Theatre Announces the '22-'23 Season

Celebrating 20 Years of Theatre that Matters

Fall 2022

MEDEA by Euripides

A new translation by Diane J. Rayor

Directed by Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson

Power, revenge, gender, and passion swirl and drive this famous story toward its legendary ending. First performed in 431BC, the characters in MEDEA are as universal as they are unforgettable. Euripides' masterpiece lands on audience members with a new degree of clarity and unending momentum in this exciting new translation by Diane J. Rayor.

OPEN AUDITIONS/OPEN CREW INTERVIEWS

  • Sunday, August 28 & Monday, August 29
    • with Callbacks for some actors on Tuesday, August 30
    • 6:00pm Crew Interviews & 7:00pm Auditions on Aug. 28 & 29
    • Studio Theatre, Level 1, Performing Arts Center, UIS Campus
    • Limited number of scripts available at the Brookens Library front desk beginning in later August
    • Nothing to Prepare/Cold Readings from the script/Headshots-Resumes Appreciated, but not required

Performances in the Studio Theatre: Friday, October 28; Saturday, October 29; Sunday, October 30 & Thursday, November 3; Friday, November 4; Saturday, November 5. (All performances at 7:30pm, except for the Sunday, Oct 30 Matinee at 2:00pm)

Winter 2022

STUDENT-DIRECTED SCENES

UIS Theatre announces the return of "Student Directed Scenes," which showcases the final projects of students in the Fall 2022 "Directing for the Theatre" class (THE 476). Join us in the Studio Theatre for an interesting variety pack of scenes from contemporary American plays. Numerous casting opportunities are available for these scenes.

OPEN AUDITIONS/OPEN CREW INTERVIEWS look to be in early November, in VPA 170. Keep checking our website for updates.

Performances in the Studio Theatre: Thursday, December 1 & Friday, December 2 (7:30pm each night)

Spring 2023

ON THE VERGE or The Geography of Yearning by Eric Overmyer

Directed by Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson

Mary, Fanny, and Alexandra bushwhack their way through Terra Incognita--the globe's final undiscovered land. These intrepid explorers test their friendship and courage as they come face to face with psychics, yetis, trolls and…Cool Whip?! With wonder, humor and grace, On The Verge (or The Geography of Yearning) navigates the search for our place in the world. --from Commonwealtheatre.org

OPEN AUDITIONS/OPEN CREW INTERVIEWS

  • Sunday, January 22 & Monday, January 23
    • With Callbacks for some actors on Tuesday, January 24
    • 6:00pm Crew Interviews & 7:00pm Auditions on Jan. 22 & 23
    • Studio Theatre, Level 1, Performing Arts Center, UIS Campus
    • Limited number of scripts available at the Brookens Library front desk beginning in later December
    • Nothing to Prepare/Cold Readings from the script/Headshots-Resumes Appreciated, but not required

Performances in the Studio Theatre: Friday, March 31; Saturday, April 1; Sunday, April 2 & Thursday, April 6; Friday, April 7; Saturday, April 8. (All performances at 7:30pm, except for the Sunday, April 2 Matinee at 2:00pm)

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