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AUDITIONS for PMA 2810: Acting I

Deadline: Dec 2, 2014.

Details

Auditions for PMA 2810 (Acting I) classes for the Spring 2015 semester will take place Tuesday, December 2 at 4:30pm in Room 322 of the Schwartz Center.

Please prepare a one-minute monologue from a play. Do not use a television or movie monologue.

Introduction to Acting (PMA 2800) is a prerequisite for Acting I.

There will be a sign-up sheet at the door the day of the auditions.

Contact

Carolyn Goelzer
607-254-2791
cjg54@cornell.edu

Auditions for The Glass Menagerie!

Deadline: Nov 3, 2014.

Auditions for The Glass Menagerie

Monday, November 3, starting at 7:00pm
Flexible Theatre
Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
430 College Ave.

CALLBACKS: Tuesday, November 4
PERFORMANCE DATES: February 26-28 and March 6-7, 2015

Prepare a one-minute monologue.

Auditions are open to all Cornell students, faculty and staff.
Sign up for a time, and get more information at:
https://confluence.cornell.edu/display/PMAOC/PMA+Auditions

Questions? Contact Kristin Kurz at kk544@cornell.edu

Details

Contact

Kristin Kurz

kk544@cornell.edu

Join the Schwartz Ambassadors

Deadline: .

The Schwartz Ambassadors are a group of students with interests in theatre, film, dance, performance, and media arts. The group meets monthly to plan special events for students, to generate excitement and interest in PMA classes, performances, and activities, and to support creative endeavors of all kinds. The Ambassadors welcome new members! For more information, contact Brian Murphy at bjm256@cornell.edu.

Details

The Schwartz Ambassadors are a group of students with interests in theatre, film, dance, performance, and media arts. The group meets monthly to plan special events for students, to generate excitement and interest in PMA classes, performances, and activities, and to support creative endeavors of all kinds. The Ambassadors welcome new members! For more information, contact Brian Murphy at bjm256@cornell.edu.

Contact

Brian Murphy

bjm256@cornell.edu

Heermans-McCalmon Competition

Deadline: Dec 1, 2014.

The Heermans-McCalmon awards were established at the bequest of Forbes Heermans (Class of 1878) and in memory of the late George McCalmon, Professor of Speech and Drama.

Details


The contest will award prizes in two categories:

• For the best 10-minute stage play
• For the best 10-minute screenplay

Awards:
• Two cash prizes for each category: $500 for the best entries and $250 for second prize winners
• All four winning entries will be presented in a public reading with professional actors in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts at 4:30 p.m. on February 27, 2015.  
• A panel of Cornell University faculty and other industry professionals will provide feedback on the winning scripts immediately following the readings.  
• A celebratory dinner for all participants will follow.

The judging committee reserves the right to withhold awards if no winning entry is chosen.

Submission Rules:
• The competition is open to any Cornell University undergraduate student who is registered for both Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.
• Submissions must be original work and may not be translations or adaptations.
• Previously produced projects are not eligible.
 • All scripts should reflect the guideline that this is a 10-minute maximum, short form competition.
• The scripts must engage some aspect of life in America.
• Entrants may submit one script in each category but may win only one prize.
• The competition is judged by a committee of representatives from the Department of Performing and Media Arts.
• Scripts should be typewritten and appropriately formatted for the category.
• A pdf attachment of the script should be emailed to pma-mailbox@cornell.edu along with a completed Cover Sheet form. This form is available at the pma.cornell.edu website.
• Authors’ names should NOT appear anywhere on the script (including the title page) as these are to be anonymous submissions.
• Paper entries will not be accepted.
• Scripts must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014. To be fair to all entrants, there are no exceptions to this deadline.

All applicants will be contacted by email with the announcement of the winners.

The winners are strongly encouraged to participate in the rehearsal process during the evenings of February 23-27, 2015.


Contact

Pam Lillard
607-254-2703
psl1@cornell.edu

For more information, http://pma.cornell.edu/academics/special-programs/Heermans.cfm