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Release: Oct. 22, 1999

University Theatres holds public auditions Nov. 2-7 for spring UI productions

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa department of theatre arts will hold public auditions for spring productions Nov. 2-7. General auditions will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 2 and 3, in E.C. Mabie Theatre of the UI Theatre Building, with callbacks
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5; 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6; and 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7.

Actors should prepare two contrasting pieces, for a total of four minutes.

Casts will be selected for shows including the Mainstage productions "The Firebugs," "Orestes 2.0" and "The Tempest"; the Second Stage production of "The Mineola Twins"; and the Gallery series production of "God’s Trombones."

A sign-up sheet is posted on the Theatre Building callboard. Detailed audition instructions and additional information are available from the theater office, (319) 335-2700.

Affiliation with the department of theatre arts or the UI is not required to audition for University Theatres productions.