Theatregasm Auditions are 7/6/10 and 7/7/10 at 7pm in the University Center of UCCS, just follow the signs! Email email@example.com for directions!
Attention “Theatre” folk
Theatre ‘d Art is currently accepting submissions for
The deadline for all submissions is Friday, June 4th. Local performing artists are encouraged to send submissions for short, original plays to be performed during Theatregasm, in the Osborne Studio Theater beginning August 13th though the 22nd. Submission guidelines are listed below, and all submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading: “Theatregasm Submission.”
Theatregasm is in its 4th year and is, as always, a fun and exciting opportunity for people of all varieties to submit a play of their own creation to be performed on stage. In years past, Theatregasm has showcased a wide variety of short, experimental, comedic, dramatic, strange, absurd, serious, and exciting plays.
To submit a play for Theatregasm an artist must email to Theatre ‘d Art the following proposal: a brief synopsis of the short play explaining it’s plot, intent and purpose, a copy of the script for the play, a list of characters and technical needs for the play and a statement regarding why the play should be included in Theatregasm. Artists proposing plays are expected to supply any props, costumes or special effects for their plays if they are accepted, as Theatre ‘d Art does not provide a budget for the show. Pre-casting the submitted play is not required but is definitely recommended.
Theatre ‘d Art’s mission is to bring bold and exciting shows to the Southern Colorado region and Theatregasm is very much a part of this goal. We do not discriminate based on sex, age, race, religion, creed or sexual-orientation, and as such we encourage all artists to submit a play. Submissions will be judged based on the quality of the play, the feasibility of its production and originality.
Remember: send your submissions or inquiries to email@example.com by Friday, June 4th!
Theatre ‘d Art Presents
Between Time and Timbuktu
By Kurt Vonnegut
From Friday April 2nd, through Sunday April 16th, Theatre ‘d Art bring you this strange but excite play by the late Kurt Vonnegut. Young Stony Stevenson unwittingly wins the Blast-off energy Drink space jingle poetry contest. His prize: a trip aboard the rocket ship Prometheus-5 where he will be launched into space to experience the Chrono- Synclastic Infundibulum. What ensues is a strange journey through time, space and many of Kurt Vonnegut’s early work including Cat’s Cradle, Player Piano, Welcome to the Monkey House, The Sirens of Titan, Happy Birthday Wanda June, and Harrison Bergeron.
Combining stage acting and a huge pile of televisions, Theatre ‘d Art has resurrected this obscure work for the stage. Previously unseen by many as it was originally a PBS television special first broadcast in 1972.
Being familiar with Vonnegut’s work is certainly not a must though, come see this exciting play and experience the barrage of the unexpected right along with our protagonist, Stony Stevenson.
Tickets are as always $10 for general admission, $5 for Students with ID and FREE for UCCS Students. All performances are at the good old Osborne Studio Theater, 3955 Regent Circle, 2nd floor of UCCS University Hall.
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Young Patsy Newquist brings her new boyfriend home to meet her parents. Her parents are at first pleased, until they find out that the new boyfriend is something of a nihilist and is a photographer who specializes in taking pictures of… shit. And of course all of this happens while the city is in the midst of a growing crime wave, ever present power outages, and a myriad of other problems…
Welcome to the world of “Little Murders,” Theatre ‘d Art’s latest production and the third in its Season of Illusions. Originally written in 1967 by Jules Feiffer partially in response to the Kennedy assassination and the crime wave that gripped New York City, this play is no less relevant, or hilarious, today. As we modern Americans continue come to grips (or not) with the aftermath of September 11th,the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, not to mention the growing crime and supposed deterioration of our own little city, the themes of “Little Murder” resonate greatly today. Explore the self induced illusions of the not so bizarre characters as they try to survive the 60’s and see if you can spot a few little murders of your own in our modern world…
February 26th - March 14th Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00pm
$10 General Admission, $5 For Students with Valid ID, FREE for UCCS Students
All Performances at the Osborne Studio Theater
Call us at 719-357-8321 to reserve seats or email us at email@example.com
Theatre ‘d Art is holding open auditions for the next two plays in it’s season: “Little Murders” & “Between Time and Timbuktu.” From Monday, December 14th through Thursday, December 17th, T’dA will be reading folks for these two exciting shows. The auditions start at 7:30pm and will be held in the Osborne Studio Theater. For more information about the auditions or the shows, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wow! What an amazing experience to direct a show for Theatre ‘d Art! We hit a few bumps in the road but thanks to an extremely talented cast and crew we’ve pulled off the best theatre production I’ve been a part of. So many things had to come together in such a limited amount of time, and I think we’ve all learned so much about ourselves and our capabilites.
This was the second largest cast for a Theatre ‘D Art show ever, but we were blessed that so many people brought not only themselves but many unknown talents to the table. Susan Mopper and Greg Reilly weren’t only cast members they also fine tuned our approach to military bearing, uniform and drill. Mark Hennessy and Brian Mann were invaluable when it came to general education about the Gaza War and the history of that conflict. The special effects alone were a combination of many different peoples knowledge and expertise. With only four weeks(!) to pull it all together we had an incredible, dynamic and unforgettable show.
We hope you enjoyed seeing it as much as we enjoyed putting it on for you. Keep watching for news on upcoming shows and glimpses into our process!
“The Arte of War” closes this weekend, so if you haven’t seen it, make sure to reserve your tickets as soon as possible. We’ve all had a really good time performing this show and hope that you’ve had a good time seeing it. The Colorado Springs Gazette re-reviewed “Arte of War” through their Springs Art Blog, giving the show a B+. Don’t miss out!
The Colorado Springs Gazette recently reviewed Theatre ‘d Art’s production “The Arte of War,” giving it a grade of A-. Reviewer Todd Wallinger describes it as “a trio of plays which may be some of the most provocative works ever produced in this city.” Go here to read the full review.
As you may have noticed, the Theatre ‘d Art website is getting a little redesign. With it will come a few new features to enrich your theatre-related web experience. Keep your eyes open in the next month or two for new features like show synopses and reviews, blogs from Theatre ‘d Art members about what it’s like to put together a show, new pictures, and probably even more!
Of course, your input is always requested and encouraged, so if there’s anything you’d like to see on the site, leave us a comment and let us know!