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Hands On A Hardbody Casting for Student Film Epidaurus Lyceum
Photos of Past Shows Priscilla Beach Theatre Auditions Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Center Stage Summer Circus Acts Needed for BJC Event Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Professional Arts Training Program
  Assistant Needed for NYC Music Director  

Hands On A Hardbody

Book by Doug Wright, Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, Lyrics by Amanda Green
Directed by John Simpkins

In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American Dream. For 10 gritty Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor, and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. It's an absurd marketing gimmick at first glance, but the contest proves to be much more...

Penn State Playhouse Theatre
Previews: February 19 and 21 - Evenings 7:30
Regular Run: February 22 through 28 - Evenings 7:30
Matinee: February 23 2:00pm 

Evenings: $25 * Preview/Matinee: $20 * Penn State Student (with valid PSU ID): $12.50

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Epidaurus Lyceum

Applications are now open for the Epidaurus Lyceum – International summer school of ancient drama, an educational programme of one of Europe's oldest and most renowned arts festivals, the Athens and Epidaurus Festival, accredited by the Theatre Studies Department of the University of the Peloponnese with 5 ECTS credits.

The programme is a 15-day intensive experiential programme focused in ancient Greek drama and the contemporary performer, taking place in Epidaurus, motherland of the famous ancient theatre and a unique place of natural beauty and energy.

Specially designed for those studying acting, performance and dance (at an undergraduate or postgraduate level) as well as young actors and dancers from all around the world, the Epidaurus Lyceum has managed to become an educational summer destination where participants have the unique opportunity to approach a variety of acting methods, participate in ensemble performances and presentations, attend theoretical workshops and masterclasses on ancient drama and watch performances taking place at the ancient performance venues of Epidaurus.

Those interested can visit the Epidaurus Lyceum site for more information and apply through the following link: http://greekfestival.gr/epidaurus-lyceum/participants/individual-request/?lang=en
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Photos of Past Shows

Looking for photos from past shows? 
Just click the link below for access to productions photos from PSCS shows. If you download a photo for your website or any publication, please photo credit William Wellman if there is not another name identified on the file/folder. 
https://psu.box.com/s/dl1ate3cujcb0hrjgdsqw3dzfba0qf12
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Centre Stage Summer

Centre Stage is looking for people who will be in town this summer and would like to assist productions. If interested, please see Travis in 102 Theatre.
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Casting for Student Film

Film students are casting for their spring film project. Logline: An assassin comes to the appointed meeting spot to meet his boss, but the man he meets is not who he expects.
 
Anyone interested should feel free to contact (jip5566@psu.edu) or Nick Hagelgans (nmh5336@psu.edu) with any questions, or if neither of the audition times , and interested persons want to set up their own audition times. People interested should be aware that auditions will be filmed.
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Priscilla Beach Theatre Auditions

Priscilla Beach Theatre will be holding audition for their 2019 fall shows [TITLE OF SHOW] and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN on Saturday, March 30, 2019  -  9am to 7pm at  Pearl Studios NYC, 500 Eighth Ave New York, NY

Singing: • 32 Bars from a Classic Broadway Show Dance: • Dance calls will be held from 1pm-2pm and 6pm-7pm • The dance call will be by invitation only. • Please insure you have the appropriate dance wear. To be considered for an audition time, please email headshot and resume to info@pbtheatre.org. We do accept video submissions. The deadline for video submissions is March 20th. Please send a link to your video file, plus headshot and resume to info@pbtheatre.org. Video Requirements: Singing: • 32 Bars from a Classic Broadway Show Dance: • These should show off your level of ability • Jazz & Tap 

The rehearsals fo both of shows will be held at Priscilla Beach Theatre in Plymouth, MA. Housing is provided.

To find out more about Priscilla Beach Theatre, check out www.PBTheatre.org/Summer
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Circus Acts Needed for BJC

The Bryce Jordan Center is looking for individuals who have circus-like talent to participate in to turning the BJC into Astroworld for the Travis Scott concert on February 26th! Examples of what we are looking for are jugglers, balancing acts, acrobats, etc. This would be an awesome opportunity to showcase your talent!

Please contact Amanda Granito, at aagranito91@gmail.com, for further information!
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Assistant Needed for NYC Music Director

A high profile music director is seeking an assistant. Must be based in New York City. Strong assistantship skills coupled with an understanding of music is required. Recent graduates looking to get their foot in the door are encouraged to apply as this is an entry-level position. If interested, please send a resume to Torrance Shepherd at torrance.lynn.shepherd@gmail.com.
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Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp 

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is hiring counselors for the 2019 season. Counseling Staff members reside with students and remain in residence for the entire season, including 9 days of orientation and training.  Blue Lake’s counseling staff is typically made up of undergraduate and graduate students involved in education or arts-related fields. The counseling staff serve as role models for campers by demonstrating respect and discipline, and by living by the established camp policies.  Duties include: live with 10 - 11 campers, eat with your assigned cabin, supervise clean-up details, plan recreational and social activities, launder the campers' uniform clothes every other day, work 15 - 20 hours a week at a specific work assignment (including performing and artistic assignments), and consistently evaluate and act on all campers' special needs, problems, and concerns.  Camp Counselors are role models, leaders, supervisors, problem solvers, motivators, friends, and guardians for Blue Lake campers.

Blue Lake Counseling Staff members serve as role models for campers and provide a warm, caring environment that nurtures self-respect, supports healthy interpersonal relationships, and fosters growth in the arts.  Counseling staff members reside with students and remain in residence for the entire season, including at least 9 days of orientation and training.  Blue Lake’s counseling staff is typically made up of undergraduate and graduate students involved in education or arts-related fields.  

Applicants for counseling positions must meet the following criteria:  1) at least 18 years of age, 2) at least one year of college after completing high school, 3) interest and aptitude in working with young people. Prospective Unit Directors must have previous camp counseling experience. 

2019 Work Dates: Applicants must be available for the full work season listed below. Extended work dates for some positions are available to cover pre- and post-camp duties. Please inquire on application. June 16 - August 18. This includes 9 days of paid orientation.  

Salary for Blue Lake Counseling Staff: $1,625 - $2,550 plus room and board. Salary is based on years of college study and/or degree(s) earned.

For more other positions and more information please visit: https://bluelake.org/jobs/counseling_staff/general_information.php
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Seattle Repertory Theatre's Professional Arts Training Program (PATP)

Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Professional Arts Training Program (PATP), one of the nation’s leading continuing theatre education immersion programs set in a regional theatre. For more than 20 years, the PATP at Seattle Rep has helped young professionals break into the world of not-for-profit arts.

We offer season-long Internships in Scenic Art (Paint), Props, Directing/Casting, Directing/Literary, and Education. These Internships are volunteer positions with a $200 weekly reimbursement for expenses and offer Interns valuable, hands-on experience in their field. Interns will also participate in seminars led by industry professionals, which offer an overview of how artists and departments collaborate at the regional theatre level. Seattle Rep offers limited free housing opportunities for Interns.

We are also excited to announce our Apprenticeships in Stage Management (2 positions), Lighting Design, Production Management, and Development! All Apprentices will earn Seattle minimum wage ($15/hour) during their time with us, as well as participate in educational seminars and be part of the full PATP cohort.

PATP Interns and Apprentices are immersed in the not-for-profit theatre world at Seattle Rep. They contribute ideas; participate in departmental responsibilities, seminars, and staff meetings; and complete challenging projects. The combination of rigorous immersion with supported learning makes the PATP an ideal program for young adults making the transition from school to the professional theatre community.

Applications are now open online and are due by Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Please do not hesitate to Arlene Martínez-Vázquez at education@seattlerep.org with any questions.
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School of Music Hiring Stagehands

The School of Music is looking to hire students to work as Stagehands and A/V Production Assistants. To apply, please use this link: https://psu.jobs/job/80186
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