Upcoming Audition Opportunities
UNO Theatre is committed to building community and keeping our art form alive during these challenging times. All productions will involve both UNO students and others from greater metropolitan Omaha.
We will deliver performances on different virtual platforms including video, streaming video on demand, podcasts, and possibly Zoom or even virtual reality. More info as it becomes available! Stay tuned!
Songs for a New World - Directed by Denise Chapman. A musical inspired by all who have ever faced the challenges of changing circumstances. Using a broad range of characters from contemporary America, this is a moving portrait of courage and persistence through song. Its relevance to our own current events is sure to inspire audiences.
Submit audition information and videos from Saturday, August 22 to Thursday, August 27, 2020.
Callbacks will be held in-person, with masks, in socially distanced spaces at the Weber Fine Arts Building.
Special Events and Guests to the School of the Arts
With over 250 years of combined professional experience, UNO Theatre’s faculty has an extensive network of connections that helps us bring special events and distinguished guests to campus. Here are some examples.
Theatre for Adults on the Spectrum
UNO Theatre/Why Arts/UNO Transitions
Kevin L. Beggs, CEO, Lionsgate TV
“The Past, Present, and Future of American Television”
Ross Partridge, Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Career Chat, “Being an Entrepreneur”
Jimmy Smagula, Thernardier, National Tour, Les Miz
Musical Theatre Masterclass
Q Smith, Broadway Musical Theatre actor
Musical Theatre Workshop
Michael Stuhlbarg, Oscar-nominated Actor,
Call Me By Your Name, A Serious Man, The Shape of Water, and more.
Career Q & A, Co-sponsored with Film Streams
Others not pictured:
- Michael Donald Edwards, Artistic Director, Asolo Rep
- John Gruber , Stage Manager, Cirque du Soliel
- Matt Gutschick, Artistic Director, Rose Theatre
- Bill Kirby, Professional Sound Designer
- Chris Moore, Oscar-nominated Film Producer
- Susan Blair Ross, Broadway Actress, Cinderella, Side Show, My Fair Lady
- Second City Improv All-Stars