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March 2021

Auditions: Little Shop of Horrors

March 02 - March 08
100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Mars Hill University Theatre Arts Department is pleased to announce auditions for our spring musical, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Auditions are open to all community members and will be submitted virtually via unlisted YouTube link. Please choose one contemporary musical theatre or pop/rock song, upload it to YouTube as an unlisted link, and forward your link to Prof. Aquilino: dominic_aquilino@mhu.edu for consideration. All submissions are due March 8th, and should include a list of conflicts for the semester in addition…

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Directors’ Showcase

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Join us for the Directors' Showcase! Doors open at 5:30pm and it is first come, first serve. There will be very limited seating.

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Workshop Weekend with MHU Theatre Arts

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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MHU Theatre Arts Department presents Workshop Weekend. This is free for MHU students and has limited availability. March 27 - 1-3pm - Improv Workshop with Chris Martin March 27 - 3:30-5:30pm - Musical Theatre dance workshop with MHU Grad Jason Aycock March 27-28 - 2-part Auditioning and Networking Workshop with Ethan Henry, featuring Broadway actors (including Taylor Louderman from "Mean Girls") - Streaming all weekend Email chelsey_mirheli@mhu.edu to sign up today!

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April 2021

Little Shop of Horrors

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until April 24

Ellen Amphitheatre, 121 Cascade St.
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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A perennially-popular, award-winning musical, Little Shop of Horrors blends doo-wop, rock, and Motown into a charming and totally-twisted must-see event. Performances are April 21-24 at 7:30 p.m., with a rain delay performance April 25 at 7:30 p.m. All performances are at the Ellen Amphitheater on the campus of Mars Hill University. Little Shop of Horrors, with music by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, and Aladdin) and directed by Dominic Aquilino, marks MHU’s…

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September 2021

Theatrical Intimacy Training Workshop

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
James Thomas Black Box Theatre Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States + Google Map

This workshop covers Theatrical Intimacy Education’s Best Practices, including tools for developing a consent-based process, setting boundaries, desexualizing the process, choreographing intimacy, and documentation.

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MHU Theatre Arts Auditions

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
James Thomas Black Box Theatre Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States + Google Map

MHU THEATRE ARTS SEASON AUDITIONS FOR: The London Merchant Christmas Carol Cinderella (Enchanted Edition) Auditions - September 21, 2021 • 5pm Callbacks  - September 23 • 5PM Mars Hill University Day Hall, Black Box Theatre Prepare Acting Auditions One-minute Memorized Monologue Musical Auditions One-minute Memorized Monologue 16-32 Bars Memorized Song Wear Clothing to Dance Please see the scripts, character descriptions and synopsis (linked above) for our season auditions. Click here to fill-out your Audition Form on Google. Email Sue Fair…

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November 2021

The London Merchant

November 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30 pm, repeating until November 20

One event on November 21 at 2:30 pm

Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Mars Hill University Theatre Arts Department, under the direction of Jeff Catanese presents George Lillo’s The London Merchant beginning November 18th at the historic Owen Theatre. Purchase tickets here Download the program here The production, directed by Catanese, continues through November 21st. The cast features Paul Penderman, Righteous Luster, Ethan Weber, James Greene, Kevin May, Emma-Leigh Brookshire, Angie Borbon, and Ivy Brooks. The London Merchant, according to press notes, is "the story of a young apprentice led astray by a…

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December 2021

Southern Appalachian Christmas Concert

December 05 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 05 at 2:30 pm

Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre and Mars Hill University Theatre Arts department are excited to present TWO co-produced events this holiday season! A Southern Appalachian Christmas Concert will feature some of WNC's favorite professional performers alongside MHU Theatre Art's Performance Ensemble, SHOWSTOPPERS. This fundraiser concert is pay-what-you-can at the door, benefiting both the Theatre Arts Department and SART's programming. Dec 4th 7:30 PM Dec 5th 2:00 PM *Please note: All patrons are required to wear a mask upon entering the facility…

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A Christmas Carol

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 19

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 19

Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre and Mars Hill University Theatre Arts department are excited to present TWO co-produced events this holiday season! A Southern Appalachian Christmas Concert will feature some of WNC's favorite professional performers alongside MHU Theatre Art's Performance Ensemble, SHOWSTOPPERS. This fundraiser concert is pay-what-you-can at the door, benefiting both the Theatre Arts Department and SART's programming. Dec 4th 7:30 PM Dec 5th 2:00 PM A Christmas Carol is showing in person December 9-19, 2021, and showing virtually on…

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February 2022

Theatre Arts Auditions

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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Audition for the program at MHU! If you are unable to participate in a live audition, email your submission to: Department Chair Sue Fair at sue_fair@mhu.edu. Contact Professor Fair with questions via email, or call (828) 689-1377. Program and scholarship notifications will be sent by December 11 and March 10. Audition Requirements: Theatre Auditions Slate 1-Minute Monologue Resume and Headshot (If you have one) Musical Theatre Slate 1-Minute Monologue 16-18 Bars (use an accompanist or track) Resume and Headshot (if…

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March 2022

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, The Enchanted Version

March 05 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 06

One event on February 06 at 2:30 pm

Owen Theatre, 44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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THE GRANDEST FAIRY TALE OF THEM ALL! Download the program (PDF) Mars Hill University Theatre Arts Department, under the direction of Paul Penderman and Kevin May, seniors, as well as Righteous Luster and Ethan Weber, juniors, presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, The Enchanted Version beginning March 3rd at the historic Owen Theatre on the Mars Hill University campus. The production continues through March 6th. The cast features Blaine Hovis, Paul Penderman, Ethan Weber, Kevin May, Emma-Leigh Brookshire, Regan Sellers, Jamie-Lynn…

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April 2022

Theatre Audition Day

April 08 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Day Hall, 28 College St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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You are invited to attend our Theatre Day! On this day, you will have the opportunity to audition for the Theatre Arts and Musical Theatre program with members of our Theatre faculty. Lunch will be provided in our dining hall, a campus tour will be offered and you will have the opportunity to attend one of our theatre art classes. Sign Up to Audition for the Theatre Program

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