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Auditions for the spring semester productions at CWRU’s Eldred Theater will be held from 6-8.30 pm on November 24, 2014, in the Eldred Theater. A small number of slots will be available on November 25 if the previous day should fill up, and call backs for the shows will be held that same night. A sign-up sheet will be posted in the Eldred Theater lounge. The auditions are open to the university community.
This spring’s productions are Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergen and The Learned Ladies by Molière. [...Read more]

MFA Open House


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Rehearsing for Lefty

Paige Klopfenstein and production staff

Shouts and yells can be heard echoing through the hallways of Clark Hall as emotions peak during a rehearsal for the upcoming Eldred Theater production of Waiting for Lefty. Director and Case Western Reserve alumnus Timothy Koch (CWR ’08) leans in to examine a vignette, his head tilted as the actors continue a run-through of the 1935 play by Clifford Odets. There is no hiding from the intensity, but the production team seems to lean in further as the scenes reach a pinnacle and another set of actors takes over to begin the same emotional mountain climb. [...Read more]

CWRU Theater Scholarship Weekend – Now Registering!

Audition or present a portfolio for a full-tuition scholarship!
REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN for Case Western Reserve University Theater Department’s Theater Scholarship Weekend which will take place from November 21-23, 2014.  The weekend provides prospective actors, directors, playwrights, designers, technicians and stage managers with an opportunity to spend the weekend attending performances on campus, meeting Theater Department faculty and students, and auditioning or interviewing for full- and partial-tuition scholarships. [...Read more]

All-Department Meeting!

Interested in learning more about the Department of Theater?  Want to know about opportunities to audition, work backstage, declare majors or minors, and just learn about available courses?  Come to the annual all-department meeting at 4:00 on Wednesday, August 27, in the Eldred Theater.  If you’re new, it’s a great chance to meet faculty and staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and learn about what we’re doing for the coming year and how you can get involved! [...Read more]