Gardner-Webb to Hold Auditions for Theatrical Drama

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Campus, Community Members Invited to Perform in “Getting Out”

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — The Gardner-Webb University Theatre Arts Department invites GWU students, faculty, staff and community members to audition for parts in the upcoming drama production, “Getting Out.”

Auditions will be held Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday, Oct. 23, beginning at 7:30 p.m. both nights, in The Millennium Playhouse, located behind the Communication Studies Hall on the GWU campus.  Six female roles and five male parts are available in the production.  Actors who try out should prepare a one-minute monologue.

The award-winning “Getting Out,” created by noted American playwright Marsha Norman, is set for the stage on Nov. 19-23 at Gardner-Webb.  The show spotlights a woman who experiences trials as she re-enters society after spending years in prison.  Jim Thomas, dean of the GWU School of Performing and Visual Arts, will direct the production at Gardner-Webb.

Copies of “Getting Out” are available on reserve in GWU’s John R. Dover Memorial Library.  For more information on the production, or to schedule an appointment to audition, call Thomas at 704-406-4362.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704.406.4264 or email servicerequests@gardner-webb.edu with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse world of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them for professional success and for productive citizenship.