Powder and Wig is proud to announce the One Week Show to be Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost! We will be holding auditions for tomorrow, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 3:30 to 6:00, 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the basement of Mary Low. All reading materials will be provided. No song preparation necessary! For more information on the show or auditions, please email Director Lily Fernald (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Welcome back, everyone!
Powder and Wig is holding auditions for our One Week Musical, Chicago! Set in prohibition-era Chicago, this musical satirizes the criminal justice system and the concept of the “celebrity criminal.” With jazz, liquor, and a rampant tabloid media, murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart must sell their stories of innocence and hold onto their fleeting fame.
No acting experience necessary, newcomers to theater at Colby are welcome! Anyone who auditions will be cast, and all audition materials will be provided. Auditions will be held Wednesday September 9th in the Marylow basement from 3:30pm to 6pm and from 7pm to 9:30pm, with callbacks at 10pm. Any questions, contact Director Lily Fernald (email@example.com).
If you’re interested in working backstage, we are looking for tech help as well! People interested in doing tech for the show should email technical director Zach Schutzman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A few things this week:
You all should have received the email that One Act Auditions have been rescheduled to nextSunday, but there needs to be a time change as well to accommodate one of the directors. Auditions will be from 7-10 now on next Sunday, March 1st.
We’re looking for more people to compete in Giving Day trivia night this Friday in Foss. It will be trivia of all subjects, and it’s from 5:30 to 7:30. Just send us an email if you wanna compete! We can only take 8 people for the Powder & Wig team, so first come, first serve.
We are looking for a technical director for The Red Address. The show does not have a lot of technical demands, and the set will consist of nothing but basic furniture and small set pieces. Please email Rachel Hawkins (both the Production Manager and Stage Manager of the show) email@example.com if you are interested and willing to help out. Please let us know ASAP.
Have a great rest of the week, and congratulations to everybody involved in Desdemona!
-Powder & Wig Board
Hi Powder & Wig,
We hope everyone survived the snow and is ready for spring semester! Big news coming down the pipe:
Dead Man’s Cellphone goes up this Friday and Saturday, Feb 6 and 7. Tickets will be on sale in Pulver this week starting on Wednesday and at the door. Show times are 7:30 both nights in Page Commons. Tell everyone you know to come see a Sarah Ruhl show about love. And phones. And the organ market. And… whatever this show is supposed to be about.
Expect a few more emails in the coming week regarding Spring Auditions and One Act submissions!
Powder & Wig Board
We hope you all had a wonderful winter break! For those of you who are abroad, have great time in far off lands, and for those of you returning from abroad, we’re so happy to have you back with us! We have some big things coming up:
Red-Eye Film Festival: This Saturday, January 10th starting at 9:00 AM, we will begin the 24-hour Red Eye Film Festival. You and a group of friends will have 24 hours to write, film and edit a short 10 minute film in a randomly given style. You will likely be given your own camera equipment, but phones will also be sufficient for recording. Here are the rules:
Show up at 9:00 in Runnals Lobby with a group of friends (around 4-6 people). Or, just come alone and find a group when you get there! This will be your Red Eye team.
You will be given a film genre, a location you must use, a prop you must use, and a quote you must include in the film.
You and your team will spend the next 24 hours writing, recording, and putting together your film. Please, try to keep it around 10 minutes long.
Someone from your team must come into Runnals at 9:00 AM the next morning and turn in your film on a flash drive (they will likely be too big to email to us).
The films will all be shown at 7:00 on Sunday night in Lovejoy 100. Awards and prizes will be given out to all the groups, and we’ll see which group had the best movie!
Tell all your friends about it!
The Vagina Monologues: We are now accepting applications for our production of The Vagina Monologues. To all women: if you would like to participate, please fill out this form and and email it to the board by next Tuesday, January 13, by 6:00 PM. The monologues are very low key. You will all be assigned coaches to work with you, and you will be reading your monologues onstage from index cards. Men (and women), if you would like to be a coach, or want more information on what a coach does, please contact the board by email also by next Tuesday.
The Vagina Monologues are Friday, February 13th. We would also like to get a lot of non-P&W members involved, so try to get all your friends to submit.
Thanks for reading all of that! Have a great Jan Plan!